Gift Focus inc Attire Accessories - March/April 2022

58 to backpacks and fashion items. Meanwhile, across the shows, a series of events to discuss and debate the key challenges facing the industry will be a focal point. Discussing everything from sustainability and the latest trends, to boosting profits and customer satisfaction, the seminars will leave no stone unturned. Learn about the latest tech to get tills ringing in ‘Cash-in on clicks’ (Monday 25th April, 3.45pm, The Retailer Hub), where experts will be debating the merits of social media, online delivery services and store-based apps. What are the practical techniques to get customers on their phones and in your store? ‘Purpose and profits: how values add value to your business’, is set to be an inspiring panel session centred on the positives and pitfalls of embracing a more ethical approach. Find out all you need to know on Tuesday 26th April, 12.40pm at The Grocer Talking Shop Live. It’s been a difficult two years to say the least with Brexit, supply crises and COVID-19 testing anyone’s leadership to the max. On day three, leaders at some of the biggest retailers and suppliers get together to discuss how they manage people and situations, to gain and maintain the respect of their colleagues and suppliers. Wednesday 27th April, 1pm at the Grocer Talking Shop Live. With thousands of visitors expected – drawn to the variety of products on show, the insight from expert panels and the opportunity to take stock of the market in person for the first time since the pandemic hit – the UK Food & Drink Shows are firmly in the diary as the event to attend in 2022 to reignite business while rubbing shoulders with some big industry names. Andrew Reed, Managing Director – Wine & Exhibitions, William Reed, says, “Visitors and exhibitors alike will benefit from the insight, innovation and trends on show at The UK Food & Drink Shows. The entire industry has had a tough time of it over the last two years and I’m so glad we’re able to bring people back together to share new products, create networking opportunities and celebrate the fantastic business that is hospitality.” Free to register, one badge will provide access to all shows. Encompassing four key sectors across the industry, the UK Food & Drink Shows are unrivalled in their ability to bring people together, build and foster better relationships, discover business building insight and celebrate innovation, all with the support of the multi-award-winning William Reed brand. Please visit the website to find out more or register today –