What: 1-1 Surgery Sessions with Business Development consultant David Nicholas

Where: The HiveRear of, 75 Uplands Cres, Swansea SA2 0EX & Bar Saint James,30 Uplands Crescent, Uplands, Swansea, SA2 0PB

When: Tuesday 11th February 2020: 09.30am – 5.30pm & Wednesday 12th February 2020 09.30am – 5.30pm

Title: Catalyst Bespoke Sessions in Business Development for Food & Drink Businesses with David Nicholas

David Nicholas

Dai is Senior Marketing Manager at Antur Cymru and an experienced and highly creative marketing and business manager and Founding Director of The Curious Cheese Co with a background in new product development and Social Media Marketing he specialises in food brand creation.

Dai has a Masters Degree in Marketing and 28 years plus Private and Public Sector experience having worked with:



-Business Wales

-Scarlet’s Rugby: Marketing Consultant.


-The Curious Cheese Co ‘Innovating Foods’, recipe, brand creation, product development and launching of the ‘The Curious Cheese Co’ 6 flavour range.


-Visit Wales: B2B Marketing Advisor.


-Celtic Inns: Marketing Manager for 55 outlet pub estate.


-Tomos Watkin, ‘Great Ales of Wales’ branding and launching OSB, BB, Merlins Stout, Cwrw Haf Cask Ales and XXXX Dark and LBA keg ales into free trade and bottled beers into the UK multiples.


-LBS Builders Merchants: Marketing Manager



He has taken food and drink products to market from recipe and conception, branding and launching into to wholesale, retail and food services. He has in-depth experience in restaurant promotion and has specialism in tourism having been Pan Wales Specialist Marketing Advisor for Visit Wales for over 5 years.

Dai initially qualified as a Graphic Designer and marries creative design skills with creative marketing concepts and delivery.