Category Archives: Exhibitions & Events
Information about Retail and Display Exhibitions.
Photos of our stands at exhibitions.
Hi Everone, as anyone who has visited this show will know its vast, over 18 huge halls covering everything from mannequins to carrier bags. I’ve selected some snaps of great ideas seen on our first day mostly covering visual merchandising features and mannequins.
More to follow tomorrow.
Come along to Top Drawer on Monday 12th September to see our presentation on how to Get Set For Christmas.
To visit the show site click below
See you there
Lynda & Phill
To visit the official website click the link below
After 4 extremely successful years, Clerkenwell Design Week has established itself as the UK’s leading independent design festival and one of the most acclaimed trade events on the international design calendar, winning Best Live Event at the AEO Awards and Best Festival and Best Cultural Event at the UK Event Awards to attest to its success. Boasting over 60 showrooms, a wealth of creative businesses and more architects per square mile than anywhere else on the planet, CDW takes advantage of this creative hub every May for 3 days.
For more information visit the website
“New, new, new, that is the mantra at Pulse this year”
This May, over 500 brands will be joining the show at Earls Court, providing a one-stop shop for stunning new products across home, gift, fashion and accessories. With over 10 years’ experience in the design market, Pulse attracts and serves the needs of thousands of retailers year on year.
Current trends show that retailers today are buying little and often, thus making Pulse the perfect opportunity to sourcebrand new products from a mix of established brands and up-and-coming designer makers at London’s only summer design-led gift event,
“First Peek” is the theme of Pulse 2014, providing you with the opportunity to be the first to discover never-before-seen products, future trends and the latest market insight to make your store stand out.
The VM and Display Show is the longest running exhibition for the industry and is now in its 24th year. Whether you are a retailer, designer, in the leisure and entertainment industry or in fact use visual merchandising to promote your products or services in any way, this Show is a must visit for everyone involved. The Show covers everything within visual merchandising and display from Mannequins, Print, Christmas Decorations, Display Services, Props, Design, Graphics, Bust Forms, TurnKey Service, POP, Lighting, Fabrics and everything in between.
Click the link below for more details and to register for your free tickets.
“Were you at the Planet Aspects / ABC mannequin event last Thursday evening at The Sanderson Hotel? No? Then you missed a great event!! Amazing company, old friendships renewed, new friendships made combined with lots of fizz and yummy canapés, made for a truly great event enjoyed by all…….
The event showcased four collections from the ABC mannequin range – Ophelia, Valentina, Carole and ST3.
For further info on the ABC range, please contact Kwan Pitman on 020 8808 8157/ 07876 834103
All copy provided by Planet Aspect Mannequins
Last week Lynda and I were guest speakers at Top Drawer one of the countries premier home and gift exhibitions, we regularly talk at shows and exhibitions and really enjoy meeting independent business owners and giving free advice and ideas.
This year we were privileged to be asked to judge the best stand competition, no mean feet as there were over 200 stands to look at, we attacked this task with vigour and excitement as we love looking at what all the exhibitors have done anyway, I have to say we were so impressed by what we saw, so many exhibitors had really taken the time to think about what their stands looked like and the product presentation. But there can only be one winner in each category and here they are.
Winners of the best small stand category were a new company Rewined Candles who had flown all the way from Charleston in South Carolina, this was their first time at Top Drawer and not only did they win the best stand but also best product.
Here are some photos of their stand
here are a few more with notes about why we loved the stand.
Watch this great video about their journey to Chile to discover how Carmenere wine is produced for a limited edition candle.
Visit their amazing website by clicking here