Welcome to the National Convenience Show

600 innovative brands, a programme full of industry-leading experts and a show-floor bursting with profitable ideas.

Profit, Innovation, Success

For 2017 each day of our programme will focus on big ideas to boost your bottom line, so get the figures working in your favour and learn game changing tips from successful retailers at NCS 2017.

One ticket, three great shows...

Register now and get access to three co-located shows. Find out what's driving the forecourt sector forward and source local and specialIty products for your store without leaving the NEC.

Why Exhibitions Work

Live Events Change Minds

We live in a world where accessing information is as simple as a few clicks of a mouse. But as thinking, feeling human beings we base opinion on our experiences. This is why the medium of live is so effective - participants are active at every step.

  • Where else can you recruit new customers and strengthen relationships with the old clients?
  • Where else can you test new products, revitalise existing products and receive immediate feedback?
  • When else do you have those great audience numbers on any other business day?

The Facts - FaceTime

FaceTime is the marketing body for the live events industry, set up to help customers harness the power of live events to drive sales, enhance customer relationships and deliver customer insight.

Recent research commissioned by FaceTime proves how important a part of the marketing mix live events are. Live events are the most effective way to market your business. Putting your products and services in front of your target audience helps to:

  • Build brand awareness
  • Raise company profile
  • Allow for a better understanding of your products

Take a look at Facetime Social Media Guide - The Series for some useful tips to help support your attendance at our exhibition.

Live events build relationships

One-to-one conversations allow you to tailor information to suit individual business requirements and help people remember you, and you remember them.

And remember, visitors attend trade shows to be sold to!

Live events are a sensory experience - taste, smell, touch and see, with buyers achieving a year's worth of product sourcing in a few days.

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