The not to be missed event of 2023 for everyone working in, or suppling to the UK’s independent vape sector.
Why should you attend?
- Expand your business network
- Take away crucial data & insights to inform your business for the coming year
- Meet our exhibitors
- Hear from new voices & leading experts in industry, recycling, regulation enforcement, and international industry associations in the EU and beyond.
- Promote your business and be part of the conversation
Speakers include representatives from:
Trading Standards, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), Material Focus, Future Regulatory Services, Institute of Grocery Distribution (IGD), Nielsen IQ, and more.
The National Conference Centre, Coventry Road, Bickenhill, Solihull, West Midlands, B92 0EJ (Directions)
Informative and insightful sessions throughout the day, with ample time for networking and visiting our exhibitors’ stands. Registration, refreshments and exhibition viewing begins at 9am.
Session 1 – taking action on waste:
Setting the scene, recycling research update, best practice in vape recycling, changing consumer behaviour, legal obligations, and a look ahead to policy changes and changes to WEEE regulation.
Session 2 – taking action on illegal sales and the illicit trade
Enforcement update, what does comprehensive age verification look like?, educating the consumer, how might regulatory changes in China affect the UK market?
Session 3 – what’s next for vape retail?
The vape category in context, retailer and consumer behaviour – a ‘State of The Nation’ insight, reinvigorating dedicated vape retail and setting ourselves apart.
Session 4 – what’s next for the sector?
Horizon scanning – policy and industry standards, what’s next in Europe?, demonstrating relative safety to set ourselves apart, taking it all forward – the IBVTA’s campaign.
- IBVTA Members – £75
- Non Members – £100
- Ticket price excludes VAT
Travelling to Birmingham? Stay over the night before and avail of discounted accommodation.
Our hotel partner, the Arden Hotel & Leisure Club are offering a discounted bed and breakfast room rate* for the night of the 25th of October – call them directly on 01675 44 3221 to make your booking, and quote the discount code GA002908.
*Discounted rate applies to a limited amount of rooms on a first come first serve basis, and after the allocation sells out, their normal rate applies.
A limited number of exhibitor shell schemes are still available – please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 02039098080 for details and pricing.