Industry: Home & Garden

Autumn Fair 2021

The No. 1 Gift and Home Show in the UK

Autumn Fair is the season’s most important home and gift marketplace.  Held at NEC in Birmingham, Autumn Fair is a curated show for a new era of retail.  For the first time in 18 months the home and gift retail industry will be able to come together again in-person.

With the newly co-located Moda fashion and footwear event, Autumn Fair will offer three new key shopping destinations:  Home, Gift and Fashion. Reconnect with your customers, old and new who are looking for the latest products and crossover buying opportunities.

Top Reasons to Exhibit at Autumn Fair 2021

Meet purchase-ready buyers

Autumn Fair attracts more than 20,000 high-quality, transactional retail trade visitors over 4 days, making it the highest attended retail trade show of the season.  Retailers attend to stock up on their next best-sellers and make short orders in the lead up to Christmas, Easter and beyond.  Over 80% of visitors have purchasing responsibility.

Maximum Brand Exposure and 365 Digital Promotion

Offering more than just a stand location, Autumn Fair is a 365, 24/7 proposition rooted in the ability to bring people and products together.  From the at-show guides to the Virtual Showroom hosted online, you get a business listing that features your product imagery, lookbooks, videos and contact details.  Autumn Fair offers exciting digital opportunities to enhance your brand presence beyond the physical show, enabling you to benefit from year-round promotion.  Put your brand in front of thousands of UK and international buyers and make the most of industry-leading, multi-channel marketing campaigns and social reach.

Greater crossover-buying opportunities 

For the first time, Moda will now be co-located at Autumn Fair.  Also knows as the National Footwear Show, Moda will co-exist alongside Jewellery & Watch and Fashion (JWF) to create a new unrivalled fashion buying destination.  The new Fashion hall will facilitate greater crossover-buying opportunities to a wide, diverse and relevant audience looking for the latest must-have pieces.

 

Glee 2021

The Premium Garden & Outdoor Living Trade Expo

The future for retail is green. For more than 45 years, Glee has been nurturing the art of garden retail and has become the premium destination for garden and outdoor living inspiration, bringing the British, European and International markets together to the UK.  Glee provides unique access to the latest products, trends and industry insights, providing one platform for the entire supply chain where independents, multiple retailers, garden centers, landscape designers and builders merchants come to source new inspiration.

Who will you meet?

Glee attracts more than 7,800 visitors, with 75% having sole or joint purchasing responsibility with a combined annual budget of £1.7b among Glee buyers.  Glee attracts highly transactional, quality buyers and visitors from multiples and independent garden centers, high street and department store, online retailers, supermarkets and destinations.

The Market

The UK garden center retail market has been shaped by its resilience to many factors but continues to grow and innovate.  The garden products sector remains a sizeable and an important part of UK consumer spending that is estimated to be worth £5.7 billion according to the 2017 Garden Market Analysis Report, and AMA research predicts this will grow by two per cent per year between 2018 – 2022.  Over the years, Glee has also diversified its offering to become the destination for the entire garden and outdoor living industry where professionals can discuss the newest trends, discover the latest innovations and grow their business.

 

Spring Fair 2022

The Most Crucial Home & Gift Marketplace of the Season

For 70 years Spring Fair, held at NEC Birmingham, has been home to the largest marketplace for home and gift inspiration.  Spring Fair brings the largest export opportunities to the UK, with 50,000+ retail trade visitors across 5 days, making it the highest attended retail trade show of the year.  14 Sectors deliver key industry buyers with the largest crossover buying opportunity in the UK.  An astounding 81% of buyers placed or looking to place an order as a result of attending, with 80% saying their main objective is to find new suppliers.

Why UK?

Retailing is a large and vital part of the UK economy with so much opportunity for international exhibitors to take advantage of.  Shopping has become a key leisure activity for the UK consumer and an important part of people’s lives, where more than a third of all UK consumer spending goes through stores.