Top 5 Reasons to Attend the Home & Gift Buyers' Festival in 2023
The Home & Gift Buyers' Festival is the industry's most beloved and anticipated event, offering a unique blend of business and pleasure for attendees. Set in picturesque Harrogate under the July sunshine, the festival provides an opportunity to connect, learn and conduct business in a relaxed and nostalgic atmosphere. This year's theme, Modern Psychedelic, celebrates the joys of the past while showcasing contemporary and innovative products. Here are the top five reasons why you should attend the Home & Gift Buyers' Festival in 2023.
1. Discover Exciting New Products and Brands
With over 500 brands joining the festival, buyers will be spoiled for choice. Home & Gift is renowned for its diverse range of companies, from independent and multiple stores to leading department stores, garden centres, online retailers and museums. Attendees can explore the latest product launches and new-season designs, perfect for stocking up ahead of the busiest retail period - Christmas.
2. Connect with Industry Professionals
Home & Gift is a networking hub where retailers connect with key buyers from the retail industry. The event's laid-back atmosphere encourages attendees to build meaningful connections and grow their business organically. With a 28% increase in Department Store attendance and a 57% increase in Multiples from 2021, there's no better place to forge lasting relationships within the retail community.
3. Gain Valuable Insights into Industry Challenges
The retail industry faces several challenges, including cost of living concerns, rising costs on the high street, increased online competition, and the rise of eco-conscious consumers. Home & Gift provides a platform for attendees to discuss these issues and discover solutions that will benefit their businesses in the long run.
4. Embrace Sustainability
The Home & Gift Buyers' Festival places a strong emphasis on sustainability and eco-consciousness. While not all brands and products follow this principle, the event encourages retailers to include more upcycled and eco-friendly products in their offerings. Attend the festival and enable your customers to make conscious decisions by sourcing top-notch eco-friendly products and brands.
5. Relive the Nostalgic 60s Atmosphere
Step into a world of reminiscence at the Home & Gift Buyers' Festival, celebrating the atmosphere of the 1960s. Relive the idyllic Summer of Love, with a Modern Psychedelic theme that evokes memories of peace, love, and warmth. The event's unique ambiance sets it apart from other trade shows, making it a must-attend for anyone in the retail industry.
In conclusion, the Home & Gift Buyers' Festival is an unmissable event for anyone in the retail industry. Discover new products, connect with industry professionals, gain valuable insights, embrace sustainability, and enjoy a nostalgic 60s atmosphere. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity – book your badge today!