More than 1,600 UK and international exhibitors will be taking space at Autumn Fair in September.
Described by organiser i2i Events Group as “a unique opportunity to discover exciting new talent, buy the hottest festive products and preview all that spring 2013 has to offer,” the event will be held from September 1-4 at the NEC in Birmingham.
More than 32,000 buyers from 78 different countries are expected to attend, representing a mix of major multiples, department stores and independents.
They will view some 500,000 products, including 60,000 new product launches, spread over 11 sectors: Kitchen, Dining & Housewares; Contemporary Gift & Home; Gifts; Home Interiors & Furniture; Lighting; Gift, Home & Volume; Hobby, Arts & Craft; Greetings & Stationery; Children’s Gifts, Toys & Gadgets; Body, Bath & Home Fragrance and Fashion Jewellery & Accessories.
The Kitchen, Dining & Housewares sector will be located in Hall 2. Here, the list of new exhibitors includes Corticeira Viking Lda; Harch Wood Couture; In21 Limited; Kitchen Concepts (International); Mercante; Mrs Moore’s Vintage Store; Slice Inc; Stones of Exeter; Tunisie Porcelaine; and Turnkey Domestic.
Show highlights will include new feature areas, catwalks, displays and a seminar series to keep visitors up to date with the latest trends and design philosophies. And in Hall 2, the latest kitchen and dining products will be demonstrated by celebrity and professional chefs in the Cook Live! area.