Summer Symposium and Annual Dinner 2023

28 Jun 2023, 1 p.m. – 11 p.m.


The 2023 SDT Annual Dinner and Symposium, sponsored by Diversey, will be held on Wednesday 28th June 2023 in the Members Pavilion at the Staffordshire County Showground. The free-to-attend Symposium will start the proceedings with 3 speakers presenting on cheese and dairy related topics during the afternoon. Arrive early to visit the trade stands, network and be treated to a delicious buffet lunch, sponsored by Faedah Solutions

The timing of the Dinner is perfect for anyone who is attending the International Cheese and Dairy Awards Trade Day (Thursday 29th June), the day after this event. So please come along and join in with other dairy professionals for an afternoon and evening of learning, networking opportunities, delicious food (and wine!) and most importantly wonderful company.

To learn more about the International Cheese Awards click the logo below




12:00               Doors open 
12:00 – 13.00  Lunch available

13.00               Official welcome by SDT President (Nick Edwards) & main sponsor, Diversey.

13:05 – 13:45  Speaker 1: Diversey

13:50 – 14:30  Speaker 2: Chr. Hansen

14.30  Break

15:00  – 15:40  Speaker 3:  Faedah Solutions

18:45 – 23:59  Bar Open

19:00 – 19:30  Pre dinner reception, sponsored by the Kersia Group with drinks and canapes

19:30  Welcome address by SDT President, Nick Edwards

19:40  Guest Speak: Helen Sharman, Britain's first astronaut and chemist

21:40  Awards to students and members

Bar is open until midnight

Booking Form   
Click this LINK for the booking form to book your place at the Summer Symposium and Annual Dinner LINK to the Dinner menu.



Members/Non Members                  £0     
Trade Stands                                        £200 (+ VAT)  


Dinner Cost

Members                                               £54 (incl VAT)      
Non Members                                      £78 (incl VAT)     

Tables of 10                                           £780 (incl VAT)

* Sponsorship and Stands welcome - see LINK for more information and booking form



Members Pavilion

Staffordshire County Showground

Weston Rd


ST18 0BD


Membership catgories Price
Non-member £78.00
Full (discount reviewer)
Full Life
Retired Life
Young DD


0 of 250 seats taken

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