Taking place on the 15th February 2017, the MA500 visited Birmingham, home to a wide range of interesting and innovative operators. With a huge redevelopment within the area that has helped re-energise and invigorate across the board, the study tour showcased both home grown talent and newer national interlopers within the Birmingham area
Key speakers included:
Jonathan Austin, the man behind the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For Lists talked about employee engagement and what makes a great employer.
Aidan Keane, founding director of Keane Brands gave his advice and thoughts on how to stand out from the crowd.
Dominic Worrall, owner of The Bull, Ditchling, East Sussex (winner of the 2016 Great British Pub of the Year ) offered insight into the growing market for pub accommodation and how it can be a growing opportunity for operators of all sizes.