We are a collection of like minded individuals who pride themselves on being a collaborative who live, work and continue to breathe hospitality:
in restaurants, pubs, bars, retail, clubs, marketing, sales, media and of course events.
As a collection of like-minded individuals we have an innate passion for the hospitality sector.
With our combined experience, we are confident we can provide you with the best advice, and unrivaled contacts in the industry.
Our offerings include all manner of support to help you realise your business objectives.
Our business partnerships are proven to deliver the results you require so why not get in touch to see how we can help you today?
We take the time to understand your goals so that we can give you credible, professional advice.
With over 100 years of combined hospitality experience at ALL levels, we possess a genuine tool kit to help you get to where you want to be.
We pride ourselves on being a collaborative who live, work and continue to breathe hospitality: in restaurants, pubs, bars, retail, clubs, marketing, sales, media and of course events. We can draw on our combined experience, to provide you with the best advice and unrivalled contacts in the industry and hopefully we will have a little fun on the way.
founder & managing director
A professional hospitalityarian (if that were actually a word!) - having a “concern or belief” in all thing’s hospitality related. The founder and owner of Inntegra since its inception in 2015.
Jade has a plethora of learnt experience across the past 30 years plus, from Operations Director, Group Operations Manager, Client Services & Compliance Manger and more recently at key hospitality trade bodies including the ALMR, Association of Licenced Multiple Retailers (now UK Hospitality) and The Institute of Licensing.
The scope of Jade’s experience means that there are not many key stake holders within the hospitality sector that Jade does not know, she prides herself on her vibrant and creative personality which is born from the buzz of an industry that keeps her highly motivated and involved.
Jade truly understands the challenges businesses face, offering advice around how to differentiate yourself to stand out from the “crowd” and how to retain and grow existing customers whilst building the new customer base to secure YOUR business future.
Sharon's passions in life are reflected in her career of 40 some years - including events, publishing, expensive shoes, football. But through it all she has centered firmly around hospitality.
She simply loves eating and drinking out and having fun so feels absolutely blessed to work in a sector that has drive, ambition and an attitude like a chameleon to be able to move with customer demands and trends.
Sharon's aim is to bring operators and suppliers together to forge good quality, loyal and lasting business partnerships.
For her, nothing compares to running an event packed full of business building content whilst witnessing products and business owners connect.
If she has any downtime you will find her in a pub, bar, restaurant or axe-throwing!
Cieran de Valmency
chief technical officer & designer
With a wide experience of exhibitions and conferences for both Home Leisure Direct and his freelancing business Nerds Retreat, Cieran is well versed in creating both online and printed materials to make businesses stand out.
You can see his printed and branding works at MCM Expos, Insomnia Festivals, Competitive Socialising shows and many more. Cieran has a particular aptitude for branding.
He is able to listen to the full depth of an event idea or a business's ideals and breathe life into it with a full series of branding elements: from designing the logo, its surrounding theming and all followup online and printed materials.
He also has an aptitude for web design, with a focus on creating a more intuitive and wow-worthy user experience. He even built this website!
Kelly started her career at Whitbread Beer Company working in a customer services then moved into sales in both On and Off trade seeing the company transition to AB InBev, culminating in the role of NAM on the Spar Account.
When she started a family. Kelly stopped working for a few years to bring up her children before returning to support her fathers business in an office manager role. She then took up the role of accounts within her own business co-owned with her husband.
Kelly provides day to day assistance across numerous roles. She has now branched out further into the Hospitality Industry as a freelance Hospitality Assistant.
Alongside his work with Inntegra, Neil is the current Managing Director of Polaris Elements and the Founder of Menu Connect. With over 25 years in the hospitality industry, this entrepreneur is highly respected in his expertise and understanding of the sector.
Neil is a highly experienced business advisor, industry investor and technical expert. Neil brings Inntegra strategic direction, an independent oversight and advice on current challenges within the hospitality sector.
Andrew has over 20 years experience of working in a local government setting; while specialising in licensing law for the last decade.
He understands both sides of the application process that duly promotes innovation, but also protects the rights and needs of local residents. He can assist you in gaining the licence that your business needs to thrive; and be honest with you when you might not get what you want.
Always aim high. Andrew is here to help you do that.
gaming specialist & advisor
Andy’s background is from the high street retail sector, holding senior roles at Dixons Stores Group and as a Director at Phones 4u before moving onto founding the Competitive Socialising business Home Leisure Direct. Andy founded Home Leisure Direct with his wife, Michelle, back in 2007.
The company has scaled quickly to become the largest specialist games room retailer in the UK, also becoming the dominant player in the competitive socialising hospitality market. They provide cutting edge products to the hospitality industry, featuring contactless payments, augmented reality darts, interactive shuffleboard and many other innovative products.
Home Leisure Direct have won over 20 national awards, they supply the pool tables to the live tournaments on Sky TV and count 100s of celebrity and sporting customers, as well as the UK’s largest firms, amongst their client roster.
owner of photography
The guy who wanted to make himself a cool avatar on his social page, and ended up becoming a photographer and then a videographer.
