Tuesday 21st November 2017
Park Plaza Westminster Bridge


Following 29 years of hosting the Asian Trader Awards, promoting excellence across the independent retail sector, Asian Trader will host an exciting new Winning in Convenience conference for retailers, wholesalers and suppliers, which gives invaluable insights into the future of convenience retailing.

The Asian Trader Conference will discuss the issues that are most pressing for independent retailers. It will provide learnings throughout the day, will shape the view of the future of convenience in the UK and how suppliers and retailers can be on the front foot to succeed in this evolving market.

Keynote speakers at the Asian Trader Conference will include some of the biggest names in the grocery industry and award winning retailers, who will talk about the key trends in the convenience sector and how independent retailers can grow their business.
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Supported by


James Lowman

Chief Executive, Association of Convenience Stores

Nick Bentley

Category and Shopper Marketing Controller
AG Barr

Suleman Khonat

Blackburn newsagent and National Spokesman for the Tobacco Retailers’ Alliance

Purdeep Haire

Managing Director
Cornershop Online & Newtelligence

Arjan Mehr

Owner of Londis Bracknell

Guy Ousey

Head of Retail Insight