Priority Exhibitor booking for Harrogate 2024 now open! 5/12/2023
Harrogate International Nursery Fair - which takes place from Sunday 13th to Tuesday 15th October 2024 at the Harrogate Convention Centre - has announced that its priority booking is now open for a limited period only. Exhibitors who attended this year have until Tuesday 30th January 2024 to secure their preferred stand before space goes onto general sale.
Visitors increase again for third Autumn edition 25/10/2023
As the doors closed on its 2023 show last week, Harrogate international Nursery Fair reports a further increase in visitors. In fact, following the opening of events allowed post Covid pandemic, the three editions of the new October dates are showing an increase in attendance of over 20%.
Concept & Innovation 2023 Awards Winner announced 16/10/2023
The Baby Products Association announced the winner of its 2023 Concept & Innovation Award today after much anticipation from the three finalists who attended Harrogate International Nursery Fair with their product ideas.
BANTA WINNERS ANNOUNCED 15/10/2023
After much deliberation by judges, the Baby Products Association has announced the winners of the 2023 Baby and Nursery Trade Awards (BANTAs). These industry awards, sponsored by Nursery Today, are open to exhibitors at Harrogate International Nursery Fair and aim to point retailers and buyers in the direction of products, which in the judges’ opinions are best in the show in terms of quality, value and style.
BANTA shortlist announced! 14/10/2023
As the doors of Harrogate International Nursery Fair open today, visitors are in for a treat with numerous exciting new product launches at the show this year. The Baby Products Association announced the shortlist for its BANTA awards this week, and attendees are encouraged to seek out these fabulous entries which are highlighted with certificates on exhibitors' stands.
A warm welcome awaits 12/10/2023
It's here! The event you've all been waiting for is just days away. Many of you (exhibitors) will already be on your way to Harrogate ready to set up your stands with eye-catching displays. Visitors will be following close on their heels ready to hit the ground running with orders as soon as the doors of Harrogate International Nursery Fair open.
Countdown is on 10/10/2023
With less than a week until the doors of the Harrogate Convention Centre open on your favourite industry trade event, the Harrogate International Nursery Fair team is putting all of the nuts and bolts into place to present you with another outstanding show for 2023. Here is another brief taster of some of the great products you can expect to see.
Sneak preview of Harrogate 5/10/2023
Whether you are seeking the latest in on-trend travel systems; eco and sustainable toddler tableware; gender neutral baby clothes; or educational toys to stimulate young minds then Harrogate International Nursery Fair is the place to be.
Exciting new seasonal collections 2/10/2023
At the last count, there were 46 new exhibitors attending Harrogate this year - that is 46 companies that you are likely to have not encountered before; or at least not at the UK's only nursery trade show.
Follow us on social media 28/9/2023
With just weeks to go until the show, and well over 200 brands expected, be sure to follow Harrogate International Nursery Fair on social media - @harrogatenurseryfair on Facebook and Instagram and www.linkedin.com/company/harrogate-international-nursery-fair-limited on Linkedin.
Concept & Innovation Awards finalists announced 26/9/2023
Three finalists of the Baby Products Association's Concept & Innovation Awards have been announced after 'dragons den' style presentations to a team of industry experts. These finalists will be invited to present their product ideas at Harrogate International Nursery Fair from 15th to 17th October 2023 where the winner will be revealed. Finalists include Cozy n Safe with its Excalibur i-Size car seat which is unusually lightweight and has a unique extended harness system to 125cm; plus five position reclines approved for all stages: Cheeky Rascals with the Baby Brezza Bottle Washer Pro which automatically washes, sterilizes and dries bottles and pump parts killing 99.9% of germs: and Designability with an accessible pushchair suitable for manual wheelchair users, developed with mass manufacture in mind. The pushchair can be used by a disabled parent or carer and those who are non-disabled – one product for all offering freedom for disabled parents.
With less than four weeks until the show, visitors attending Harrogate International Nursery Fair should be ticking off their 'to do' lists to ensure they have an easy journey and great time attending the show
Try your luck at the after-show party 14/9/2023
Exhibitors and visitors at Harrogate International Nursery Fair are invited to have some fun with a risk-free dabble on casino tables at the after-show party on Sunday 15th October. Once again, in the fabulous Royal Hall everyone will receive a voucher to exchange for free chips to play on the tables. For the competitive amongst you, there will be a challenge to see who can win the most in the time allowed - with a free bottle of fizz up for grabs.
