September 19-2018


Clayton on Burlington Road


7 Professional Speakers


Innovative Trade Expo

CONFERENCE / what it's all about

Ireland’s Convenience Retailer Summit features an action-packed conference with inspirational international speakers and successful Irish-owned companies who have made it big.
If you are an owner, CEO, director, manager, or senior member of a retail team within neighbourhood, convenience, food-to-go, deli, café, symbol group, off-sales, supermarket, wholesale, or forecourt retailing, you cannot afford to miss it.
You will learn about innovative new ideas and concepts, and digital disruption. You will listen to inspirational presentations from leading entrepreneurs, learn about market-shaping trends, to allow you to ‘Go for Growth in Convenience’.
The industry is currently undergoing an exciting, dynamic and innovative time with ground-breaking ideas featuring in many stores. The conference will be the ultimate showcase of new ideas, products and insights into this fast-paced and exciting industry.

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Images From Last Years Conference

2018 Speaker Line-Up / insight, innovation & inspiration

Vicky Godolphin

Head of Digital at Accenture

Chanelle, Lady McCoy

Entrepreneur and Dragon’s Den Investor

Magnar Møkkelgård

Former Vice President Business Development, Reitan Convenience

Danny McCoy


Ivan Yates


Mark Wohltmann

Director Europe, NACS

Jacob Schram

Former Group President, Europe, Circle K

Keith Barry

Hypnotist & Brain Hacker

Ian McShane

Executive Chairman, Behaviour & Attitudes


Registration, Breakfast & Trade Exhibition


Introduction Ivan Yates Welcome from Bill Penton, MD, Penton Exhibitions Ltd


Ivan Yates

testimonials / What People Say About The Conference

EXHIBITION / who's going to be there

The Ireland’s Convenience Retailer Summit 2018 will feature an exciting Trade Exhibition. Featuring the latest innovations of some 50 leading brands and services providers, the exhibition will provide an eye-opening view into the latest trends and new product developments in the sector. The focused event works in unison with our conference, which runs from 8am-4.30pm.
Exhibitors will have access to high-quality buyers, decision-makers, and business owners in a comfortable and engaging environment with refreshments on hand in a business-friendly atmosphere.
Opportunities to be part of the Trade Exhibition are limited, with room for just 50 top brands, products or services to exhibit.

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Trade Exhibitors

Images From Last Years Exhibition

testimonials / What People Say About The Exhibition

Awards / celebrating the industry's best

The Ireland’s Convenience Retailer Summit will culminate with the biggest annual event in the industry – Ireland’s Forecourt & Convenience Retailer Awards.
The black-tie gala evening takes place from 7pm at the sumptuous Clayton Hotel in Dublin on September 19, 2018.
Now in its 15th year, the awards event is the most prestigious in Ireland, uniquely celebrating the convenience and forecourt retail sector.
Over 500 guests will be in attendance, all key decision-makers and innovators within the industry.
It is the ultimate opportunity to network and communicate with leading figures in the sector, and an unrivalled celebration of the most successful retailers in the country.

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Images From Last Years Gala Awards Dinner

testimonials / What People Say About The Awards

Event Location

Clayton Hotel on Burlington Road
Leeson Street Upper,
Dublin 4,
D04 A318

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For bookings or any queries  please use the contact button or call Pamela Beers on Dublin 00353 (0)1 6392960 or Belfast 0044 28 90 457 457.