The countdown is on! Mark your calendars and dust off your shopping bags, because Spring Fair 2024 is just around the corner, taking place from the 4th to the 7th of February at the NEC Birmingham. This vibrant haven for wholesale homes, gifts, fashion, and sourcing promises to be an explosion of creativity, innovation, and inspiration, leaving you brimming with ideas for your next big project.
The Essence of Spring Fair
As the cold grip of winter begins to loosen its hold, anticipation builds for one of the most awaited events of the year – Spring Fair 2024. This annual celebration marks the arrival of warmer days and is a beacon of hope and renewal for communities worldwide. With a diverse array of attractions, exhibitions, and innovations, the Spring Fair has become a symbol of unity, creativity, and the vibrant spirit of spring.
The Spring Fair is more than just a gathering; it’s a celebration of life, growth, and the awakening of nature. It serves as a platform for communities to come together, forging connections and creating lasting memories. The essence of the fair lies in its ability to capture the spirit of spring – a season known for its blossoming flowers, longer days, and a sense of rejuvenation.
Spring Fair 2024 Dates & Timings
Sunday, 4 February 2024 9:00 – 18:00
Monday, 5 February 2024 9:00 – 18:00
Tuesday, 6 February 2024 9:00 – 18:00
Wednesday, 7 February 2024 9:00 – 16:00
Spring Fair 2024 Tickets
Embark on an extraordinary adventure to explore an unparalleled selection of products at the Spring Fair. Claim your free ticket from the official website of Spring Fair for a uniquely British experience that promises a product selection beyond compare.
Why visit the Spring Fair in 2024?
For over seven decades, the Spring Fair has served as a stage for emerging brands, cutting-edge trends, and exclusive product inspirations not available elsewhere. Whatever your requirements, the marketplace offers a diverse range of suppliers to meet your needs.
Spring Fair acts as a starting point for diversification, uniting individuals and products across carefully curated show sectors within Home, Gift, and Fashion. The unique strength of diversification unfolds at Spring Fair, allowing the discovery of distinctive offerings and the opportunity to stand out from the crowd. This marks the commencement of it all, at the largest and premier retail trade event in the United Kingdom.
Who will you meet at the Spring Fair 2024?
At the much-anticipated Spring Fair in 2024, attendees can look forward to encountering a dynamic array of industry leaders, creative minds, and innovative exhibitors. With a staggering 1200+ exhibitors expected, the diversity of offerings promises to cater to a multitude of interests. The event is segmented into 13 definitive product sectors, ensuring a comprehensive exploration of the latest trends and innovations within Home, Gift, and Fashion. Moreover, the presence of over 100 inspiring industry speakers adds an enriching dimension to the fair, providing valuable insights and perspectives.
Whether you’re seeking to establish new business connections, stay abreast of cutting-edge products, or gain knowledge from influential voices in the industry, the Spring Fair in 2024 is poised to be a meeting ground for professionals, visionaries, and enthusiasts alike.
New Exhibitors and Campaigns at Spring Fair 2024
Excitement is building as Twiddlers, a captivating new exhibitor, will take centre stage at Spring Fair 2024. At Twiddlers, they have a diverse range of products, spanning Arts and Crafts, Sensory items, Outdoor games, and Party essentials suitable for every season. Be among the first to witness the latest products and groundbreaking packaging design, join global networking, experience hands-on interaction with their items, and draw creative inspiration for parties, classrooms, and seasonal celebrations. Join them at Spring Fair in 2024, where Twiddlers invites you to discover and play, offering a first-hand look at their commitment to creativity and quality.
Composty, chosen by Theo Paphitis, is set to make its debut at the SBS Village during the Spring Fair at NEC this February. This event holds immense significance in the retail sector, bringing together the UK’s most innovative businesses. As a recent recipient of the #SBS Small Business Sunday award, Composty is honoured with a complimentary stand, where we will showcase our eco-conscious products. Their product range includes the revolutionary ‘Pop-Up’ Eco Sponges, Swedish Dishcloths, and the popular Loofah Scourer Sponges – each crafted with fully compostable, natural materials.
