EC Meeting – Thursday, 21st March 2019 at Stokes Coffee, Lincoln

Executive Committee attendees L-R: Ranald Paterson, Martyn Herriott, Complete Beverage Solutions, Angus McKenzie, Brew-It Group, Peter Atmore, Fracino, Bryan Stockley, BCS Ltd., Cate Chambers, Steve Slark, European WaterCare, David Walsh, Farrer’s, Marcus Whiteley, 3M Water Filtration, Andrew Tucker, SanRemo and Jon Skinner, M*A*D Training Solutions.

The first BSA Executive Committee meeting of 2019 was held at Stokes Coffee in Lincoln on 21st March 2019.

The meeting was attended by a wide range of professional business people who are committed to continue growing and developing the vibrant Association.

The Executive covered a wide range of expansion opportunities for its Association and Members’ and this included the creation of Events Task Team to develop the Marketing and PR, along with the UK Tea Festival that will be launched in March 2020. Alongside the Tea Festival there will the first UK Tea Championship and regional heats will be held during the second half of 2019 with the semi-finals at Caffe Culture at the Business Design Centre on the 28th & 29th October 2019. The Finals will take place at the UK Tea Festival in March 2020.

Further changes in 2019 are the launch of the BSA’s Accreditation process for the OOH industry which is very closely linked to the Association’s City & Guilds Training that is undertaken in over 15 ‘Approved Centres’ throughout the UK and Ireland.

There are meetings planned over the next three months and some of the details are.

Regional Meeting – June 2019 (date & venue to be confirmed)

EC Meeting at 3M Bracknell – Thursday, 13th June 2019 and

Annual General Meeting at Fracino, Bracknell – Thursday, 11th July 2019

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