The LACA Main Event is the ONLY national event dedicated to the school food sector
The LACA Main Event and School Food Show will take place on Wednesday 3rd and Thursday 4th July.
As a school caterer, the LACA Main Event is a must-attend to find out how your service can navigate through the current landscape.
Incorporating two main elements
Taking place over two days, the Main Event includes a packed speaker programme, live demonstrations and free to attend, interactive workshops.
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 160 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
An overview of timings for your diary are:
Wednesday 3rd July
|Thursday 4th July
Exhibition viewing and conference sessions
LACA School Chef of the Year Final
Awards for Excellence dinner
Please note that only exhibiting suppliers are able to attend the event in 2024.