Autumn Fair over 75% booked

The countdown is on for the UK’s leading marketplace for wholesale Home, Gift, Fashion, and Sourcing, Autumn Fair, which takes place on the 4-7 September at NEC Birmingham, with the show almost fully booked and a host of industry-leading bellwethers set to showcase their latest collections.

Timed to get retailers ready for the Golden Quarter, retail’s busiest and most profitable time of year, the market’s most innovative and inspirational brands are returning to the September show including stylish and on-trend furniture, textiles and decorative interior accessories from Coach House, Hill Interiors, and the newly launched Mint Interiors by Kettle, within Home; hand-picked and curated Summerhouse stalwarts Pacific Lifestyle and Gallery Direct; best-sellers, contemporary designs, unique and personalised and licensed gifts, stationery and greetings, and beauty staples in Gift, from brands including Gift Republic, Kikkerland, Lesser & Pavey, Joe Davies, Richard Lang & Son, Candlelight, The Seed Card Company, East of India, Bomb Cosmetics, and Upper Cananda UK.

Don’t miss the much-loved Ty UK, Lanka Kade, The Puppet Company, Keel Toys, and House of Marbles in Kids, Toys & Play; and in Everyday, the sector designed to re-energise the traditional ‘Volume’ visitor as well as attract independent retailers in search for a better price, product and promotion, visitors will discover the all-encompassing and most diverse range of product sectors under one roof, from giftware to home décor, smoking accessories to electrical goods, domestic appliances to vaping products, and so much more from brands including Ultimate Products, RTC Direct, and Padgett Bros. For the must-have fashion looks that will adorn the season, Moda visitors will discover an inspiring array of leading brands including Jayley, Godske, Lunar, Sea Gems, Ashwood Leather, and POM (Peace of Mind).

Daniel Mayhew, Event Director, Autumn Fair, says: “Off the back of two incredible Autumn and Spring Fairs we head towards this September’s Autumn Fair in a very positive and buoyant mood. Our fantastic exhibitors and so many of the industry’s leading bellwethers continue to support the show and many use it as the only platform to showcase their new collections. Each season they experience the invaluable benefits of committing to such a longstanding and trusted show which attracts so many purchase-ready buyers. With four months until we open our doors to Autumn Fair I’m delighted to report that most sectors are already over 75% booked with many of our must-see and much-loved brands returning to the show.”

Anup Dave of The Puppet Company and Wilberry Toys says: “Spring Fair 2022 event was the best we have had so far, so as you can imagine our expectations for Autumn Fair 2022 are much bigger. With several new lines being introduced it is the ideal place to showcase these, talk to our customers and share the exciting plans we have ahead of us. We are really looking forward to Autumn Fair 2022, it is an important show for us.”

Autumn Fair is a curated show for a new era of retail and the power of diversification is something that can only be explored at the shows, helping to offer customers something different, and stand out from the crowd. With a depth of product inspiration unlike no other trade show, Autumn Fair incorporates four key buying destinations, Home, Gift, Moda and Design & Source over four days, with 12 sectors including: Everyday, Home, Living & Décor, Housewares, The Summerhouse, Beauty & Wellbeing, Gift, Greetings & Stationery, Kids, Toys & Play, Footwear, Jewellery & Watch, Womenswear, Fashion accessories and Sourcing. The Sustainability Trail continues to grow in popularity with more brands than ever before striving to do their part to ensure a more sustainable and ethical future for all.

Autumn Fair takes place on the 4–7 September 2022 at NEC Birmingham. For further information and to sign up please visit www.autumnfair.com or register your interest at https://www.autumnfair.com/register-your-interest-for-autumn-fair-2022.

 

About Tessa Clayton

A former Chief Sub of Red magazine, Tessa Clayton is the Digital Editor of Licensing.biz and ToyNews. As a freelance journalist she specialised in writing about parenting and family life, and has contributed to a wide variety of publications and websites including Tesco online, Mother & Baby, Livingetc, Junior, Boots Health & Beauty, Practical Parenting and babycentre.co.uk. Get in touch at tessa.clayton@biz-media.co.uk

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