Breaking into UK Retail and Wholesale - Full Day Conference PDF Print E-mail

Friday, 25th March 2011 (Source: IEA)

This seminar took place in the Clarion Hotel in Cork City on Thursday 24th March 2011. It was run by Oakland International, the multi temperature logistics company, who have operations in the UK and Ireland. The details were as follows:

Title: Breaking into UK Retail and Wholesale.
Location: Clarion Hotel, Cork
Date: Thursday 24th March 2011
Timing: 11.30am to 5pm.
Contact person: Hayley Smith, Marketing and Events Co-Ordinator
Tel No: 0044 1527 593 953
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The speakers included Gordon Walker, the Trading Controller of Landmark Wholesale; Liam Gilbert of IDG; Rob Cross, Dairy Trader, Oakland International; Tadhg O'Donovan, Glenilen Farm; Mark Hancock, Kosy Shack and a speaker from Mae and Rayburn.

This was the second in a series of events to be run by Oakland.  The first one took place last September in the Mariott Hotel in Ashbourne.

Dean Attwell, MD of Oakland International, gave a company presentation to the IEA Food and Drink Council in August 2009. 

Godfrey Lydon advised Channel Clusters participants to attend this event. Paul Waters of Safa Food, Anthony Creswell of Ummera Smoked Products, Helen Finnegan of Knockdrinna Farmhouse Cheese and Deirdre Collins of Dee's Wholefoods attended.