Takeaway Innovation Expo returns to UK in September

Takeaway Innovation Expo – the UK’s only show dedicated to the takeaway profession – will return to ExCeL in September.

Takeaway Innovation is an exhibition and conference like no other. whether a takeaway owner wanting to boost a customer base, a restaurateur looking for innovative payment options, or a café owner interested in building a chain, the show has everything a professional in the food sector needs to know, all under one roof.

There will be a total of 85 seminars delivered by the foremost experts in the field and 200 exhibitors showcasing cutting-edge kitchen products, ideas and business inspiration.

The show provides a plethora of interactive features, including Pitch to the Experts – an exciting, Dragons’ Den style feature where entrepreneurs try to convince investors to fund their business concept; The Innovation Awards, which recognises those that have created a product or service that’s breaking boundaries in the food sector; Business For Sale, which offers expert direction in buying or selling a food business; and the TIE panel sessions – a platform for industry leaders to discuss key issues currently prevalent in the profession.

As well as all this, amongst this year’s selection of speakers are Graham Corfield, the UK Managing Director of JUST EAT; Gourmet Burger Kitchen CEO, Alasdair Murdoch, and Ajmal Mushtaq, Takeaway Owner of The Year and Chef Director of the multi-award winning Mushtaqs Restaurant.

Event Director James Williams, says: “This show will deliver the latest essential knowledge for anyone working in a food business, and remains the platform for the enhancement of professional and business development. Whether it’s marketing, technology, ideas or inspiration you need for your takeaway, this show has your needs covered.”

6,000 takeaway, restaurant and café owners and food industry professionals will be present, along with street food business vendors and food entrepreneurs of all kinds who will be attending the number one event for any entrepreneur striving for success in the food and drink industry.