THE CONFERENCE

Peach 20/20

Bringing together the industry

The flagship Peach 20/20 conference and Hero & Icon Awards dinner is hospitality’s most influential event. This year's event was held on November 17 at Exhibition, London where 300 of the UK’s leading industry executives and entrepreneurs gathered face-to-face to set-the-agenda for the future of the hospitality industry.  
 

Read our round up from the event -  The time for collaboration: 10 takeaways from Peach20/20.

This Year's Conference Partners

Conference host: Peter Martin

Conference host: Peter Martin

Peter Martin is one of the most authoritative and influential communicators and community-builders in the eating and drinking out sector, with some 35 years experience as entrepreneur, columnist, editor, media owner, market analyst and board adviser. Peter is also on the advisory council of UK Hospitality.

“The COVID crisis has taught us the value of staying in touch year-round, as well the real need for people to have face-to-face interaction again. As hospitality re-emerges and reboots, never has it been more important to stay engaged.”

Introducing co-host: Emma Woods

Introducing co-host: Emma Woods

Emma Woods, former CEO at Wagamama and NED at The Gym Group and now Chair of Tortilla will be the co-chair for this year’s conference.

“I’m really excited to be co-chairing this year’s conference and to be involved in shaping the day’s agenda and discussion. Peach 20/20 has always been the conference I didn’t miss, tackling the big questions that the sector faces.”

Thinkers, doers & game changers who took part in this year's Peach 20/20 Conference

At the heart of the market

What has always set Peach 20/20 apart has been the involvement of industry leaders in shaping the programme. Voting for the Hero & Icon winners is one manifestation, as is having a respected market personality as Peter Martin’s co-chair on the day. They've included Kate Nicholls, Nisha Katona, Robin Rowland, James Horler, John Vincent and Steve Richards.

Peter Martin

 In 2021 we are going further, by creating an informal Advisory Group – people involved day-to-day in the sector who can give honest feedback and advice on the real issues shaping the market. 

 

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Sponsorship Opportunities

From global leaders to new challengers, brand owners to sector investors, influencers and experts, this is the community that will define what’s next in hospitality in the UK and beyond. 

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Setting the Agenda

This year’s gathering of the sector’s brightest and best provided an inspiring programme to shape future hospitality thinking. 

 

See who took part in 2021

What they say about Peach 20/20 quality

In 2020, Peach 20/20 went virtual with the BIG Peach 20/20 Digital Experience, broadcast live from our studio in London, still attracting consistently high ratings from our on-line audience. Over 70% rated the range of topics, quality of speakers and quality of content as ‘excellent’, with another 20% rating them as ‘good’. 

 

Previous Attendees