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The ALMR’s unrivalled calendar of events provides members with the best opportunity to network and do business in the UK’s most stunning and exclusive locations. We run around 30 events each year ranging from intimate and exclusive directors’ dinners and working groups discussing the issues of the day, to our prestigious Spring Conference, Autumn Debate and industry-renowned Christmas Lunch.

Events are open to all ALMR members; please consult our events calendar for a full list of upcoming events. For more information and to book places, please email

For partnership enquiries and information regarding directors’ dinners, please contact Membership Marketing Manager, Lina Olea on 0208 579 2080 or email

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ALMR 25th Anniversary Spring Conference

May 4, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 10:00 pm

The ALMR is celebrating its 25th Anniversary this year – a quarter of a century of retail innovation, transforming our town centres, high street and customer experience, as well as the nature of our eating and drinking out experience.

Our Spring Conference will look ahead to the challenges of the next 25 years. From technology to funding, product to people – how can you future proof yourself in an evolving market?

Hear from senior executives that have changed the UK’s eating and drinking out market

Understand what key suppliers are doing to improve customer experience

Learn how peers exceed customer expectations and get the best staff

And all this whilst networking with like minded retailers and leading industry figures

The Event

11:30 Lunch & stands — 13:00 Conference opening

Making Brexit work
What does the economy, consumer and political environment have in store in 2025

Serial killers
The entrepreneurs who have continued to reinvent themselves and build the business from scratch again

Learn the lessons from retail on the changing nature of customer experience

Welcome to the jungle
Hear from the big beasts who have shaped the industry over the last 25 years

 17:00 Drinks reception

Click here for full programme

Ticket Prices
Early Bird Retailers – £179 (+VAT) until 10 March
Retailers Standard – £249 (+VAT)
Supplier Standard – £249 (+VAT)

For more information or to register your place, click the ‘Book now’ link at top of page,
email or 0208 579 2080

Please note – Cancellation must be made in writing. No refund will be provided if cancelling fewer than 60 days before the event. 


May 4, 2017
11:30 am - 10:00 pm




The Mermaid Theatre
Puddle Dock
London, EC4V 3DB United Kingdom
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ALMR members can book places at our upcoming events, workshops and briefings.

Please refer to the calendar of events for information on forthcoming events including prices and availability.