Food Matters Live 2020, 13-14 October, Convention Centre, 02 InterContinental

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  • Future Brands 2020 Competition Now Open

    Building on the success of the UK Future Brands competition, Food Matters Live is now rolling out a wider prestigious annual competition for UK and international entrepreneurial and challenger food and drink producers who can demonstrate innovative and sustainable solutions serving the food, health and nutrition sectors.

Meet UK buyers in 1-2-1 meetings

Over 350 1-2-1 meetings took place in 2019


A snapshot of the buyers who attended Food Matters Live 2019:

Marks & Spencer
Fortnum & Mason
Holland & Barrett
Planet Organic
Hello Fresh

AB Hotels
Costco Wholesale
Future You Health
Marstons Pubs & Bars
NU Skin

Rail Gourmet
Simply Heavenly Foods
Starbucks Coffee Company
The Protein Works
USN Sports Nutrition
Pizza Hut
Protein World

Future Brands competition


"Food Matters Live was a fantastic opportunity for us to meet prospective buyers and other partners that could potentially accelerate our business. Especially as we are a young challenger brand, the exposure that we got to other key players in the food industry was incredible. I cannot recommend Food Matters Live highly enough!" 
- Christopher Kong, Better Nature

Our successful shortlisted entrants will be able to enjoy the following benefits:

  • access to our match making portal for one-to-one meetings with buyers and distributors of food and drink products and innovative ingredients
  • preferential exhibition rates for a branded 1.5m x 1.5m showcase area
  • editorial coverage in our weekly Table Talk Newsletter that is distributed to 100,000 industry professionals
  • a detailed profile on the Food Matters Live website which has 55,000 unique page views a month
  • social media support (reaching over 14,000 followers across LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook) 


In addition to the above, the winners will receive: 

  • a video interview onsite to be shared in digital communications
  • a live winners podcast, recorded during the event and broadcast the week after
  • winner marketing collateral to be used on packaging, as well as a physical award
  • enhanced marketing presence during the exhibition showcasing the Gold, Silver or Bronze winner



For general enquiries please contact:
Sofia Rodrigues
Event Coordinator
T: +44 (0)20 3848 9460

For supporter and sponsorship enquiries:
Therese Ternstroem
Digital Marketing Manager
T: +44 (0)20 3848 9456