Book Your Place at Heart of the Community 2017

Heart of the Community 2017 is just a few weeks away, where High Streets Minister Jake Berry MP will address retailers on the Government's plans to help high streets and small businesses.

Jake Berry was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department of Communities and Local Government on 14th June after retaining his Rossendale and Darwen seat in the 2017 General Election. His responsibilities include local growth policies, Local Enterprise Partnerships, community rights and high streets.

The conference will also include a discussion of the 2017 Community Barometer results, which highlight the importance of convenience stores to their local area.  The conference will be followed by a reception on the House of Commons Terrace between 4pm and 6pm. Places are limited at the reception, email steve.dowling@acs.org.uk to confirm your attendance.

Other speakers already confirmed for the event include:

  • Kate Carroll, Nisa (Making a Difference Locally)
  • Liam Hetherington, the Co-operative
  • Nadia Broccardo, Team London Bridge
  • Georgie Barnard, National Business Crime Centre
  • Dennis Williams, award winning independent retailer
  • Lucia Renshaw, the Co-operative
  • Mick Whitworth, Guild of Fine Food
  • James Lowman, ACS

The Heart of the Community conference takes place on 17th October 2017 at Church House in Westminster between 12pm and 4pm. Attendance is free for retailers and other ACS members, click here to book your place. 

This entry was posted by Chris on Mon, 18/09/2017 - 10:06
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