Gifts Today magazine

Christmas & Gift Appoints New Chairman

Malcolm Naish, managing director of Lema Publishing, named during London AGM

One of the UK’s fastest growing trade shows, Harrogate Christmas & Gift, has an exciting new appointment to shout about.

Malcom Naish, managing director of Lema Publishing, and owner and publisher of Gifts Today magazine, was unveiled as the new show chairman during its AGM in London last week.

Malcolm (pictured left) is a well-known figure in the gift industry publishing magazine titles including; Christmas in January and February; Toys n Playthings and Greetings Today, as well as Gifts. 

The role of chairman was handed over by Robert Anslow (pictured right) who was thanked for his contribution and commitment to the show during his two-year term.

Malcolm commented: “I am delighted and honoured to represent Harrogate Christmas & Gift as chairman. The show has gone from strength to strength in recent years and is fast becoming one of the most important trade events of the year not only for companies in the Christmas sector, but those in gift, garden and home ware too. 

“Robert has done a sterling job as chairman and I look forward to contributing to the continuing success of the show.”

Harrogate Christmas & Gift is at the Harrogate International Centre from 8 to 11 January 2017. For more information visit:

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