Next month’s dedicated garden, leisure and outdoor show, Glee, taking place at the NEC, Birmingham, will be putting Home, Gift & Clothing centre stage. A new, earlier dateline – June 28-30 – positions the show within a more convenient time in the annual buying cycle.
Gift buyers will be able to access a wide range of brands offering everything from seasonal decorations, games, toys and books to outdoor clothing ranges and picnicware, as well as complementary brands and products from Glee’s wider offering.
Brands returning to the Home, Gift & Clothing sector include treble Gift of the Year 2022 winner Willsow with its range of The Plantable Children’s books; APAC, distributors of leading home fragrance brand Bolsius Candles; sock company HJ Hall, and Tilnar Art, which will be showcasing environmentally friendly and fairly traded gift and homeware products.
New brands set to make their debut in the Home, Gift & Clothing sector include Gift of the Year 2022 winner Vent for Change, which will be unveiling ethical and eco-friendly stationery; organic tea suppliers English Tea Shop, and sustainable ladies’ fashion company M&Co.
The show, which will have a summer festival vibe, is set to welcome over 400 exhibitors, with an estimated 40% first time exhibitors. Among the highlights will be the Glee New Product Showcase featuring the newest inventions and novelties.
Top: Glee will be opening its doors from June 28-30 at the NEC, Birmingham.