This month Birmingham’s famous NEC commemorates 40 years as the UK’s primary exhibition venue, and last week our Sales team were busy there representing Visualsoft at The Spring Fair 2016. The event saw a record breaking number for both exhibitors and attendees demonstrating that it was a success for all involved, and the team even spotted a few famous faces!
Spring Fair is organised by i2i Events Group and is the UK’s leading gift and home exhibition, making it the biggest trade exhibition in the country. The event attracts around 3,000 of the best British and international suppliers, including hundreds of first timers to Spring Fair for 2016, and up to 300,000 new products are presented at the show across 14 categories including Jewellery, Homeware, Outdoor and eCommerce.
The event is one of a kind and no other exhibition in the UK covers as many different product categories under one roof. The unique feature of the show is that each sector of Spring Fair forms a specialised show within a show, whilst also offering the best cross-over buying opportunities available to the UK retail trade.
The Spring Fair was the perfect opportunity for us to spread the word of VS to thousands of potential clients, meet new businesses and make valuable contacts. Tens of thousands of buyers both national and international attend the show, including the vast majority of the leading retail brands. Figures show that 44 per cent of visitors do not attend any other trade event and 75 per cent of all visitors place orders with suppliers/providers as a result of their attendance at Spring Fair.
Not only is Spring Fair the prime new product sourcing opportunity for retailers, it also offers unrivalled networking opportunities for like-minded businesses, cutting-edge trend insights and business content. We’re always thrilled to take part in such a nationally renowned event and The Spring Fair certainly did not disappoint… until next time NEC!