BBC business presenter Steph McGovern is to facilitate this year’s CESA Conference at the DeVere Wokefield Estate near Reading, the trade body has confirmed.
It will be the second year running that McGovern has chaired the conference, which attracts all the leading catering equipment manufacturers in the UK.
The award-winning broadcaster and TV presenter will also deliver the opening economic and business session to kick off the day’s agenda. The event takes place on Thursday 16 November.
This year’s conference will feature a number of high profile speakers covering key business issues relevant to the foodservice equipment industry, with the event taking the theme of ‘Moving Forward in a Changing World’.
Experts will explore current economic, business and technological changes and their potential impact on the catering equipment supply chain as it evolves into a value chain.
McGovern has reported on business and finance from around the world from more than a decade and is an established part of the BBC Breakfast team. She has recently been seen on primetime TV as co-presenter of Shop Well for Less.