Sponsor Profiles

Headline Sponsor

Molson Coors brews & distributes with one important mission, delighting the world’s beer drinkers. Operationally our focus is to be first choice for customers & consumers and this underpins everything we do. Our portfolio includes 2,000 of the best names in the business across beer, spirits, cider, wine & soft drinks. With a Wine range of 700 wines, 400 exclusive to on-trade and 150 Molson Coors exclusives, from reliably great house wines, to a sophisticated selection for celebrations, Molson Coors enables you to assemble the best possible offering for you and your business.



Associate Sponsors


Davey Co provides a unique and comprehensive range of services to the licensed property and business sales market. We offer a complete, professional solution from pre-sale valuation and marketing advice, business consultancy services, bespoke business sale packages from totally confidential to full and open marketing and a unique mid-market corporate sales and acquisitions service.



Davey Confidential offers a unique off-market acquisition and sales service aimed specifically at growing, niche multiple site operators at the quality end of the licensed property market. We have three strategically placed regional offices in Oxford and Leeds, with our Head Office being based in Nottingham.



Pernod Ricard UK is part of Pernod Ricard, the world’s second largest drinks supplier in the wines and spirits industry. Holding one of the most prestigious brand portfolios in the sector, it is responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution of 19 of the top 100 brands worldwide. Pernod Ricard UK has identified the following key priority brands in the UK market: Absolut, Jameson, Beefeater, Plymouth Gin, Monkey 47, MALFY, Lillet, The Glenlivet, Chivas, Malibu, Perrier-Jouët, Kahlúa, KI NO BI, Campo Viejo, Brancott Estate, Olmeca, Havana Club, Jacob’s Creek, Martell, Aberlour, Lamb’s, Ballantine’s,  G.H.Mumm and Wyborowa.

Premium is synonymous with everything we do at Pernod Ricard UK; from our brands to how we interact with our customers. With one of the finest collections of drinks brands in the world, we have earned ourselves a solid reputation for our unrivalled offering in premium drinks – brands that embody heritage, quality and provenance. We see great opportunities in the UK market for premium spirits, wines and champagnes and so are delighted to be supporting the MA500. In today’s fast-moving and competitive on-trade environment, it is imperative that bars, pubs and restaurants are able to effectively evolve and reposition their trading concepts in order to remain relevant to consumer demand.



Poppleston Allen is the largest firm of specialist licensing solicitors in the UK; dealing exclusively with alcohol and entertainment licensing, regulatory crime, gambling and related training. As a result, it employs more licensing experts than any other firm to provide an unparalleled licensing service. Each year the firm is entrusted to manage over 10,000 applications of one sort or another by some of the country’s leading retail and leisure brands. This ranges from national pub companies and restaurant chains to independent operators, nightclubs, fast-food brands, cinemas and gambling operators.




UKHospitality is the broadest representative body for hospitality across the UK, with more than 1500 businesses in membership from venues and attractions to those who supply products and services to the industry. Through the support of its members, UKH’s influence is amplified and unified through one voice to develop a robust case on how to unlock the industry’s full potential as the biggest engine for growth in the economy and ensure that the industry’s needs are effectively represented. As well as having the voice of hospitality heard at the highest level of Government, members can access a range of benefits and services such as member only guidance, free Legal Helpline, plus more to support their businesses to thrive.




Zonal supports more than 16,000 hospitality and leisure businesses across the UK, providing them with a comprehensive, integrated suite of essential technology solutions. With more than 100 partners and third-party partner applications, we also offer seamless integrations with a vast range of technology partners.

Using our connected technologies, customers can deliver a safe and superior guest experience, streamline operations, exploit new opportunities to grow revenues, and maintain complete control and ownership of their customer data.  Our powerful integrated technologies allow our customers to enhance and grow their businesses through connecting and sharing data, giving them one single version of the truth.

We understand that investing in technology systems is often a large commitment for a business, never more so than at the present time, so choosing the right partner is absolutely essential. We are a reliable technology provider that has been in the industry for over 40 years and we promise to deliver innovation, expertise and stability for years to come.