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4-7 SEPTEMBER 2022
NEC BIRMINGHAM, UK

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Design & Source returns to Autumn Fair

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Design and Source will return for Autumn Fair 2022

Where ideas become great products.

Design & Source, originally called Sourcing, brings the international market to the UK along with ethical and sustainable manufacturers from all over the world to one unique destination. The Design & Source sector combines product types including home textiles, lighting, funky and contemporary gifts, artisan products, as well as tableware, kitchenware and flatware for catering and hospitality buyers. This is where a product’s journey starts. At the very source.

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Opportunities within Design & Source

The only international sourcing platform of its kind in the UK, Design & Source is also the destination for visitors looking to grow or start their own white label offering, with direct access to key fabricating regions without the hassle of travelling overseas.

Did you know?

Most Design & Source exhibitors have BSCI, Sedex or equivalent certification guaranteeing that their products are compliant with UK & Europe quality standards and can facilitate high and low minimum order quantities.

  • "The sourcing from different countries and different regions is fantastic.”
    Stephanie Keast, Global Category Manager,
    Adare International

Countries represented

Design & Source is a highly transactional, high-ROI platform for suppliers, manufacturers and makers from key fabricating countries including:

  • China
  • Ghana
  • India
  • Pakistan
  • South Africa
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • and more

Video: On Private Label

Why it's the perfect next step for retailers

The Spring and Autumn Fair team asked retail experts, Karl McKeever, Cate Trotter and Jeremy Corner for their top tips when considering venturing into private label and why it's more important than ever to start as a way to set yourself apart from your competition. 

Browse the marketplace

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  • ABitQuackers

    Stand: 19E02
    Wholesalers of indoor and outdoor garden sculptures - mostly animal themed but with an ever expanding range
  • Ancient Mariner Furniture specialise in supplying solid wood furniture to all types of businesses. With over 20 years of experience in the wholesale furniture industry we have the expertise to supply ...
  • Art Marketing

    Stand: 20L10-M11
    Art Marketing leads the way in design and innovation. We own four well recognised Brands: ART@Art Marketing, Thomas Kent Clocks, Almond Street Photoframes and ARTBEAT Greetings Cards. A family run com ...
  • We are delighted to be coming back to Autumn Fair Birmingham and can't wait to catch up with exisiting stockists and hopefully meet some new ones! We will be showing a lovely selection from our ranges ...
  • Bentley & Bo

    Stand: 20K10
    ABOUT US  At Bentley & Bo we bring our customers a stylish and unique range of Home Interior products. Our Contemporary range will reflect flair and personality into any discerning home. We understand ...
  • Besp-Oak Furniture

    Stand: 19E20-F21
    Besp-Oak Furniture are committed to supplying trade customers with 3000+ market leading home products on a wholesale & direct container basis. Visit www.besp-oak.com for more information. 
  • CIMC Ltd

    Stand: 19D20-E21
    With over 30 years’ experience, we are one of the largest suppliers of Furniture, Lighting, and Home décor in the UK and European Market. We pride ourselves on offering glamorous, modern, and practica ...
  • Coach House

    Stand: 19A20-C21
    Coach House are the largest importer and wholesale of Furniture and design led accessories in the U.K. With a stock inventory of over 14,000 different lines.
  • Edge Company

    Stand: 20J04-K05
    30 years of original design and innovation continues to build Edge Company's reputation for supplying high quality distinctive product.
  • Febland Group

    Stand: 19D30-E31
    Febland Group Ltd is one of the biggest wholesale furniture suppliers in Lancashire, England, specialising in modern funky furniture, home lighting, wall mirrors, home accessories, mirrored furniture, ...
  • Final Touches

    Stand: 19D10-E11
    Family owned and run, based in Scotland with a reach across the UK, most of our products are manufactured on site within our own factory that employs around 20 local designers, artists, production man ...
  • For over 30 years Florelle have been sourcing, importing and delivering realistic artificial flowers, trees, plants and Christmas decorations to the gift trade across the UK, Ireland and parts of Euro ...

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