Autumn Fair 2024 Puts Spotlight on Home and Gifting Trends, Sustainability
– Autumn Fair, known for its insightful content, will focus on home and gifting trends as well as sustainability this year, with dedicated days for each.
– Visitors to the show will have the opportunity to attend trend workshops with TrendBible and sustainability sessions with Products of Change, along with presentations on trade show advice, navigating challenging economic times, and motivational masterclasses.
Monday 4th: Trend Spotlight
On Monday, Autumn Fair will shine a spotlight on trends. Naomi Pollard from TrendBible will kick off the morning session with a talk on “2024 Home & Interior Lifestyle Trends,” exploring how behaviors and lifestyle choices will shape product and design trends for the home in the coming months and beyond. In the afternoon, Naomi will present “2024 Gifting and Celebration Trends,” providing insight into the key trends impacting consumers and opportunities for celebration.
Tuesday 5th: A Day of Purpose
Autumn Fair continues its collaboration with Products of Change on Tuesday, which will be coined “A Day of Purpose.” Helena Mansell-Stopher from Products of Change will lead two sessions focused on sustainability, aiming to bring actionable change to the show’s ongoing Power of One Campaign. The sessions will educate visitors on small daily actions and open conversations on systemic business transformation.
The Inspiring Retail Stage and Moda Catwalk
The Inspiring Retail Stage and Moda Catwalk in Hall 8 will host all the trend workshops, sustainability sessions, presentations, and masterclasses. Alongside the scheduled events, Therese Oertenblad from Small Business Collaborative will present a practical workshop on “How to Approach your First Trade Show,” while Ami Rabheru from The Retail Business Hub will explore “Maximizing Revenue During Tough Economic Times.”