The LACA Main Event is the ONLY national event dedicated to the school food sector
Incorporating two main elements
Taking place over three days, the Main Event includes a packed speaker programme, live demonstrations and free to attend, interactive workshops.
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Everything you need is there
- Engage in thought-provoking and inspirational seminars delivered by industry leading experts
- Experience unrivalled networking opportunities with suppliers at the School Food Show and during the informal and Awards dinners
- Reunite with colleagues to discuss the issues facing education caterers nationwide
- Celebrate the achievements of industry peers at the LACA Awards for Excellence dinner
- Visit free-to-attend workshops and LACA Live demonstration sessions
The School Food Show which runs alongside the Forum is the only exhibition dedicated 100% to the school food sector, with over 140 exhibitors it is the ideal place to find solutions to a wide range of requirements from food and beverage products which all help education caterers meet the nutrient guidelines in place, cashless payment and nutrition software solutions to furniture and dining room marketing.
Unrivalled networking opportunities
One of the greatest benefits of being at the Main Event is the unrivalled networking opportunities it offers. The School Food Show is the chance to catch up with your suppliers and discuss new products, as well as source new ideas. For Forum delegates arriving on Wednedsay, the accommodation package includes a place at the LACA icebreaker evening and of course there's the LACA Awards for Excellence dinner once again on Thursday night where you can celebrate the achievements of industry colleagues.
Awards & Competitions
Recognising and celebrating excellence from across the industry - Nominaions are open, enter online.
|The School Chef of the Year national final will take place on 6th and 7th July with the winners revealed during the LACA Awards for Excellence dinner.||
Entries are open for Finishing Touches 2022 with 17 classes for school caterers to enter. Find out more.
An overview of timings for your diary are:
Wednesday 6th July
|Thursday 7th July
Exhibition viewing and conference sessions
LACA School Chef of the Year Final
Awards for Excellence dinner
Friday 8th July
Please note that only exhibiting suppliers are able to attend the event in 2022.
The LACA Main Event incorporates two main elements