Speaking and Events Calendar

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Upcoming Events

CGA Insight 2020

  • Thursday, 23 April 2020
  • 13:00 - 16:45
  • 30 Euston Square, Auditorium, London, UK

The leading event for brands wanting to understand consumers and connect with guests old and new. Drawing on CGA’s wealth of consumer and trade data, this Conference will also feature some of the top names in casual dining and pub marketing.

Please note this event is strictly invitation-only, with places reserved for marketing professionals in operating companies.

CGA Future of Finance 2020

  • Wednesday, 17 June 2020
  • 13:00 - 16:45
  • 30 Euston Square, State Rooms, London, UK

After a challenging 2019, there is unlikely to be any let-up in the headwinds faced by operators in 2020. It will make the insights into market trends, funding, property, costs and the wider economy we provide at the Future of Finance Seminar all the more valuable.

Please note this event is strictly invitation-only, with places reserved for finance professionals in operating companies.

CGA Peach 2020

  • Wednesday, 18 November 2020
  • 13:00 - 23:00
  • The Brewery, London, UK

Peach 2020 has the enviable reputation of attracting the industry’s most senior and dynamic players from across the UK out of home leisure market. High calibre speakers, insight-driven content and superb networking are the hallmarks of Peach 2020. 

The 2020 edition will be our biggest yet! We’ll have a packed house with 300 industry leaders invited – so some great networking opportunities as well as great insight from our top-notch speakers.

Limited sponsorship packages are available, contact craig.jackson@cga.co.uk with details

Please note this event is strictly invitation-only, with places reserved for senior leaders in operating companies. 

UK Festival Awards 2020

  • Thursday, 3 December 2020
  • 18:45 - 23:00
  • TBD

Book ended with a drinks reception and in-house after party, the ceremony will once again acknowledge the achievements of organisers and suppliers in the fields of production, innovation, emerging talent, marketing, catering and more.

Don’t miss out on your chance to book tickets to the UK Festival Awards 2020. This is an unmissable opportunity to celebrate successes, reward your team, and network with 600 of your peers at the biggest and best industry bash of the year.

Events Sponsorships

All events are invitation-only and exclusive to operators. Limited sponsorship spots are available - contact us today to learn more.

Speaking Engagements

If you are organising a conference, company meeting, roundtable, workshop, or similar event and you would like a CGA representative to speak to your delegates, please get in touch!
We love taking on speaking engagements and sharing our knowledge and insights into the out-of-home market.

Upcoming Speaking Calendar

PUB20 will present a true showcase event including over 200 of industry’s finest, most unique suppliers, experts and service providers, ensuring a quality and breadth of products and services the modern day publican requires.

With exhibitors from a wide range of sectors including alcohol, business support, technology and interiors. PUB20 is the one-stop-shop for publicans wanting to engage with the full spectrum of the pub trade.

The exhibition will be supported by first-class FREE-TO-ATTEND business and educational seminar programmes, covering a wide range of topics including: finance, design, recruitment, staff retention, technology and more – all presented by leading industry contacts and inspirational, award-winning pub owners and experts, including speakers from CGA.

Event is free to attend for trade. 

Join Nielsen CGA’s Client Solutions Director Matt Crompton and Senior Vice President Scott Elliott as they dive into exclusive On-Premise data to reveal the essential drink trends across Europe and the US.

Combining a variety of Nielsen CGA’s unique research products, their session will highlight key dynamics around concept supply, consumer drivers, the influence of bartenders as well as local POS sales and price performance.  Attendees will take away clear opportunities for further refining their drinks offering across the different parts of the US whilst having a much clearer understanding of trends yet to drift over from Europe.

Event is free to attend for trade. 


  • 3-5 March 2020
  • ExCel London

HRC (formerly Hotelympia) is the UK’s largest food-service and hospitality show and takes place at ExCeL London from 3-5th March 2020. CGA will be presenting as part of the event. 

Event is free to attend for trade. 

  • 25-26 March 2020
  • ExCel London

Join CGA as we dive into the latest casual dining trends across the GB at this year’s Casual Dining Show. 

Over 5,000 attendees – from multi-site restaurants, pub and bar groups, to hotels, contract caterers and the nation’s best independents – will be out in force at Casual Dining next March.

Event is free to attend for trade. 

Join Nielsen CGA’s Client Solutions Director Matthew Crompton plus more members of the team as they present at the annual Craft Brewers Conference®.

This conference is the number one environment in North America for concentrated, affordable brewing education and idea sharing to improve brewery quality and performance.

Attendees can choose from fourteen educational tracks led by the top minds in the beer and business worlds.

From our blog....

April 29: a day for inspiring teams

Legendary industry guru Jim Sullivan back in London for his unique UK Leadership Masterclass. Bookings are now being taken, with market-leading companies already taking up places. The much-anticipated event will be held in the auditorium at 30 Euston Square on Wednesday April 29, 2020.
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Future gazing

What do the next few years have in store for eating and drinking-out businesses? A Peach 2020 panel of leaders from three different sectors—Bartlett Mitchell’s Wendy Bartlett, Revolution Bars Group’s CEO Rob Pitcher and Jane O’Riordan, chair of several big brands—explored some of the big challenges.
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Five big drinks trends: Cider

How has the cider category performed in 2019? CGA’s Paul Bolton shared a host of insights at the recent Drink Tank conference. Here are five of his messages about the £2bn-a-year market.
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