SDT Annual Dinner 2024

June 26, 2024, 6:45 p.m. – June 26, 2024, midnight


The timing of  the 2024 SDT Annual Dinner (Key Sponsor Diversey) is perfect for anyone who is attending the International Cheese and Dairy Awards Trade Day (Thursday 27th June), the day following this event. Please come along and join in with other dairy professionals for an evening of great networking, delicious food (and wine!) and most importantly wonderful company. 


To learn more about the International Cheese Awards and Dairy Industries Expo click the logos below:


Dairy Industries Expo           





Annual Dinner

18:45               Bar opens

18:45 – 19:30  Pre-dinner reception, sponsored by the Kersia Group with drinks and canapés

19:30               Guests seated. Welcome address by SDT President, Nick Edwards & Pat Redman, Diversey (Food & Beverage Sales Director, Main sponsor)

19:40-20:10     Guest Speaker: Adam Henson (BBC Countryfile)

20:10                Meal commences

21:40                Awards to students and members

00:00                Bar closes


Annual Dinner Prices

Members                                               £50 (£60 incl VAT)      
Non Members                                      £70 (£84 incl VAT)     
Tables of 10                                           £700 (£840 incl VAT)

Eden Cohorts 12 & 13                         Free of Charge (SDT Members only)      
To book your place follow the link to Eventbrite at the base of this page or contact if you would prefer an invoice to be raised.

LINK to the Dinner Menu.  (If you have a dietary requirement please inform and notify on the Eventbrite Booking Form)

LINK for sponsorship opportunities information


Event Cancellation Policy

All cancellations 4 weeks before the event or less will need to be paid in full.


Join us earlier in the day for our Cheese Technology-themed Summer Symposium!


Staffordshire County Showground (Members Pavilion)
Weston Road
ST18 0BD

By Road
The Showground is situated on the A518 Stafford to Uttoxeter road some 4 miles from Stafford. Drivers from either the North or South using the M6 motorway should exit at junction 14 and follow the signs for the County Showground.

By Rail
The Showground is just 4 miles from Stafford Railway Station. The station is situated on the West Coast Main Line offering a direct service to London Euston with a journey time of approximately one hour and twenty minutes. It also offers direct services to Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Manchester and Liverpool.

By Air
Airports - Birmingham International and East Midlands airports are both a 50 minute drive from the Showground whilst Manchester Airport can be reached in little more than an hour.


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