This year’s sell-out National Buying Group (NBG) Conference and Exhibition in Liverpool was the biggest and best ever, with a record number of suppliers at the conference and exhibition.
The NBG is now one of the largest merchanting trade gatherings in the UK bringing together NBG’s merchant Partners for the formal proceedings of the AGM, along with a full a programme of business and leisure activities. The trade exhibition featured 160 supplier stands, more than 525 delegates attended including 165 owners, principles, and MDs of the NBG merchant partners, and nearly 360 representatives from NBG suppliers
In addition to the NBG AGM and exhibition, this year saw the second Supplier Summit, a joint NBG Partner / Supplier seminar to keep everyone abreast of the latest NBG developments and innovations, plus an extremely well-received keynote speaker, brand 'guru' Rita Clifton.
NBG Non-Exec Chairman David Szymanski
NBG MD Nick Oates
Delegates arrive in Liverpool
for the biggest NBG exhibition ever
an ideal showcase for new products...
...and meet customers old and new
Suppliers launched new products
Keynote speaker Rita Clifton on bands
Read Rita's key messages here