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THE GA AT SPRING FAIR 2019
THE GIFTWARE ASSOCIATION AT SPRING FAIR 2019
The Giftware Association will once again be exhibiting at the largest trade show in The UK. The GA loves to champion smaller businesses and help them in front of buyers, we have seen success throughout meet the buyers events and now we want to help them exhibit at trade shows to be seen by multiple and international buyers. Once again, we have partnered with Buy From Britain who share the same ethos as The Giftware Association in helping SMES thrive and bring their products to markets. The GA will be hosting 10 exhibitors on their stand in Hall 5 who are brand new to trade shows and act as an incubator and sounding board in the hope that they will exhibit on their own in the coming years.
Exhibiting on stand 5C82 D83 will be:
At Jex, we believe the imagination of children is amazing and something that should always be encouraged. Kids are so creative and should be allowed to express their ideas at every opportunity; they’re only kids once!
Fed up with the limited choice of shoes for children that allowed them to express their individuality, Emily, founder of Jex, decided it was high time that somebody did something about it! So, she set about putting together a great team of designers and experienced shoe makers to make her dream of Jex a reality.
We believe that kids’ creativity should be given every opportunity to shine. That’s why we offer a unique range of colour-in trainers for children. With exclusive eye-catching designs, every boy and girl can have the chance to personalise their footwear and stand out with Jex.
Jex trainers look great in black and white but it’s when they’re coloured in that they really come to life. But Jex isn’t just about style; the trainers are built for comfort too. The shoes are rugged and durable, built to be kid-proof and endure the rigours of rough-and-tumble.
We design innovative, eco-friendly cloth nappies and accessories.
Launched on a kitchen table in Shropshire the business has grown internationally.
This year will also see the launch of our cloth sanitary products and our range of GOTS certified and intertek assured, organic baby and toddler clothing range, handmade in the UK.
The environment is at the heart of Tickle Tots, form our designs and materials that we use to our rural inspired, hand illustrated fabric prints. We believe small changes made by many can help make the World a little greener.
For every 1000 nappies we manufacture we plant a tree.
BUILD AND GROW
Build & Grow.co is the newest member of the Grow Sow Simple family, with the aim of getting children growing fresh herbs and vegetables. The range of 3D Puzzle Gardens is fun, engaging and educational and is the perfect way to introduce the little ones to growing their own.
Launching with five different varieties, each 3D Puzzle Garden comes as a complete all in one make and create set. The components and characters for each scene pop out and come with easy to follow instructions for simple assembly. Also included in each set is the miniature garden section with soil and seeds to get kids growing straight away.
All Build & Grow.co products are designed, printed and manufactured here in the U.K. Using components sourced as locally as possible, each product is hand-packed in our warehouse prior to dispatch. Working closely with our supply chain partners enable us to deliver consistently high-quality products at affordable prices to retailers and directly to customers.
In 2018, we launched a range of unique tea gifts including Wedding Cake Tea, Birthday Cake Tea, Gin Tea, Mummy-to be Tea and Brussels Sprout Tea. We simply combine Britain’s favourite past time (drinking tea) with moments we love to remember! We encapsulate the flavours that conjure memories of celebrations in a hot brew! Our teas capture the aroma and the taste of the flavour so accurately. Our Gin Tea has been one of our bestsellers. We worked tirelessly creating the perfect blend to recreate that classic gin flavour in a non-alcoholic loose-leaf and customers love it!
WHAT A PICKLE
Beautifully and clearly branded products that seriously earn their place in any retail environment. Small hand produced batches that are undeniably special and extremely delicious!
BENNETT AND DUNN
Bennett and Dunn cold pressed Rapeseed oil is produced by husband and wife team Rupert and Tracey Bennett. Rupert takes great pride in producuing a superior quality product. The rapeseed is cold pressed, triple filtered ad the hand bottled by Rupert on the farm. Our oil is GM free, Gluten Free and our production is chemical free, this ensures our rapeseed oil retains all of its health benefits and delicious flavour. Its full of natural goodness.
THE WOOLEY STORK
The Woolly Stork began as an infatuation with knitting, blossoming into a luxury baby giftware company offering blankets, booties, bonnets and soft toys hand made in the softest alpaca and merino wool. Presented beautifully in gift boxes the items are luxurious keepsakes perfect for snuggly babies and parents alike.
PUSH BACK LTD
I'm Claire Gutsell, a designer based in beautiful Somerset. I design every single card sold by Artichoke Cards. My aim is to bring a bit of colour and fun into people's lives via a high quality and attractive range of cards. My designs reflect the things I love and as you've probably noticed many of them are inspired by the seaside, the countryside and… gin.
I'm always working on new designs, so check back soon to see what inspires me next!
Why Artichoke Cards?
Artichoke Cards is named for the artichoke plants in my garden and keep my family fed with our favourite vegetable all summer, before turning a glorious purple in the early autumn. As you've probably worked out, I love artichokes!
Having been established by the joint efforts of a Royal Air Force engineer and a Retired Royal Navy engineer, we stand to celebrate the most iconic of British engineering, by blending the very latest technical innovations with the highest quality British craftsmanship in order to create a superb selection of unique, bespoke, premium products.
We are passionate about giving back to those who are directly associated with the designs that we are celebrating through our products. That's why for every product we sell, we pass a proportion of the profit to the military and preservation charities, in an effort to thank them for the tremendous work they do to support the people and machines that we seek to commemorate through our products.
Every product we produce has been painstakingly researched, designed, manufactured and hand finished within the UK. All of our products are designed in close consultation with the manufacturers to ensure that every single detail is captured and framed using the latest technology that makes each one a masterpiece; centred around inherently unique designs.
Our mission is to make the world that little bit more special by making these unique and perfect pieces of design, available to the people who deserve them the most.
So, if you've ever crewed in, crewed out, supported or even just waited around in a wet Welsh valley hoping to hear the noise of a jet, our products have been made with our immense gratitude and with you in mind.