bringing business to business

June 17-19, 2009

Hotel Don Carlos, Marbella

Hotel Don Carlos, Marbella | June 17-19, 2009

Some of the biggest names in c-stores and fuel retail joined the forum, including 99p Stores, Musgrave Retail Partners, Motor Fuel Group, Euro Garages, Select & Save and Warner’s Retail.  A strong showing from leading retail equipment and service providers including Jordans, Capital Cooling, Kleerex, Planova and Torex was complemented by a raft of the best in food-to-go and design and branding companies.


“yet another successful event for us. We’ve come away with various opportunities to follow up and businesses to inspect in developing relationships further, so extremely positive for us”,

Tony Evans, Christie & Co


“an extremely successful and worthwhile conference.  People I spoke to were thoroughly impressed with what they achieved from the conference”

Kam Sanghera, Managing Director, Select & Save


“I found the forum very useful and productive and came away with a lot of work - which is brilliant”

Stephanie Pridmore, Sales Director, Bank Machine


 “Suits my business perfectly because it’s highly focused.  I meet suppliers I need to talk to and as a direct result of this forum I will be spending serious money”

Guy Warner, Warner’s Retail


“well worth spending a couple of days away from business”

Raj Chandegra, Desi


“From a suppliers perspective I thought the quality of the retailers at the event was good. Across the board it was evident that the right suppliers and the right retailers (in terms of size, ambition, enthusiasm, products/services etc.) had been selected.”

Tim Brown, Business Development Manager, Jordons


“It was both useful from a business perspective (meeting existing and potential suppliers) and also on personal perspective (seeing old and making new friends)”

Sanjeev Patel, Capital News Group


“What worked for us was the format and your enthusiasm to make it a successful event for all the attendees, it’s now down to our own follow up to make it work for us”

Aubrey Ghose, Managing Director aisBrandLab


“this event has to be seen as one of the premier events in the Grocery industry calendar”

Rowan Black, JT Green & Sons


“The appointments program was excellent and we have taken a lot out of them to work on in the coming weeks.  The event was also very good for networking and building relationships”

Nick Fraser, Fraser Group


"The event has given us the tools to come and start to develop different strategies on how to make our stores stand out from our competitors.  It's opened our eyes to what can be achieved in the convenience sector"

Vrinder Singh Khaira, Premier Singh’s


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