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Evolving the VIP Programme

With over 80% of our visitors being senior buyers, we want to take care you properly...

We are excited to announce that 2018 will see the return of a world class VIP programme and also the brand new introduction of the Directors' Club. As our most senior visitors, we want to make sure that you are perfectly taken The programme Under the new ownership of CloserStill Media and alongside eCommerce Expo and Ad-tech, we will be inviting some of the most senior delegates from across the UK and delivering our highest quality audience to date.

Directors Club - NEW for 2018

Director's club

A brand new initiative for 2018 will be the Directors Club, sponsored by Yext (Day 1 sponsor) and BounceX (Day 2 Sponsor). We are inviting over 200 director level delegates from major UK and international brands who will receive a “first-class” experience throughout the events and provide a brilliant opportunity for any potential sponsors.

The benefits include:

  • Bespoke, invitation only campaign to the top tier of brands targeted to attend both Ecommerce Expo, TFM and Ad-tech
  • An invitational networking lunch in bespoke area with sponsor branding – 100 attendees / day.
  • 3 x closed session addresses (includes welcome address from a sponsor) – morning, lunch, mid-afternoon. Content being driven by the eCommerce Expo Advisory Board
  • One to one meeting management service – We will arrange all this for all Director’s Club members
  • Full VIP Programme benefits in addition (highlighted below)


Exclusive Directors' Club sessions:

Wednesday 26th September 
10:15 - 10:35 
The Intelligent Future - Jon Buss, Managing Director - Yext 
10:35 – 11:00
Digitalisation is not dehumanisation - Kasia Rudnik, Director of eCommerce -The Langham
12:30 - 13:00
Curse of the Alpha Woman - Lynne Parker, Founder & Chief Executive - Funny Women 
14:30 - 15:00
A journey of digital transformation - Nicolas Verschelden, Head of Digital Innovation - AB InBev 
Thursday 27th September 
10:15 – 10:30
Welcome Address 
10:30 - 11:00
Leading a customer-centric organisation - Martin Newman, Founder & Chairman – Practicology, Rob Worthington, Multichannel Director - Office Shoes, Nadine Neatrour, Ecommerce Director – Revolution Beauty, Graham Johnston, Head of Omnichannel & Digital First - Three 
12:30 - 13:00 
Be customer focused or die - Malcolm McDonald, Emeritus Professor - Cranfield University School of Management, Martin Newman, Chairman - Practicology 
13:45 - 14:15 F
uture of Stores: Traditional vs Digital First - Rob Massa, General Manager – BounceX, David Kohn, Director of eCommerce - Heal's, Gracia Amico, Non Executive Director - Ruroc 
14:30 – 15:00
Women in leadership - Angela Yore, MD & Co-Founder – SkyParlour, Andrea Dunlop, CEO Merchant Acquiring Europe Paysafe – Paysafe, Jo Fawcett, Marketing Director - Zizzi , Group CRM Director - Azzurri Group, James Allan, Managing Director - Corporate Banking FX - Barclays 

If you feel you are eligible for the Directors' Club please click here to register your interest and we will be in touch as soon as we start filling positions. 

VIP Programme


We are targeting over 2000 VIP attendees to the event this year and we would love for you to join us. Our revamped programme is for senior level attendees and heads of departments and if you would like to be considered for VIP access, please click here and let us know. If eligible, then once registration is open, we will be in touch and confirm your pass for you!  Here is an overview of what the  The programme will comprise the following elements:

  • Purpose built Lounge on the show floor for VIP delegates, serving as a meeting & networking hub on a quieter space on the show floor. Including light refreshments and catering throughout the day. 
  • Fast track entry to the exhibition, including a VIP only entrance point.
  • Priority seating in all theatres

For more information on the VIP and Directors Club programmes please get in touch with Group Marketing Manager, Mihir Patel, on



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