21 Dec 2023

Monday Mania: An Unmissable Retail Line Up 

Monday Mania: An Unmissable Retail Line Up 

Get ready for another spectacular day of retail excellence as we present the second day line-up for Spring Fair 2024. The excitement continues across three main stages: the 'Inspiring Retail Stage,' 'Masterclass Studio,' and 'Trend Talks in Partnership with The Future Collective.' Brace yourself for a day filled with inspiration, education and networking opportunities that will shape your retail journey for the year ahead. 


The Inspiring Retail Stage, located in MODA (Hall 2) presents the latest fashion trends with the Moda Catwalk shows at 11:30 AM, 1:30 PM and 3:30 PM. These vibrant fashion shows promise to inspire you with a glimpse of this season's newest collections, helping you stay ahead of the curve. 

At 12:30 PM, don't miss "Retail Landscape 2024: Insights from the British Retail Consortium" as Kris Hamer, Director of Insight presents the latest statistics of the dynamic retail landscape for the year ahead. 


Starting at 11:00 AM on the Masterclass Studio located in Beauty & Wellbeing (Hall 3), join Social Media expert Alison Battisby of Avocado Social to learn the latest social media marketing techniques for retail that actually work, in "Social Boost 2024: Mastering Social Media for Your Brand.” 

At 12:00 PM, Google will help you manage and maximize the potential of your customer data while ensuring compliance with GDPR in "Analyse This: How to Decode Your Data." With insights from leading agencies and consultants on this TED-style stage, it’s a destination to stay at the forefront of business solutions and grow your retail venture. 


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Tucked up in the corner of Home, Living and Décor (Hall 6) you will discover our hidden gem, Trend Talks in Partnership with The Future Collective. This is the place to discover cutting edge retail trends and innovations alongside our New Products Showcase. 

Engage with insightful sessions throughout the day, including an eye-opening presentation on disruptive retail "Reimagining Retail Through the Art of Placemaking" at 11:00 AM with The Hungry House.  

At 1:00 PM don’t miss the exclusive Kantar Insights presentation "Delivering your Difference: How Exceptional Retail Experiences are Key to Growth" to help you deliver your difference, build long-term memories in customers and keep them coming back for more. 


Pitch Live returns to the stage at 3pm with a focus on Gift Products on Monday. This Dragons' Den-style pitching session features top industry professional judges including Priya Auora Crowe of Lark London, Louise Prance of Gift Focus & Attire Accessories and Jade Newman of Spring Fair. If you are looking for fantastic new products and the passionate people behind them, don’t miss this interactive session! 

Special Events: 

From 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM, raise a glass to another successful day with "Sip & Shop: Spring Fair's Happy Hour." Relax, chat with peers, and celebrate the dynamic spirit of our industry. Complimentary drinks await you at all stages and cafés throughout the event, providing the perfect opportunity to unwind and toast successful year ahead. 


If you thought Christmas was over, think again as the GTN Greatest Christmas Awards bring the industry together at the Inspiring Retail Stage to showcase the amazing work of garden centres over the festive period. Join Trevor Pfeiffer, Editor of Garden Trade News at 5:00 PM to celebrate and discover all things festive!


This is just a glimpse of the exciting events lined up for Monday at Spring Fair 2024 – stay tuned for more surprises and a full schedule dropping soon! 🎉 

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