Our Sponsors.

 Tech Hub sponsor








Javelin Group, part of Accenture Strategy, provides strategy consulting and digital transformation services to the world’s leading retailers, consumer brands and shopping venue owners. Javelin Group helps clients improve their competitiveness by anticipating and responding to the rapid changes in customer shopping habits and retail technologies.

Across the UK and Europe, the Locations & Analytics practice has advised more than 250 retailers on their store portfolios and more than 250 shopping venues on commercial trading potential and optimum tenant mix, using an unrivalled understanding of store retailing and performance metrics along with advanced analytics. In today’s challenging market, Javelin Group also helps its shopping venue clients to ‘future-proof’ their schemes by understanding customer journeys, harnessing new technologies, and strategically using data and insight to successfully evolve the proposition and business model.

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Local Authority Hub sponsor 










Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) is a commercial and residential property heavyweight working with investors, developers and occupiers in both the public and private sectors across the UK and Ireland. 

Retail is all change. Town centres are at risk. We advise on how to mitigate the threats and pump vitality and viability back into this critical sector. 

Our ethos is regenerate, repurpose and revitalise. This spans sustainable investment, placemaking and building communities. 

With over 125 shopping centres and retail parks on our books, more than 40 nationwide offices with specialists in situ, and a dedicated Planning, Development and Regeneration team, it’s little surprise 300 local authorities and public bodies count on our advice.