Current Business Partners & Academic Partners




Hotelympia Excel London

+44 (0)20 7886 3100


Hotelympia is the UK’s largest foodservice and hospitality event and the most important event for any professional wanting to gain access to the latest products and thinking. It is the best place to find real innovation and ideas.





Gram UK Ltd

+01322 616900


Gram is Europe’s leading manufacturer in energy efficient refrigeration. With the Plus, Eco, Midi, Twin and Compact ranges, Gram is able to cater to every kitchen size and budget, whilst still incorporating energy efficient refrigeration.





Food Matters Live

+44 (0) 20 3735 5960

Food Matters Live is the UK’s first cross-sector event dedicated to food, health and nutrition and it returns to London’s ExCeL from 17 – 19 November 2015. The event combines an exhibition with a high profile education programme including free-to-attend conferences, seminars and attractions. To register visit





University of Derby Online Learning

+01332 594275

Since 2011 the University of Derby Online Learning have provided a breadth of part-time, fully online degrees and short courses, supporting over 3,500 students worldwide to achieve academic success alongside their work, family and life commitments.





Trinity Hospitality Services

+(44) 7587 036 270

Trinity Hospitality Services offer a wide range of specialised support services to the hospitality industry, specifically supporting independent hoteliers. Currently working with over 500 clients in group purchasing, revenue management, digital marketing & more.






Vivreau UK

+44 (0) 845 674 9655

Vivreau drinking water systems are the perfect addition to restaurants, hotels, bars and meeting rooms. Eliminate the need to purchase pre-bottled mineral waters by bottling your own water in house.  As the original Founders of the Table Water Bottling System over 25 years ago, we have become the global leaders in the development, manufacture and supply of purified drinking water systems.





Guardian Water Treatment Ltd.

+44 (0)1268 287477

Guardian delivers a range of water treatment and indoor air quality services, allowing the systems that rely on these elements to work effectively and at their optimum; from pre-commissioning through to on-going maintenance, delivering a holistic approach to air and water treatment.




Pitmans LLP

020 7634 4620

"A law firm with offices in Reading, London and Southampton, it boasts regional leadership with a national reputation for delivering quality advice.  Pitmans’ expertise covers the full spectrum of commercial and private client legal services and its lawyers are recognised as experts in their fields. As a founder member of the combined legal and accounting network it is able to deliver on the international stage. From banks to entrepreneurs and start-up businesses, clients seek Pitmans’ perspective to ensure that their legal needs are met. They see in Pitmans a team of legal advisers who help them to achieve their personal and commercial objectives."




Chip & PIN Solutions Ltd

+0800 881 8104

We provide a unique one-stop-shop for any sized business looking to accept card payments or switch their current provider to make substantial savings. In addition to the extensive range of bespoke card payment products; including the latest card terminals, EPOS solutions and Integrated cash registers, we also provide members with a unique & unsecured cash advance through our fully trademarked product, Merchant Funding. Providing funding from £2,000 to £500,000, businesses can typically apply for funding equivalent to an average month of their card sales.   Give us a call today to see how we can help with your card payment needs.  All members are entitled to highly discount rates.  Quote "IOH" and call 0800 881 8104 or visit



+01276 401000

Acquire Services has been providing intelligence-led food procurement services for over 20 years that has a significant impact on a company’s bottom line spanning the catering, education, care, facilities management, restaurants, government and sport and leisure industries. 





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University College Birmingham

+0121 604 1000




0845 300 7763