With over 9 years of experience and over 200 weddings and events done I can say with confidence that your event will be captured exactly the way you want.
We at Inntegra work with Gleb, as he prides himself on getting the look and feel you want for your event photography, along with ensuring all VT showcases each aspect of the event. Please contact him here if you would like a quote.
head of barketing
No business partner collaborative would of course be complete without the obligatory agency hound; This is Clarice Starling!
Who is of no use to you what so ever unless you have any out of date biscuits.
She can’t write a press release but does like going to the pub if you have any spare sacks. Usually found in water (if there is any) or leaping around like a lunatic.
We are proud to work closely with big and small names in the industry to create the most awe-inspiring events every time.
research & insights
Utilising research and insight expertise, KAM's bespoke solutions provide a one-stop shop that can deliver the perfect research package tailored to your specific requirements.
Explore their most recent project commissions via their website to get a taste for how they can support your business. They have a great selection of case studies and testimonials showcasing their most recent work online.
artist & event bookings
Brakes has been providing top quality food and catering supplies to the foodservice industry for more than 60 years, and has grown into the leading food service wholesaler in the UK.
The company now employs over 6,500 people and has the most extensive range of own brand products in the industry. In 2016, Brakes became part of the Sysco family, enabling access to new processes, products and technology.
leading business solutions
Venners are a specialist national supplier of operational and financial business services to the hospitality and entertainment industry.
Their leading stock control, auditing and advisory solutions support thousands of businesses across the United Kingdom and Europe. They supply audits, training and software solutions, helping clients achieve and maintain peak profitability, efficiency and compliance levels.
Professional Security has over 15 years’ experience as a market leader in national security staffing.
Their committed and passionate nationwide management team take pride in demonstrating that quality and consistency can be achieved. What's more, they believe their security services should and can be readily adapted to support the fast-moving demands of your business.
food & drinks services
GigRealm puts the control of organising gigs back into the hands of artists, venues and those organising one-off events.
Venues benefit from unlimited access to artists, the ability to book with ease, knowing there are no hidden charges or commission to come off. Easily source and book talent no matter the type of event you're catering for.
Home Leisure Direct
gaming product solutions
Home Leisure Direct
Home Leisure Direct are the market leaders for competitive socialising products, delivering the latest and greatest in venue gaming technology.
They provide classic models of customer favourites like pool and darts as well as interactive, augmented reality versions on old favourites to drum up customers and keep them at venues to increase wet and food sales.
Whatever your business, Polaris has a full suite of software solutions to help you optimise performance and achieve your growth ambitions.
They can provide up to date technology to ensure your business runs smoothly throughout the day and late at night. From intuitive seasonal labour deployment to happy hour offers, Polaris can help with whatever your business needs.
This wonderful community deserves a helping of love back once in a while. We are proud to work closely with several of the biggest charities in the sector, providing events and promoting causes on their behalf.
The Drinks Trust aims to help assist the drinks and hospitality workforce on several fronts. They can help restore the wellbeing and develop the skills of the workforce within the industry, whilst also offering assistance financially. The Drinks Trust does this with respect, openness and compassion to make sure all who get in touch feel like they are dealt with holistically and with dignity.Close
Whether you work in hotels, restaurants, pubs, bars or cafes, schools, hospitals or event venues, Hospitality Action are there to provide help, advice and support through tough times.
This support can be through physical illness, mental health issues, financial difficulties, family problems and even addiction - Hospitality Action are there to help workers get back on their feet again.
Only a Pavement Away
Only a Pavement Away
Only a Pavement Away is a charity founded by representatives from the hospitality industry who believe that everyone deserves the chance to find and forge a career.
Their aim is to act as an effective conduit between forward-thinking hospitality employers and charities working with people facing homelessness, prison leavers and veterans who struggling to get into work, overcome hurdles by finding jobs within the hospitality, pub and restaurant industry.
Working nationally across the UK and Ireland, Springboard aims to help young people forge careers in the hospitality industry whilst tackling some of the obstacles the industry itself faces.
It does this through providing employability training programmes, education programmes within schools and by providing specialist careers resources and advice online.
Licensed Trade Charity
Licensed Trade Charity
Licensed Trade Charity supports those working, or who have worked, in the licensed drinks trade, that’s the manufacture, distribution, sale and service of beers, wines and spirits.
The charity provides comprehensive support for licensed hospitality people across a range of problems including practical guidance from information specialists, emotional support from trained counsellors and financial grants.
National Hospitality Day
National Hospitality Day
Participating venues pull out all the stops to collect money for a selection of relevant charities designed to help the hospitality sector in their hardest struggles.
Operators across the nation pull together to throw the mother of all parties for just one day a year. The aim is to help hospitality workers and businesses hit hardest by the pandemic and to celebrate the brilliant and resilient sector that is the hospitality industry.