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UK Coffee Leader Summit 2021 speaker programme announced

Last chance to join the UK Coffee Leader Summit 2021 virtual event, 9-10 June 2021, as high-profile speaker line-up is announced

The UK Coffee Leader Summit takes place virtually 9-10 June 2021 | Photo credit: Quan Le

The UK Coffee Leader Summit 2021 will take place online as a virtual B2B event for coffee and hospitality industry professionals in the UK. The virtual event platform has been designed to foster new business connections and opportunities. With a focus on reigniting the coffee & hospitality economy in the post-Covid-19 era, Allegra’s UK Coffee Leader Summit combines one day of virtual networking with a one-day pioneering conference programme.

The event will enable key decision makers to connect via 1:1 scheduled online meetings, share knowledge and discuss best industry practice within the high-profile summit.
Find more event details and how to join here.

9-10 June 2021 | Online Fast-Networking & Summit

A business accelerator event for the coffee and hospitality industry.


09:20 – The Future of the Marketplace: Insights from Allegra’s Project Café UK 2021 Report
Jeffrey Young – CEO, World Coffee Portal/Allegra Group

10:00 – The Legacy of Covid-19 for UK Coffee and Hospitality: The New Face of the High Street
Jeffrey Young – CEO, World Coffee Portal/Allegra Group
Paul Ettinger – Development Director, Caffe Nero
Plus special guests

11:00 – New Product Development Workshop with Danish Bakery
Ludovic Rossignol – Director of Events, Allegra Group
Lars Eriksen & Torben Brink Erichsen – Danish Bakery

13:00 – The Legacy of Covid-19 for UK Coffee & Hospitality: Sustainability (Cups, Packaging & Waste)
Jeffrey Young – CEO, World Coffee Portal/Allegra Group
Abigail Forsyth – Co-Founder & CEO, KeepCup
Sam Chote – General Manager, Decent Packaging

14:00 – The Legacy of Covid-19 for UK Coffee & Hospitality: Home Coffee
Jeffrey Young – CEO, World Coffee Portal/Allegra Group
Michael Cleland – Co Founder, Assembly Coffee
Luke Powell – Head of Coffee EMEA, Sage Appliances
Lisa Lawson – Founder, Dear Green
Will Corby – Head of Coffee, Pact Coffee
Joe Hunter – Marketing Manager, De’Longhi Group

How It Works

The unique event format can be seamlessly integrated into your existing work commitments and provides the tools you need to maximise your supply chain value, foster innovation and cultivate excellence.
  • Meetings: Buyer x Supplier; 1:1 online meetings
  • Knowledge: Pioneering business masterclasses
  • Connections: Virtual social networking sessions

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