Two Weeks Until Summit18!

We are just two weeks away from ACS Summit18, the biggest leading industry event for the convenience sector. This year’s unmissable conference will take place at The Vox, Resorts World, Birmingham on the 17th of April.

ACS’ Summit is the annual premier convenience store event, bringing together hundreds of retailers, suppliers and industry experts from across the globe in a debate about the future of the convenience store industry in the UK.

Summit18 will be divided into two exciting sessions, each featuring presentations from industry leaders, panel discussions and films showcasing the best of innovation in convenience stores. Each session will explore the opportunities and challenges that the sector faces and provide ideas and inspiration for retailers to apply within their stores.

Speakers confirmed for Summit include:

  • Lord Mark Price, former MD of Waitrose, and former trade minister
  • Jeremy White, Executive Editor of WIRED Magazine
  • Debbie Robinson, Managing Director of SPAR UK (session chair)
  • David Robinson, Managing Director of Conviviality Retail
  • Mike Igoe, Commercial Director of Heron Foods (session chair)
  • Hidenori Tsunematsu, FamilyMart
  • Paul Dobson, Head of Wholesale Convenience, Morrisons
  • A video tour of some of the most innovative convenience stores in the UK and Europe presented by ACS Commercial Director Paul Chamberlain.

After Summit, the ACS Explorers - a group of some of the leading retailers in the UK - will take to the stage at the National Convenience Show to share what they’ve discovered when seeking out some of the big issues and technological developments coming to the UK. 

Summit tickets are available now, to find out more information and secure your place, click here or email

This entry was posted by Chloe on Tue, 03/04/2018 - 15:28