Trade Fair Review & Trends : February 2012

As we get ready for the August Trade Fairs, I thought I would reshare my Feb recaps: First Up: AGA. I love trade fairs, at home and abroad.  Meeting suppliers and/or customers, old and new, fellow exhibitors, association members and touching base.  These are all important reasons and functions of a trade fair. Equally as important is the product, …

AGHA Trade Fair Review February 2012

I love trade fairs, at home and abroad.  Meeting suppliers and/or customers, old and new, fellow exhibitors, association members and touching base.  These are all important reasons and functions of a trade fair. Equally as important is the product, marketing support & ideas exhibitors show.  Sadly I felt this was lacking on the whole.  There …

GHA FEBRUARY 2011 TRADE FAIR WASH-UP

I am happy to report that the first trade fair of the year showed optimism in retailers that has not been seen in the past 2 years. The GHA, Gift & Homeware Association, Home & Giving Fair was held at The Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park,  on 19 – 22nd February 2011. It is no secret that I believe that the retail industry is: in …