TRADE SHOWS

AUTUMN FAIR – 1-4 SEPTEMBER 2019

The UK’s most crucial home & gift marketplace of the season features a new layout and a new outlook for 2019, designed to facilitate even more connections between retailers and suppliers at the start of the most profitable time of year.
the Golden Quarter.

With 79% of visitors having an influence in purchasing decisions for their businesses, Autumn Fair is the ideal location to meet your market.

TOP DRAWER – 8-10 SEPTEMBER 2019

Top Drawer provides exclusive access to the latest trends, a curated selection of over 1,500 design-led lifestyle brands and industry insight through our diverse seminar programmes.  Curated by a panel of market-leading experts, Top Drawer is carefully edited to save you time by bringing you the very best products and brands available. It is one of the most beautifully presented trade shows around. Professionally designed and presented in London’s iconic venue Olympia, Top Drawer is full of inspiration.

SCOTLAND TRADE SHOW AUTUMN 22-23 SEPTEMBER

Scotland’s Trade Fair Autumn takes place 22nd – 23rd September 2019 at Glasgow’s SEC (Hall 5). Over 170 companies exhibit thousands of products to 1500 trade buyers from department stores, multiples, mail-order, online, tourist attractions and independent retail outlets who attend the show.

The show incorporates Home & Gift products, Fashion & Accessories and last year we introduced a new section for Food and Drink companies specialising in products for the Christmas gift market.

INDX Show – 24 – 26 SEPTEMBER 2019


The Giftware Association has partnered up with The INDX Accessories show to help our members enter a specific fashion accessories and travel goods shows.

INDX (short for Independent Exhibitions) represents a group of unique fashion trade shows held at Cranmore Park Exhibition Centre in Solihull. INDX shows are curated specifically and exclusively for retailers within the independent sector, attracting buyers from department stores, shops and boutiques all across the UK and Ireland.

The Exclusive partnership will allow GA members a special membership package that will allow them to take part in the show. If you are interested then please speak to a member of the giftware team on simone.rose@ga-uk.org.

BRAND LICENSING EUROPE – 1-3 OCTOBER 2019

Brand Licensing Europe brings together 7,800+ retailers and manufacturers with 260 leading brand owners and agents across entertainment, art, sports, corporate brands, gaming, heritage and more to identify new trends, build partnerships and secure brands’ rights.

Our very own Sarah ward will be helping to judge the Licensing This competition, so look out for the results of the next big licensed product.

CHELSEA ENCHANTED CHRISTMAS FAIR – 17TH NOVEMBER 2019

Elite London Events, creator of the acclaimed ‘Chelsea Enchanted Wedding Show’, brings you the Chelsea Enchanted Christmas Fair. A buzzing holiday event that will transform the Chelsea Old Town Hall into a mini shopping wonderland filled with variety of retail suppliers showcasing their best holiday gift selection. There will be entertainment, festive face painting and mulled wine to fill guests with the holiday shopping spirit. Join us for all the fun!

WHITE LABEL EXPO – 27 – 28 NOVEMBER 2019

The White Label World Expo is the largest event in the UK for professional online sellers to meet white label goods suppliers. Taking place on the 27th & 28th November at ExCel, London, there will be more than 5000 visitors, ready to steal a march on their competition and 300 exhibitors, with new products and their latest innovations.

The event will also see the presence of industry defining leaders, such as Alan Barratt the founder and CEO of Grenade®, ready to share their experience and tips to ensure you leave this 2 day exhibition with all the knowledge and understanding that you need to have a successful business. Plus, you can discover:

  • the online strategy summit,
  • the Amazon pro seller summit,
  • the start-up summit,
  • the incredible networking area to create long-lasting working relationships that will benefit your business.

GOING GLOBAL EXPO – 27-28 NOVEMBER 2019

Going Global Live is the leading event for any company looking to take the steps in order to join the international market. From internationally recognised brands through to world class seminars from some of the leading professionals in the industry, this event will be the one stop shop for all brands moving into the global arena. Tickets are free and readily available from Going Global website, where the full show guide is also digitally available to help plan what will be a busy schedule! 

With the focus this year very much on understanding markets before progress is made, the speaker line up this year features individuals from across the globe coming to discuss a variety of topics. The speakers will all have expertise within their chosen market, with experts leading seminars about expanding into markets from the likes of China, Japan, USA, Qatar, Germany, Spain, Russia and more. Having this access to such a diverse range of speakers really is unparalleled and will provide visitors with second to none knowledge to utilise moving forward.

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