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The Giftware Association are proud to be supporting Going Global 2018.

Going Global is taking place at the ExCeL London, 16 - 17 May. It is Europe’s leading event dedicated to providing businesses with absolutely everything they need to expand internationally, and trade overseas, in this uncertain economic climate.

Packed with leading experts, over 70 educationally-rich seminars, unlimited 1-2-1 networking opportunities, interactive masterclasses, and more than 60 of the world’s most innovative exhibitors; this is THE show to help your business trade in the world’s most lucrative cities, countries, and regions.

Join us there by claiming your FREE ticket here.



Brand Licensing Europe is the only place to discover what the European licensing industry has to offer under one roof. With 2,500+ properties and brands showcased across sports, heritage, characters, entertainment, food & beverage and more, BLE truly celebrates the newest innovations in brand licensing. In 2017, 7,500+ retailers and manufacturers from 77 countries came to discover the latest trends and build new partnerships with the hottest brands. Can you afford to miss it?



The London Stationery Show is a two-day stationery extravaganza featuring the biggest selection of writing and paper products from around the world in one place.

This year marks the show’s eighth and its largest exhibitor line up to date with over 150 stationery suppliers, and many more brands taking part. Featuring everything from everyday to high end, it’s easy to see what’s new and who’s new. There are a lot of exhibitors and brands at the London Stationery Show that you won’t see at other UK trade events.

If you buy or sell writing and paper products, or are thinking of doing so, this is the exhibition for you. There is nothing else like it. It’s where fashion meets function.



At Pulse, you can find something different, unique and invaluable. Whether it's emerging designer-makers, new A/W 18/19 launches, trend forecasts, business advice,

undiscovered international brands or Christmas collections ahead of the busy autumn period, Pulse is designed with your business in mind.

Pulse is home to design innovators: From our quirky collection of new designers in our Jewellery Emporium to our trail of international discovery in FOUND, Pulse is a hotbed of cutting-edge product and talent.

Curated by a panel of market-leading experts, Pulse lets you align your brand with the very best in the design world, ensuring only the finest edit of products are showcased to its audience of discerning retailers. The experts’ role is to pinpoint new and exclusive products, and highlight the very latest trends, talent and directional brands.


The British Craft Trade Fair (BCTF) is a three-day event taking place at the Great Yorkshire Showground in beautiful Harrogate. The next Harrogate fairwill take place on 8th-10th April 2018.

The fair is strictly trade-only and showcases work from exclusively British and Irish makers. BCTF differs from other trade fairs in that no mass-manufactured products or products made overseas are allowed. Visitors can be confident, therefore, that they will be presented with a selection of the best hand-made British giftware available in the UK.

BCTF Harrogate has been running for more than 43 years. For the past 25 years it has been in the ownership of PSM Ltd, under the personal supervision of Margeret Bunn who is responsible for maintaining the fair’s high standards and selecting the makers that attend. Margeret’s passion for craft and art has seen her work with British designer-makers for over 35 years, she has helped many hundreds of young makers take their first steps in dealing with retail buyers. The fair includes a dedicated Newcomers Gallery where emerging makers are supported with BCTF’s extensive business mentoring program, ensuring that they are all ready and confident to write trade orders.


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