Summer Fair looms

Mid year buying event boasts growing exhibitor list in its second year.
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Summer Fair is set to take place at ExCeL from Sunday, June 22nd to Wednesday, June 25th, bringing together a host of national and international suppliers from the gift and home sectors including space dedicated to the Kids' Gift sector.

Visitors will have the opportunity to conduct business with toy firms Aurora World and The Puppet Company as well as exhibitors of home furnishings, contemporary gift lines and outdoor living ranges, art and craft products, jewellery and fashion accessories.

The event, which is organised by Emap TPS, organiser of Spring Fair, will feature the familiar Creative Britain and Ethical Brands product trails as well as a seminar programme covering trends, improving business performance and online retailing.

Mary Portas “Queen of Shops” will be in attendance as keynote speaker, along with The Sunday Times and GMTV’s Danielle Proud.

Kate Ballard, event manager, said: "Summer Fair presents an unrivalled offer of established, commercial suppliers, and new and quirky, inspirational products, meaning retailers can buy indepth."

The show will open every day at 9.30am and close at 6pm on Sunday and Tuesday. On Monday, visitors will the have the chance for some 'late night shopping' with doors closing at 7pm. On Wednesday, the fair will finish at 4pm.

For more information and a running list of exhibitors, please click here.



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