Events and Seminars: 1st June 2020


Rising Retail is an exciting new Masterclass event for independent retailers to come together to share best practice. A day of working ON your business instead of IN your business. Take your business to the next level with actionable learning that you can take home to improve your business, enhance your high street and strengthen your community.

Tickets to this unique event being held at the iconic Shard building at London Bridge are extremely limited with only 35 places available.

The speakers are all experienced retailers who will be sharing authentic first hand learnings that you can use to improve your business.

Topics covered include:


Instagram - Simple retailer tips for growing sales through social media

Trends - What’s coming and how to take advantage

Visual merchandising - easy wins to draw customers through the door

Google My Business - How to boost footfall to your store

Staff - Recruiting, motivating, and retaining great retail teams

Negotiating - how to cut costs and save money as an independent

Community - Building thriving local high streets

Going Green - How retailers can reduce their environmental impact

Social Selling - How social media groups can boost sales

Lessons from the top - Tips from majors that indies can benefit from

The event is being run by The Giftware Association with support from Sage Plc and the Hyve Group. Entry is only permitted with a pre-booked place and photo:


Tickets are sold on a first-come, first-serve basis. Contact the GA at 0121 236 2657 for further information.

Venue: The Shard, London

Organised by: The GA, Hyve, Sage