7 November, London

Reasons to attend.

Learn how suppliers can grow in wholesale

Hear best practice on positioning your business in wholesale

Understand the changing dynamics wholesaling

Gain insight from leading speakers from across the channel

What to expect on the day.

Hear from speakers and meet participants from across the supply chain of wholesalers, suppliers and retailers. The event will showcase insight and best practice to help you shape your plans and keep your business fit for the future.

Key themes of the day:

  • How to best reach over 70,000 independent retailers through 2020 and beyond

  • What is the future for this £30bn sector?

  • How to build a plan that delivers for you, the wholesaler, their retailers and ultimately the shopper

  • Add to your personal development, expand your knowledge, skills and professional network

With over 120 experts sharing their insight, IGD Live have crafted a programme dedicated to improving your skills in wholesaling. 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 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

Jason Tarry
CEO UK & ROI,
Tesco

Unlocking growth in the UK grocery market in 2020

Adam Grant
Regional VP
Danone Dairy

Acting together on what matters

Jo Whitfield
Retail Chief Executive
Co-op

Is doing good, good for business?

Session 1

10:20-11:10

The new world of wholesaling

The wholesale channel has undergone significant structural change. We’ll take stock of this new landscape, and share IGD’s outlook for the channel in 2020.

Leading wholesalers will show how suppliers can grow in wholesale.

What are the routes for innovation in wholesale?

Darren Goldney

Darren Goldney
Managing Director
Unitas

Dawood Pervez

Dawood Pervez
Managing Director
Bestway

Patrick Mitchell-Fox

Patrick Mitchell-Fox
Senior Business Analyst Retail Insight
IGD

11:10-11:35

Networking break

Session 2

11:35-12:25

Optimising B2B opportunities in retail and foodservice

Wholesalers and leading suppliers will give practical tips on how suppliers can target growth in these contrasting channels.

We'll share best practice on positioning your business to maximise the opportunities in wholesale.

Mushtaque Ahmed

Mushtaque Ahmed
Chief Operating Officer
JJ Food Service Limited-UK

Pradip Dhamecha

Pradip Dhamecha
Chief Executive
Dhamecha

Lotte Tregear

Lotte Tregear
Head of Category Management and E Commerce
Red Bull

12:25-13:20

Lunch and networking

Showcase
theatre

A series of interviews on topical themes. This lively platform gives delegates an opportunity to ask questions and interact with fellow attendees.

12:35-12:45

An insight into IGD’s Charitable Initiatives

Haidee Elise
Head of Engagement and Innovation Projects, IGD

12:50–13:00

Ten insights that help to tell compelling stories

Graham McLean
Head of Account Management, IGD

13:05-13:15

6 focus areas to deliver great customer centricity and help you drive growth

Ray Leung
Strategy Solution Manager, IGD

Milos Ryba
Head of Retail Strategic Projects, IGD

Session 3

13:20-14:10

Changing wholesaling dynamics: repositioning to target new growth streams

Structural change in the industry has created a “new” breed of wholesaler. What new opportunities does this create?

How are suppliers responding to the new reality?

Simon Hannah

Simon Hannah
CEO
JW Filshill

Debbie Harrison

Debbie Harrison
Managing Director
Pricecheck

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
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

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.