Sponsors and media partners

These organisations are working with us to put on a show that best reflects the trends and needs for the hospitality, catering and food & drink industry for 2018.

Bread & Butter
Bread & Butter communicates the latest news from across the hospitality industry covering the south and south west. It has never been more important to keep up to date with industry trends, news and the latest insight from key industry movers and shakers. Bread & Butter delivers that in a quick and easy digital format to suit hectic schedules and then in greater depth across our website and quarterly print title. Bread and Butter also works in partnership with clients to engage their business with the key sectors of the industry or individuals they want to reach.
Bread and Butter Media
Boutique Hotelier
Read by key decision makers: hotel owners, operators, F&B and all key management personnel of boutique/independent hotels. Those that purchase products, hands on as they own the business.

Bournemouth & Poole College
We are the largest provider of Further Education (FE) and Apprenticeships in the area. We exist to ensure our students become qualified, find jobs, keep them and progress in their careers. Home to around 12,000 students from across the region, the UK and the world, our students are a significant asset to the region. We help our students to Aspire. Achieve. Succeed.

Bournemouth and Poole College
Care Home Professional
Read by group purchasing professionals at premium, private care home companies in the UK. Those that purchase products.
Caterer Licensee Hotelier
Caterer, Licensee & Hotelier News is a respected publication that is published monthly and distributed directly to decision-makers in the licensed, catering and hospitality industries.
In over eleven years it has grown to be one of the most widely recognised publications covering the trade across the South of England and Wales, with a distribution that actually exceeds the coverage afforded by some “national” titles.
Department of Tourism and Hospitality of Bournemouth University
The Department of Tourism and Hospitality of Bournemouth University is recognised globally as a leading contributor to knowledge creation and dissemination in tourism and hospitality. The combination of staff expertise and enthusiasm, knowledge excellence and co-creation with industry, generate innovation and best professional practice. Our approach is about creating value with everyone we work with, locally and globally, and to share the benefits with society. We are proud to partner with the Hotel and Catering Show and bring the Bournemouth University Masterclasses.
Bournemouth University
Dorset Food & Drink
An organisation for everyone proud to be growing, making, selling, serving, supporting and buying Dorset food and drink. Dorset Food & Drink is a member-based organisation with a special trademarked brand overseen by the Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty team. It represents Dorset’s food and drink business community bringing a strong and vibrant sector together under one banner.
Dorset Food and Drink
Foodservice Equipment Journal
End Users the central specifiers, testers and group purchasers for nationwide organisations for catering equipment.
The Guild of Fine Foods
At the heart of the fine food world since 1995, the Guild supports and promotes speciality food producers and the independent delis, farm shops and food halls that sustain them. Backed by 1,300 members, it runs the influential Great Taste and World Cheese Awards.
Guild of Fine Food
Hampshire Fare
Hampshire Fare has been working with local farmers and producers across Hampshire for twenty five years. Passionate about the benefits of buying locally we are committed to supporting and promoting the unique and talented local produce and craft communities. We work with over 350 members who are dedicated to producing, selling or serving local produce.
Hampshire Fare
Menu Hampshire and Menu Dorset Magazines
We’re so passionate about the local, seasonal food and drink in Dorset & Hampshire that we’ve made unique magazines that celebrate it. Menu Magazines showcase Dorset & Hampshire at their most delicious, every four weeks and for free. We’ll take fellow food-lovers to the best places to eat. Show them how local producers make the finest ingredients.
Menu Hampshire Menu Dorset
Taste of the West Ltd
Taste of the West, established in 1991, is the regional food and drink trade organisation for the South West of England. As a membership organisation Taste of the West works to develop the region’s exceptional regional food and drink industry.Taste of the West’s work is delivered across the region and beyond by a team of dedicated professionals, currently operating out of a Devon office.
Taste of the West
The Toastmasters General Council
The Professional Body for Toastmasters and Masters of Ceremonies, With over 250 Toastmasters and MCs in the member organisations. Founded in 1981, to provide the opportunity for delegates of the member organisations to meet regularly to exchange information, discuss matters of protocol and professional standards and to create goodwill and understanding between all Toastmasters and MCs.
The UK Bartenders Guild
The UKBG came into being in 1933 it is now a large national, non-political, trade association. This is the one place where mixing it up is a mean habit, and the shaker, the muddler, the highball and the cocktail glass reign supreme. Visit our website to find out more about training, events and membership.
UK bartenders