Summit FAQ


25th April 2017 | NEC Birmingham | Co-Located with NCS

ACS Summit: FAQ



When is the event?
Tuesday, 25th April 2017. Summit will start at 10am, with coffee from 9:20am and is due to finish at 4:30pm.


Where is the event?
Concourse Suite, NEC, Birmingham, B40 1NT. Visit the NEC website for a map


What is the event about?
Summit is ACS’ flagship event, bringing together expert opinion from retailers and industry speakers from both within and outside of the industry.

This is the premier event in the sector with more than 400 delegates attending Summit 17, which included the sector’s leading retailers and suppliers, along with many independent retailers.


Who is speaking at the event?
Confirmed speakers include:
– James Lowman, ACS chief executive
– Scott Hartman, Rutter’s
– Tracey Clements, One Stop
– Kash Khera, Simply Fresh
– Paul Chamberlain, ACS
– Battle of the Best featuring retailers Raj Aggarwal and Avtar Sidhu

For a full list of speakers, click here.


Who should attend the event?
Retailers, suppliers, and convenience store industry experts.


How can I purchase tickets?
Tickets options are available on our website


Why should I sign up as a sponsor?
Summit allows you to showcase your brand at the biggest event in convenience retailers.

Sponsors of Summit and its affiliated events will benefit from a breadth of high quality branding opportunities, allowing them to place their brand in front of an audience of key industry figures including CEOs, Directors and professionals as well as a large number of independent retailers.

The packages also include networking access to senior industry figures, giving valuable face to face contact with leaders in convenience retailing.

Click here for a sponsorship pack or for more information contact Sarah Johnson on 01252 515 001 or e-mail:


What is the dress code?
The dress code for Summit is business dress.


How can I book accommodation for the night?

There are a limited number of rooms available at the Hilton Metropole. Please contact Sarah C. Johnson at for more information

If you need to book accommodation, there is a list of hotels at


Is there an After Party following the event?
The After Party will take place following Summit at 7pm at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole. The night will be an evening of comedy and entertainment, with dinner, wine and beer included. Tickets are available at






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