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The North East Alcohol Think-In (NEAT 2018)

The hospitality industry is in a state of flux, experiencing significant challenges from legislative changes to cost pressures and efficiency drives.

This conference will offer expert observations which will benefit licensed businesses from startups to large established companies. Regardless of your size and experience you will benefit from staying ahead of the curve and being able to face the challenges head on.

Attendees will be provided with insights from industry leaders and guidance from professional advisors. This will be coupled with an overview of innovative tools to support your business and boost your bottomline.


This essential event for Scotland's hospitality industry is free to attend but advanced registration is essential.

Register here


BrewDog Castlegate
5-9 Union Street,
AB11 5BU


14:00 Registration, tea, coffee and biscuits served
14:30 Conference begins
15:30 Comfort break
16:00 Conference resumes
17:30 Conference concludes, drinks/bar snacks served with time for networking
18:30 Networking ends


Stephen McGowan, Partner, TLT - Conference chair. Click here for full profile.

Niall Hassard, Legal Director, TLT  - "Artisan licensing: the rise and rise of pop ups, markets and festivals." Click here for full profile

Andrew Chapman, Director of Sales and Marketing, Keith Brewery - "Horizons: what next for independent brewers?"

Nicola Johnston, Night Time Economy Manager, Aberdeen Inspired - "A collaborative approach to making a city's night time economy thrive."

Jonathan Rennie, Partner, TLT - "Employment law: avoiding the pitfalls for the hospitality sector." Click here for full profile

Craig Adams, Krakatoa and Alistair Duncan, AAB - "The benefits of the VAT cultural exemption for licensed premises that provide live music."

Simon Elliott, Sales Director, iZettle - "Leveraging technology to work and sell smarter."

Hilary Dyson, AAB - "Demonstrating how the cloud will improve your business performance."

Get in touch

For more information about this event please email events@tltsolicitors.com


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