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07 Sep 2023

IFE Announced as Sponsor for ACS’ 2023 Innovation Showcase 

IFE Announced as Sponsor for ACS’ 2023 Innovation Showcase 

IFE, International Food & Drink Event is sponsoring the Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) 2023 Innovation Showcase for the convenience sector, taking place on 21 November at Manchester’s National Football Museum.

The Innovation Showcase is an opportunity for retailers to discover new products and solutions to make a tangible difference to their business and equip them for future growth. With presentations selected by a board of independent retailers, attendees can expect a day of relevant and exciting content.  

Following the Showcase, retailers and suppliers can attend ACS’ HostedOne2Ones event where attendees can will book a series of meetings and have an opportunity to sit down and talk about their business in a speed-dating format.  

This will be followed by an exclusive networking dinner at James Martin at 235, providing retailers and suppliers with the chance to build on the day’s conversations and insights in a relaxed and informal environment, creating new connections and networking with like-minded individuals.  

Suppliers taking part in the event will have the opportunity to meet with some of the most forward-thinking retailers in the industry, showcase their product or service and build lasting and valuable relationships with leading convenience retailers.  

Federico Dellafiore, Event Manager for IFE, comments: “We’re delighted to be sponsoring ACS’ Innovation Showcase. IFE shares their mission of connecting innovative suppliers with retailers looking to grow their business and elevate their offering, and we can’t wait to see all the relationships being built at this year’s event.” 

ACS Chief Executive James Lowman said: “We are delighted to have IFE as the sponsors for this year’s Innovation Showcase which is set to be an exciting and insightful event for retailers and suppliers and will provide the chance for attendees to take a closer look at the new products and services which are set to transform the sector.”

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