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BGAJ eAlert - Events 2015

Johann Tasker
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Johann Tasker

This eAlert will remain available to read in the eAlerts Archive section of the Guild website.

Guild events in 2015 - refer to the Dates & Deadlines panel on the Guild website home page for any additional events, as well as deadlines for bookings and award entries.

Wednesday, April 29

Event - Social Media for Business - a waste of time or a powerful business tool? Consultant and BGAJ Member Simon Hayley explains how to exploit it and NFU Mutual explains its social media strategy. NFU Mutual HQ, Tiddington Road, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwicks CV47 7BJ. 5.45-8pm. Midlands Branch event but all Guild Members and Friends welcome (£10). Register with Liz Snaith 07974 678833. Full programme here.

Thursday, June 4

Event - Meet the Editor: Karl Schneider of Farmers Weekly and editorial director of Farmers Weekly Group, with executive director Richard Watts. Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwicks CV8 2LG. All Members and Friends welcome at this Midlands Guild event - please book a place with Midlands secretary Liz Snaith.

Wednesday, June 10

Event - Guild reception for Members and Friends at the Cereals Event, Boothby Graffoe, Lincoln. Time: 5.30pm to 6.30pm. Food, drink and good company. Details: Nikki Robertson, Guild general secretary.

Thursday, June 18

Event - Guild reception, Royal Highland Show, Ingliston near Edinburgh - a feast of Scottish food and drink! From 6-8pm adjoining press centre in the Highland Hall. Details: Nikki Robertson, general secretary.

Wednesday, July 8

Event - Guild reception at the Livestock Event, NEC, Birmingham. 5pm in the Media Centre for canapes and English wine and cheeses. Details here or contact Liz Snaith.


Event - Communications at the AHDB - Peter Kendall, chairman, and Jane King, CEO, discuss the importance of communications in the work of the AHDB. Plus the Midlands Guild annual meeting. AHDB HQ, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwicks CV8 2LG. All Members and Friends welcome to attend - please notify Midlands secretary Liz Snaith. Note: Date to be confirmed.

Thursday, October 8

Event - Guild Harvest Service, St Brides Church, Fleet Street, London 11am and Harvest Lunch, Stationers' Hall, London - A Taste of Britain. Drinks reception 12.15pm, lunch, presentation of Guild's Netherthorpe Award, Yara Journalism Awards and Richard Keenan Innovation in Agriculture journalism award. Individual and group booking details to be announced.

Wednesday, October 14

Event - Food and Farming - Steve McLean, Marks & Spencer head of agriculture at a joint meeting of the Midlands Guild and Chartered Institute of Marketing - Food, Drink & Agriculture group. The Royal Garden Suite, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwicks CV8 2LG. All Members and Friends welcome but please notify Midlands secretary Liz Snaith.

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