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New conference tells independent retailers to stay competitive

On 25 September 2017, nationwide movement will host the first High Street Conference.

The event aims to unite independent businesses and encourage them to stay competitive in years to come. The Conference is free for independent retailers from anywhere in the UK, and it is being held at The Theatre RACC in Richmond.

At the Conference, Facebook / Instagram and Google will provide training for independent retailers on how to increase business. A group of industry experts will provide a series of valuable tips and advice on how to get more customers, make more money and drive lasting success on the high street.

Panel discussions will take place throughout the day, as well as independent retailer networking opportunities, guest speaker appearances such as Zac Goldsmith and prize-draw announcements. The High Street Conference will also provide complimentary breakfast and lunch for retailers and a Future of Retail exhibit. is currently running a pilot testing industry standard recommendations with the local businesses in Barnes. Progress and results will be showcased for the first time ever at the Conference.

The Richmond Council is in full support of the initiative in an effort to evolve high street success, and has been instrumental in the Barnes pilot project.

Local Retail Businesses can RSVP for FREE tickets here:

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