There were more exhibitors at Harrogate Nursery Fair in 2013 than ever before, with eight halls packed to bursting with the latest new baby product launches and numerous new brands entering the UK nursery market for the first time. A number of exciting developments for the show included the occupation of the newly built Hall G of the Harrogate International Centre which proved hugely successful for the companies exhibiting there and provided a welcoming atmosphere for visitors to the VIP lounge and Press Office.
Many congratulations to the eight companies which join in celebration today having each won a prestigious Baby and Nursery Trade Award (BANTA) in recognition of outstanding products – and the great news is, you still have a day to come along and see them all first-hand!
The doors opened to Harrogate Nursery Fair 2013 this morning with positive vibes resounding through the eight halls of the Harrogate International Centre.
Despite national weather warnings with snow forecast for many areas of the country, Harrogate has been fortunate to avoid the worst and the Nursery Fair team are confident that visitors should have no problems arriving safely at the show.
As always, a warm welcome awaits both exhibitors and visitors to Harrogate Nursery Fair and we look forward to a bustling three days of business activity, networking and fun. Don't leaving planning until the last minute and make sure that you and your colleagues have pre-registered for a speedy, trouble-free entry. Full visiting information including parking, accommodation and show opening times can be found on this website.
With just a week to go until the UK's international trade show, we hope you're looking forward to viewing some amazing new product launches as well as lots of new brands exhibiting at Harrogate Nursery Fair this year.
If you love live music, enjoy great food and a good old bop on the dance floor then the Party and BANTA Awards night on Sunday 24th March at the Majestic Hotel, Harrogate is not to be missed - and tickets are selling fast so reserve you place if you want to join the fun.
If you have a few questions about legal issues concerning your business, whether it's because a competitor has stolen your design; is asserting rights it doesn't have; or you need a distribution agreement which doesn't breach competition law, the Baby Products Association (BPA) has teamed up with law firm Lupton Fawcett which will be providing free advice at Harrogate Nursery Fair on the BPA stand on Tuesday 26th March between 12pm and 2pm. If you are unable to make this, speak to the BPA team about how to arrange a free consultation.
Lots of people have been getting in touch asking how they can subscribe to our newsletters to find out about new product launches taking place at the show. To receive our news, you simply need to pre-register online and you will automatically be subscribed. If you have a friend or colleague who would like to be kept in the Harrogate loop - please forward this to them and we look forward to getting in touch!
It's less than a month until the UK's only nursery trade show and buyers can anticipate some fabulous new product launches and latest autumn and winter collections all under one convenient roof at Harrogate Nursery Fair this year. Please read on for some fine examples of exhibitor ranges - and check out the website at www.nurseryfair.com for a full list of companies attending.
We hope that visitors to Harrogate Nursery Fair will take the time to offer a warm welcome to our US colleagues who are situated in Hall H. These include the organisers of ABC Kids Expo - the USA's leading nursery trade show which takes place in Las Vegas this year - Halo Innovations, Lillebaby, Zoli, Bumkins Finer Baby Products, iplay, Rockaby Baby Music and Innobaby. The companies offer a diverse range of products from feeding, babycare and teething accessories, baby carriers, sleep sacks and even lullaby renditions of baby's favourite rock bands!
Market Research Company NPD invites exhibitors and visitors at Harrogate Nursery Fair to an eye-opening half an hour breakfast presentation at 8.45am on Monday 25th March, to discover the latest trends in the nursery industry.
Harrogate Nursery Fair continues to grow steadily each year, attracting new exhibitors not only from the UK, but from across the world with 20 countries represented at the show this year. Not to be missed is the new North American Pavilion - so a trip to Hall H to see what the eight participating USA companies have to offer is highly recommended.
Harrogate Nursery Fair is the UK's only baby trade show and the first port of call of the year for buyers and retailers seeking innovative new products to tempt customers throughout the year. Once again the show promises a host of exciting new launches from almost all of the top pushchair and car seat brands, as well as some interesting newcomers to the industry with great add on and gift ranges. This year the show also sees an increase in pre-school toy companies, making Harrogate a one-stop-shop for every baby product you can imagine from feeding, cleaning and clothing, transport and travel accessories, to furniture, toys and gift items.
The countdown is now on for the UK's only nursery trade show which is now a truly international event for anyone involved in baby and pre-school products, from nursery and feeding equipment, through to toys, early learning, clothing and gift ranges.
For the second year running, Harrogate Nursery Fair is almost sold out five months before its doors open to the 2013 show; and consequently the organisers are moving into more new halls at the Harrogate International Centre next year.
