LACA Main Event


Dewberry Redpoint have been organising the UK’s biggest food service conference for LACA the school food people for almost 20 years. 

It runs at The Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel at the NEC.  The conference attracts more than 300 delegates for a 2 day event with an exceptional line up of speakers and presenters.

With the School Food Show atrracting over 1,000 additional visitors it is clear to see why this is must attend event for any supplier already supplying or looking to start supplying the education sector.

6-8 July 2022
Hilton Birmingham Metropole,
NEC, Birmingham

0845 000 2500 or email

What makes The LACA Main Event exceptional is that it is more than just a forum:

  • Incorporates the School Food Show
  • 160+ exhibitors promote their products and services to the 300 conference delegates and 1,000+ visitors over 2 exhibition days
  • LACA Awards for Excellence and Gala Dinner
  • Informal networking evening on Wednesday for over 450 guests
  • Finishing Touches competition with nearly 200 entries across 10 categories
  • LACA Live demonstration theatre
  • Free programme of educational workshops for visitors to the School Food Show

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