Full schedule confirmed for Brands & Retail Summer 23 Conference

Brands & Retail Conference has confirmed the final educational panel programme and some new brands for its Summer 23 conference – which takes place on 4 July at Millennium Point in Birmingham.

Spin Master/The Point. 1888 and SEGA will join Jazwares, MGA Entertainment, Magic Light Pictures, Warner Bros. Discovery, Mattel and four new IPs curated by Fundamentally Children which will present to the audience for new business.

Two new panels have also been confirmed – this includes the popular retail buyers panel which will consist of head buyers from George @ Asda, Boots Walgreens, Character and, for the first time, HMV.

There will also be a new toy business panel with experts from Kids Know Best (an event sponsor), Spin Master, MGA Entertainment and Jazwares.

“We have a great selection of major global brands and some exciting new IPs that have been curated by Dr Amanda Gummer and her FUNdamentally children team which should be fantastic,” commented Ryan Beaird, ceo at Brands Retail Conferences. “There is now a deadline to book your conference and Gala Dinner tickets with prices starting from £85 per person. The Grand Hotel is a five-star venue and we can’t wait for our very first gala dinner.

“The deadline for the audience to book their tickets is Thursday 29 June at 6pm. We will be closing the bookings after that date.”

Tickets and registration for the conference and gala dinner can be bought at www.BrandsRetail.uk/july23


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