Sponsors and Exhibitors
We are grateful to all the organisations who support the conference by sponsoring and exhibiting at the event:
Retail Awards Sponsor
Roma Fundraising (also Stand 13, Grange Foyer)
The Roma Group has a strong record of producing magazines, business supplements and bespoke publications throughout many industries and has developed into of UK’s leading independent publishing houses. We have dealt with over 20,000 businesses over the last ten years and pride ourselves on forming strong relationships
Here at Roma Fundraising we aim to utilise our experience and knowledge to become long-term partners for non-profit organisations. We aim to act as first and last call for those organisations regarding any marketing enquiries.
Contact: Thomas Chambers
Telephone: 01706 719972
Photo Booth Sponsor
1st Waste Management Consultants Limited (also Stand 22, Kenilworth 3)
We specialise in providing waste removal services for all types of waste. We are the largest single waste services provider to the charity retail sector looking after over 4,000 charity shops nationally. We provide a full and comprehensive customer support service and a dedicated charity waste team. Our prices are competitive and we ensure that the charities receive the best possible price for the service they actually need.
Contact: Mike Nicol
Telephone: 07966 887607
Delegate Bag Sponsor
eBay for Charity (also Stand 23, Kenilworth 3)
eBay for Charity gives sellers, buyers and charities an opportunity to connect and do good. Customers can support their favourite causes while buying and selling, and charities can connect directly to customers to raise funds for their organisations. To date charities have raised £110m through the eBay for Charity programme globally, with £27m raised in 2017.
Contact: Shosh Goodman
Twitter handle: @eBay4CharityUK
Facebook page: /ebayforcharityuk
Elle Media (also Stand 25, Kenilworth 3)
Elle Media Group have been at the forefront of the Charity greeting card industry for over 30 years. In 2017 we celebrated not only our 35th anniversary but also recognition by our clients voting us Supplier of the Year at the Charity Retail Association Awards!
Our range now includes over 600 gorgeous designs across seasonal and everyday cards, gift wrap and stationery. All designed, manufactured and fulfilled in-house to the highest quality and environmental standards.
Contact: Beth Harrison
Telephone: 01268 413611
Refreshment and Lunch Break Sponsor
Collective Inspirations Limited (also Stand 7, Grange Foyer)
Launching at the Hospice UK Retail Conference for the first time, we are a new and upcoming brand offering design-led, exclusive product, tailor-made to suit your needs from greeting cards & wrappings to gifting and home living. Looking forward to meeting up so we can chat and show you lot’s more about our product collections and the unique service we can offer your Hospice.
Great things come from new beginnings!
Contact: Tracey Sarwar
Telephone: 07711 484290 / 01268 669314
Stand 1: Kudos Software
Hospice retailers need to seize every opportunity to turn a good trading year into a great one. Here’s two examples of how Kudos can help.
The till is so easy to use, as the screens are configurable. So volunteers have time to ask for Gift Aid sign up and that increases revenue. One simple integrated solution for on-line trading helps you get the most, including gift aid, for valuable and unusual donations.
Contact: Charlotte Savege
Telephone: 01548 843 586
Stand 2: World of Books
World of Books are a circular economy, for profit company that supports charities and protects the planet by enabling more goods to be reused. World of Books were winners of the 2016 National Recycler of the Year Award and were awarded a prestigious Queens Award in 2017.
Contact: Steven Murray
Telephone: 07740 409230
Stand 3: Charity Fleetcare
Charity Fleetcare are the leading leasing and technology company working with UK Charity retailers to in all key areas including:
- Donor Journey
- Safety - Gift Aid Sign Up
- Cost reduction
- Vehicle supply
- Vehicle Rental
- Fleet Management
Contact: Tony Hilton
Telephone: 08000 149797
Stand 4: Impress Publishing
Impress Publishing are a bespoke charity greeting card publisher offering stunning ranges for both Christmas and everyday cards at competitive prices. As well as litho printing we also offer an in-house digital print service which allows smaller print quantities. All our cards are printed within the UK and are fully FSC certified. With other services including fulfilment, brochure and webshop design there’s no need to look anywhere else!
