The Local Shop Summit

Are you looking for new, innovative ideas that will make a difference to your bottom line?
Join us on October 9 at the Royal Institute of British Architects in London.


Thinking about extending your in-store product range but just don’t know where to start? Do you want to build profitable, long-term relationships that will take your business to the next level? Struggling with the pressures of future-proofing your in-store experience?

The 2019 Local Shop Summit will cover all this and more. Make sure to check back for regular updates .

Come network with like-minded local shop owners, hear from forward-thinking industry experts and learn about the pressing issues affecting your business.

The 2019 Local Shop Summit will take place on 9 October 2019 at the Royal Institute of British Architects.


This full-day summit features panel discussions, keynote presentations, networking opportunities and more.

Register today to reserve your space and to keep abreast of date and venue announcements.

Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.



Discover innovative, action-orientated ideas and contribute to practical, interactive discussions that are sure to make a difference to your bottom line.

10.30amSummit coffee and registration (dress code: business dress)

11.15amLocal Shop Summit begins

5.30pmSummit closes

6.15pmDrinks reception followed by IAA finalist announcement and dinner (dress code: business dress)

11.00pmDinner close and retire to the bar



Register your interest in attending #LSS19 here. A member of our team will be in touch to confirm your attendance.


Please check back soon for updates on this year’s exciting speaker line up. As years prior, two retailers and one industry expert will take the stage to share best practice and insight on running innovative, profitable shops.


A very special thanks to our industry partners who have made the Local Shop Summit a success over the past nine years.

For more information about partnering with the Local Shop Summit in 2019, contact Newtrade head of sales Matthew Oliver at or call 020 7689 3367.


Do you want to hear tips on how to succeed with some of the convenience market’s most forward-thinking suppliers? Are you looking to expand your product offering but just don’t know how?

The Local Shop Summit brings together today’s leading retailers to share ideas and network with other innovative entrepreneurs, top convenience experts and industry-leading suppliers.

Now in its ninth year, the event continues to provide hundreds of retailers with thousands of actionable insights.

The Summit will have interactive discussion sessions led by editors from RN and Retail Express with our trusted partners.