Summit overview

Summit overview
Bill Penton (left) with speakers at the 2019 Neighbourhood Retailer Summit; Frank Gleeson, Will Stratton-Morris, Hilary Ross, John McHugh, and Ken Hughes

Following the success of last year’s event, the Neighbourhood Retailer Summit returns for 2021.

The Summit is the focal point in the annual calendar for all retailers. Taking place in the Crowne Plaza Belfast on the 10th of September 2021, the Summit will feature a fabulous conference with an international line up of speakers delivering top level presentations on various topics within the grocery, convenience, forecourt and food to go sectors.

The food industry in Northern Ireland is worth £3 Billion a year and the trade exhibition which runs alongside the conference features several market leading brands, showcasing the latest product launches and innovations.

In the evening retailers will gather for the celebration of excellence for the 23rd Neighbourhood Retailer Awards.

Through an exciting speaker programme, featuring some of the best minds in the business, the Neighbourhood Retailer Summit will look at the biggest opportunities in the food, drink and retail sectors currently plant based meals, veganism, customer experience and capturing the attention of Gen Z.