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


The Pub Conference

Wednesday 6th July 2022
Honourable Artillery Company (The HAC), London

With content focused precisely upon the needs of multi-site leaders, the Pub Conference brings them face to face with industry specialists, analysts, investors, industry watchers and suppliers for a full day of insight and networking.

“The UK pub sector is projected to be worth an estimated £22.6bn ”

Source: Lumina Intelligence

Learn more about the event programme, speakers



The Restaurant Conference

22 September 2022
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.



Food to go Conference

2023 Date TBC
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 2023, using the link below



Retailers' Retailer Awards

2023 Date TBC
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.

Register to be the first to hear about the Retailers' Retailer Awards 2023, using the link below




2023 Date TBC
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.

Register to be the first to hear about the Hostech 2023, using the link below