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Even more buying opportunities

Home & Gift 2018 presents biggest show yet…new sectors, new exhibitors, new products!


HOME & Gift Buyers’ Festival is fast approaching and organisers Clarion Events are excited to offer even more buying opportunities this year.

Launching five new curated sectors, show director Louise Morris will present the largest number of product sectors in its history across four marquees and nine halls in and around Harrogate Exhibition Centre.
On top of providing great products and exciting brands Home & Gift also offers the unique opportunity to learn and develop thanks to the inspiring Retail Hub seminar programme Retail Hub.
Louise (pictured) said: “From our biggest range of home and interiors suppliers to the next new wave of design-led gift brands and talented makers, to must-have fashion accessories and unseen food and drink gifts, Home & Gift 2018 has it all.
“With over 800 brands to choose from, set across four marquees and nine halls, we’re the largest showroom in the North.
“Offering an all-inclusive buying experience, mixing thousands of new launches, unseen suppliers, emerging brands, household favourites and expert retail advice with a quintessentially British holiday vibe, Home & Gift is the perfect time and the perfect place to discover next season’s best sellers.”
Highlights of the Retail Hub programme include:
Leapfrogg Digital Marketing’s Rosie Freshwater talking about building and managing a successful digital strategy.
Victoria Turner, The Harrogate Girl, giving insights into the world of blogging and social media to connect better with customers.
Rosie Davies, PR Dispatch, talks PR on a budget.
Dan Jeffrey, brand communications manager at Bettys, will talk about the importance of heritage and storytelling to their 99-year-old business, and exploring the valuable role social media plays.
The show’s four collections – Best Of British, Christmas, New and Eco – are returning along with the introduction of five curated sectors:
 Design Now – design-led products from innovative new names and inspiring brands. in Hall G.
 Made – shop beautiful handmade products from the UK and around the world, in Hall G.
 Taste – an exciting edit of fun and tasty giftable food and drink products, in Hall G.
 Home & Interiors – due to popular demand the home offering has been doubled with the launch of a second hall.
 Design-Led Jewellery & Fashion – shop beautiful on-trend design-led products in the new hall and feature area.

On top of this there are amazing new products and new launches in the design-led gift marquees, gift halls, and greetings and stationery gallery presenting the biggest shopping opportunity to date.
As always Home & Gift will be an all-round enjoyable experience – don’t miss Sunday Sundowners from 6pm on the first day, where everyone wrap up their buying and business with a drink and catch up with friends and colleagues.

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