Spring Fair, organised by i2i Events Group, has announced the addition of an all-new DIY sector for the 2017 show, taking place at the NEC in Birmingham this weekend.
The Volume and DIY sectors open tomorrow (Saturday 4). The rest of the fair opens from Sunday (February 5) to Thursday (February 9).The DIY sector will be located within Volume.
Brands including AkzoNobel, Avron Trading, Bonnington Plastics, Dekor Tools, Charles Bentley, Hamble Distribution, Home Hardware, MICA DIY, Rothwell Industries (Stanley Adhesives) Ultratape, Centurion Europe, Wilsons, Stax Trade Centres and Fast Pak Hardware will be exhibiting in the DIY show sector.
David Hibbert, joint managing director of Stax Trade Centres, commented: “As one of the key trade shows, Spring Fair attracts all the major players in the market. “Being at the NEC is easily accessible for our customers and, as a leading nationwide wholesaler, we are delighted to be associated with the show and particularly the new area dedicated to DIY.
Spring Fair portfolio director Nick Davison added: ‘We are delighted to be launching the DIY sector to offer DIY and home improvement suppliers access not to just their core market, but to cross-over selling opportunities.
“It comes as a natural and exciting fit for the current breadth of other sectors at the show. We know that we already have visitors attending who are interested in the DIY sector, so we are confident that their Spring Fair experience will be enhanced through this new hall.”
The annual DIY Week Awards (run by ‘Housewares Magazine’ sister title ‘DIY Week’ and www.HousewareLive.net sister digital platform http://www.diyweek.net will be held at The National Motorcycle Museum on February 7, to coincide with Spring Fair.