bira releases date for National Conference and Awards 2016

The British Independent Retailers Association (bira) will be holding its annual National Conference and Awards Dinner at the Chateau Impney in Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire, on Wednesday May 11 2016.

The event for independent retailers and suppliers who serve the independent trade, will feature a number of high calibre speakers who will explore the most current trends for creating a sustainable future for retail businesses.

Topics will include collaborating with other retailers to create ‘destinations’ for shoppers and embracing new digital technologies. within a bricks and mortar environment.

Bira ceo Alan Hawkins said: “With so many developments within retail, we know the importance of making sure our members are as fully informed as they need to be, to face the challenges and opportunities that this new age of retail creates. Our Conference is put on purely to support our members, whether they are an established retailer, a new start-up or an associate partner. It will offer a good value, informative and enjoyable day with practical content to take away and use. With plenty of time to share common ground with peers and to listen and learn, we know our guests won’t be disappointed.”

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