|Date:||Friday 14th Oct 2022|
|Time:||08:30 - 16:00|
Join retail buyers, inspiring business owners and experts from the wellness industry at this must-anticipated entrepreneurial extravaganza.
A day-long event for wellness brands to learn from industry experts, The Wellness Exchange is unmissable if you want to be inspired by successful wellness founders and meet retail buyers. Plus, you have the chance to pitch your products to Selfridges.
As part of the Wellness Exchange, there will be a brilliant opportunity to pitch your products live on-stage to Selfridges buyers. Brands that have pitched at an Exchange event in past have ended up on the shelves of Selfridges, Boots, Sainsbury's and more, so make sure you make the most of this opportunity.
Once you've secured your ticket, apply to pitch to Selfridges at the event.
Feel free to bring one sample item from your business to display. Please note that the space is limited so this is an optional and first-come, first-served opportunity. Enterprise Nation is not liable for the safety and security of your products.
09.30am: Doors open
09.50am: Welcome to the Wellness Exchange from Enterprise Nation
10.00am: Building one of the fastest growing businesses in the UK: Hear from Darcy Laceby, co-founder of Absolute Collagen on how she's built one of the fastest growing businesses in the UK, including launching a TV campaign, growing on Amazon and being recognised as Consumer Choice Award winner of 2022.
10.30am: How to get creative in the wellness industry: Creative strategist of Huel, Audrey Madden shares how you can get creative with your wellness brand.
11.30am: Coffee break: Mingle with fellow entrepreneurs and browse the samples on display.
11.45am: Meet the buyer: Selfridges. Hear from Adrian Boswell, a seasoned buyer at Selfridges, on new industry trends for 2022 and what buyers look for in a brand. There will also be an opportunity to pitch your products on stage. Applications are now closed.
12.30pm: How to be seen - maximise your conversions using the power of barcodes: Ben Clarke, training and education manager at GS1 UK, will demonstrate how you can increase sales for your wellness brand, online and offline by using barcodes. Learn why unique product identification is the key to an efficient supply chain and how barcodes keeps your customers happy and safe.
1.00pm: Lunch break and networking: Head out to a nearby eatery or bring your own packed lunch, but come back quickly as this is the perfect time to showcase your products and connect with like-minded brands!
1.45pm: How to get your products into retail: Learn how you can go from concept to shelf with your wellness brands courtsey of Janet Milner-Walker, founder and director of Bespoke Advantage. With twenty years of international experience, Janet has launched products and brands for Marks & Spencers, Crabtree & Evelyn and Harvey Nichols.
2.45pm: How to stand out in the wellness industry: With hundreds of new wellness brands, hear from our panel of successful founders on how they've grown their brands and stood out in a saturated category. Speakers include:
3.15pm: Hear from the founder of Yogi Bare, Kat Pither, who developed a range of eco-sensitive products that are accessible and to bring some fun and personality to a world that can sometimes seem alien or difficult to access.
4.00pm: End of event.
This event is ideal for product-based wellness brands including fashion, beauty, food & drink, self-care and fitness.
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