The Retail Leaders Conference (TRLC)

About The Retail Leaders Conference – TRLC

About TRLC


The Retail Leaders Conference (TRLC) now in its 7th edition is Nigeria’s preeminent gathering of retail leaders. It is an exciting and inspirational one-day retail conference that provides leaders with the ideas, insights and networks to lead in a fast transforming retail market, win greater consumer spend and maximise growth. It is an international retail event offering unparalleled levels of information, insight and networking opportunities. It is the place where industry experts share critical insights and ignite new ideas.

Hosted in the beautiful serene of Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos Nigeria, TRLC annually draws Business Owners, CEOs and Senior Executives from Retail, Manufacturing, Banks & Other Financial Institutions, Telecommunication and Service providers to retail and Government including Foreign Missions in Nigeria and internationals.

Whatever the size of your business, start-up, challenged or growing, you will gain insights you need to position your business for higher success. You will receive insights into the retail industry’s future, find the knowledge you need, the ideas that you want, and the solutions that you expect from industry leaders to better navigate the many industry’s challenges. You will discover the newest concepts, strategies and advances in retailing that successful retailers are using to harness the huge industry potentials, maximizes its opportunities, stay competitive, better attract and keep today’s shoppers, and guaranty their success and growth in the new retail ecosystem.



TRLC provides its participants with expert analysis, independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the Nigeria retail industry. It will examine key drivers of retail sector growth and future prospects, including consumer.

Participants will gain the necessary insights to understand the Nigeria retail market better, discuss key issues that continues to shape the development and growth of the market in 2020 and beyond, and prepare retailers and stakeholders to correctly navigate the disruptive changes and challenges on the horizon while maximizing the emerging market opportunities.

In addition, TRLC also provide insights about the level of development and potential for growth of the sector, changing consumer demographics that influence demand, the regulatory environment and opportunities for international players seeking opportunities for market expansion and revenue growth.

It will provide answers to burning questions on the minds of retail leaders, investors and policy makers:

  • What are the key drivers of Nigeria retail market growth?
  • What is the size of the Nigeria retail market?
  • Which factors will shape the Nigeria retail market success?
  • What are the implications for brand owners?
  • What business model will assure success in the competitive landscape and strengthen market position and leadership?
  • What is the future of the Nigerian retail market and what factors will shape market success 2020 and beyond?
  • How do retailers successfully navigate the disruptive changes and challenges on the horizon?
  • How Get a full view of the competitive landscape to assess your market position?

According to Nielsen, “Everyone is fighting for growth. Competition for consumers’ wallets has never been greater, and growing share of those wallets has never been tougher. In a challenging environment, finding opportunities with the right insights becomes key to help beat the odds.”

Join us at TRLC eventsto find opportunities with the right insights to help you beat the odds in 2020 and beyond.

You will:

  • Gain insight on emerging industry trends, regulatory changes, major deals, projects and investments that could support, strengthen or disrupt your activities in the market
  • Benefit from the latest market opportunities
  • Understand the threats to your operations and investments and protect your company against future risks
  • Gain inputs for successful budgeting and strategic business planning in the Nigerian retail market
  • Get a full view of the competitive landscape to assess your market position
  • Understand the future of the Nigerian retail market and the factors that will shape market success
  • Successfully navigate the disruptive changes and challenges on the horizon


TRLC is powered by Bervidson Group, Nigeria’s leading retail and brand consulting, training and development group.



The Retail Leaders Conference brings together key stakeholders, enterprise level leaders, decision
makers, in retail industry and B2B leaders seeking partnership opportunities (owners, c-level executives
and senior managers in retail and retail supporting organisations).

👉  Companies/ Organisations

  • Retail
  • FMCG
  • Telecom
  • Banks & Other Financial Institutions
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail Service Providers
  • Government/ Regulators/ MDAs

👉  Leaders

  • Owners/ CEOs
  • Commercial/ Marketing/Sales Directors/ Executive Directors
  • C-level and other Senior Executives
  • General Managers, Divisional Manager & Senior Managers




The Retail Leaders Conferences have been designed to be:

🔴 The Opportunity Point

The Conference is an opportunity to;

  • Understand your business in the context of a dynamic and transforming retail environment.
  • Recognise the key variables that will determine the shape and form the retail of tomorrow will take.
  • Understand how to relates with and play these variables for maximum success.
  • Understand how you can take best advantage of the opportunities.
  • Network with Retail thought and practice leaders, capacity builders and other key retail business ‘enablers’.

🔴 The Meeting Point

The Conference serves as;

  • A melting point of ideas for retail excellence.
  • A meeting point of retail opportunities and resources.
  • A confluence of retail practitioners, thought leaders, service providers and policy makers (government).
  • A showcase of retail best practices from around the world.

🔴 The Refreshment Point

As an annual event, the Conference is;

  • A barometer of progress and a seer of the trajectory of retail transformation in Nigeria.
  • A major plank in the preparation of Nigerians to take advantage of the opportunities in retail.
  • The biggest networking meeting for the ‘who is who’ of Retail in Nigeria.
  • The ultimate go-to event for retailing in Nigeria.


We invite you to participate in the 7th edition of The Retail Leaders Conference – TRLC 2020, holding on June 24, 2019 by 9:00 am at Eko Hotels & Suites, Victoria Island Lagos with the theme:
“Nigeria Retail 2025 – Taxiing The Runway Of Retail Success”



  • Fee: N100,000 Per Participant
  • Special Discount/Early Bird:
    40% Discount for RETAILERS ONLY for registration and payment before May 31, 2020
    25% Discount for NON RETAILERS for registration and payment before April 30, 2020

Note: Fee covers materials, facilitation, tea break & lunch and certification only





You can pay onlineMAKE PAYMENT

OR pay directly to:

  • Bank: FCMB
  • Account Name: Bervidson Consulting Limited
  • Account No: 3432812015



 The Retail Leaders Conference (TRLC)



For more information, call or email us, or visit our website today.

3B Hakeem Dickson Road, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos Nigeria
+234 1 291 7328, +234 803 343 4776, +234 809 334 4776, +234 808 933 8444 ,,



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