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Imbibe Live Online


Online, , Brightalk,

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What you’ve come to know and love from Imbibe Live will be delivered virtually across the original dates of 29 & 30 June. We will be bringing the industry together once again through a series of thought-provoking sessions, addressing critical business issues and offering inspiration to keep the industry moving forward in this challenging time. We will be celebrating the creativity, passion and achievements we have seen and be looking at what we can continue to learn from them.

Day 1 (29 June):

  • 11:00 – 12:00 - Practical and commercial considerations for re-opening – Lessons from around the world and what you can do to prepare. The guidance on when and how UK hospitality venues can reopen has been limited, contrasting, and changes day to day. Join our panel of industry professional from different establishments from around the world sharing their experiences, examining practicalities and overcoming challenges, and imparting lessons that UK businesses can learn from. REGISTER
  • 12:30 – 13:30 - Emerging consumer trends and how that could impact your drinks menu after lockdownLockdown has forced radical changes in consumer behaviour, but how have their tastes shifted and what will last after lockdown? This session will examine consumer trends, with a panel discussion about how these trends might influence your drinks menu. REGISTER
  • 14:00 – 15:00 - Industry Matters: From Survive to Thrive - What's in store for hospitality over the next 12-18 months and how to get thereJoin our panel of industry professional as they share their predictions for the future of the industry, and provide practical advice for hospitality business owners on ensuring long-time survival and success. REGISTER
  • 15:30 – 16:30 - Taste of the UK - A showcase of the UK drinks and how to make the best of local producers - Buying locally and supporting local producers has seen a huge increase since lockdown, not just for consumers but hospitality businesses too. This session will feature UK drinks experts from across different categories. REGISTER

Day 2 (30 June): 

  • 11:00 – 12:00 - Developing new revenue models for the new normal - Lockdown has forced hospitality businesses to rapidly rethink traditional business models, develop new tactics, and create new revenue streams. Our panel of experts will examine creative ideas hospitality businesses can use to adapt and generate new revenue. REGISTER
  • 12:30 – 13:30 - Supporting staff in the return to work when hospitality re-opens - Hospitality staff are the lifeblood of the industry. This session will examine the potential obstacles facing employers over the coming months and provide practical tips on how to address and prepare for them. REGISTER
  • 14:00 – 15:00 - The role of technology in helping venues maintain social distancing and successfully return to trading - Our panel will examine how technology and digital innovations will make social distancing and contact-free experiences in hospitality possible in the months after reopening, and beyond. REGISTER
  • 15:30 – 16:30 - The impacts of lockdown on the wine market and future outlook - This session with look at how lockdown has impacted the wine market, its producers, regions, supply and distribution, vintages and more. REGISTER
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