The countdown is on for the UK’s leading marketplace for wholesale Home, Gift, Fashion, and Sourcing, Autumn Fair which takes place from 4-7 September at the NEC Birmingham.
The show is almost fully booked and a host of industry leading bellwethers are 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 Fair’s 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, 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!”
Paul Hooker, Joe Davies, champions the show’s vibrancy and timing, saying; “Autumn Fair is an important event in our calendar, it’s a really vibrant show and the perfect setting for customers to see our range first hand. The timing is great too, allowing independent retailers a unique opportunity to prepare and make the most of the busy trading period.”