Events of interest to the giftware industry

Please note: All dates are subject to changes, contact organisers for more information before making arrangements.

June 2024

WED - SAT
26 Jun
- 6 Jul
2024

New Designers 2024

Business Design Centre, 52 Upper St, London N1 0QH
www.newdesigners.com
Dates: Wednesday, 26 June 2024 - Saturday, 6 July 2024
Time: 12pm - 9pm, 10am -9pm, 10am - 5pm, 10am - 5pm

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Tel: +44 (0) 20 7150 5974

Email: newdesigners@immediate.co.uk

WEEK 1
26 - 29 JUNE 2024
Opening hours:
Wednesday 12:00 - 21:00 (Judges, VIP, and Trade only)
Thursday 10:00 - 21:00
Friday 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00

Fashion & Costume
Contemporary Design Crafts
Textiles
Ceramics
Glass
Jewellery & Precious Metalwork

WEEK 2
3 - 6 JULY 2023
Opening hours:
Wednesday 12:00 - 21:00 (Judges, VIP, and Trade only)
Thursday 10:00 - 21:00
Friday 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00

Furniture
Product Design
Industrial & Spatial Design
Graphic Design
Illustration & Animation
Motion & Digital Arts

July 2024

SUN - TUE
14 - 16
Jul 2024

Pure & JATC

Olympia London, Hammersmith Rd, London, W14 8UX
www.purelondon.com
Dates: Sunday, 14 July 2024 - Tuesday, 16 July 2024
Time: 9.30am - 6pm, 9.30am - 6pm, 9.30am - 4pm

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Tel: +44 (0) 203 855 9550

Email: pure.london@hyve.group

We bring together the brightest minds in the industry twice a year to showcase the best must-have collections, discover the latest trends, get exclusive business insight, and make all-important international connections.Pure London x JATC provides a global platform for brands and designers to meet with buyers that matter the most to their business and connect.Join the next edition as we arrive back at the iconic Kensington Olympia in London.

SUN - WED
21 - 24
Jul 2024

Home & Gift Buyers Festival

King's Road, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG1 5LA
homeandgift.co.uk
Dates: Sunday, 21 July 2024 - Wednesday, 24 July 2024
Time: 9am - 6pm, 9am - 6pm, 9am - 6pm, 9am - 4pm

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Tel: +44 (0)20 7384 8012​​

Email: marketing@homeandgift.co.uk

The industry's favourite UK retail trade show. Source new wholesale products across home and gift, interiors, fashion, stationery and the latest retail ...

August 2024

SUN - MON
18 - 19
Aug 2024

Scotland's Trade Fair Autumn

SEC, Exhibition Way, Glasgow, G3 8YW
www.scotlandstradefairs.com
Dates: Sunday, 18 August 2024 - Monday, 19 August 2024
Time: 18th: 9.30am - 5pm, 19th: 9.30am - 5pm,

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Tel: 01877 385772

Email: info@springboardevents.com

Scotland's Trade Fair Spring & Specialty Food Show 2024

Held at the SEC in Glasgow is Scotland's biggest and only trade fair!

Over 500 companies exhibit thousands of products to trade buyers from the likes of department stores, online outlets, tourist attractions, farm shops, delis and independent retail stores.

Our exhibitors are gift and food wholesale suppliers from Scotland and other areas of the UK showing a range of products from greetings cards to home interiors to beer to chocolate.

September 2024

SUN - WED
1 - 4
Sep 2024

Source Home & Gift

NEC Birmingham, North Ave, Marston Green, Birmingham, B40 1NT
www.source-homeandgift.com
Dates: Sunday, 1 September 2024 - Wednesday, 4 September 2024
Time: 1st-3rd: 9am-6pm, 4th: 9am-4pm

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Email: info@source-homeandgift.com

The only international sourcing platform of its kind, Source Home & Gift unites global manufacturers who pride themselves on responsible manufacturing and sustainable production, with key retailers, brands, contractors who care about how great products are made.

Source Home & Gift, where your ideas become great products.

SUN - WED
1 - 4
Sep 2024

Autumn Fair 2024

NEC Birmingham, B40 1NT, UK
www.autumnfair.com
Dates: Sunday, 1 September 2024 - Wednesday, 4 September 2024
Time: 1st-3rd: 9am-6pm, 4th: 9am-4pm

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Tel: 020 3033 2500

Email: visitor@autumnfair.com

Autumn Fair is the unmissable Gift & Home show for the retail industry held at the NEC in Birmingham.

