Gifts Today magazine

Spring Fair opens on Sunday

So much to see across giftware at the show, which runs from Sunday through to Thursday at the NEC, Birmingham

Across the giftware sector, Spring Fair will be welcoming back Fair favourites, Something Different Wholesale, who will bring their range of both contemporary and traditional lines. Joining them is the ever-popular Enesco, who will be celebrating their extra-special 25th anniversary at the show, launching over 800 new products.

In addition, the 2019 exhibitors line up in Contemporary Gifts will also include first timers Portico Designs and KMI Brands alongside Nordal, J-line by Jolipa, Nkuku, RJB Stone, Chic Antique and Manta Gifts.

For the second year running, Spring Fair, the UK’s all-encompassing sourcing marketplace. will spotlight the most individual and intriguing gift sector newcomers as part of its DesignFirst showcase.

Alongside bellwether exhibitors in the Gift and Contemporary Gift sectors, DesignFirst will feature innovative, first-time Spring Fair exhibitors, offering new and unique products.

Located across two designated spaces within the Contemporary Gift area in Hall 6, 19 companies will feature in the DesignFirst area, showcasing a range of beautifully crafted, design-led products including hand poured candles and diffusers, woodcraft, textile products, knitting kits, homeware decorations, prints and unique gifts.

GoodToBee will showcase their organic cotton beeswax wraps and bags, alongside The Sugar Shed’s quirky wood-printed photographs. Laser cut and engraved products will be on display from LASARIS, and LOLA + BLAKE will present a host of nightwear and accessories designed for 0-8 year olds. In addition, home fragrance brands A House Like This and Article White will have their full product selections on offer.

Daniel Goodban, Account Manager at Spring Fair commented: “DesignFirst is all about introducing the best and brightest newcomers to industry, allowing them to tell the often inspirational stories behind their brand, and bring to life their products for a wealth of potential buyers to see.

“For visitors to Spring Fair, this provides exclusive first access to the products likely to make waves in the industry over the coming years. It’s a must-see area of the show!”

The DesignFirst brands will feature amongst over 600 new and bellwether exhibitors displaying their ranges in the Gift and Contemporary Gifts halls. Standout exhibitor names throughout the halls include Gala Candles, one of Europe’s largest candle manufacturers, who will exhibit alongside other well-established and long-standing home fragrance brands including Yankee Candle, Bolsius, Price’s Candles and Wax Lyrical. This year will be a special one for stylish gift and home accessories supplier Fifty One Percent who will be celebrating their 10th anniversary at Spring Fair.

In addition, the 2019 exhibitors line up in Contemporary Gifts will also include first timers Portico Designs and KMI Brands alongside Nordal, J-line by Jolipa, Nkuku, RJB Stone, Chic Antique and Manta Gifts.

Spring Fair runs from the 3-7 February 2019 at Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre. Register to attend for free HERE.


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