Just over a month after the doors closed on what proved to be one of the most successful Harrogate Nursery Fairs on record, the organising team is delighted to open priority bookings for exhibitors to reserve their previous stand space, or request a new position, for the 2013 show which takes place from 24th to 26th March 2013.
The doors of the Harrogate International Centre closed on the most successful Nursery Fair on record in March with more exhibitors than ever before in the show's 43 year history.
The countdown is now on to the UK's favourite nursery trade show and if the weather for the past few days continues, we look set for a very enjoyable visit to the beautiful north Yorkshire town of Harrogate.
The elegant spa town of Harrogate is the ideal location for the UK's favourite nursery trade show, not only providing an excellent venue for business, but offering a wealth of activities to add a little pleasure too.
With a bigger show than ever before, and all of the regular brands attending, you may wonder what Harrogate Nursery Fair has to offer in 2012 that is different from previous years. Of course you will find everything for baby from the latest pushchairs and car seats, to nursery equipment such as cots, changing tables, feeding accessories and even a cuddly toy or two. However, we have noticed a significant increase in the number of exhibitors bringing fabulous collections of baby clothing (including shoes!) this year and also many more fashion accessories and products aimed specifically at pregnant mums. One thing's for sure, if you are a nursery retailer looking for exciting new lines - then you will certainly be spoilt for choice this year!
This week there is certainly a buzz in the air as far as Harrogate Nursery Fair is concerned with numerous retail buyers and members of the press registering to use the VIP executive lounge as well as new exhibitors snapping up last minute space provided by the addition of Hall E.
Harrogate Nursery Fair has announced the addition of excellent new facilities at the show this year making visiting even more pleasurable and convenient for both buyers and journalists.
The restructuring of Harrogate Nursery Fair halls is proving incredibly popular with exhibitors wishing to claim their stands again for the 2012 Fair! We are pleased to report an almost sold out show next year.
The doors to Harrogate Nursery Fair closed on a hugely positive note last week with both exhibitors and visitors reporting an excellent show all round.
An air of celebration resounds through the halls of Harrogate Nursery Fair today as the winners of the Baby and Nursery Trade Awards (BANTAs) were announced during a prestigious ceremony at the Majestic Hotel in Harrogate last night.
Harrogate Nursery Fair opened its doors to a record number of visitors today, all eagerly arriving to view the latest new launches to the baby products industry. Historically, the first day of the show is always popular with smaller independent retailers and this year has been no exception with buyers arriving from across the country.
Your favourite nursery trade event is just a few days away and we hope you have planned your visit well, as there will be so many fabulous new products on display you may well struggle to view them all! Whether you are looking for pushchairs, cots, car seats, toiletry items, clothing or accessories - Harrogate Nursery Fair has it all.
The countdown is now on with less than a week to go until the UK's favourite annual nursery trade show. Packed with almost every baby product imaginable, plus all of the latest launches for next season, this is one event that nursery buyers and retailers simply cannot afford to miss. Read of for a brief taste of some products you will see at the show.
The countdown is now on with just over one week to go until the UK's favourite annual nursery trade show. Visitors have a real treat in store with lots of well-known brands on show - as well as a whole host of exciting and innovative new products. Here's a brief taste of some of the ranges which will be on display.
With less than two weeks until the nursery industry's favourite UK annual trade show, visitors to Harrogate Nursery Fair can look forward to a wealth of innovative new baby products, according to the Baby Products Association (BPA) which is hosting its annual Baby and Nursery Trade Awards (BANTAs) at the show.
Ryland Peters & Small has a wonderful selection of products allowing parents to capture special moments in their child's life with baby journals and a wide variety of kids' activity books. These are popular gifts for new parents as well as self-purchases for those looking for some inspiration or activities to do with their children.
Visitors to Harrogate Nursery Fair will amongst the first to see the launch of the first mono-duo-mono convertible stroller for kids and goods - the Bugaboo Donkey.
Visitors to Harrogate will get the chance to see firsthand the qualities which made ewan the dream sheep from easidream woo judges in the recent Gift of the Year Awards.
The Kids Line UK team has seen a busy year, moving into new premises with a purpose built showroom and enhanced with enthusiastic new staff members, who are looking forward to their first real 'taste' of the nursery industry at Harrogate Nursery Fair this year.
Visitors to Harrogate Nursery Fair at the Harrogate International Centre from 27th to 29th March should make a point of viewing two fantastic, award-winning products from Graco, which are set to be top of parent's shopping lists when buying for their little ones.
With just two months until the UK's biggest nursery trade event, don't forget to pencil Harrogate Nursery Fair, from 27th to 29th March, firmly into your diary as a must attend event for everyone involved in the nursery industry.
The nursery industry can look forward to the biggest Harrogate Nursery Fair ever with stand space reserved by over 200 exhibitors.