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C-Store ForumUK 2015

C-Store ForumUK 2015

June 8-9, 2015

Tivoli Victoria Hotel, the Algarve

Tivoli Victoria Hotel, the Algarve | June 8-9, 2015


of attendees said the event would result in new business


of suppliers in attendance said the event was more effective than a trade show


of retailers rated the peer networking excellent/very good

The 5th C-Store Forum, attracted the very best retailers from across the UK and Ireland.

With over 680 meetings organised over the 2 days, the C-Store Forum is firmly established in the industry calendar. With Mark Durden-Smith moderating, the opening sessions included valuable strategic insights from newcomer, Conviviality Retail and future prospects for the fast-growing e-cig market.

Mark Durden-Smith

Chair, Mark Durden-Smith,

Mark will be facilitating the C-Store Forum's opening sessions.  He brings to the role over 20 year's experience in broadcasting - BAFTA award winning coverage of rugby, international cricket, European golf and the Boat Race, as well as a host of TV favourites including I'm a Celebrity and Hell's Kitchen.

Diana Hunter
CEO, Conviviality Retail PLC/Bargain Booze Ltd

Keynote, Diana Hunter, CEO, Conviviality Retail PLC/Bargain Booze Ltd

Diana's career includes senior positions at Sainsbury's and latterly, Waitrose where she was Business Unit Director of Convenience.  In February 2013 she joined Bargain Booze as Chief Executive.  Her presentation 'The Future of Convenience Retailing' will offer up a insights into the world of convenience with a view on where it's headed.

Tim Phillips
Founder, ECigIntelligence

Speaker, Tim Phillips, Founder, ECigIntelligence

E-cigarettes: Growth and Retail Opportunities.

Tim is a UK-qualified attorney, having worked at the European Commission, BSkyB, AOL, Betfair, Herbert Smith and as a partner in a New York VC-funded startup.

Gavin Albrow
Development Manager, GS1 UK

Workshop Leader, Gavin Albrow, Development Manager, GS1 UK

Is the Current Convenience Supply Chain fit to Support you in Serving the Future Convenience Consumer?

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GS1 standards and solutions enable retailers, wholesalers and manufacturers worldwide to trade with greater efficiency, profitability and legislative compliance through the provision and use of retail supply chain optimisation.


Development Director EMEA, Oracle

Updating customers is always difficult – and these events mean we can meet a large number of our key customers in one go.

Head of Retail, SPAR UK

A great event, with both the business and networking program enabling some stimulating discussion and contacts.

Group Sales Director, Bestway Direct

In 48 hours I have strengthened current business and built new relationships.

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