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Theo Paphitis To Speak At London Stationery Show

It’s sure to be standing room only when retail entrepreneur and former TV Dragon Theo Paphitis, owner of Ryman and the London Graphic Centre, takes to the stage at 12.30 on Tuesday 14 May at the London Stationery Show which is being held at London’s Business Design Centre on 14-15 May.

“I have some great recollections of the original Stationery & Office Products Show,” says Theo. “The London Stationery Show is always a fantastic event, has a fantastic buzz and really shows what makes the stationery industry tick!”

Rob Willis, coo of Max Publishing, the new owners of the London Stationery Show, said: “Anyone who has ever heard Theo speak before will know how passionate he is about business and in particular the high street – not to mention his detailed knowledge of product which surprises me each time we speak. Theo is also a leading voice in the push for government to overhaul the business rates system and a champion of small businesses – as evidenced by his long running #Small Business Sunday initiative. This really will be one talk you don’t want to miss so register for your entry pass today.”

Theo joins an impressive programme of talks and workshops, with highlights including Martha Keith from Martha Brook talking about building an engaged community on Instagram, and Martin Duffy and Rob Spindley from Crayola discussing building a brand.

Visitors can also participate in workshops on bulleting and journaling, clay modelling and sustainability.

There is also an independent retailer panel session hosted by Sarah Laker, owner of Stationery Supplies in Marple and Wilmslow, and the ambassador for National Stationery Week, who will be giving insights along with Sandra Jervis of Lampeter’s Creative Cove, Sally Stephenson of The Pencil Case in Cowbridge, Ray Williams of JPS Stationers in Chesham and David Worsfold of Farrants in Cobham.

Looking forward to this year’s show, event manager Chantelle White commented: “We’re really excited about bringing the London Stationery Show 2024 to life.With the wealth of new product launches, the programme of workshops and talks – plus the Stationery Awards event at the end of the first day of the show – the activity will be full on stationery, and will certainly not be stationary!”

View the full programme of talks and workshops.

The London Stationery Show, runs over May 14 – 15 at the Business Design Centre. Visitor registration is open and free for retailers, buyers, dealers and other resellers of stationery. It is not open to the general public.

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