Our events feature a varied programme throughout the year where you can listen to speakers from big name retailers, brands, and leading P-O-P supply companies on industry best practice and the latest innovations. Come along, and take part in discussions on the big issues and to connect with other industry professionals.

Innovations Guide -  from 14th May

A special workshop, which brought POPAI members together to share some of the latest innovations hitting, or soon to hit P-O-P displays and stores.

Recognising that “innovation” can mean different things to different people – and in different situations, the workshop allowed members to demonstrate and get their hands on a wide a range of products and solutions.

Contributors showcased 16 innovations, including conductive ink, 3D printing, holograms, AR, LEDs, new materials, motion sensors, security devices, screen innovations, shelf-edge solutions, spring bin technology, and compostable shelf trays.


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Retail Experience Conference - 18th June

Placing a laser focus on the role of the shopper experience, this packed event explored the commercial benefits, impacts and opportunities for brands and retailers, with in-depth case studies and expert analysis.

Alongside presenters from brands, retailers and leading agencies we will also hosted an in-depth panel sessions to spark conversation & debate.


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Shopper Seminar - 9th July

Sarah Palmer, Senior Creative Manager, Brand & Design will present at our Summer Seminar on July 9th, which as always is free to members:

"The complexities of a nationwide beauty category implementation"

  • Understanding the project from the inside-out.
  • Engaging multiple internal and external stakeholders.
  • Managing the creative process & defining success

The day will also include global retail trends specialists GDR Creative Intelligence presenting on the latest innovations from around the world. 

We'll also hear from GDR Creative Intelligence during the course of the 

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Past events: Presentations

A handy list of past events linking to presentations available to download from Boxfile.

Shopper Seminar (April)

Retail Marketing Conference (Feb)

Previous years: 2018, 2017, 2016201520142013