principal sponsor

ART Software Group 

Retail Advantage from ART Software Group is your complete Retail Performance Management platform. 

ART is a dedicated group of technology innovators with experience rooted in retail. We understand what information best yields actionable insights and how the right tools for retail and leisure destinations can unlock potential and engage customers.

Retail Advantage is at the forefront of assisting forward-thinking professionals with new ways to analyse key performance data and support brand-partners by creating a connected community. 

  • Enhance planning and reporting with tools to take KPI investigation further
  • Inform leasing decisions & support operational excellence 
  • Save time with advanced data collection methods 
  • Grow tenant engagement with timely communications & content feeds
  • Increase revenues and rental values

Sponsored by

Blachere Illumination – Festive lighting specialist

Blachere Illumination have been creating festive decorations for over 45 with care and passion and have three distribution centres in the UK. As the world’s leading manufacturer and supplier, we can help you avoid the middleman with unbeatable service from design through to installation and dismantling.

 This year we have launched our second Eco-friendly range called RECYPRINT which are made from recycled bottles, as well as a Summer Range.

Blachere can accommodate any size of budget and have a dedicated team to help you transform your festive lighting scheme, with options to hire if required.


DESIGNA have been designing, manufacturing, installing and maintaining fully automatic car parking systems, worldwide for over 70 years. Whether you require a ticketed, a ticketless or a hybrid system DESIGNA can provide a tailored solution for YOU!!

Designa UK have been servicing and supporting Car Parks in the UK for over 20 years. An established company, known for providing quality software and hardware. Technology is changing, join us on the pathway to the future.


We are a market leader in providing outsourced managed marketing solutions and services for destinations of all shapes and sizes across the UK and Ireland, with a wealth of experience in the shopping centre arena offering a plethora of services to cater for all your needs: Consultancy, Strategy & Planning, Website Design, Management & Development, Digital & Traditional Advertising, Social Media Management, Public Relations, Graphic Design, Content Creation & Events.Find out more at

The Excel Parking Group

The Excel Parking Group prides itself on being totally unique. Whatever your requirements are we have the capacity to adapt and provide the most complete and optimum service. Nick Hill of Excel Parking’s Retail and Leisure Business Development team explains, “We fully understand that every client is different, that’s why under our umbrella we have Excel Parking Services, Vehicle Control Services, and ANPR International. With such versatility you will find the total tailor-made solution you are looking for. Our approach is to listen, understand and implement your requirements. As all retailers are constantly competing to achieve the best customer experience, the car park is an invaluable commodity which can be easily overlooked and undervalued. As the gateway to your retail asset, the car park gives the visitor an instant first impression; it is therefore imperative that the right impression is achieved, with every single customer”.

“Flexibility is at the heart of everything we do, by approaching each scheme as a blank canvass, we ensure that a tailored solution is introduced to the site’s specific requirements.”    

Link CCTV Systems

Link CCTV Systems design, install and maintain premium integrated security systems spanning CCTV, access control, and gates and barrier systems throughout the UK. With over 500 sites nationally, and representing over 25% of the UK retail market, they lead the service and maintenance field with a 92% first fix rate.

Link CCTV offer a comprehensive support structure, led by its nationally distributed team of expert Area Service Managers, backed up by Account Managers with decades of experience. Link CCTV provide a first-class service to their client base at every stage of the system lifecycle; design, installation, implementation and aftersales servicing.


Vuse goal is simple – to create better smoking alternatives for the future and make sure that our consumers are getting the best possible experience from Vuse products. Vuse apply industry-leading quality and consumer safety standards to all their products. 50 scientists and 1000s of hours of testing before it reaches you.

For 18+ adult smokers and vapers only.

Sponsorship opportunities available

Contact : Greg Morley, Sales Manager, Lewis Business Media