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Special Events

Special Events

Bruntwood NRB Debate

Thom Hetherington and Fred Sirieix

The Bruntwood NRB Debate will return on 19 March 2019 at Manchester Central alongside NRB19. The familiar two-part format, hosted by Holden Media CEO Thom Hetherington, will return with headline speaker and panellists announced soon.

Previous speakers have included Fred Sirieix, Gary Neville and Jay Rayner. Expert panels have discussed technology, board structure and non-executive directors and food entrepreneurism.


Kuits NRB Top Fifty

NRB Top Fifty 2018

Kuits NRB Top Fifty2019 will be the eighth year of the Kuits NRB Top Fifty. The awards are the power list of the most significant and influential hospitality operators in the North. Three special achievement award winners will also be announced.

Long established names and nine new entries made up the 2018 list covering  216 brands, 1194 sites and over 22,200 employees. Special achievement awards went to Jobe Ferguson, Martin Wolstencroft and Simon Potts.