TUE - WED
3 - 4
Sep 2024

INDX Toy & Gift

Cranmore Park in Solihull, Cranmore Avenue, Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands, B90 4LF
www.indxshows.co.uk
Dates: Tuesday, 3 September 2024 - Wednesday, 4 September 2024
Time: 8.30am - 5pm, 8.30am - 5pm

Tel: 0121 713 4450

Email: info@indxshows.co.uk

Organised by Associated Independent Stores (AIS), the UK's top buying group for fashion, home, and leisure, INDX Toy & Gift is held at West Midlands exhibition centre Cranmore Park.

Attracting department stores, gift shops, specialist retailers, garden centres, and e-tailers, INDX Toy & Gift is the first show in the industry's calendar, presenting an expertly edited selection of leading suppliers which are perfect for a variety of retail spaces.

Curated by Buyers for Buyers, at INDX Toy & Gift enjoy:

Top brands, licensed products, toys, games, and gifts.
A friendly, business focused format, and order-writing environment.
Free entry and free onsite parking.
Complimentary coffee and refreshments.
Convenient location, minutes from J4 M42
INDX Shows are not suitable for under 18's. No dogs are permitted on-site unless they are assistance or guide dogs.

SUN - TUE
8 - 10
Sep 2024

Top Drawer London

Olympia London, Hammersmith Rd, London, W14 8UX
www.topdrawer.co.uk
Dates: Sunday, 8 September 2024 - Tuesday, 10 September 2024
Time: 9:30am - 6pm

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Tel: 0207 384 8137

Email: topdrawerexhibitors@clarionevents.com

Held in the heart of London, Top Drawer is the UK's leading design-led trade show, carefully curated with buyers in mind. The team hand-select the best bands to bring you a diverse mix of new names and rising stars as well as top brands and household faves. Browse new products from over 600 brands under one roof, carefully grouped per sector to help you pinpoint just what you are looking for. Your next best-seller is waiting for you.

TUE - THU
10 - 12
Sep 2024

Glee

NEC Birmingham, North Ave, Marston Green, Birmingham, B40 1NT
www.gleebirmingham.com
Dates: Tuesday, 10 September 2024 - Thursday, 12 September 2024
Time: 9am - 6pm, 9am - 6pm, 9am - 4pm

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Tel: 020 7728 4623

Email: visitor@gleebirmingham.com

Offering a comprehensive line up of leading UK and international suppliers, Glee is the definitive marketplace for the garden industry. We are the hub for networking and trade within the UK garden industry, and our carefully tailored sectors make it easier than ever to find the suppliers who are right for you. Discover an inspiring line-up with the very best products for every garden centre or shop; big, small, online or on the high street.

Partnering with leading industry bodies and publications, Glee also offers valuable advice and insights helping you to grow and hone your business through even the most challenging trading conditions. Located at the heart of the UK, in the NEC Birmingham, Glee provides an accessible destination for the garden industry to join together every buying season.

TUE - WED
10 - 11
Sep 2024

INDX Homewares

Cranmore Park in Solihull, Cranmore Avenue, Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands, B90 4LF
www.indxshows.co.uk
Dates: Tuesday, 10 September 2024 - Wednesday, 11 September 2024
Time: 8.30am - 6pm, 8.30am - 4pm

Tel: 0121 713 4450

Email: info@indxshows.co.uk

Covering cookshop, small electricals, tabletop, home gift & fragrance, bedding, and soft furnishings, INDX Homewares is organised by Associated Independent Stores (AIS), the UK's top buying group for fashion, home, and leisure.

Held at the West Midlands exhibition centre, Cranmore Park, INDX Homewares attracts department stores, category specialists, high street retailers, boutiques, garden centres, and e-tailers.

Curated by Buyers, for Buyers, at INDX Homewares you'll enjoy:

Leading brands, key trends, product launches, demos, and tastings.
A friendly, business-focused format, and order-writing environment.
Free entry and free onsite parking.
Complimentary coffee and refreshments.
Convenient location, minutes from J4 M42.
INDX Shows are not suitable for under 18's. No dogs are permitted on-site unless they are assistance or guide dogs.

