Home and Garden Wholesale Exhibitions: The Insider's Guide for 2023
As we step into the radiant sun of 2023, the retail industry is abuzz with anticipation for the upcoming Home & Gift Buyers' Festival. Set in the picturesque town of Harrogate, this event is perfectly timed ahead of the busiest buying season, making it an essential occasion for sourcing new-season designs and product launches. In this blog, we'll delve into the highlights of the 2023 edition, offering an insider's perspective on what to expect and how to make the most of your visit.
Flower Power in Full Bloom
The 2023 Home & Gift Buyers' Festival is all about embracing the Modern Psychedelic trend, inspired by the shopping community's craving for past joys and nostalgia-inducing products. With a 28% increase in Department Store attendance from 2021, and a 57% increase in Multiples form 2021, the event is set to be a groovy gathering of industry professionals, celebrating the perfect blend of business and pleasure in a warm, welcoming atmosphere.
Amidst the tranquil surroundings of Harrogate, you'll find a wealth of inspiration and opportunities at Home & Gift. Over 500 brands will showcase their products, catering to a diverse range of interests and retail sectors. With a combined buying budget of £900m and over 700 brands spread across seven halls and Design Points, it's the ideal environment for cultivating your business growth and curating your upcoming collection. Discover the season's key eco-friendly products and brands, enabling your customers to make conscious decisions in their shopping choices. (https://homeandgift.co.uk/why-visit)
A Radiant Networking Hub
Home & Gift is more than just a trade show; it's a platform fostering connections and revitalising the retail community. As a visitor, you can relish the opportunity to network with key buyers from the retail industry, share insights on industry challenges, and collaborate on innovative solutions. With an 8% increase in new visitors, the event is a testament to the growing importance of retail community connections. (https://homeandgift.co.uk/become-vip)
For exhibitors, the Home & Gift Buyers' Festival is an opportunity to connect with over 8000 retailers from across the UK and Ireland. Showcase your products in a vibrant, sunny setting, and be seen by some of the best retailers in the country. With over 60 years as a retail trade event, it's the perfect place to break into the Northern retail market. (https://homeandgift.co.uk/why-exhibit)
The Countdown Begins
With the 2023 Home & Gift Buyers' Festival fast approaching, it's time to mark your calendars and prepare for an exhilarating experience. Soak up the summer sun from the 16th to the 19th of July, and immerse yourself in a world of retail nostalgia, trend-spotting, and networking opportunities. Can you dig it?