12.30pm – Arrivals & networking lunch
2.00pm – Afternoon conference
Simon Townsend, chief executive, Ei Group
Simon will discuss the continued importance of the group’s core tenanted and leased estate amid the growth of its managed and commercial property arms, and how the relationship with publicans has evolved.
Lawson Mountstevens, managing director, Star Pubs & Bars
Lawson will reflect on the lessons learnt through the integration of 1,900 from Punch and give insights into his strategy for the enlarged group going forward.
Clive Chesser, chief executive, Punch
Clive will unveil his strategic vision for Punch under the ownership of Patron Capital and discuss how the pubco is building on its relationship with tenants.
More speakers to be confirmed shortly.
5.30pm – Networking drinks & canapés
6.30pm – Dinner
Hosted by Kevin Georgel, CEO, Admiral Taverns
Also featuring a guest speaker to be confirmed shortly.
10.30pm – Carriages