MCA events & conferences

Focusing on a specific segment of the eating and drinking out market, each of MCA’s annual conferences delivers vision, market intelligence and thought leadership on key topics of interest to sector operators, investors and suppliers. A blend of presentations, panel sessions and high level networking provide an ideal platform to discuss best-in-class concepts, market disruptors, headwinds and opportunities.

If you are interested in sponsoring our events, please contact Alan Totten, Publisher:
E:   T: +44 (0)1293 610389

For delegate enquiries, please contact:
E:   T: +44 (0)1293 610343


Food to go Conference

9th March 2022
the Ham Yard, London

MCA's Food to Go Conference is the annual must-attend event for senior operators, suppliers, investors and other sector stakeholders.

The Food to Go Conference examines growth opportunites and trends in the most dynamic sector of the eating out market, through a day's programme of interviews, panel debates, insight sessions and networking.

Register to be the first to hear about the Food to Go Conference 2022, using the link below



Retailers' Retailer Awards

23rd March 2022
The Guildhall, London

The Retailers’ Retailer Awards is a glittering annual celebration of the very best concepts, individuals and deals in the UK eating and drinking out sector.

A sell-out every year, the event brings over 500 senior representatives from 120+ operators, investors and suppliers into one room at the Guildhall, to celebrate the best in the industry and network with their peers. The awards are nominated and voted upon by senior executives in the industry, and this peer recognition is highly valued by award recipients.

Vote for your winners and find out more about the awards ceremony below.




27th April 2022
the Ham Yard, London

Whether consumer-facing or back office, MCA’s annual Hostech conference examines case studies from leading operators and best-in-class solutions from sector suppliers.

The event provides insight and networking opportunities for IT and digital marketing professionals, senior managers and anyone tasked with driving operational efficiencies and greater customer excellence.

Book now using the link below



The Pub Conference

2022 Date TBC
Honourable Artillery Company (The HAC), London

MCA’s annual Pub Conference will be back in 2022, with an event programme dedicated to the challenges and opportunities within the UK pub sector.

“The UK’s dynamic pub sector prior to lockdown was worth £22.5bn , comprising 46,000 pubs ”

Source: MCA Insight

Be the first to hear about the event programme, speakers and sessions by registering your interest below



The Restaurant Conference

2022 Date TBC
The London Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square

The Restaurant Conference is MCA's flagship event, bringing together sector leaders converge to network and share vision, strategy and opportunity.

Attend to understand the dynamics of the sector, as keynote speeches from sector CEOs, insight presentations, panel discussions and Q&A's address:

  • The size and shape of the market.
  • The evolution of brands.
  • Stars of the future.
  • People and culture.
  • Customer behaviour and attitudes.
  • Challenge and opportunities.
  • Technology solutions.
  • Finance and deals.

Details of the 2022 event will be released soon. Register your interest to attend using the link below