Industry insight and interaction plus an engaging leader at the Arena Christmas Event

By Berenice, Friday 30 October 2015

The Arena Christmas Event is set to educate, engage and inspire as it brings to a close a fantastic year of Arena events. An impressive mix of industry insight and interaction, plus a formidable speaker in the form of Wendy Bartlett MBE, who has been widely recognised for her services to hospitality, awaits attendees. Read on for more info...

A winning formula

Following a successful career with Sutcliffe Catering and Compass Group, Wendy started bartlett mitchell 15 years ago, with her business partner Ian Mitchell, with just two phones, a desk and an unwavering belief in team values. The steadfast recipe of honesty, openness, integrity and providing a fun place to work where everyone feels valued, together with the desire to provide exceptional food and delightful service to create and sustain long-term relationships with everyone involved, worked. Today the company boasts a turnover of £30+million and operates at 87 locations around the UK with 800+ staff.  For the past two years it has proudly featured in The Sunday Times Best 100 Companies to Work For.

Wendy will tell the unique story of the rise of bartlett mitchell and its sister business Inn or Out Events, the importance of giving back to industry, her passion for all things food, and the value of the team.

Knowledge is power

Industry experts Horizons will also return to the Arena Christmas Event to present its bespoke and enlightening industry insight that looks back over 2015 and forward to 2016.  The highs and lows, key events, emerging trends and the ones to watch will be spotlighted.

Get connected

Industry interaction is at the core of Arena events.  Attracting a diverse guest list of professionals from across the foodservice and hospitality industry, the opportunity to make potentially beneficial connections is there for the taking.

The final Arena event of the year is always incredibly popular so be sure to book your place straight away.  Click here for more information, event timings and to buy tickets online or contact Lorraine Wood by email or on 07803 853 618.