Who are we?

A new and exciting conference in Lincoln designed for people in the hospitality industry. An event not to be missed for chefs, cooks, event organisers, SMEs, new businesses and anyone who has an interest in the hospitality and events industry.

Our aim is to maximise networking opportunities with small, medium and large businesses to share experiences and advice from years in the industry.

What’s On?

There will be excellent guest speakers throughout the event. Among others, you can expect to see acclaimed London-based chef Ben Spalding from PuzzleProjects offering a fresh take on hospitality consultancy, well-renowned life coach Chris Oaks, and Peter Watson from the award-winning Distract Lincoln, offering advice on social media marketing. Talks will cover all the essential parts business from advertising through to the dreaded VAT!

The first conference will be in Lincoln on Monday the 30th July from 09:00 – 12:30

Why come?

With a large selection of professional suppliers and businesses specifically chosen to help grow your business or dream, this is an excellent opportunity for networking. As well as contacts, you will also gain valuable business and industry knowledge.

Our sponsor Monkfish UK will also be on hand to give advice on Search Engine Optimisation and web design, as well as offering free SEO audits for any businesses who want their site to rank higher and get more visits.


Select Lincolnshire

Select Lincolnshire


Bishop Grosseteste University

Catering Cloud Sponsor

Catering Cloud

Guest Speakers

Nick Ferriter

Nick Heawood-Ferriter


Having spent 10 years in the hospitality sector working in a variety of different roles including management, Nick joined Wright Vigar in July 2013. He achieved his AAT qualification in the summer of 2014 and is now studying towards his ACA qualification.

Chris Oakes

Chris Oakes

Life Coach

Over the last 30 years coaching, guiding and developing thousands of servicemen and women, to achieve their optimum level of health and fitness, increase their motivation, become more confident and improve their levels of positivity.

Peter Watson

Peter Watson

Social Media

Peter launched Award-Winning Advertising Agency Distract , which has grown both national and local businesses, through the effective use of social media.

Hannah Sylvester

Hannah Sylvester

Medical Herbalist

Born and raised in Lincoln, my passion for the outdoors started from an early age, and now I’m passionate about sharing my knowledge of our native medicinal herbs and simple traditional herbal remedies

More about the Conference

The Lincolnshire Hospitality Conference will be hosted at The Showroom on Tritton Road: a high tech Conference Centre just outside of the city centre. Free parking is available on site.

The Showroom

Tritton Road, Lincoln LN6 7QY

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