WED - THU
11 - 12
Sep 2024

London Packaging Week London

ExCeL London, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, London, E16 1XL
www.londonpackagingweek.com
Dates: Wednesday, 11 September 2024 - Thursday, 12 September 2024
Time: 10am - 5pm, 10am - 4pm

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Tel: +32 (0)2 7401070

Email: europe@easyfairs.com

London is at the heart of a global network of brands, innovators, designers and creators. The UK capital is a world leader in key markets like luxury products, FMCG, beauty and premium drinks. The four events at London Packaging Week create the perfect meeting place for everyone involved in creating packaging in these key sectors. Hundreds of the world's biggest suppliers and thousands of designers, packaging developers, marketers, founders and buyers rely on the event to drive their innovation and creativity. Create the future of your packaging at London Packaging Week.

SAT - SUN
14 - 15
Sep 2024

The Big Christmas Press Show

Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, London, N1 0QH
www.cijgroup.co/london2024
Dates: Saturday, 14 September 2024 - Sunday, 15 September 2024
Time: 9am - 6pm

Tel: 0207 952 5060

Email: info@cijgroup.co

TUE - THU
24 - 26
Sep 2024

Brand Licensing Europe

ExCel London, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, London, E16 1XL
www.brandlicensing.eu/en/home....
Dates: Tuesday, 24 September 2024 - Thursday, 26 September 2024
Time: 9am-6pm, 9am-6pm, 9am-4pm

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Email: ble.marketing@ubm.com

Brand Licensing Europe (BLE) is the only pan-European event dedicated to licensing and brand extension, bringing together retailers, licensees and manufacturers for three days of deal-making, networking and trend spotting.

BLE is a must-attend event for businesses looking to discover and secure deals with the most sought-after brands, characters and images available for licensing.

January 2025

SUN - WED
12 - 15
Jan 2025

Harrogate Christmas & Gift

Harrogate Convention Centre, King's Rd, Harrogate, HG1 5LA
www.harrogatefair.com/contact_...
Dates: Sunday, 12 January 2025 - Wednesday, 15 January 2025
Time: 9am - 6pm, 9am - 6pm, 9am - 6pm, 9am - 4pm

Tel: 01902 882280

Email: simon@harrogatefair.com

The UK's trade show for the festive and gifts sector has announced a new date for 2025.
The show, is a highlight of the year for buyers from numerous sectors including department stores, garden centres, tourist attraction outlets and independent gift retailers.

SUN - TUE
12 - 14
Jan 2025

Giving & Living

Westpoint, Exeter, EX5 1DJ
givingliving.co.uk
Dates: Sunday, 12 January 2025 - Tuesday, 14 January 2025
Time: 9.30am - 6pm, 9.30am - 6pm, 9.30am - 5pm

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Tel: 01934 733433

Email: mail@hale-events.com

In 2025 Giving & Living will be celebrating it’s 60th edition! It’s a vibrant and friendly trade show, with a specialism in Coast, a strong focus on the tourism sector and an unrivalled selection of products for those targeting the holidaymaker market. Taking place so near to Britain’s best beaches and seaside resorts, it’s the show with the most Coast! Land the pick of the catch ahead of the crowd, meet suppliers in person, build relationships and get set for 2025. Giving & Living is an essential port of call.

SUN - WED
19 - 22
Jan 2025

January Furniture Show

North Ave, Marston Green, Birmingham, B40 1NT
thefurnitureshows.com
Dates: Sunday, 19 January 2025 - Wednesday, 22 January 2025
Time: 9am-6pm, 9am-6pm, 9am-6pm, 9am-4pm

Tel: +44 (0)20 7384 8158

Email: marketing@homeandgift.co.uk

January Furniture Show 2025 is the UK's home for premium interiors and has been running for over 32 years. JFS connects the most influential national and international buyers with the latest brands, showcasing their classic and contemporary furniture, flooring, lighting and accessories in an exclusive, premium setting.

SUN - TUE
19 - 21
Jan 2025

Scotland's Trade Fair Spring

SEC, Glasgow
www.scotlandstradefairs.com
Dates: Sunday, 19 January 2025 - Tuesday, 21 January 2025
Time: Sun-Mon 9.30am - 5pm, Tuesday 9.30am - 4pm

Tel: 01877 385772

Email: info@springboardevents.net

Held at the SEC in Glasgow is Scotland's biggest and only trade fair.

More than 500 companies exhibit thousands of products to retail buyers. Exhibitors are gift and food wholesale suppliers from Scotland and other areas of the UK showing a range of products from greetings cards to home interiors to coffee and chocolate.

