H&C EXPO will take place at the ICC Wales on 2nd – 3rd July 2019

H&C EXPO will bring British hospitality and catering professionals together to showcase the latest products and services, share best practice and discuss and debate industry challenges.

With H&C EXPO content developed through a series of focus groups, surveys and interviews with business leaders, it is the first of its kind for the sector and shaped by the industry.

Professionals from across UK hospitality and catering will discuss the future of hospitality via conference, roundtables, exhibition, the procurement ‘Innovation Den’ and the hosted buyer lounge.

H&C EXPO, Future-proofing Hospitality


Listen to why key brands and innovative product and service providers are coming back in 2019

  • Leon James, Chief Technology Officer and Co Founder of Episentr

  • Katy Godsell Marketing Manager Cambrian Training

  • David Jenkin, MCS Technical Products

  • Richard Treslove National Account Manager pladis Global

Chef Mentor Awards

Leading chefs celebrate first-ever Chef Mentor Awards at Celtic Manor

Videos of Chef Mentor Winners

  • Best Hotel Chef Mentor: Hywel Jones

  • Best Contract Catering Chef Mentor: Colin Gray

  • Best College Chef Mentor: Mandy Prince

  • Best School Chef Mentor: Gareth Billington

Sponsors and Partners of H&C EXPO Chef Mentor Awards 2018


Innovation Den

And the CH&CO H&C EXPO Innovation Den winner 2018 is…

Videos from CH&CO Group and Innovation Den Winner

  • Samathma Davies, Senior Category Manager, CH&CO Group

  • Allie Thomas, Owner & Manager at Cradocs Savoury Biscuits

Charity Golf Day

Cambrian Training win first-ever H&C EXPO Golf Day

Supporters of H&C EXPO Golf Day

  • Tim Jones, Chairman of CH&Co Group

  • Chris Moore Chief Executive at The Clink Charity

  • Cyrus Todiwala and Brian Turner

  • Simon Houston, Sales Director at Bartlett Mitchell

  • Welsh Rugby legend Paul Thorburn

  • Denis Sheehan, Publisher of Hospitality & Catering News

Student/Industry Leaders Conference

Staffing the future industry: Students and industry leaders share insight

Student/Industry Leaders who took part in the conference

  • Peter Ducker, FIH Chief Executive Institute of Hospitality

  • Brenda Collin, Managing Director Preferred Hotels & Resorts UK

  • Charlene McKenzie, Cardiff Metropolitan University Undergraduate

  • Annalise, Cardiff Metropolitan University Student

Brexit Roundtable

What does Brexit really mean for ‘Brand Britain’?

People who took part in the roundtable

Women in Hospitality

The future role of women in hospitality now on the H&C EXPO conference agenda

The women who took part in the conference

  • Wendy Bartlett, Executive Chairman of Bartlett Mitchell

  • Chantelle Nicholson Tredwells’ Chef Patron & Group Operations Director at Marcus Wareing Restaurants

Companies that took part in H&C EXPO 2018