Annual Briefing


Horizons Annual Briefing provides a complete and rounded view of the current state of the foodservice sector. It is an invitation-only event that provides the opportunity to hear and question C-suite industry executives about the current state of their segment of the market, and enables attendees to be the first to hear the key findings from the latest release of Horizons annual statistics.


Combining data, insight and market intelligence, the Annual Briefing provides expert commentary statistical evidence, and forecasts on how the industry will fare over the next 12 months.


Horizons Annual Briefing brings together foodservice analysis from Horizons team of experts, with an overview from an economist and a Q&A session with a specially selected panel of guest speakers.

Senior industry people on our panel have included Chief Executives of Mitchells & Butlers, ASK, Compass UK and Ireland, and Elior UK.And economists who have presented their view on the market include specialists from the Bank of England, Longview Economics and Investec.

Horizons provide their unique input into the Annual briefing drawing on the very latest analysis from Market Structure and Trends, Menurama, Eating-Outlook, Ones To Watch, and the Quarterly Briefing Reports to provide a succinct, statistical review of what has been happening in foodservice and uses more than 40 years of foodservice insight to look ahead to the next 12 months.


Horizons Annual Briefing is invitation only and takes place every Spring in central London.

Further information

For further information about the possibility of being invited to the next Horizons Annual Briefing, please contact us on +44 (0)844 800 0456 or

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