bringing business to business
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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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