Contact: Steve Lythgoe
Telephone: 01277 811611
Stand 5: Wild Things Gifts Ltd
Wild Things Gifts Ltd. Creativity in Crystal, designing and making brilliant sparkly gifts in the UK since 1984. Our beautiful Crystal and Glass suncatchers and window ornaments feature Swarovski® crystals and are found in many famous Visitor Attractions, Garden Centres and Gift Shops around the country.
Best sellers include Crystal Guardian Angels suncatchers and pins, Crystal Fantasies™ and Fantasy Glass. We hope our quality products bring joy and cheer into people’s lives.
Contact: Liz Corbin
Telephone: 01392 211268
Stand 6: eproductive (co-headline sponsor)
eproductive is a tech company providing our EPOS system – EPR Touch, Gift Aid and training solutions exclusively for the charity retail sector. Our powerful technology and ongoing consultancy deliver the insight needed to grow your business; with in-store solutions designed with volunteers in mind. Eproductive’s systems are 100% secure and reliable. We’re proud to be the Charity Retail Association’s Gift Aid Training Provider 2018.
Contact: Chris Cowls
Telephone: 01306 875785
Stand 8: ARB Recycling Ltd
ARB Recycling Ltd is one of the largest “collector only” charity retail recyclers in the country. Many key staff are ex-charity retailers; thus, we like to think we understand the needs of both sectors. ARB pay high prices, linked to a full product collection service, offering high levels of communication and information to and for client charities.
Contact: Adrian Barker
Telephone: 01322 446724
Stand 9: CTR Group
Passionate about Charity Retail, Cybertill is the UK’s leader in Charity EPoS supporting 3,500 shops. Through innovation, commitment to service and maximum security, our CharityStore Cloud platform brings everything together in one solution to enable hospices to increase engagement, close profit gaps, create revenue opportunities whilst helping reduce IT costs.
Encompassing a seamless online and offline POS, Gift Aid, Lottery, eBay, Amazon, Loyalty, Ecommerce and more, we help hospices grow profitably in an evolving market.
Contact: Mark FitzGerald / Gemma Ray-Bannister
Telephone: 0800 294 5584
Facebook page: /ctrgroupuk
Stand 10: Moosh Ltd
We at Moosh have many years of working with some of the leading charities promoting the fact that all clothes not sold in their shops are recycled rather than going to landfill. We offer highly competitive rates and, in some cases, higher than other organisations for selected items.
Our service from collection to payment is considered the envy of the sector and we are always coming up with innovative ways to help charities maximise returns.
Contact: Emily Howell
Telephone: 01322 440695
Stand 11: TRADE LINES Shop Fittings Ltd
We’ve been trading for 31 years and are established and well known within the charity sector. Our large warehouse, in-house metal fabrication unit and showroom can be found in the heart of Birmingham with on-site free parking.
Competitive prices with discounts given. Site visits can be arranged to advise and design.
Customer service is paramount to our business. We aim to help and support your urgency for deadline dates in opening stores. We support individual charities on a daily basis with excellent rapport with all individuals we come into contact with.
Contact: Mark Swan
Telephone: 0121 236 3023
Stand 12: VectorCharity by CSY Retail Systems
VectorCharity by CSY Retail Systems is an easy-to-use ePOS system for charities.
We’ve developed our software with volunteers in mind. Our systems are easy to operate whether you are selling goods, tracking stock, managing sales or claiming Retail Gift Aid.
We can help your charity benefit from stock control, ecommerce, reporting and customer loyalty. Our systems will also support Retail Gift Aid, RAG Analysis, Volunteer Statistics and much more.
CSY offer full nationwide coverage for sales, support, installations and training.
Contact: Andy Keeling
Telephone: 0115 9484848 / 07801 766655
Stand 14: Shopfittings (Manchester) Ltd
“Heritage, Quality & Expertise” supplying Retail since 1864.
Here at Shopfittings Manchester we understand the importance of your brand and pride ourselves on understanding our customers vision and making it a reality, developing innovative personal solutions and pushing the boundaries across design, quality and service.
We are a fun loving, passionate team who are ready receive your enquiries. Please give us a call and see how we could help you stand out on today's crowded high street.
