6-7 November, London

Reasons to attend.

Hear about the future of convenience retailing

Learn about the importance of delivering for local catchments

Gain insight into the importance of both brand and own label in convenience

Understand how to create differentiation in convenience retailing

What to expect on the day.

IGD's retail insight expert Guy Ousey discusses our exciting plans for this year's event.

With over 120 experts sharing their insight, IGD Live have crafted a programme dedicated to improving your skills in convenience retailing. Focusing on how you can execute great plans in 2020 the programme combines industry leaders with specialists, all ready to help you improve your performance.

DAY 1 - 6 November 2019

Business
Breakfast

08:30-09:00

Preparing for a digital future: Why winning in eComm is a marathon not a sprint

The pace of change for consumer packaged goods brands has never been faster: in an ever-evolving marketplace, it’s important to balance traditional retailer relationships as well as optimising new channels like Amazon in order to drive growth in 2020 and beyond.

Kicking off Day 1 of IGD Live, Profitero’s VP Strategy & Insights Andrew Pearl is joined by Scott Doherty, Head of eCommerce at Ferrero. Andrew and Scott discuss the importance of developing the right team structure to support eCommerce growth, as well as how to define and measure ongoing success through implementing eCommerce performance analytics with clear KPIs.

Andrew Pearl
VP, Strategy & Insight, Profitero

Scott Doherty
Head of eCommerce, Ferrero

Morning
Keynotes

09:30-10:30

The new UK retail landscape

Ben Miller
Insight Services and Events Director
IGD

Learn. Connect. Grow.
Welcome to IGD Live

Julie Bowerman
Chief Global Digital Customer and Consumer Experience Officer
Kellogg's

Creating a digitally led FMCG leader

Patrick Pondaven
Director Consumables
Amazon

Susan Barratt
Chief Executive
IGD

Embracing change

Session 1

10:45-11:35

The convenience channel in 2020

Keeping you up to date on the implications of channel consolidation and evolving shopper trends - Guy and Michael will bring you latest insight from IGD, whilst Sean will share the benefits Costcutter are realising from ranging for local catchments.

Guy Ousey

Andrew Thornton
Founder
Thornton's Budgens

Guy Ousey

Guy Ousey
Head of Event Content
IGD

Michael Freedman

Michael Freedman
Senior Shopper Insight Manager
IGD

Sean Russell

Sean Russell
Director of Marketing
Costcutter

11:35-12:05

Networking break

Session 2

12:05-12:55

Best practice convenience to deliver for local catchments

Hear from leading UK retailers on how they're delivering great convenience stores. Understand the benefits of having ranges tailored to local shoppers and how you can align your plans with this new reality.

Graham Biggart

Graham Biggart
Director of Commercial Operations
Sainsbury’s

Phil Ponsonby

Phil Ponsonby
Chief Executive Officer
Midcounties Co-op

Kevin Hunt

Kevin Hunt
Managing Director
Lawrence Hunt & Co

12:55-14:05

Lunch and networking

Session 3

14:05-14:55

Creating differentiation in small stores

Discover how Young Foodies and Waterbomb are delivering growth in the convenience channel through creating differentiation.

Plus, the new CEO of Simply Fresh will reveal how he will innovate in both range and services to serve his shoppers' needs.

Chris Green

Chris Green
Co-founder
Young Foodies

Stephanie Campbell

Stephanie Campbell
Managing Director
Waterbomb

Tim Chalk

Tim Chalk
Chief Executive Officer
Simply Fresh

Session 4

15:10-16:00

Brands and private label in convenience stores

Guy will bring you our latest insight on the roles that brands and private label products fulfil for the shopper.

Ayaz will share his vision for the development and role of the Co-op brand in Nisa stores. Ben will look at the role of branded products in Co-op.

Ben Kisby

Ben Kisby
Head of Category Development
Co-Op

Ayaz Alam

Ayaz Alam
Trading Director
Nisa Retail

Guy Ousey

Guy Ousey
Head of Event Content
IGD

16:00-16:30

Afternoon networking break

Afternoon
Keynotes

16:30-17:35

Leadership and culture to unlock growth

Matt Close
Global VP for Ice Cream
Unilever

Creating a culture for innovation and growth

Leendert Den Hollander
Vice President & General Manager
Coca-Cola European Partners, Great Britain

Catherine Gillespie
People & Culture Director
Coca-Cola European Partners, Great Britain

Why inclusion and diversity is mission critical

Andrew Higginson
Chairman
Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc

Growing with alliances, partnerships and collaboration

17:35

Close day 1 & drinks reception

DAY 2 - 7 November 2019

Morning
Keynotes

09:00-10:05

Creating growth and value

Ben Miller
Insight Services and Events Director
IGD

Chair’s welcome back

Adam Grant
Regional VP
Danone Dairy

Acting together on what matters

Jason Tarry
CEO UK & ROI,
Tesco

Unlocking growth in the UK grocery market in 2020

Jo Whitfield
Retail Chief Executive
Co-op

Is doing good, good for business?

