Following a successful four year partnership with Autumn Fair, which has supported around 40 start-up businesses so far, Spring Fair will now host the #SBS winners, offering them a free stand within the dedicated #SBS village in hall 4.
Theo Paphitis said: “Exhibiting at Autumn Fair, in the #SBS village, has meant the world to our #SBS winners since 2018, helping many of them on a fantastic growth path for their business models.
“I am delighted that we have extended the partnership to Spring Fair, where this year’s exhibition winners will have an even more valuable opportunity in the early part of 2023. This is an exciting development for #SBS, one of the UK’s leading small business initiatives, and I am looking forward to visiting the show and meeting all our brilliant and deserving winners.”
12 new winners and two past winners who had been unable to exhibit previously, will present their designs, including Glosters Pottery, with a range of ceramics created by the sea in Porthmadog.
Nicola Meadows, portfolio director, Spring Fair, said: “We are very excited to be welcoming Theo and the #SBS Village to Spring Fair. It is an enormously successful initiative, and we are delighted to be able to offer so many inspirational winners a free exhibition stand, giving them unparalleled exposure and growth opportunity for their businesses as they launch into the marketplace.
“Our shared values and vision with #SBS and Theo enable us to provide an incredible opportunity for start-up businesses. Taking centre stage in the #SBS Village, the winners across gift, beauty and toy sectors, will gain access to thousands of buyers ready to order products.”