Safer sleep 7/9/2023
The Lullaby Trust team will be attending this year's show and is keen to hear from companies who might want to get involved. The charity provides specialist support to bereaved families, promotes expert advice on safer sleep and raises awareness on sudden infant death. Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is the sudden and unexplained death of a baby or toddler where no cause is found after detailed post-mortem examination.
School’s back 31/8/2023
It's the last day of the month and many parents across the UK will be breathing a sigh of relief as their bundles of joy return to the classroom. With Harrogate International Nursery Fair just six weeks away, it's also time to put your business hats back on and start planning your visit.
Check out ‘Best Buys’ at Harrogate 24/8/2023
Once again, the Baby Products Association will be hosting its annual Baby and Nursery Trade Awards (BANTAs) at Harrogate this year and whilst they are only open for entry to exhibitors, they are a great indicator of ‘best buys’ to retailers and buyers attending the show.
Spoilt for choice 17/8/2023
With five halls packed with the latest innovations and designs in baby products, retailers and buyers attending the 2023 show are set to leave Harrogate International Nursery Fair with orders placed to fulfil expectations for the coming year. Once again there are over 100 exhibitors attending, and of these more than 30 are new to the show - so visitors are guaranteed to find products that are exciting and a bit different.
Get prepared for Harrogate 10/8/2023
Whilst many of us are enjoying school summer holidays, it's never too soon to start preparing for your favourite trade show - Harrogate International Nursery Fair, which is just two months away. The UK's only nursery trade show takes place from 15th to 17th October 2023 and whilst you may be lulled into thinking you can leave booking your accommodation until nearer the time, the show organiser advises planning in advance. Adrian Sneyd said: "Harrogate is a very popular tourist destination and whilst there are lots of hotels and guest houses, with so many people attending the show, these tend to book up very quickly. If you are planning to attend the show, we highly recommend sorting your accommodation as soon as possible."
Are you ready for Harrogate? 21/7/2023
Harrogate International Nursery Fair — from 15th to 17th October 2023 — is now firmly on the radar of nursery retailers and buyers in Britan and Europe and Adrian Sneyd, show organiser, urges visitors to secure accommodation for their visit as demand will be at a premium.
Don't leave booking until the last minute 12/6/2023
With the sun finally shining and the majority of the UK winding down and looking forward to the summer holidays, Harrogate International Nursery Fair reminds the nursery industry not to leave booking for its October show until the last minute.
Secure a prime spot in Harrogate 9/5/2023
After a long weekend of Coronation celebrations, the nursery industry can now focus on business and Harrogate International Nursery Fair is clearly top of the list for many companies.
New bookings for Harrogate open with new hall focus 2/3/2023
After a hugely successful 2022 show; and four halls of the Harrogate Convention Centre already almost full for 2023 with returning exhibitors; Harrogate International Nursery Fair is now open for all new exhibitor bookings and stand allocation.
Priority Exhibitor booking for Harrogate 2023 now open! 7/12/2022
Harrogate International Nursery Fair - which takes place from Sunday 15th to Tuesday 17th October 2023 at the Harrogate Convention Centre - has announced that its priority booking is now open for a limited period only. Exhibitors who attended this year have until Monday 23rd January 2023 to secure their preferred stand before space goes onto general sale.
Harrogate confirms October date fix until 2025 21/11/2022
Following another hugely successful Harrogate International Nursery Fair in October this year, the organising team want to underline that dates have been secured to ensure the show will continue to be staged in October on a 3-year plan from 2022 to 2024 to allow everyone to plan ahead.
Harrogate exceeds expectations 25/10/2022
This year, probably more than ever, the nursery industry geared up with high expectations for the UK’s only baby trade show – Harrogate International Nursery Fair which took place last week (October 2022). From feedback received from both exhibitors and visitors, the event certainly did not disappoint.
BANTA WINNERS ANNOUNCED 16/10/2022
After much deliberation by judges, the Baby Products Association has announced the winners of the 2022 Baby and Nursery Trade Awards (BANTAs). These industry awards, sponsored by Nursery Today, are open to exhibitors at Harrogate International Nursery Fair and aim to point retailers and buyers in the direction of products, which in the judges’ opinions are best in the show in terms of quality, value and style. This year, with the impending recession and cost of living crisis, consumers are seeking affordable products and the judges have considered this when choosing the winners.
Harrogate is here! 15/10/2022
For the majority of the UK's nursery industry, the highlight of the year is finally here as the doors to Harrogate International Nursery Fair open at 9.30am tomorrow (Sunday 16th). The show is open until 5.30pm on Sunday and Monday, and closes at 4.00pm on the last day (Tuesday). We truly have a bumper event to enjoy this year, with so many new and returning brands - some which haven't exhibited for many years. With 140 exhibitors, around 200 brands and participants from over 15 countries - including as far as New Zealand.
