The Home & Gift Show, Harrogate kicks off on Sunday. Organised by Clarion Events, the event takes place in the North Yorkshire spa town from July 14 to July 17.
More than 12,000 retail buyers are expected to attend the show, according to Clarion Events. Of those, 81% place orders before they leave the show and some 73% will be making purchases for the Christmas period.
The fair is divided into five categories: Gift, Home, Jewellery & Fashion, Greetings & stationery and Spotlight.
The exhibitor line-up includes housewares names such as Alessi, Gisela Graham, David Mason Design, Betty Boyns, The DRH Collection, Gilberts, Half Moon Bay, Herbi4 Pottery, The Herdy Company, Fenealla Smith, Culinary Concepts, ECP Design, Wild & Wolf, Sophie Allport, Simon Drew Gallery, Joe Davies , Widdop Bingham, The Old Basket Supply, Ulster Weavers, Portmeirion, Melamaster, Naturally Med and Ragged Rose.
Spotlight is a new area focused on fresh and original talent from the UK. Formerly known as Intro North, Spotlight has been re-branded ‘to better reflect the exciting new companies on show’. It will showcase 125 exclusive exhibitors including L&S Interiors, Pushka Knobs, Port & Lemon, Cluck Cluck, Grace’s Favours, Cinderela B and many more.