TUE - THU
21 - 23
Jan 2025

The Toy Fair

Olympia, Grand & National Halls
www.toyfair.co.uk
Dates: Tuesday, 21 January 2025 - Thursday, 23 January 2025
Time: 9am - 6pm, 9am - 6pm, 9am, - 5.30pm

 
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Tel: 020 7701 7271

Email: rebecca@btha.co.uk

The Toy Fair is the UK's largest dedicated toy, game and hobby trade show taking place annually at the end of January at Olympia London. The toy industry's showcase welcomes more than 250 companies exhibiting thousands of products to visitors including retailers, buyers, media and the wider industry.
NB: General public and children between the ages of 5 and 15 are regrettably not permitted entry to the show.

February 2025

SUN - WED
2 - 5
Feb 2025

Spring Fair

The NEC, Birmingham, North Ave, Marston Green, Birmingham, B40 1NT
www.springfair.com/welcome
Dates: Sunday, 2 February 2025 - Wednesday, 5 February 2025
Time: Sun 6 Feb - 9am-7.30pm, Mon 7 Feb - 9am - 7:30pm, Tues 8 Feb - 9am - 6pm ; Wed 9 Feb - 9am - 4pm

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Email: exhibitor@springfair.com

The UK's most diverse, relevant and exciting marketplace for wholesale home, gift and fashion. Held at the centre of the UK, Spring Fair is easily accessible for both UK and international visitors. So why not see for yourself why we're the ultimate shop for shops…

FRI - TUE
7 - 11
Feb 2025

Creativeworld

Messe Frankfurt, Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1, 60327 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
christmasworld.messefrankfurt....
Dates: Friday, 7 February 2025 - Tuesday, 11 February 2025
Time: 9am - 6pm, 9am - 6pm, 9am - 6pm, 9am - 6pm, 9am - 5pm,

Tel: Tel: +49 (0)69 75750

Email: ambiente@messefrankfurt.com

One for all Seasons
As the leading international trade fair for seasonal decorations and festive decorations, Christmasworld opens up effective design possibilities for its target groups to surprise customers time and again with new assortment combinations and presentations. For new synergies that offer added value.

The trade fair for the busiest time of the year
Every year in Frankfurt, Christmasworld presents the latest products and trends for Christmas and all other festive occasions. In addition, it provides innovative concept ideas for decorating large and outdoor areas for wholesalers and retailers, shopping centres and city centres. Other product groups, such as festive ribbons and packaging, ideally complement the existing ranges and open up new perspectives and added value for exhibitors and visitors.

FRI - TUE
7 - 11
Feb 2025

Ambiente

Messe Frankfurt, Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1, 60327 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
ambiente.messefrankfurt.com
Dates: Friday, 7 February 2025 - Tuesday, 11 February 2025
Time: 9am - 6pm, 9am - 6pm, 9am - 6pm, 9am - 6pm, 9am - 5pm,

Tel: Tel: +49 (0)69 75750

Email: ambiente@messefrankfurt.com

New perspectives open up unexpected opportunities. And as the world's leading consumer goods trade fair, Ambiente, reflects the changes in the market and looks towards the future. It shows a unique mix of ideas and products – and provides a major platform for global trends. Out-of-the-ordinary concepts offer inspiration for successful business.

New market, new structure
Only Ambiente offers such a comprehensive overview of the global range of consumer goods. The Dining area at the fair is the number-one showcase for table, kitchen and household products. At the Living area, you will find all the latest styles around interior design, furnishings and decoration. The Giving area presents a diverse array of gifts and personal accessories and now also includes premium stationery and school supplies. The new Working area demonstrates in concrete terms what the working worlds of tomorrow will look like. The Contract Business and HoReCa segments offer intersections with potential for expansion. It also focuses on major current themes such as sustainability, new work, design, lifestyles, future retail and the Digital Expansion of trade. What's more, it is the ideal forum for forging contacts and finding new business partners.

TUE - WED
18 - 19
Feb 2025

INDX Homewares

Cranmore Park in Solihull, Cranmore Avenue, Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands, B90 4LF
www.indxshows.co.uk
Dates: Tuesday, 18 February 2025 - Wednesday, 19 February 2025
Time: 8.30am - 6pm, 8.30am - 4pm

Tel: 0121 713 4450

Email: info@indxshows.co.uk

Covering cookshop, small electricals, tabletop, home gift & fragrance, bedding, and soft furnishings, INDX Homewares is organised by Associated Independent Stores (AIS), the UK's top buying group for fashion, home, and leisure.

