Given the ongoing global health crisis regarding Covid-19, it is with regret that we have taken the decision to cancel the Global Summit in London, 16th-19th June 2020, and the FLP Conference, 15th-17th June 2020. It is not a decision we have taken lightly but, given the pandemic that is impacting our industry and the people we care most about, we felt it is the right thing to do.
The health and wellbeing of our staff and members have been the priority throughout these discussions and, with British PM Boris Johnson confirming yesterday the UK won’t turn the tide for at least 12 weeks, it would not have been wise to postpone the decision any longer. We also want to allow our members to focus on what is important during this difficult period.
All those who have registered and paid already will be given a full refund. However, please note that we cannot cover any additional transaction fees incurred. You can expect to receive a full refund within the next 14 days.
We would like to take this opportunity to stress that this is not going to stop us bringing members together. The Global Summit may well be the flagship event for our industry, bringing together over 1,000 CEOs and c-suite executives, but we firmly believe that the need for collaboration and knowledge sharing has never been higher. We will, therefore, look at how we continue to bring members together virtually and help ensure momentum around our key strategic initiatives, as well as on mitigating the impact of Covid-19 on our supply chains and stores. For the FLP Conference, this will include engaging our community on the FLP Network.
We would very much like to thank our partners, sponsors and speakers who have stuck by us throughout this period, and we look forward to working with them again in 2021 when our events head to New York.
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