As the Spring Fair in 2024 unfolds, Moda emerges as the ultimate fashion destination and will be offering buyers an extraordinary platform to explore the latest trends in clothing, footwear, fashion accessories, and jewellery & watch collections. Renowned brands such as Jayley, Lighthouse Clothing, Peace of Mind (POM), Saloos, and many others showcase their innovations, making Moda a comprehensive showcase of diverse styles. With an impressive lineup that will include Powder Design, Breuning, Gecko, Soruka, and more, Moda at Spring Fair in 2024 is set to shape the future of fashion and leave a lasting impact on the industry.
The Summerhouse is an exceptionally inspiring and highly sought-after destination. Exclusive exhibitors at Spring Fair 24 will include One. World, The Libra Company is introducing Laura Ashley collections, Gallery Direct, Art Marketing, Garden Trading, and Pacific Lifestyle. The carefully chosen array of brands, many of which have expanded their stand space, features Malini, One Dot World, StoneGlow, Inis, HugRug, Jellycat, Chive, Weaver Green, The Braided Rug Company, Wikholm, Bloomingville, and Blooms by Samuel Baker. For those in search of textiles, The Summerhouse will present an exciting lineup with Ian Mankin, John Spencer Textiles, and Remony, making it a must-visit destination for buyers seeking exclusive and trendsetting offerings at Spring Fair in 2024.
Home, Living & Décor
With the realm of Home, Living & Décor, you’ll be experiencing a flourishing surge in textiles, highlighted by the return of home textiles experts Turner Bianca, showcasing a diverse portfolio of brands including Bianca Fine Linens, Born Too…, Dorma, and others. Riva Home makes a captivating reappearance, joined by Voyage Maison, Sanderson, and Morris & Co. Exclusive to Spring Fair 24, visitors are drawn to the showcases of Coach House, CIMC, and Hill Interiors. The lineup will further feature chic brands like Chic Antique, Quirky Barn, Nordic Style, and Hines of Oxford, creating an inspirational and high-quality array.
Beauty & Wellbeing
The Beauty & Wellbeing sector will thrive with aromatic offerings designed to pamper, groom, spritz, and energise. From holistic home fragrance to men’s grooming essentials and indulgent lotions and soaps, this sector promises to indulge the senses with an array of exquisite established brands and artisans. Luxcents, Annie Oak, Heathcote & Ivory, Upper Canada UK, and Bomb Cosmetics are set to enchant, along with debut appearances from Northern Lavender and Okiki Skincare, which will be adding fresh and captivating dimensions to the Beauty & Wellbeing landscape.
Some Stage Programmes at the Spring Fair 2024
Inspiring Retail Stage
On the 4th of February 2024, from 11:00 to 11:15, the Inspiring Retail Stage will kick off with a welcome address from the esteemed Jackson Szabo, the Portfolio Director of Retail at Hyve Group. As the grand opening of Spring Fair 2024, Szabo’s address will set the tone for the event, offering attendees valuable insights into the current state of UK retail.
On the 5th of February 2024, from 11:00 to 11:30 at the Masterclass Studio, attendees will be invited to the “Social Boost 2024: Your Brand’s Social Media Masterclass.” In an era where social media is evolving rapidly, maintaining relevance with your audience and staying abreast of the latest trends and techniques is paramount. Led by social media expert Alison Battisby of Avocado Social, this masterclass promises a dynamic and insightful discussion on the most recent and effective social media marketing techniques tailored for the retail industry.
On the 6th of February 2024, from 12:00 to 12:45, Trend Talks will delve into the multifaceted world of building an own-brand product range. As the allure of white-label propositions continues to grow among retailers, this session provides a comprehensive exploration of the essential elements and practical considerations involved in private-label collaboration. Drawing insights from market leader Sebnini, who successfully transitioned to private label in 2010, attendees will gain valuable perspectives on the challenges and opportunities associated with this strategic move.
Other notable sessions at Spring Fair 2024 will include enlightening discussions on the influence of Gen Z in the workplace, mastering the art of customer experiences, and the imperative of retail sustainability. Attendees can also explore the journey to B-Corp status and witness an engaging Pitch Live session, reminiscent of Dragon’s Den, highlighting innovative products and services.
With a legacy spanning over 70 years of uniting the industry, Spring Fair aspires to be an inspirational journey into the enchantment of discovery, presenting the latest products and trends across key sectors – Home, Gift, Moda, and Everyday. The show’s well-organised layout ensures a smooth experience for buyers, optimising their time to thoroughly explore and engage with the diverse offerings.
For more information on Spring Fair 2024 exhibitors, visit Hermagic.