The Sustainable Food Factory Conference & Exhibition will allow you to learn from leading industry authorities and meet solution-providers who can help put your operation on its sustainable manufacturing journey and ensure it keeps moving forward.

Twenty businesses will exhibit their sustainable food and drink manufacturing solutions – including major suppliers and innovative green challengers – all keen to understand how they can help you.

Why attend?

Over the course of a day, our conference programme, delivered by low-carbon manufacturing experts plus best-in-class exhibitors, will accelerate you on your decarbonisation journey.

Inaugural Sustainable Food Factory Awards

Successful food manufacturing operations are built on partnership between food manufacturer and solutions-provider. The inaugural Awards – categories and timelines will be announced by 31 January, 2024 - will be independently judged by industry experts with the winners recognised at the close of the conference on 12 June.

Who attends?

Senior-level UK food and drink manufacturers with an oversight and remit to decarbonise their manufacturing operations, including:






Site operations





Owners / MDs

Register to attend

Thank you for your interest in attending the Sustainable Food Factory Conference & Exhibition 2024.
FREE delegate passes are strictly for food and drink manufacturing end-users and are allocated at the organiser’s discretion.
We will contact you in 5 working days to let you know if you qualify for a free pass (not transferable without the organiser’s permission).
Solution-providers: You can participate as an exhibitor. We’d be delighted to discuss this opportunity with you! Feel free to contact us.

When & where

The Sustainable Food Factory Conference & Exhibition will take place 12 June 2024 at the Clifton Science & Technology Campus, Nottingham Trent University, College Drive, Clifton, Nottingham, NG11 8NS.

The Conference will begin at 9.00am and finish at 5.00pm.

  • Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is one of the most sustainable universities in the world.
  • In 2022 it ranked 2nd in the UI Green Metric World University Ranking.
  • In 2021 and 2022 NTU was given a 1st class ranking in the People and Planet University League.
  • Sustainability and net zero carbon initiatives are deeply embedded within its culture and activities are aligned with the United Nations’ Global Sustainable Development Goals.
  • Clifton Campus – with its 230-seater lecture theatre – is therefore the perfect venue for the Sustainable Food Factory 2024.
  • The Campus has received the Green Flag since 2012 and includes many initiatives to push forward NTU’s Embracing Sustainability strategy including a Green Zone at its centre plus 32 hectares of green space.
  • There’s plenty of free parking on-site within a few minutes’ walk of the venue.
  • Located in the middle of England to facilitate attendance from right across the UK, just four miles southwest of Nottingham city centre.
  • The satnav postcode for our Clifton Campus is NG11 8NS.
  • The closest motorway junction is J24 on the M1 – from J24 follow the A453 for seven miles (15 minutes). If you are travelling from the east follow the A52 and signs to Nottingham, then join the A453, signposted M1 South and the Campus entrance will be on the right.
  • There are plenty of parking spaces available on site for all visitors.
  • If you are planning on coming by train to Nottingham, Clifton Campus is located approximately four miles from our Clifton Campus.
  • A taxi would cost around £10 which you can get from either Carrington Street or Trent Street.
  • For more information on getting the Clifton Campus, click here
  • There is a good selection of hotels in Nottingham city centre, a few miles from the venue and just off the M1 at J24, the Hilton East Midlands Hotel (DE74 2YZ) is 15 minutes by car from the venue.
  • Venue: Clifton Science & Technology Campus, College Drive, Clifton, Nottingham, NG11 8NS

Thank you for registering your interest. 

FREE delegate passes for the inaugural Sustainable Food Factory Conference & Exhibition 2024 are strictly for end-users with a sustainable food and drink manufacturing remit only. 

We will be in touch with you at the email address supplied within 5 working days to let you know if you qualify for a pass (not transferable without the permission of the organiser). 

Solution-providers: you can participate as an exhibitor – we’d be delighted to discuss this opportunity with you – feel free to contact us.