Free registration has now opened for Retaissance’s second live ‘meet the buyer’ event on 9 November.

The fashion and lifestyle agency and online B2B fashion platform has partnered with partnered with Enterprise Europe Network for the event.

There is also a workshop session for brands on 3 November discussing how to gain interest from a buyer and how best to sell a brand.

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Retaissance Live will allow brands and buyers from across European retail to meet in one-to-one virtual meeting rooms.

The event aims to encourage cross-sector collaboration and build resilience by providing access to new markets and innovative technologies.

Retaissance Live will be free to attend as a brand or buyer, with priority meeting slots available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Buyers will carefully select the brands by 31 October to ensure a strong match with their requirements.

Cathie Osborne, founder and owner of Retaissance, said: “We’re very excited to launch our second live event and have already secured a varied selection of buyers on board from previous success in 2020, and new partners joining to support the recovering retail sector.

“With their support, we’ve been able to build a roster that represents the broad, diverse range of industries that makeup retail across Europe.

“Last year during the pandemic, hundreds of thousands of pounds of deals were made.

“We want to help continue that growth of revenue and give new brands the opportunity to reach out to new markets.”

“This will be a brilliant opportunity for independent brands to create new sales opportunities, gather product feedback, network and approach new markets.

“We’ve had a lot of interest in the event so far, so be sure to get in touch and book your free ticket to secure your meetings.”

Tickets can be secured at the Retaissance website.