Almost time for Harrogate! 13/10/2022
With just two days until the doors to Harrogate International Nursery Fair open, here is a check list of everything you need to make your visit as smooth as possible:
Promoting safer sleep for babies 6/10/2022
Harrogate International Nursery Fair is delighted to support The Lullaby Trust which provides specialist support for bereaved families, promotes expert advice on safer baby sleep and raises awareness on sudden infant death. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the sudden and unexplained death of a baby or toddler where no cause is found after detailed post-mortem examination.
Sunday After-show party celebrations – join the fun! 29/9/2022
The Nursery International Nursery Fair organising team would again like to invite everyone to the much-loved Harrogate After- show Party for a fabulous few hours of entertainment and the opportunity to all socialise together. All exhibitors and visitors are invited along to this free event.
Things to remember 22/9/2022
With less than a month until the show, visitors can find everything they need to know about Harrogate International Nursery Fair on the website at www.nurseryfair.com
Look out for award-winning products 15/9/2022
The Baby Products Association has announced that its 2022 Baby and Nursery Trade Awards (BANTAs) are now open for entry; which is great news for show visitors wanting a heads-up as to what products stand out at the show. These industry trade awards are only open to exhibitors and the judges will pick the winners based a number of criteria including safety, functionality, desirability, and value for money. The highly commended and winning products are those that they feel will appeal most to consumers. Visitors will be able to see certificates denoting these products on the stands from Sunday (16th October) afternoon onwards.
Great show offers – exclusively for visitors 8/9/2022
With just six weeks until the show, exhibitors at Harrogate International Nursery Fair are putting together some great SHOW OFFERS. For example, KiddiRail (stand B12) is offering 20% off all orders, Natal Active (stand C27) has no minimum order and is offering free delivery and Fraupow (stand KS30) is offering 5% off the trade price.
Further brands sign up for Harrogate 1/9/2022
More companies are jumping on board to participate in the UK's only baby trade show with the latest additions to include award-winning nursery brand Ickle Bubba (stand KS50) and Snuz/The Little Green Sheep (stand KS100) with its best-selling SnuzPod 3-in-1 bedside crib and a beautiful collections of natural nursery products.
Book Harrogate accommodation early 18/8/2022
Harrogate is a beautiful Yorkshire market town with a range of hotels and guest houses to choose from. As a popular tourist destination, accommodation in October will be in high demand and visitors to Harrogate International Nursery Fair are advised to book early. The trade show has an official accommodation service - Mice Concierge - which has secured rooms at a range of hotels including Doubletree by Hilton Harrogate Majestic, Crowne Plaza, The Crown, The Old Swan and the White Hart. Room rates start from £105 per night and group bookings are also available.
NEW is the buzz word for Harrogate 11/8/2022
Momentum is building for Harrogate International Nursery Fair in October and if one word can sum up the atmosphere expected it is 'NEW'. There are almost 50 new exhibitors at the show (so far with bookings still coming in), including lots of new international exhibitors from around the world. This includes Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Norway, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, UAE and of course numerous UK companies too.
A truly international event 28/7/2022
Following a bumper show last year, visitors to Harrogate International Nursery Fair from 16th to 18th October 2022 are in for what promises to be a bigger and more international event than ever. As well as numerous well-known returning brands such as Hauck and Dorel Juvenile, this year promises almost 40 new exhibitors – many from overseas – giving the event a truly international flavour.
Visitors can look forward to a 5x hall bonanza! 22/6/2022
Following the announcement that Harrogate International Nursery Fair – which takes place from 16th to 18th October 2022 – had already used up its initial space allocation; the organiser today announces recent expansion plans are already attracting more brands to confirm.
Harrogate expands to meet demand 30/5/2022
The organisers of Harrogate International Nursery Fair, which takes place from 16th to 18th October 2022 at the Harrogate Convention Centre, advises that space for the show it originally contracted is already fully booked, with five months still to go!
Harrogate’s 2022 show filling fast! 26/4/2022
The UK's only nursery trade show - Harrogate International Nursery Fair, from 16th to 18th October 2022 - is around six months away, yet the organisers advise that almost all major brands are signed up and space is already becoming limited.
Harrogate show moves permanently to October 10/3/2022
Harrogate International Nursery Fair has announced the permanent move to an October show with dates confirmed until 2024. The 2022 event will take place from 16th to 18th October 2022.