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After successfully running an online version of the well-established Giving & Living home & gift trade
show in 2021, Hale Events, the show’s organisers are delighted to announce that they will be running
both the physical and online show in 2022. The dates for the online show have just been announced,
and it will take place from 9th-11th May, while the physical show takes place in its usual time slot, from
16th -18th January at Westpoint, Exeter.

Your main course.

Kickstart your trading year with the popular physical January show. As this was unable to take place in
2021, pent-up demand for new products should see strong buying at the event; which has a
particular focus on Gifts and Home products for the coast and tourism market. After a busy 2021
summer, with increased tourist numbers in the South West, Giving & Living isperfectly timed for retailers
to stock up and to discover new products that their customers will love, ready for the 2022 season.
There’s nothing quite like face to face, particularly when we’ve all been unable to meet for a long time!

After Easter and the early Bank Holiday, you’ll be hungry for new products and inspiration again.
Welcome to Giving & Living ONLINE! This event took place for the first time in 2021, and two thirds of
exhibitors say they’ll be back for 2022. It’s a superb opportunity for suppliers to connect with customers,
to show off new ranges and pick up new customers, who are either too far away or unable to attend the
show in person. It’s very affordable, perfect for those who want to dip their toes in tradeshow waters but
aren’t ready to make the leap to book a stand at a physical show. It also provides buyers the chance to
meet exhibitors they might never see otherwise, without having to travel! Giving & Living ONLINE is a
great complement to the January show. It’s not the same as face to face, but it does open up the show
to a far wider audience, which is good for everyone.

Both shows will be showcasing a wide range of gifts and homeware for all occasions, with a focus on
the best ideas for coastal, and UK tourism markets. You’ll have to go a long way to find a greater
choice. Shining a spotlight on the South West tourism market, if you are buying for a retail outlet or
attraction near the ocean, and keen to net lots of holidaymakers, there’s nowhere better for discovering
beautifully crafted gifts and unusual home accessories inspired by sun, sand and sea.

Giving & Living 2022, whether physical or ONLINE, is the trade show that will inspire, and provide
the gifts that discerning customers will want to take home with them, for friends, family, or as souvenirs
of the holidays they’re finally able to enjoy!

For more information about the show, to book a stand, or register to attend, please call 01934 733433,
or visit You can follow the show on Twitter @giving_living, Facebook at, and Instagram at

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