Building business resilience – free workshop

Specialist food and drink marketing agency, The Food Marketing Experts, last workshop based on a ‘Business Resilience’ theme will run this Thursday, December 8.

The agency has teamed up with resilience experts Impact Resilience to roll out a series of online workshops, each designed to arm food and drink businesses with the requisite skills to navigate a pathway to success during the current turbulent times.

Each workshop finishes with a set of practical recommendations that can be immediately implemented to help delegates strengthen their business in the face of adversity.

Thursday 8th December: ‘Our mental resilience – keeping it together’

No discussion on resilience is complete without a look at personal and team mental wellbeing. Nikki J.Owen, transformational expert and founder of The Healing Hub – who turned her life around after being labelled a ‘maniacal psychopath’ – talks about her refreshing approach to mental wellbeing, stress and resilience.

All workshops are free and run from 11am to 12 pm. To sign up visit:

The mini-series, sponsored by Specialty & Fine Food Fair has covered:

17th November ‘Behind the scenes at Warner’s Gin’

Vhari Russell, founder of the The Food Marketing Experts talks to Tom Warner for a behind-the-scenes look at what is being done to secure the resilience of this established gin brand.

24th November ‘Resilience tips for making our businesses safer’

Rob Shand, chief resilience officer from Impact Resilience talks about his experience as a fast jet pilot which brought him within seconds of a life-threatening event when he was forced to eject from a burning jet. His handling of the situation was based on years of resilience training. Rob will share five tips to make businesses safer and more resilient.

1st December ‘Building strength and resilience in our teams’

With a people crisis on our hands, Wendy Shand, entrepreneur, and impact-led people strategist joins seasoned recruiter, Andy Fitzmaurice, specialist food and fresh produce recruiter and CEO of MorePeople, to have an open conversation to discuss how to find and retain great people.

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