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Vegan entrepreneur Loui Blake has won a major industry award.

Blake, who is the managing director of the UK’s biggest vegan restaurant Erpingham House in Norwich, won Future Marketing Leader of The Year at the Restaurant Marketer & Innovator awards this week.

According to the Awards, Blake’s prize is aimed at marketing and innovation professionals under 30, working within the eating and drinking out sector, who are future senior marketing and business leaders.

Awards

Speaking about the Restaurant Marketer & Innovator Awards, award Co-founder James Hacon said: “After the success of last year’s inaugural awards we were thrilled to receive such an incredible number of entries from so many brands and venues of all sizes in the UK and Europe.

“We set up the awards to recognize talent, share experiences and inspire the industry. In a tough market it is vital to focus on marketing and innovation to maintain and grow market share.

“The entries highlight not only the impressive levels of creativity out there but also the diligent and results-driven work that goes on behind the scenes to enhance experiences, improve customer journeys and drive sales.”

Maria Chiorando

Maria is the editor of Plant Based News. As a former magazine editor, newspaper reporter, and features writer, her work has been published by The Guardian, The Huffington Post, and various regional newspapers, as well as Vegan Life magazine and Vegan Trade Journal. She has interviewed a huge range of people, from Prime Ministers to authors, activists, pop stars and actors, and enjoys the varied range of topics writing for PBN allows her to tackle.