Contact: Matt Butterworth / Richard Sheppard
Telephone: 0161 834 8943
Stand 15: CRS Business Systems
CRS have over 30 years experience in supplying systems to the Charity Shop Sector. Our Touchscreen Scanning Terminals are reliable, affordable, easy-to-use and volunteer friendly.
CRS Touch Software has evolved in-house over the last 10 years and covers Stock Control, Retail & Cash Giftaid, F & E Module, Banking, Volunteer Information, Rag Analysis etc. Customer facing tablets are now available for easy Giftaid Sign-up by donors.
To date, CRS have over 1500 Charity Shops, nationwide, using our system.
Contact: Kevin Lockwood
Telephone: 01522 824555
Stand 16: RGN Textiles – The Future Of Textile Recycling
RGN guarantees a professional fist class service with premium prices. Covering the largest area of any textiles recycling company in the UK, collecting in England, Wales and Southern Scotland. We have three depots servicing some of the largest names in the charity and hospice retail sector.
Contact: Mitch Swift
Telephone: 01924 264048
Stand 17: Cybertill (co-headline sponsor)
A market leader in Charity and Hospice retail, Cybertill's CharityStore platform is trusted by over a third of charity shops in the UK and Ireland. With a dedicated UK-based support team and seamless modules that are designed to save you time and money, increase supporter engagement and loyalty, increase your Gift Aid sales and provide the functionality to sell lottery and fundraising event tickets in store. Passionate about Charity Retail.
Contact: Rob Finley / Elaine Scott
Telephone: 0800 030 4459
Stand 18: Ling Design Ltd
Ling Design has over 40 years experience in the Greeting Card industry with specially selected and painted artwork for the Charity sector for both Christmas and Every Day. We offer a bespoke artwork service from our in-house studio and our friendly dedicated charity team are always available to help and advise throughout the process. It is important to us that your charity builds a unique range which reflects your identity and purpose to your supporters.
Contact: Sarah La-Plain
Telephone: 01225 489768
Twitter: @ greetingsbyling
Stand 19: 4G Textiles Ltd
4G Textiles is a recycling merchant with a difference. We pick up from charities and hospices nationwide; offer industry leading prices; collect the widest range of items for recycling and provide a supremely reliable service to our clients. Great prices, unbeatable communication and service are the cornerstones of our business.
Contact: Trevor Hill
Telephone: 01709 582767
Stand 20: Nirvana Intelligent Systems t/a NISYST
NISYST provide a fully integrated EPoS & Gift Aid IT solution for the charity sector. Our volunteer user friendly EPoS solution, CHARiot, covers both donated and new goods and is combined with extensive retail and charity management tools and reporting.
New features within CHARiot include Single Scan Barcode, Gift Aid on Rags, Integrated Lottery, Furniture Delivery & Collection, Interactive Management Dashboard & Qbuster to compliment the unique “Full Scan Mode” function that enables 100% gift aid scanning within its Gift Aid module along with maximising your contribution from HMRC.
Contact: Dave S. Chunilal
Telephone: 01204 706000
Stand 21: Hughes Escott Ltd Shopfitting
Hughes Escott Limited are a shop and office fitting company providing nationwide service to our Clients. We have a strong reputation for quality and aftersales service completing projects for numerous national companies and high street charities. We take pride in our ability to manage a project from conception through to completion at a competitive cost in the minimal timescale.
Contact: Mark Escott
Telephone: 01793 840121
Stand 24: BMc Azurri
BMcAzurri is a leading provider of Epos solutions to the Charity Sector. We work with over 120 charities providing cost effective, simple solutions for large and small hospices. From fully managed services to in-house systems, customers have real choice.
Our contract renewal rates are in excess of 90%. If you need to increase Gift Aid income beyond traditional methods, upgrade your systems or implement a system for the first time, speak to Bob or Jeff on our stand today!
Contact: Bob Morris
Telephone: 01332 866935 / 07894 343840
Stand 26: Acopia Group Ltd
With a rich heritage stretching back over 40 years, our unrivalled expertise makes Acopia the company of choice for Goods Not For Resale for retail, providing a fully collaborative approach to support effortless and cost saving procurement.
Our end to end service is built around our customers. We are the go-to place for retailers who want to improve processes, create financial efficiencies and save time.
Contact: Terry Gardner
Telephone: 01243 833067 / 07848 459800