Greetings & Stationery set to shine at Autumn Fair International

A clutch of new greetings and stationery exhibitors are lined up to exhibit at Autumn Fair International 2011, which opens its doors on September 4 – 7 at The NEC Birmingham

The essential September buying season will see the return of Greetings & Stationery to the event, where more than 100 suppliers in this sector will display their latest new products to the trade in Hall 4 of The NEC.

A host of fantastic suppliers in this sector will exhibit at AFI for the first time in 2011, including: Barely Amusing Cards, Davis & Brown, Joanna Scoones (below left), Jumble Pot (right), Cremated Egg, Beamers Designs, The Thoughtful Company and Luvio Design.

They join long-standing Autumn Fair exhibitors and key brands such as Penny Kennedy, Really Good (left), Soul, Rachel Ellen, Glick, Cavania Cards, Blossoms & Bows, Blueprint and Pyramid International.

Show organizer Emap Connect is also delighted to confirm that the Cardgains Village will once again be a central meeting place for the greetings sector of Autumn Fair International, with around 20 of the buying group’s suppliers exhibiting on this large group stand area in Hall 4.

Event director Alison Graham commented: “The Greetings & Stationery sector of Autumn Fair International is already shaping up beautifully, with some of the industry’s most design-conscious publishers set to inspire visitors at this year’s show. We are also pleased to have  some great new companies participating in the show this year as this creates a “must visit” destination area  for buyers seeking new and innovative suppliers and products”.