It's nice to plan ahead, so to help you out we have a round up of some of the key events coming up in the retail and fashion industries next month. If you're running an event and would like it featured just contact us.
1st – 2nd July
Imbibe Live Olympia Grand, London - www.live.imbibe.com
Imbibe Live is the intelligent, annual exhibition for anyone who sources, buys or serves drinks in the licensed on-trade and takes place at Olympia Grand. Imbibe Live has established itself as one of the must-attend exhibitions for the premium on-trade. Find out new ways to increase profits from drinks sales, taste and learn about new products that will excite your customers and get bespoke advice from the Imbibe team. Attendees will have the opportunity to visit an interactive exhibition, full of inspirational ideas, networking opportunities and an unrivalled tasting and education programme. This is the only UK show to focus on the full spectrum of drinks served by most establishments including wine, spirits, beer, soft drinks, water, coffee, tea, purees, fortifieds, mixers and syrups.
Independents' Day Nationwide - www.nsaforretail.com
The National Skills Academy for Retail is teaming up with local retailers across the country to celebrate the annual celebration of independent retailers. The public will be encouraged to buy at least one item from a local independent retailer and celebrate diversity on the high street. The campaign will also champion the skills great independent retailers have and show the public that their local shopkeeper is not only a vital service, but someone who wears many hats; they are the accountant, sales assistant, buyer and often everything in-between.
4th – 6th July
V Delicious Olympia Grand, London - www.olympia.co.uk
V Delicious is a three-day vegan, vegetarian, and meat reducers’ food wonderland, filled with eating, drinking and culinary entertainment. With the very best retailers, restaurants and artisan producers in attendance attendees can discover new flavours, meet the produce makers, indulge in delicious hand-made delicacies and stock up on gifts, ingredients, goodies and products. Plus, the V Theatre will offer a line up of free-to-attend talks covering a host of topics from children's health and nutrition to the benefits of giving up dairy.
Success 2014 Excel London - www.successinlondon.com
Success 2014 brings together some of the most prominent leaders in their field in the world today, those who are dedicated to creating and sharing the most cutting-edge systems for success in business. Les Brown, Duncan Bannatyne, Chris Gardner and other speakers share their personal strategies for success and show you how to get results in business now and in the future. They head a team of world-class achievers delivering diverse yet complimentary systems for success.
Essex Festival of Food and Drink Braintree - www.ecfoodfestival2014.nmgl.co.uk
Over 120 producers will come together to serve up a giant feast, with local foods to sample, live music and events. The weekend will feature master classes and demonstrations as well as activities for children. New for 2014 is The Only Way is Local marquee sponsored by Chelmsford Star Co-operative Society who will bring together the excellence of their local producers to the festival under their Only Way is Local, Support your Essex Producer branding.