Sponsor Profiles

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Vianet drives real business change by transforming data from business assets into unparalleled insight and actionable information. Vianet Group was established 22 years ago and has been an AIM listed business since 2006. With over 300 customers including a number of global blue chip companies and more than 250,000 devices connected to our platform, our experience and knowledge combine to form a powerful technology and insight capability that few can match.

 

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Willis Publicity are one of the UK’s leading suppliers of branded POS products. From our 4 factories in the UK and office in China we offer a truly one stop shop covering off the shelf and bespoke products such as – tap handles/hand pulls, premium metal pump clips, tap handles/hand pulls, chalkboards, parasols, bar runners, parasols and premium gifts. With full in-house design facilities we can work with you to develop a range of POS that give your brands standout at the Point of Purchase. For a refreshing approach to POS please speak to one of our team.

 

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Kegstar is an asset pooling and logistics company specializing in beverage kegs. In it’s most simple form Kegstar rents kegs to producers and collects the kegs from pubs. The kegs are delivered fit to fill, filled by the producer and then delivered to a licensed venue for pouring to customers. Kegstar collects the kegs once empty. The kegs are then pooled and re-rented.  One of the great benefits of the Kegstar product is that producers don’t have to concern themselves with a capital investment in a keg fleet nor with reverse logistics; once the keg reaches the venue it is no longer the responsibility of the producer. Kegstar take responsibility for the venue relationship and collect the empty keg.  Kegstar is leading the way with keg tracking, all Kegstar kegs are labelled with a unique bar code that is scanned at every stage along the supply chain. Kegstar’s smart phone scanning app is free to download. Kegstar now operates in Australia, New Zealand and the UK.
Rent, Fill, Deliver, Repeat.  For more info visit: www.kegstar.com

 

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Aston Manor Cider is the UK’s largest independent cider maker. The company is 100% family owned with an ethos to deliver only the finest products.  The business is the only UK cider maker to cover all consumers and both on- and off-trade occasions with a brand portfolio ranging from mainstream brands such as Crumpton Oaks, Frosty Jack’s and Kingstone Press to premium ciders such as award-winning Knights and Friels Vintage.  Dedicated exclusively to producing cider, Aston Manor has invested over £30m into the future of UK cider with development of a world-class accredited fruit pressing and processing facility in Stourport-on-Severn and improvements to production sites at Aston and Tiverton. All three sites have received the highest possible ratings for food and drinks standards by the British Retail Consortium.  The cider maker has orchards in Herefordshire and Worcestershire, which have recently been expanded by 1,000 acres to support the growth and development of the business and its brands.  Adding a total of 400,000 new trees to the landscape by 2018, the expansion will provide farmers and growers with 25-year contracts to secure farm incomes for a generation.  Established in 1983, Aston Manor Cider regularly wins awards for product quality, support for customers and for business performance.