Our Forum Events

The next Broadland Business Forum

Date: 29th April 2020

Time: 7:30am - 9:30am

Location: Sprowston Manor

The next Broadland Business Forum meeting will take place on Wednesday 29th April at Sprowston Manor from 7:30am – 9:30am.

Speakers for this event are Tig Armstrong- Broadland & South Norfolk Council with be touching on the Economic Development Update with the Norwich Airport updating businesses about their goals and aspirations for the foreseeable future.

Places for the breakfast cost £25+VAT and can be booked via 01603 702374 or via email

The breakfast includes a full English breakfast with the option to have a healthy breakfast. Please let us know if you have any dietary requirements that we should be aware of.

Local Flavours 2020

Date: 23rd September 2020

Time: 11:00am - 5:00pm

Location: Norfolk Showground Arena

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Local Flavours 2020

The date for 2020 is confirmed!

Local Flavours will take place on Wednesday 23rd September 2020 between 11am-5pm at the Royal Norfolk Showground Arena.

Free to attend for those working in hospitality, tourism, catering and food retail. The biggest regional show of its type in the UK. Bringing local suppliers together with buyers.

Book your tickets now. The event is free to attend for business owners, chefs, food buyers, trainees and others working in the industry who are looking to source local produce.

Top 5 reasons to attend Local Flavours 2020:

Meet over 120 local food and drink producers
Brexit provides an excellent opportunity for our local food and drink economy to thrive. With imports costing more, large supermarkets are now committing to source British and locally produced food, ensuring food security as well as keeping the £ local. At the show you will meet over 120 food and drink producers ranging from meats, fresh fruit and vegetables, bread, spirits, cakes, wines, eggs and much, much more.

Free to attend – bring your chefs, food buyers, partners and colleagues
Local Flavours is completely free to attend for those with food and drink buying responsibility in the food retail, hospitality, catering and tourism industries. Bring along your colleagues to try new flavours and gain new ideas as a team – you can train your staff on tasting new food and drink. The event is open from 11am – 5pm, so pop along for as little or as long as you like.

Network with over 1,500 like-minded individuals
This year we’re expecting over 1,500 buyers at the show, all committed to sourcing local food and drink. The show is an excellent networking opportunity to meet other like-minded individuals to share ideas, top tips and advice.

Update your knowledge with demonstrations and seminars
Throughout the day there will be entertaining and informative kitchen demonstrations to give you new ideas in your kitchen – from lamb butchery to ingredient pairing demonstrations. There will also be training seminars to catch up with legislation too – all these are completely free for our visitors who register to attend.

Business and funding support
On hand at the show there will be business support and advice available to all visitors. You will also find information about grants and funding available for small businesses.

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