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With eighty years of expertise CESA is the Catering Equipment industry's largest trade organisation offering privileged access to a wide business network. Our members benefit from Information, Involvement and Influence at the very highest level.

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For Manufacturers, Distributors & Service Companies


Information & Influence

  • CESA provides the Information, Involvement and Influence that companies and their management teams value and rely on in the catering equipment sector.
  • As part of BEAMA, CESA enjoys contact and representation at the highest level with Government, the BSI and many other influential bodies.
  • Liaison with FCSI, CEDA , the BHA and other leading associations. CESA's membership of EFCEM – The European Federation of Catering Equipment Manufacturers ensures strong, Europe-wide intelligence and links. CESA is the chair of the EFCEM Technical Committee.
  • Through the work of its Technical Committee, CESA is at the heart of the European equipment standards drafting process and members have FREE access to ALL the relevant technical material through the CESA Secretariat.

Business Benefits & Training

  • Members have the opportunity to participate in CESABIM & CESACAD, the industry's standard package for commercial kitchen design.
  • The Accredited Service Provider scheme for manufacturers, authorised agents and independent providers.
  • The Certified Food Service Professional, CFSP – training programme for the industry – recognising experience, knowledge and professionalism.

Networking

CESA helps unite the UK commercial kitchen equipment industry and delivers a range tangible benefits to its members  

  • The 170 strong list of CESA members, across the gamut of catering equipment supply companies, ensures maximum networking potential with industry leaders and peers.
  • Access to Technical Committee meetings, Export Committee meetings, Light Equipment Forum, & Service Providers Group to give every member the opportunity to gain maximum benefit from their CESA Membership.
  • Forums and events that deliver value, support and commercial benefits for members

News, Information & Business Intelligence

  • The CESA Web Site, with its dedicated entry for each Association member, featuring an invaluable Product Trade Names section and Password-protected Members Only section.
  • The CESASTATS Statistics Committee provides members with access to invaluable statistical data on an expanding range of product sectors; also European Statistics from the Secretariat.
  • Monthly operator Business Bulletins
  • Professional Media Relations to ensure maximum press coverage for CESA initiatives
  • Online Buyers Guides in association with Foodservice Kitchen.com
  • Equipment guides with Dewberry Redpoint and Caterer and Hotelkeeper magazines
  • We represent the industry on topical issues and developments to keep members fully informed and involved in developments.

Conferences & Exhibitions

  • CESA Annual Conference
  • CESA is principal sponsor of Hotelympia and Hospitality Week, the UK's premier catering equipment trade shows, allowing CESA members to enjoy the significant financial benefits of its Exhibitions Rebate Scheme, negotiated and managed by the CESA Exhibitions Committee.
  • The CESA Export Committee, host activity at international exhibitions. CESA is a UKT&I Challenge Partner and administers the TAP funding programme. We provide open meetings for all members involved or interested in exporting.

Groups Discounts

  • Enhanced entry and credits to spend in Foodservicekitchen.com
  • Reduced rate subscription to Caterer & Hotelkeeper
  • Reduced rate advertising in Caterer & Hotelkeeper around major exhibitions

For Equipment Buyers


Equipment Buying Advice

    CESA provides guidance to support you when buying catering equipment; Making purchases of high value equipment can represent significant investment for businesses and buying different types of equipment requires an entirely different decision making process. Our Buyer’s Guides are here to provide you with the information you need.

Waste & Energy Saving Advice

Reducing energy use makes sense; it saves money, enhances the reputation of your business and helps fight against climate change.

  • The energy used in catering facilities typically accounts for 4-6% of operating cost
  • Around 30% of energy used in the kitchen is wasted

Watch our energy saving podcasts and train your teams now to save energy and increase revenue & profitability

CESA Knowledge Base

Access our Knowledge Base to access operational insights, advice and tips on maintenance and equipment procedure.

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Events & Exhibitions

Events 
We organise and participate in a wide variety of industry events, from seminars and industry days out to events like the CESA Tableware & Light Equipment forum. Discover more about our upcoming events via our calendar of events which you can find within the Involvement area of our website. Exhibitions
Whether you’re on a stand showcasing your products or services, an attendee walking the floor actively seeking the right product for your business, or simply there to experience the show, these events are designed to provide you with the perfect platform to network and present your business at its best.

Where to Buy

Search our members’ directory by
- Company Name
- Product or Service
- Product Type
- Brand
Or navigate through to our members map to find an equipment supplier local to you.

Training

Keep updated on the latest issues and join our diverse programme of conferences, seminars and workshops. Delivered by high profile business and industry speakers, our seminars are relevant and informative, providing an excellent opportunity for learning and development.

CESA News

Event date: 10/25/2017 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM Export event
FINAL CALL: Invitation to business leaders: Seminar series
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FINAL CALL: Invitation to business leaders: Seminar series

Update:  We have five (5) places left for the October seminar. Book now to avoid disappointment.

 

The catering industry, and we as its suppliers, are facing a period of unprecedented uncertainty. Mitchells & Butlers Chair, BoB Ivell, summed it up at the ALMR Spring Conference, in the phrase: “I’ve never seen the kind of headwinds that are currently being thrown at us as an industry”.

 

In CESA’s latest research we identified five major challenges for our members over the coming years, from digitisation, margin erosion, recruiting and retaining talent; to the circular economy and the potential impact of Brexit. These, along with other global shifts, have the potential to transform our market. Entrepreneurial, forward-thinking businesses, who can anticipate that future will thrive. Others will struggle to survive, and we’re already seeing that happen.

 

CESA is committed to helping our members thrive. To that end, we have partnered with Martyn Drake, one of the sector’s top consultants, who has worked with some our most successful and entrepreneurial members, and led the CESA Council through our own strategy process last year. Martyn will host a series of essential CEO seminars, to help our members prepare for and take full advantage of the changes we face. The seminars are free to attend for CEOs, MDs and owners of full CESA member organisations, and will be held at the CESA Offices, Albert Embankment, London. They will be highly interactive and challenging, with a maximum of twenty-five attendees per session.

 

The full schedule of seminars is below along with a more detailed outline of the October session. We expect them to fill very quickly, so if you would like to attend, please email me as early as possible to ensure your seat, specifying the seminars you would like to join. Jocelyn.carr@cesa.org.uk

 

Wednesday, 25th October 2017, 10:30am to 2pm: strategies for an uncertain world

Thursday, 7th December 2017, 10:30am to 2pm: the digital transformation

Thursday, 25th January 2018, 10:30am to 2pm: profit in a low-price high-cost economy

Thursday, 15th March 2018, 10:30am to 2pm: talent – new models of employment and learning

Thursday, 10th May 2018, 10:30am to 2pm: circular economy – implications and opportunities

Thursday, 12th July 2018, 10:30am to 2pm: organisational agility – a survival imperative

 

October Seminar:

Strategies for an uncertain world: 25th October 2017, 10:30am to 2pm

In this seminar, we will cover:

•           The major trends and changes our industry needs to plan for

•           The critical elements that won’t change as well as the ones that will

•           Defining your future using simple scenarios

•           Leading through the fog – creating clarity through change

 

You will leave the session with:

•           A clear understanding of the greatest potential pitfalls and opportunities

•           A vision of what your organisation may need to become to thrive in the future

•           Clarity around where you most need to invest time, money and resources

•           Greater confidence to take managed risks and lead your people through the change

 

Don’t miss out – book now by email to jocelyn.carr@cesa.org.uk

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    WARWICK- CV35 0RD



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