trade-shows

After the success of Spring Fair and smaller regional shows like Moda and Stitches, which were great to see our members at and how these shows gave grown, we look towards some of the shows that we are working with in the future and news shows that you may be interested in.

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The Farm Shop and Deli Show.

We would like to introduce a fantastic opportunity to meet over 3,500 speciality retail buyers at The Farm Shop & Deli Show, who have just partnered with us at The Giftware Association. Your membership entitles you to 10% off the show square metre rate!
They have had strong demand from visitors requesting more diversity in the shows exhibitors so it would be great to get you on board. So far, they have added over 50 non-food exhibitors ranging from packaging, lighting and coffee machines to gifts, greetings cards, lighting and home brewing kits!

  • 24th – 26th April 2017, NEC Birmingham
  • The market leading annual trade show for the specialist food & drink retail sector
  • Must attend event for owners/buyers from Farm Shops, Delis, Food Halls, Garden Centres, Butchers, Bakers & other Fine Food Outlets
  • Over 90% of our visitors are either owner/buyer – massive buying potential
  • National audience of 3,500+ visitors
  • Organised by William Reed Business Media, publisher of The Grocer, Meat Trades Journal & British Baker
  • Farm Shop & Deli Awards Final 2017will be held at the show – attracting entrants from hundreds of the UK’s top independent speciality retailers
  • Co-located National Convenience Show and The Forecourt Show providing further scope for networking with 7,000+ additional visitors

Click here to view a floorplan; available spaces are in white.

You can also see last year’s show statistics here.

Farm Shop & Deli Show Giftware Association Member Rates (10% discount applied)
Shell Scheme – £413 / sqm
Space Only – £391 / sqm

For more information please contact Mitch Broadstock on the details below.

T:+44 (0) 1293 610 365   M:+44 (0) 7968 958 736   mitch.broadstock@wrbm.com

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Hong Kong Gift & Premium Fair

Don’t miss the opportunity to exhibit within the UK pavilion at the hugely popular     
Hong Kong Gift & Premium Fair 27-30 April 2017.

Grants of £2500 may be available for eligible companies

There is a reason the HTKDC Hong Kong Gifts & Premium Fair has grown to be the largest fair of its kind in the world. From 27 to 30 April 2017, at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, the 32nd edition will once again deliver the opportunity to present your products to motivated international buyers. Around 50,000 buyers from 132 countries and regions visited the 2016 fair.*

British Jewellery & Giftware International in conjunction with the Department for International Trade and the Giftware Association, will once again be organising a UK pavilion at this show.  For 2017 the UK pavilion retains its enviable front of hall location in Hall 3. Standard booth sizes are 9sqm.

For more information please contact rebecca.gough@batf.uk.com 0121 237 1119.

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Giftag- Sunday 10th to Tuesday 12th September – The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, London E1

A brand-new home and gift fair for London, Giftag will offer the discerning retail buyer the opportunity to source products and services that are vetted by the organisers as being designed or manufactured in the UK or Ireland.

The organisers have been responsible for the development and management of The British Craft Trade Fair for over 25 years and their experience in this sector of the gift industry is second to none. They will be using their knowledge and experience to ensure the success of Giftag.

Buyers who visit the fair will benefit from the following:

  • Quality – ‘British Made’ has always had a great reputation.
  • Unique product – The UK leads and others follow.
  • Value for money – current economic climate makes British products more affordable.
  • Service – dealing with local manufacturers direct gives you far more control.
  • Unrivalled design – The UK has led the way in design for many decades and has a global reputation for this.
  • Contribution to keep the economy buoyant in the UK – helping to preserve the future of British manufacturing, creating UK employment and preservation of UK manufacturing skills.

There has been much interest in UK-led manufacturing and design in the past three decades and we sit strongly on the world stage with designers like Vivienne Westwood, Stella McCartney, Norman Foster, Richard Rogers and manufacturers such as Rolls Royce, BAE Systems, Aga, Wedgewood, Belstaff, Musto and Jaeger, along with successful retailers such as Liberty, Fortnum’s and Hamleys.

The success of these companies is reflected in the whole UK manufacturing base and it is time to stand up and shout about it.

Giftag is the only home and gift trade fair dedicated to British product and design.

Giftag will be housed in London’s very cool design quarter, just a few steps from Liverpool Street Station in the heart of the City of London.

The trade fair will feature several seminars and workshops for buyers and exhibitors and there will be plenty of networking opportunities.

For more information as an exhibitor or to register as a buyer go to www.giftag.london

PSM Ltd, Hammonds Barn, London Road, Burgess Hill, West Sussex RH15 9QJ Company Number: 04226605 (England and Wales) Vat No. 785211329 Tel 01444 246446 Email: philip@giftag.london Website: www.giftag.london

 

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Your exclusive invitation to Tendence 2017

 We are delighted to offer you an exclusive invitation to Tendence to discover the latest products and innovations in the giving and living sectors. As a member of the Giftware Association, Messe Frankfurt are offering you a complimentary season ticket to the show. Do not miss this opportunity.

Show: Tendence

Organiser: Messe Frankfurt

Dates: 24th – 27th June 2017
Website:  tendence.messefrankfurt.com

Tickets: www.tickets.messefrankfurt.com

Tendence is the largest, most international ordering platform in Germany for trends and new product innovations in the second half of the year. Taking place from 24th – 27th June 2017, the exhibition will showcase the latest products from jewellery, fashion accessories and gifts to home, furnishing and decoration sectors. The new show dates mean the show is not only in pole position ahead of all other autumn fairs, but also so additional product groups around the worlds of furnishing, living and giving can be showcased for Europe’s buyers and retailers. Tendence 2016 welcomed 943 exhibitors from 43 countries, who showcased the latest products ranges to 22,742 visitors from 79 countries.

The show will provide a platform to meet top brands and key players to ensure you’re keeping on top of the latest products and innovations in this pulsating market. Tendence is home to a wide range of products from gifts, jewellery and fashion accessories to home, furnishings and decoration sectors. The large selection of products offer international high volume buyers and the specialist retail trade an array of new product ideas from autumn, winter and Christmas, plus fresh collections for the following spring and summer seasons.

Not only can you discover the latest product innovations, but you can take advantage of outstanding opportunities such as meeting international exhibitors, discovering exciting product ideas, networking with famous brands, participating in interesting events and immersing yourself in the diversity of the home and gift sectors.

To redeem your complimentary visitor ticket, please contact katie.gray@uk.messefrankfurt.com or contact 01483 483983 so you can receive a voucher code which can be redeemed online.

Click here to see a floor plan. (http://tendence.messefrankfurt.com/frankfurt/en/besucher/messegelaende.html)

View 2016 report.

(http://tendence.messefrankfurt.com/frankfurt/en/besucher/messeprofil/daten-fakten.html)

For more information on which shows we are working with in the future and what shows will be best suited for your business, then please do get in touch on enquiries@ga-uk.org

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