Last chance to register for Brands & Retail UK Summer conference

Retailers and licensees who have not yet signed up to the Brands and Retail UK Summer conference (sponsored by Fabacus), taking place at the British Library on Wednesday 6 and Thursday 7 July 22, are invited to do so now before the registration window closes at the end of this week.

Registration to watch the screenings closes this Friday (24 June), with 37 tickets still available for the ‘Meet the Buyers’ networking party which will end the conference.

The final line-up of global brands is now confirmed – with recent additions including:

Crayola (Retail Monster) – Day Two

Quorn & Vimto (Pink Key – FMCG) – Day One

The London Taxi Company (GTL – London Electric Vehicle co) – Day One

EttaVee and Bouffants & Broken Hearts (Start Licensing – Art) – Day One

Silvergate Media – Day Two

Dino Ranch (Boat Rocker) – Day Two

These 15-minute back-to-back screenings are for all retailers of licensed products and UK manufacturers interested in licensing, and existing licensees and partners of the brands.

Retailers attending include Tesco, ASDA, Boots, Vanilla Underground, The Entertainer, Toys “R” Us, Primark, and eBay.

The conference is free to attend, and a free lunch is provided.

Brands & Retail UK is also pleased to announce dates for the Winter conference are now confirmed. The event will be returning to the British Library in London on 18 and 19 January 2023.

“I am currently speaking with the founding brand partners who took part this year and offering them first choice of slots for the January ’23 event,” says event director Ryan Beaird.

“The concept for the Winter conference allows licensors to get their annual brand and company updates/plans out to the industry in 15 minutes before the global trade show season starts – saving them time at trade shows and helping them move deals forward.”

Brands wishing to present to UK retailers and licensees in January 2023 can contact Ryan by e-mailing

Licensees and retailers can book their FREE tickets for the conference and purchase their ‘Meet the Buyers’ party tickets (priced at £65 each) at the conference website:

About Tessa Clayton

A former Chief Sub of Red magazine, Tessa Clayton is the Digital Editor of and ToyNews. As a freelance journalist she specialised in writing about parenting and family life, and has contributed to a wide variety of publications and websites including Tesco online, Mother & Baby, Livingetc, Junior, Boots Health & Beauty, Practical Parenting and Get in touch at

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