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Only A Pavement Away Conference ‘a great success’

THINK Hospitality partnered Only A Pavement Away to produce and programme direct their inaugural conference, as a pro-bono project. The event was labelled a ‘great success’ by many in the sector and has received high commendation and considerable publicity from the main media outlets in the sector.

Held at H Club, the event brought together speakers from politics, charities and the hospitality sector, each with the aim of broadening the discussion on how hospitality can help the homeless, ex-offenders and ex-veterans into the workplace. Over 150 attendees joined.

Among the speakers were;

  • The Rt Hon David Gauke, Lord Chancellor

  • Fred Sirieix, Celebrity Maitre’d

  • Ed Mitchell, former journalist & news anchor, author of “From Headlines to Hard Times”

  • Emma Osborne, Regional CEO, Sodexo Probation & Reemployment

  • Chris Raaff, Head of Recruitment, Five Guys UK

  • Mark Pitcher, Inspirator, Smash the Box

  • Janine Pretorius, Director of People, The Ivy


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