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The Retail Institute's Members' Annual Dinner and Briefing 2017

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Leeds Beckett University, Headingley Campus

Church Wood Avenue

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LS6 3QS

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We are delighted to announce that registration for our Members’ Annual Briefing is now open!

The Annual Briefing is the flagship event of the year, with a range of packaging, product and innovation speakers from academia and industry. This year’s and Annul Briefing takes place on Thursday 28th September, with our Annual Dinner taking place the evening before on Wednesday 27th September, both will be held at our beautiful Headingley Campus, here in Leeds.

This is a Members’ exclusive event and we are honoured to announce that the Vice Chancellor of Leeds Beckett University, Prof Peter Slee will be joining us on the day and Chairing the conference.

Confirmed speakers for the event are:

  • Professor Alan Chalmers from University of Warwick, will reveal how virtual reality can recreate sensory experiences in retail, such as sense of touch and even taste!
  • Andy Lima will offer his perspective on Retail/Packaging Trends;
  • Silvia Schmidt, Policy Officer for Food and Retail at Euro Coop will tell us about the future of co-operative retailing;
  • Johan Mårtensson from Packbridge will offer a perspective on packaging;
  • Guy Douglass from Sun Branding Solutions will speak about packaging considerations for the aging population;
  • Dr Martina Topic from Leeds Beckett University will present her research findings on Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability and the Reputation Management;
  • Brendan Emmerson will give us insights into his sensory research in the retail environment;

The full agenda will be released in the coming weeks, with more details to be included on our LinkedIn Members page.

The Annual Dinner offers a relaxed networking opportunity with other members.

All of our Members’ events are included in the price of membership, so attendance at both of these events will be free of charge for 2 members per company (more places may be available at a later date).

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