Autumn Fair

5-8 September 2021 | NEC BIRMINGHAM



#SBS at Autumn Fair



We’ve partnered once again with Theo Paphitis’ Small Business Sunday to bring back the #SBS Pavilion to Autumn Fair.

The #SBS Pavilion is dedicated to showcasing new and unique products from ambitious start-ups and small businesses. In partnership with Small Business Sunday, we run a competition to give the #SBS community a chance to compete for 1 of 12 free exhibition stands at Autumn Fair.

What is #SBS Small Business Sunday?

  • Theo Paphitis created the Small Business Sunday (#SBS on Twitter) concept in October 2010, inviting small businesses to tweet at him with a description of their venture to secure his endorsement.
  • Every Monday, six of these businesses are then invited to become part of the now 3,000 strong #SBS community, benefiting from boosted publicity and attendance at a yearly conference.

What is the #SBS Pavilion?

The #SBS Pavilion at Autumn Fair is a showcase dedicated to highlighting new and innovative products from inspiring start-ups and small businesses.

  • #SBS Pavilion exhibitors are members of the #SBS community who have entered into a competition to win one of the 12 spaces in the #SBS Pavilion at Autumn Fair.
  • 12 small businesses are chosen from a shortlist of 36 finalists by a panel of Autumn & Spring Fair experts.
  • You’ll be able to meet these 12 amazing businesses and see their innovative products at the #SBS Pavilion at the show.


Last year’s winners

Take a look back at the #SBS Pavilion 2019 and hear from the #SBS Pavilion winners from Autumn Fair 2019. Twelve small businesses, each showcasing their own new and innovative products. Hear them reflect on their time at the show and what it means to their business and beyond.

Meet this year’s new winners

Congratulations to our new lucky twelve #SBS Pavilion winners! Meet the owners and see their amazing products at the show.

Canterbury Brewers

Copper & Wild

Cushy Paws

Emelie Art

Give Gifts


Kate O'Brien Art

Life's Little Bugs

Lizzie Martell Illustration

Photofinish Jewellery

Thanks Suzanne

Zac & Bella Fashion

The 2019 #SBS highlights

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