Session 1

10:20-11:10

Opportunities in forecourts

Key industry figures reveal how they see the future relevance of forecourts. They’ll discuss the opportunities to sell your products and reasons why you should invest in them.

Mark Rogers

Michael O'Loughlin
Industry Expert

Mike Baker

Mike Baker
Brand Director
Booker Retail Partners

11:10-11:35

Networking break

Session 2

11:35-12:25

Digital meets Retail

There is much speculation about the future and the evolution of tech. So, rather than bringing you speculation, in this session you’ll hear about innovations that are actually in the market!

Tomasz from Zabka will reveal what IS happening in its stores today.

And Steve will show how AiFi is enabling retailers to expand their reach through staff-less and cashless stores.

Tomasz Blicharski

Tomasz Blicharski
Chief Financial and Development Officer
Żabka Polska

Steve Gu

Steve Gu
CEO and Co-founder
AiFi

12:25-13:20

Lunch and networking

Session 3

13:20-14:10

Fuelling the retail revolution

New engagement app *shopt has transformed the way that brands communicate with the Convenience channel. In this session Andy Buck and Matt Gouldsmith share the story of how *shopt and LRS have partnered to deliver amazing results, and give a glimpse of how we engage and communicate with our Retailers in the future.

In response Martyn and Jackie will share their view of the vibrancy of the independent sector and the benefits of investing in it.

Andy Buck

Andy Buck
Commercial Director
CPM UK & *shopt

Matthew Gouldsmith

Matthew Gouldsmith
Head of Wholesale Channel
Lucozade Ribena Suntory

Jackie Mackenzie

Jackie Mackenzie
Chief Information Officer
SPAR UK

Martyn Swadling

Martyn Swadling
Brand Director
Booker Retail Partners

Session 4

14:25-15:15

Physical Future

Our predictions on how the physical store will evolve.

You will hear James' perspective on the vibrancy and future of UK convenience.

James will then lead an interactive Q&A.

Laura Jacobson

Laura Jacobson
Senior Strategic Retail Analyst
IGD

James Lowman

James Lowman
Chief Executive
ACS

Debbie Robinson

Debbie Robinson
Chief Executive
Central England Co-op

Afternoon
Keynotes

15:30-16:15

Finding new routes for growth

Ella Mills
Founder and Brand Director
Deliciously Ella

Matthew Mills
CEO
Deliciously Ella

Building an FMCG brand, community first

Paul Mills-Hicks
Food Commercial Director
Sainsbury’s

Closing address:
Creating a UK retail business for the future

16:15-16:20

Closing comments

IGD reserves the right to alter any element of the programme, such as speakers, times and venue, should the need arise.

Pricing

MEMBER DISCOUNT

Full IGD
Live Pass
(2 Days)

£995

IGD Live Pass
 
(1 Day)

£625

5 for 4
 
(2 Days)

£796*

Small
Business
(2 Days)

£575***

Small
Business
(1 Day)

£325***

* price per person. Total to pay £3,980

STANDARD

Full IGD
Live Pass
(2 Days)

£1,495

IGD Live Pass
 
(1 Day)

£945

5 for 4
 
(2 Days)

£1,196**

Small
Business
(2 Days)

£575***

Small
Business
(1 Day)

£325***

** price per person. Total to pay £5,980

IGD Live 2019







PRICING

Prices displayed ex-VAT. IGD reserves the right to alter any element of the programme, such as speakers, times and venue, should the need arise. All bookings are subject to acceptance of IGD Terms & Conditions. IGD reserves the right to reject any order at its discretion.

CANCELLATION FEES

Cancellations to be confirmed in writing

Over 30 days notice - Full refund
15 - 30 days notice - 50% refund
Less than 15 days notice - No refund/transfers

Please email cancellations to [email protected].

SMALL BUSINESS

*** As part of IGD’s commitment to help small businesses to grow, IGD is offering a small business rate for this event. To qualify for a discounted rate you will need to be a small manufacturing business with a global turnover of less than £10 Million. Please note this is only available to manufacturing businesses. Place your order above and email your annual global turnover to [email protected], or get in touch if you have any questions.