Tickets are available for the ACS Summit taking place on May 5th at the Birmingham Hilton Metropole. The Summit is the ACS’s flagship event which it says is the biggest of its kind in the convenience sector.

According to ACS, the 2009 Summit attracted over 400 delegates representing retailers and suppliers from across the industry and it expects even greater numbers this year.

Keynote speakers for 2010 include Tim Smit from the Eden Project, Tim Hurrell from The Cooperative Group and Neil McCormick from News Plus Group.

Speakers will present on the key themes of the Vision, Creativity, Risk and Determination, backed up with the voice of the independent retailer in the form of video case studies, featuring independent retailers Kishor Patel, Paul Cheema, Dee Patel, David Sands, Conrad Davies, and Mike Duffy. Chair for the day will be Angela Rippon.

For more information on tickets visit or call Sarah Johnson on 01252 515001.