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30 January 2017

Crisis Management Event for the Food and Drink Industry

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In order to help food and drink manufacturers develop the skills to respond to a crisis scenario, the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) is running a training event on Wednesday 22nd February providing expert guidance and a real-time crisis simulation.

The event will enable delegates to gain the knowledge to develop their own response, as well as to:

  • Access expert guidance on preparing a crisis management strategy
  • Learn more about the support available to safeguard your business during a crisis
  • See what works to maintain customer confidence
  • Find out how to manage the media and your reputation

The event is being run for the fourth year and covers aspects including legal, manufacturing, media and communications, and insurance and risk management.

Speakers include Derek Croucher, Technical Director, Morning Foods; Justin Everard, Head of External Communications, Food Standards Agency; Tom Deacon, Business Development Consultant, NFU Mutual; and Matthew Thompson, Account Director, Finn Communications.

Complimentary breakfast and lunch will be offered to delegates.

Event details:

  • When: Wednesday 22nd February 2017, 09:30 – 14:30
  • Where: FDF Offices, 6th Floor, 10 Bloomsbury Way, London WC1A 2SL
  • Pricing: £250 for FDF Members, £300 for non-members (All prices exclude VAT)
  • Site: Online Booking

More information

For more information, please contact Elsa Ackermann, Marketing Executive, on 0207 420 7149,, or Skye Oudemans, Media and Campaigns Officer, on 020 7420 7120

Notes for editors:

  1. The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) is the voice of the food and drink manufacturing industry – the UK's largest manufacturing sector. For more information about FDF and the industry we represent visit:

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