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 …

TRADE FAIRS; the Dos & Don’ts

I have been attending and exhibiting in Trade Shows since 1996, in Australia and internationally.  As we prepare for the Gift & Homewares Association’s (GHA) Home & Giving Fair which starts this Saurday 19th & finishes on Tuesday 22nf Feb, I thought I would share with you real life observations and experience from trade fairs here …