Arena Launches New Event That Tackles The Changing Landscape Of The Pub Sector

ArenaIndustry networking association, Arena, is proud to introduce the second new and exciting addition to its event portfolio for 2016 – ‘Pub sector: The changing landscape’ with Jonathon Swaine, Managing Director, Fuller’s Inns on Tuesday 6 September at The George IV pub in Chiswick, London.

The fascinating, fresh event has been specifically designed to navigate and debate the changes, challenges and opportunities within the UK’s vibrant and resilient pub sector.  Attendees will benefit from a valuable sector insight presentation by Horizons, followed by a sit down lunch and inspiring keynote speech by Jonathon Swaine, Fuller’s Inns’ managing director. The opportunity to connect with fellow industry professionals, synonymous with all Arena events, will also be up for grabs.

Jonathon Swaine, Fuller’s Inns’ managing director will address industry and sector colleagues as he considers the key issues affecting his business and the pub market. Topics up for discussion include the changing face of the pub customer, the customer experience, recruiting engaged and enthusiastic frontline team members, nurturing talent, chef retention, and innovative, great food.

Peter Backman, from industry insight experts Horizons, will present a twenty year ‘Tour d’horizon’ of the pub sector. His exclusive briefing will look especially at the role that food has played in the development of the pub over the years with some thoughts on the changes that the future might hold.

The action takes place at The George IV pub, a Fuller’s venue located in Chiswick, London. Attendees can expect to benefit from interaction with fellow industry professionals throughout the event, whilst enjoying the great hospitality and a delicious three course lunch, courtesy of the Fuller’s pub and culinary team.

In addition, the first 45 attendees to book their tickets will have the fantastic opportunity to join a guided tour of the Fuller’s Griffin Brewery, starting at 9am prompt, followed by a ‘Craft Beer’ talk and tasting session with John Keeling, Fuller’s head brewer.

Tickets cost £145+VAT for Arena members and £195+VAT for non-members. Tables of ten cost £1305+VAT for Arena members and £1755+VAT for non-members.

For further information and tickets visit or contact Lorraine Wood on / 07803 853 618