Held at the West Midlands exhibition centre, Cranmore Park, INDX Homewares attracts department stores, category specialists, high street retailers, boutiques, garden centres, and e-tailers.

Curated by Buyers, for Buyers, at INDX Homewares you'll enjoy:

Leading brands, key trends, product launches, demos, and tastings.
A friendly, business-focused format, and order-writing environment.
Free entry and free onsite parking.
Complimentary coffee and refreshments.
Convenient location, minutes from J4 M42.
INDX Shows are not suitable for under 18's. No dogs are permitted on-site unless they are assistance or guide dogs.

April 2025

MON - WED
7 - 9
Apr 2025

Farm Shop & Deli Show

Birmingham NEC, Pendigo Way, Marston Green, Birmingham, B40 1NT
www.farmshopanddelishow.co.uk
Dates: Monday, 7 April 2025 - Wednesday, 9 April 2025
Time: 10am - 5pm

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Tel: 01293 610 271

Email: freya.robinson@wrbm.com

Experience the best quality local and regional produce, plus the latest in equipment, labelling and packaging solutions from many outstanding suppliers. Over 3 days, the Farm Shop & Deli Show will be packed with new launches, exciting live events and sessions, and trend-setting food and drink to give you an insight into the industry and the people driving the market forward in 2025.

Farm Shop & Deli Show will run alongside Food & Drink Expo, National Convenience Show, The Forecourt Show and The Restaurant Show, as part of the UK Food & Drink Shows - and one badge will provide access to all five shows. The show will also reveal the winners of the Farm Shop & Deli Retailer Awards. #FSD2025

May 2025

WED - FRI
7 - 9
May 2025

h+h americas

Donald E. Stephens Convention & Conference Center in Rosemont/Chicago IL
www.hh-americas.com
Dates: Wednesday, 7 May 2025 - Friday, 9 May 2025
Time: 9am - 6pm

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Tel: +1.773.326.9920

Welcome to h+h americas – the platform for the North American Handicraft Industry and sister event of the German h+h cologne, the world's leading trade fair for the handicrafts industry.

h+h americas is a B2B trade show with an extended digital market place accessible before and after our event. Open to everyone who makes a living in crafts, h+h americas serves a community without membership requirements. Our show dates in June are carefully timed to serve buyers with seasonal offers to the entire handicraft industry. The first time event in 2022 combined 2,000 attendees with 200 exhibitors who displayed a wide range of products from yarn, fabric, art, craft materials to toys and pastimes. The product range also includes material and tools for painting, handicrafts, gluing, sewing, modeling, kneading Clay adorning, and decorating to high-quality papers and paints, easel brushes as well as graphic accessories.

TUE - WED
13 - 14
May 2025

The London Stationery Show

Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 0QH
www.stationeryshowlondon.co.uk
Dates: Tuesday, 13 May 2025 - Wednesday, 14 May 2025
Time: 9am - 6pm

Tel: 07795 951244

Email: chantellew@max-publishing.co.uk

At London Stationery show you'll find the biggest UK and international brands, exciting new designers and innovative start-ups, all under one roof.

TUE
20
May 2025

INDX Gift Food

Cranmore Park in Solihull, Cranmore Avenue, Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands, B90 4LF
www.indxshows.co.uk
Dates: Tuesday, 20 May 2025
Time: 8.30am - 5pm

Tel: 0121 713 4450

Email: info@indxshows.co.uk

Following a successful 2024 showcase, INDX Gift Food will return on Tuesday 20 May 2025 - a one day pop-up event, bringing together an expertly edited selection of key brands from the gift food and drink arena.

Curated by buyers at Associated Independent Stores (AIS), the UK's top buying group for fashion, home and leisure, INDX Gift Food is held at Cranmore Park and the show is open to all retailers - you do not need to be an AIS Member to attend.

From pickles and preserves, to savoury snacks, sweet treats and festive bakes, visitors can look forward to exploring a world of culinary delight, with product launches, demos, tastings, and special guest appearances.

EXPLORE Seasonal trends, new products, samples and tastings.
DISCOVER the latest food and drink gifts from top brands.
EXPERIENCE a friendly, business and buyer focused environment.
ENJOY free entry, free onsite parking, complimentary refreshments.
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