Boots to Host POPAI Technical Training Seminar on P-O-P Lifecycle

The UK industry association for the point-of-purchase display industry will co-host a half-day training seminar on 13 November 2014 that will offer expert technical insight into best practice principles across all aspects of the P-O-P lifecycle, from concept to creation.

The training seminar, which will be held at Boots HQ in Nottingham from 09:30a.m, until 12:15p.m. will feature a number of leading industry experts including Andy Bodley, in-store marketing production manager at Boots and Sarah Wakelam, merchandising manager at Revlon.

Also contributing to the event will be representatives from P-O-P creative agencies Creo, DisplayPlan & HRG; in-store installation experts Momentum In-Store, CJ Retail Solutions & Plan2Install; leadingSolidWorks training and support specialist, Cadtek; and sheet metal fabrication experts, Unifabs.

“POPAI Training Seminars offer a unique training and development opportunity, providing attendees with the latest knowledge and skills to seize and maintain the leading creative and technical edge in a highly competitive marketplace,” says Phil Day, director of POPAI UK & Ireland.

Learning topics:
• Creative design – interpreting the brief and importance of creativity
• Technical development – maximising the value of CAD to aid the design process
• Prototyping and testing – exploring the importance of the testing process
• Manufacturing – overcoming common challenges and making production more successful
• Implementation – bringing installation considerations forward to achieve more effective activation
• End of life – the importance of sustainable thinking

The half-day seminar will conclude with an ‘ask the expert’ panel sessions, providing the opportunity for attendees to ask supply and client-side specialists questions on project and process considerations.

Tickets to the event are priced at £125.00 for POPAI Members and £195.00 for Non-members

To register for the POPAI Technical Training Seminar, visit
Media representatives are invited to attend. For more information, please contact the POPAI office on 01455 613651 or email

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