Autumn Fair nears

Toy and gift show ready to welcome visitors to Birmingham next month.
Author:
Publish date:
Social count:
0
5_Pocoyo.jpg

This year's Autumn Fair is nearing, with the event having attracted some 16 new suppliers from the toys and games area.

The show runs from September 2nd to 5th at Birmingham's NEC. Volume halls open a day earlier, on Saturday September 1st.

The new suppliers taking booth space include The Wagon Company, Bluw, Ginger Fox and Britannia Games. They will join the likes of Ty UK, Aurora World, Keel Toys, Lucy Locket, Rubie's, Thumbs Up, Paul Lamond Games, Winning Moves, The Workshop and Smiffy's.

Meanwhile, a new feature programme for this year includes an ethical brands promotion, Autumn Fair exclusives, Creatie Britain, Talking Point seminars (covering subjects ranging from trend previews to marketing brainwaves) and the Gift of the Year Awards.

"Toy companies want a show in the autumn because buyers are keen to place late orders for Christmas - and it's their peers and competitors who are telling them that," said TPS sales manager Alex Edwards. "Halloween is also a growth area for us."

For more details on the show, log on to www.autumnfair.com.

Related

5_Autumn Fair 3.jpg

Autumn Fair preview

Autumn Fair is fast becoming a key date for the calendar, with a growing number of toy companies exhibiting and an increased focus on our industry during the show. Katie Roberts found out about this year's plans?

Featured Jobs

Vivid Job Logo 620 x 349

Digital Marketing Executive - Toys & Games

Vivid is Britain’s biggest toy company and the 20 largest in the world. With offices across the globe, they sell an amazing portfolio of toys and games to over 60 countries. Vivid is best known for its association with blockbuster brands and is very excited about future opportunities around the world.

Liberty

UK Sales Agents

Liberty House Toys have been appointed as the exclusive UK distributor for the BiOBUDDi brand, and we are pleased to introduce this new unique, innovative and exciting range of 100% environmentally-friendly toy building blocks. We are seeking experienced sales agents with existing network in the toy retail market.

Gameplan Job Logo 620 x 349

Head of Product Development & Marketing

Our client is a privately owned French toy and games manufacturer which sells through distributors in forty countries. The company develops and sells innovative electronic interactive toys and games for the educational and gaming markets, and also takes suitable licenses. To progress its successful business development a Head of Product Development & Marketing is to to recruited.

HIT Entertainment Job Logo 620 x 349

Licensing Systems Administrator

The Contract System Coordinator is a newly created role to support the deal term entry process into Mattel’s new Contract Management System for its Licensing business. The role will support the Business Teams at the Deal & Amendment phase of the contracting process and act in conjunction with the System Administration team.