Packed full of all the information you need to organise yourself for attending trade fairs in 2022, in this issue you will find a great round up of all the key trade shows set to take place next year together with our annual Exhibition Diary. Simply scroll through to page 35 to find out more.
Our cover star this month is Museums & Galleries who have since its launch in the mid-1980s, aimed to bring the cream of the world’s art heritage to beautifully made and produced gift stationery and greetings cards for the high street. Over the years the company has explored new product formats, innovated and refined its production techniques, and curated a commercially exciting and visually ravishing suite of fine arts and design-based gift products. You can read all about their current launches and activity within our Cover Story over on page 14.
Gifts Today also had the pleasure to interview Yarnton Home & Garden’s Marketing & Buying Manager, Bryony Fletcher. This forward-thinking retailer, who operate from a 12-acre site, which includes a large shopping space spanning across 80,000ft. This independent retailer is also delighted to announce that they will be speaking at Spring Fair 2022 on the Sunday.
Why not also pop the kettle on and browse through the many interviews and coffee breaks within this issue – Gifts Today chats with Best Kept Secret’s Managing Director Vanessa Curry to delve a little deeper into this truly scented company and takes a break with PMC’s Sales & Marketing Director Keren Dicken (page 21) and also Enesco’s Marketing & Product Director Helen Cotrill (page 25), while over on page 32 we chat with a number of the industry’s finest looking back at the challenges of 2021 and what the future holds for 2022.