19 Apr 2024

3 Reasons Why Small Businesses Should Exhibit at Trade Shows

3 Reasons Why Small Businesses Should Exhibit at Trade Shows

If you’re a small business owner looking to expand your brand's reach and establish valuable relationships within the retail industry, showcasing your brand at trade show might be for you. Trade shows offer you an audience of buyers and industry of experts, that could grow your brand. Here are the top three reasons why attending trade shows, particularly with Spring & Autumn Fair’s New Business Pavilion, can be a game-changer for your brand. 


1. Meet Key Buyers 

One of the biggest advantages of participating in trade shows is the opportunity to showcase your products in front of a large audience of potential buyers. By joining the New Business Pavilion at Autumn Fair 2024 and Spring Fair 2025, you can gain access to a prime stand location within two of the industry's largest events. With over 40,000 combined visitors, including influential buyers from renowned retailers such as Marks & Spencer, John Lewis, and Tesco, you'll maximise your brand's exposure and increase your chances of securing valuable partnerships. 


2. Promote your brand 

In today's competitive business industry, getting eyes on your brand is essential. Exhibiting at a trade show can help to put your retail business at the centre of the industry. With initiatives like the New Business Pavilion your brand will get dedicated marketing that elevates your brand's visibility before and during the events. From PR and social media support to access to an exclusive Ezone containing various marketing materials, you'll have the tools needed to capture the attention of potential buyers and leave a lasting impression. These initiatives not only enhance your presence at our events but also help you to create a buzz around your products, driving interest and engagement from key buyers. 


3. Expert Support and Guidance 

Navigating the intricacies of trade shows can be daunting, especially for new exhibitors. That's where the expert support and guidance provided by the New Business Pavilion comes into play. As a participant, you'll receive invaluable assistance every step of the way, ensuring that you make the most out of your exhibition experience. From access to exhibitor playbooks and association support to ongoing assistance from a dedicated account manager, you'll have the resources and expertise needed to navigate the trade show landscape with confidence. 


Attending trade shows offers small and new businesses more opportunities to expand their reach, connect with key buyers, and elevate their brand presence in the retail industry. With the New Business Pavilion’s accessible and affordable New Business Package you can get access to tools and support needed for successful showcasing.  Don't miss the chance to be part of retail's largest events– apply for the New Business Package today and put your products in front of thousands of purchase-ready buyers. 



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