Our biggest event in two years!


At the end of March, we welcomed 130 delegates to our conference space, Lakeside Conference Centre (LCC), for The Society of Food Hygiene and Technology’s (SOFHT) Innovation Day, held in partnership with onsite occupier Fera Science. It was our largest event since before the pandemic – a positive sign for in-person events returning once again.

We spoke to Dr Karen Middleton, Operations Director at SOFHT, who explains more about the event and how the society used the conference facilities at Lakeside Conference Centre (LCC).

What was the conference all about?

“SOFHT is an independent consortium of food industry specialists, set up to keep members up to date on current hygiene and technology issues, as well as to provide a forum for networking and sharing best practice in relation to the food industry.

“The idea for the Innovation Day came about...