More than 85 UK and overseas publishers of greetings card, stationery, craft items, gift wrap and related giftware will present their new product launches and seasonal ranges at the event, including major industry suppliers such as Penny Kennedy, Really Good, Soul, Portfolio, Robert Frederick, Santoro Graphics, Pyramid International and GB Eye.
New to this sector of Autumn Fair in 2015 are companies including: Paper Salad, DM Collection, Balmoral Cards, Grave Card, Madame Treacle, Flower Burst Candle, Look What I Found and Silk Hat Greetings.
Exclusive to Autumn Fair this season will be the Cardgains Village, where a broad array of member suppliers will offer their latest must-have products and promotional deals. Cardgains suppliers already confirmed to participate include some of the biggest names in the business:
Ling Design / Talking Pictures, Creative Party, Grass Roots International, History & Heraldry, House of Sarunds, IC & G , Is It Art, Misumaru, Paper Island, Peartree Heybridge, Second Nature/Express Yourself, The CD Card Co/, The Great British Card Co., Cherry Orchard, Pioneer, UKGreetings, Mint Publishing and Carte Blanche Group.
Craft companies participating in this year’s show include Corrine Lapierre, Krasnaya Nesting Dolls, House of Crafts and The Crafty Kit Company.
Celebrating 20 years in business at the show will be popular industry supplier Grass Roots International. Make sure you pay a visit to their stand in Hall 4D19 to check out their wonderful new Write from the Heart verse and sentiment cards and other beautiful ranges.
With a total of some 60,000 new products being launched by 1,400 exhibitors across 13 different product sectors, Autumn Fair will also offer great cross-over buying opportunities for retailers seeking to refresh their shelves before the crucial Christmas trading period. This will be the largest European new product presentation taking place in the second half of the year.
Sharing Hall 4 with Greetings, Gift & Craft will be Fashion Jewellery & Accessories – together with the fantastic Fashion Accessories Catwalk – and Contemporary Gift, a sector which also occupies most of Hall 3. Adjacent in Hall 5 is the UK’s largest seasonal presentation of general Gift, Children’s Gifts, Toys & Gadgets.