The leading event for food service, hospitality and restaurant operations professionals

Atom Business Events’ Food, Drink and Operations event brings together a powerful combination of industry leading professionals, key industry solution providers and global decision makers under one roof.

The event starts with an informal networking dinner, with a day of pre-arranged meetings scheduled for the following day. Suppliers are able to book exhibition stand space in order to more effectively demonstrate and sample their products and we receive consistently great feedback on the format and effectiveness of this approach.

When?

Our next event is on 18th – 19th January 2021

Our 2022 event will be held on 17th – 18th January

Where?

Ricoh Arena, Judds Lane, Coventry CV6 6GE

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What’s included?

  • Personalised business meeting schedule

  • Access to all social & networking functions throughout

  • Industry networking dinner with entertainment

  • Full event catering including all meals and beverages

  • Luxury hotel accommodation for one night

  • Event brochure containing profiles and contact details for all attendees

Why it works

Check out this video to hear feedback from our recent FDO event.

Itinerary

During each Atom Business Event, pre-matched buyers and suppliers follow their personal schedules of chosen one-to-one meetings, each lasting 20 minutes – a prime amount of time to make positive introductions and gauge if there are potential leads to pursue.
Throughout the two days there is also plenty of time to continue conversations and visit other exhibitors as well as network with useful industry contacts.

12.00 – 16:00 Registration/Exhibition Set Up
16:00 – 18:00 Exhibition Preview
19.00 – 20:00 Pre Dinner Drinks
20:00 – 23:30 Welcome Dinner & Entertainment

07:30 – 08:30 Breakfast
8:30 – 08:45 Registration
8:45 – 09:00 Event Briefing
09:00 – 10:20 Meeting Session
10:20 – 10:40 Coffee Break
10:40 – 11:40 Meeting Session
11:40 – 11:50 Coffee Break
11:50 – 12:50 Meeting Session
12:50 – 13:40 Lunch
13:40 – 15:00 Meeting Session
15:00 – 15:20 Coffee Break
15:20 – 16:20 Meeting Session
16:20 – 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 – 17:30 Meeting Session

Event Gallery

Check out our image galleries using the buttons below to see pictures from recent Atom events.

Food Drink Operations 2020
Food Drink Operations 2019

““It’s my fourth year of attending the FDO event and it just keeps on getting better each year! Innovative brands as well as great set up, it’s a must attend event in my diary each year, well done to the team.””


TickEat Ltd

“An excellent opportunity to meet buyers from key target customers in a relaxed, professional atmosphere. Thoroughly enjoyable and very well organised. Thanks”


JDM Food Group

“The structured itinerary of meetings with suppliers works a lot more effectively than regular trade shows and ensures that you have sufficient time to engage properly without interruption.”


Marston's Pubs & Bars

“Adam created a fantastic and efficient event to get strong suppliers in front of relevant buyers. It’s becoming a great network and a highlight to look forward to for kickstarting the year.”


Nix & Kix

“An excellent opportunity to meet and understand a number of highly relevant businesses in a time effective way”


TGI Fridays

“Congratulations to Adam and his team for putting together a very worthwhile event. Great opportunity to meet a wide selection of buyers from throughout the hospitality sector.”


Wenlock Spring

“A very well organised event with some high profile buyers attending”


Freeworld Foods Ltd

“Productive, relative and extremely well organised! Great event.”


Goal Soccer Centres

“Excellent event, well organised and focused. Congratulations Adam and your team”


Surgital

“The FDO event by Atom was second to none, one I will keep in the diary and look forward to in coming years!”


Red Funnel

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