Following its hugely successful beta trial at Autumn Fair in September 21, Curated Meetings is supercharging new business and scaling up for its official launch at Spring Fair on the 7th – 8th February 2022 at NEC Birmingham offering more space, more meetings, and more sectors.
Curated Meetings are short, pre-scheduled 1:1 meetings between vetted buyers and relevant brands based on mutual interest to drive new business opportunities together. Designed to offer a platform for bespoke, highly pertinent and time efficient business meetings between buyers and brands, Curated Meetings delivered over 300, 15-minute face-to-face meetings at Autumn Fair, generating thousands of pounds of business and an incredible return on time for participants.
For Spring Fair, the Curated Meetings team has doubled and the programme now includes brands across all sectors including home, gift, lifestyle, fashion, accessories and jewellery, such as JJ Textile, By Molly & Izzie, F & J Collection, Sass & Belle, Bachmann Europe, Fawn & Thistle, Blue Stem Group, ECOYA, Bamboo Tree Ltd, Field Luxury Watches, Tallon International, Silver Jewellery Cavern, Wellness by Manuel, Grabo International, Corincraft Ltd., Dainty London, Arc de Noa, Soake, Giffi Creations, AK Frames, McAlister Textiles, Global Vision Direct – Artisan Furniture, FYG, Letterbox Love, Ballard & Hill, and more.
Averaging £330k in buying power, leading retailers confirmed for Spring Fair include John Lewis, Bloom & Wild, Geek Retreat, Denby Retail, Houstons, Frankly, Forest Holidays, Nest, Hampshire Cultural Trust, Fy!, Hw2, Midcounties Coop Food, Nature’s Kids, Everything Outdoor, Lovey Dovey, Burton Blake, Clinton Cards, Applegreens, La Di Da – Interiors, The Rusty Fox, Museum Selection, Yorkshire Willow, Jackson’s Boutique Graden Centre, Bagstage, and White Chimnies Venue.
Buyers will supercharge their sourcing experience by pre-scheduling the new brands they want to meet with products they love, see the products up close and talk directly to business decision makers able to forge great deals – and enjoy a £250 travel expense subsidy, the Spring Fair halls filled to the brim with incredible brands, and inspiring speakers on the Inspiring Retail Stage. The meetings will take place in the private, luxurious Curated Meetings lounge for uninterrupted conversations and complimentary food and drink.