As we come to the end of the year, with all the major trade shows over…it’s time to start to start planning for next year’s events:
SCOTLAND TRADE SHOW, GLASGOW – 20-22 JANUARY 2019
Scotland’s Trade Fair Spring takes place over 3 days from 20th to 22nd January 2019 at Glasgow’s SEC. Over 500 companies exhibit thousands of products to 5000 trade buyers from department stores, multiples, mail-order, online, tourist attractions and independent retail outlets who attend the show.
The show incorporates the following 4 specialist areas:
Home & Gift
Fashion & Accessories
Food & Drink
In addition to the four main product areas Showcase Scotland covers approximately one half of the show and incorporates approximately 250 of the very best Scottish companies creating a focus for UK and overseas buyers of both new and established Scottish brands. Showcase Scotland boasts some of the most internationally recognised Scottish brand names.
EAST ANGLIA TRADE FAIR, NORFOLK 7-9 JANUARY 2019
The East Anglian Gift & Toy Fair is taking place within St Andrew’s Hall, Norwich, between the dates of Sunday 6th January and Tuesday 8th January 2019.
EAGF19 is organised by a fellow exhibitor and will introduce you to decision makers from independent retailers, garden centres, heritage sites, tourist attractions and department stores looking to secure all the new and exciting products for 2019.
Some regular exhibitors of the East Anglian Gift Fair include JonPaul Gifts Ltd, Bramble Foods, Norfolk China Ltd, Xystos, Moo Cow Studios, Lark Rise Designs, Little Spring Ltd & DS Hobbs & Sons Ltd.
GIFTS, ISLE OF WIGHT – 27-29 JANUARY 2019
GIFTS Isle of Wight is taking place at the Gracellie Hotel, Hope Road, Shanklin between the dates of Sunday 27th January and Tuesday 29th January 2019.
The show will introduce you to decision makers from independent retailers, garden centres, heritage sites, tourist attractions and department stores looking to secure all the new and exciting products for 2019.
GIFTS Isle of Wight is organised by fellow exhibitors and floor space costs just £49.00 per m2 (space only) along with an additional cost of £10.00 for electric.
Some regular exhibitors of the GIFTS Isle of Wight include SDL Imports, Sydney Bunce, Western Counties Wholesale, Jon Paul Gifts, Larkrise Designs and Norfolk China Ltd.
GIVING AND LIVING, EXETER – 13-16 JANUARY 2019
If you’re looking to get your products to maret – this is your open door to the South West buyers.
Giving and Living will introduce you to decision makers with purchasing power from independent retailers, multiple retailers, holiday parks, garden centres, heritage sites, tourist attractions, e-commerce and department stores. Buyers are attracted to the unique product mix, set in an easy to get to and manageable location. Spread over four days it’s less frantic than many other shows and certainly more enjoyable.
With a wealth of experience within our team of industry professionals, we work closely with you from the time of booking to arriving at the show. We will endeavour to make the whole experience run smoothly and ensure that product awareness is maximised to buyers before you arrive at the show. Exhibitors often receive orders before the show from our extensive and targeted promotional campaign.
TOP DRAWER, LONDON – 13-16 JANUARY 2019
Top Drawer is the perfect platform for UK and international lifestyle brands to present new ranges and best sellers in the curated and complementary worlds of Home, Gift, Fashion and Craft.
With each world showcasing an expert sector edit, this is where the leading brands, designers, suppliers, manufacturers and distributors come to do business with the most successful creative retailers and contract buyers from across the UK and beyond.
SPRING FAIR, BIRMINGHAM – 3-7 February 2019
Start your year off on the right foot and be a part of Spring Fair. Give your business the best possible chance; to build lucrative new partnerships, to meet buyers who are looking for products that will make their year. This is where retailers come to find the most diverse selection of the best, most innovative and exciting new home and gift products. Right people, right time, right place.
if you make, supply, license or distribute a gift or home product then it’s likely that this is the show for you. Exhibitors across the 16 show sectors include:
Inventors / Start-ups / Rebranded companies
Licensors / Companies launching new products
Brand owners / Manufacturers / Distributors and Agents
FARM SHOP & SHOP DELI SHOW, BIRMINGHAM – 8-10 April 2019
Farm Shop & Deli Show 2019 is on-track to be the biggest show yet and continues to grow from strength to strength, with increased stand space and a new ‘Healthy and Natural’ area.
The show is taking place next April 8th – 10th at NEC Birmingham. To support their fellow Giftware Association members to help you to be part of this unmissable event, they are offering preferential rates to members who wish to exhibit, supported by marketing campaigns to highlight giftware products and exhibitors at the show to the 1000s of independent retailers who attend.
Exhibitors can demonstrate their products and services to thousands of key buyers from the speciality sector, including farm shops, delicatessens, food halls, butchers, bakers, garden centres, greengrocers, online retailers, gift shops and so on.