Aug '15

The KBSA have reported a record number of bookings already for this year’s AGM, National Meeting and Networking Dinner being held at The Welcombe Hotel, Stratford on Avon. During the dinner, the 2015 KBSA Designer Awards will be presented, the new Student Concept Award, sponsored by Bucks New University and Articad will also be presented. Many of the shortlisted entrants have already booked their places. In addition, the Kbsa Excellence Awards; namely the KBSA Customer Service Award along and with the KBSA Training Award, sponsored by the CITB and for the first time this year, the Supplier Awards are also being presented .

  Speakers include Vanessa Brady OBE, President of SBID; Jonathan Winchester, Founder & MD of Shopper Anonymous UK; Will Lownsbrough, founder & CEO, Shoptility; Richard Willett, Senior Employment Consultant at Croner Business Services; Darren Hedgley, Senior Consultant, Punter Southall Pensions specialists and Richard Hibbert, MD Kitchen Showroom Limited in Sudbury, and Kbsa retail board member.

  Ruth Ward, Kbsa Sales & Marketing Director said ‘We are very happy that bookings for this year are already at record levels. The speakers this year will talk about their own experiences, and how that will inspire, inform and motivate members. There is something for everyone to help develop and improve their own activities and we are already looking forward to the day with relish. I would add that bookings to date are well ahead of last year, and I would urge members wishing to avoid disappointment to book sooner rather than later!’’.

  Delegates can book for this event by contacting Dawn Harlow, at KBSA Head Office Admin on 01623 818808, or by email to

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