Spring Fair, taking place from 6-9th February at the Birmingham NEC, has unveiled its Inspiring Retail Stage content programme. 

The schedule comprises speakers from John Lewis, Sedex and Mintel, to the founder of Green & Blacks Jo Fairley, TV personalities Billie Faiers (pictured) and Paul Moneypenny, as well as insights, awards and trend forecasts.

The Inspiring Retail Stage’s full schedule of live content will cover a dedicated theme relating to this season’s Empowering Change manifesto on each day of the show, kicking off with ‘The trends that will shape consumer behaviour in 2022’ on 6th February.

Other highlights include: the opening session from Simon Moriarty, head of trends at Mintel; the founder of FUTURVIEW Karl McKeever, who will present ‘Business Unusual’; interior designer Paul Moneypenny's workshop session on ‘How to use bold design in your store to make impact’; and the team from Yarnton Home and Garden Centre's ‘Retail View: Transforming retail with the community in mind’.

Billie Faiers, best known for her TV show The Family Diaries, will present ‘Interior Design the Billie Faiers way’ as she launches her own home and lifestyle brand in partnership with Spring Fair exhibitor Hunter Price International. 

For more on the event, see related.