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Stake your claim in the secondary market gold rush at Mobile News’ Circular Summit event

Staff Reporter
July 16, 2023

Industry professionals, experts, and enthusiasts will gather at special one-day Mobile News Circular Summit conference on the booming secondary market to be held on November 15 at the Thomas Lord Suite of the world-famous Lords Cricket Ground in London NW8.

Mobile News Circular Summit will delve into the booming mobile phone secondary market, exploring its potential, challenges, and the innovative solutions reshaping the industry. The event will provide a platform for industry leaders, visionaries, and stakeholders to share insights, discuss emerging trends, and collaborate on sustainable practices in the mobile phone secondary market.

With the global mobile industry continuously evolving, the secondary market is now crucial player, matching sales of new devices and capturing the attention of both established companies and startups.

Thomas Lord Suite- venue for Mobile News Circular Summit

Attendees can expect a comprehensive agenda filled with engaging sessions, panel discussions on topics including:

  • Cracking the lucrative public sector used device market (eg education, health, government).

  • Latest data about global shipments and international supply and demand

  • Managing inventory and avoiding unwanted devices.

  • Entering the mobile secondary device market as a new player. 

  • Challenges and opportunities for new players.

  • Entering developing markets (eg India and Africa.) and  overcoming regulatory and bureaucratic challenges.

  • Component supply, avoiding counterfeit and fake parts, Apple self-repair programme, the risks of non-manufacturer approved repairing

  • Factors that drives price of particular models in particular months Monitoring prices.

  • Creating impactful partnerships to obtain best devices at best prices.

  • Implementing the best IT and Logistics.

  • Privacy and data handling issues what you must know and implement • IT and back-office investment – do’s and don’ts. 

  • The need for international grading standards and overview of current grading anomalies.

  • Selling pre-owned and excess electronics in a more sustainable way.

  • Shifting excess and trade-in inventory

  • Vodafone extends Great British Tech Appeal to businesses
    Circular Summit will discuss managing inventory and avoiding stocking unwanted devices.

Speakers from prominent organisations in the secondary market space will take the stage to share their expertise, experiences, and strategies for navigating the evolving landscape of the secondary market. The conference will offer invaluable opportunities to network with professionals from mobile device manufacturers, retailers, resellers, recyclers, and policymakers.

The event will also showcase cutting-edge technologies, innovative solutions, and the latest products driving the circular economy in the mobile phone sector. Attendees will have the opportunity to explore exhibitions and demonstrations by leading companies, gaining first-hand experience with the advancements revolutionizing the industry.

“We are thrilled to host the Circular Summit in London,” said Mobile News editorial director Ian White.  “This conference will be a catalyst for fostering collaboration and driving sustainable practices in the mobile phone secondary market. We aim to inspire attendees to explore new business models, and unlock the untapped potential of this thriving sector.”

Registration for the Circular Summit is now open. Interested individuals and organizations are encouraged to secure their spot early due to limited availability at the venue..

Too reserve tickets click HERE. For inquiries and additional information, please

Register for the early-bird discount rate and be part of the conversation shaping the future of the mobile phone secondary market.

Ticket price includes:

  • Lord’s breakfast arrival
  • Three servings of tea and coffee with refreshments
  • Working lunch
  • Lord’s afternoon cream tea)
  • Unlimited freshly filtered chilled still and sparkling water
  • Conference pads, pens and sweets
  • Complimentary Wi-FI

    Register your place at Mobile News Circular Summit on November 15 at the home of cricket
  • A limited number of Sponsorship and Branding opportunities are available for companies who want to effectively promote their brand and activities at this key event.

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