The independent health food trade is preparing to gather in just over a week in Bristol for the 2023 edition of the NHT Summit. At Health Stores UK we are looking forward to welcoming retailers onto our stand at the show, from where we will be sharing news of our latest activities and campaigns – and catching up with industry colleagues friends
Organised in association with Health Stores UK, the summit, taking place on Sunday 8 October, invites independent health food retailers from across the country to meet at the UK’s only event dedicated to their business. It’s the first time the event has been held in Bristol, a well-known centre of all things, organic, sustainable and ethical.
Registration is free for independent health store owners and their staff, and includes:
- Access to the expo featuring 100+ natural health brands all dedicated to independent health stores and showcasing their new products launches
- Round table discussions hosted by independent retailing experts
- Plenty of time to network with a free healthy buffet lunch and refreshments for every visitor
There’s also a £20 contribution to travel costs, available only to independent retailers (redeemable the event)
“The NHT Summit is always a must-attend event for all independent retailers. From our experience as retailers, attending the Summit is alway a great business decision and one of the big highlights of our year.”Len Glenville, Health Stores UK chair
This year’s NHT education programme places the emphasis on practical advice to achieve maximum business impact. This year are three lively roundtable discussion covering:
‘How to be a ‘Personal Destination retailer’ by addressing the practicalities of today’s customer market‘
Tim Radley, retail consultant
Lessons from best practice for assortment structure, shop layout, calendar planning & marketing.
‘Merchandising Organic: Practical tips to highlight organic in store and harness the environmental credentials of organic‘
Soil Association CertificationSoil Association Certification will be offering guidance on how to bring organic to life in store, with tips from their recently re-launched “Merchandising Organic” guide.
‘How to Attract More Customers with Events and Books’
Join Holly Thallon Steenson from Viridian Nutrition and Sheaf Street Health Store, to discover how to use events and books to increase footfall, sales and customer engagement. Holly uses real case studies and evidence from events at Sheaf Street Health Store in Northamptonshire. A very practical workshop with hints and tips to ensure success.
Commenting on the event, Health Stores UK chair Len Glenville said: “The NHT Summit is always a must-attend event for all independent retailers. It’s a great way to connect with other retailers, discover lots of new products and bag yourself some very welcome show floor discounts. From our experience as retailers, attending the Summit is alway a great business decision and one of the big highlights of our year.”