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PWS Spring News Updates

The Parkwood Springs team started the new year full steam ahead! We have attended trade shows all over the world and have launched some exciting new ranges. Read on to see what we’ve been up to over the past few months.   

Tradeshows

January through to March are known as ‘Tradeshow Season’. During these three months, our team travels to various tradeshows and exhibitions around the globe to meet both current and prospective clients whilst showcasing our gorgeous giftware ranges created by our designers. It is a great opportunity to speak to get to know our customers better and to give them a chance to get to know us better too. It is also great for trend spotting, our team love to walk through the endless aisles browsing the products and chatting with other exhibitors. 

NY NOW, NEW YORK 6-9TH FEBRUARY

The first tradeshow of the year took place was NY Now, in New York City. This was PWS’s first tradeshow outside of Europe, which was very exciting! Twice a year, thousands of vendors show up to the “NY Now” Tradeshow at NYC’s famed Javitz Center to showcase their newest home and lifestyle products. Our two Business Development Managers, Rachel and Dan attended the tradeshow. They describe the trip as a once in a lifetime experience that they will never forget.  

Picture from New York Tradeshow
Picture from New York Tradeshow - stand

TOP DRAWER, LONDON - 20TH-22ND OF FEBRUARY

Top Drawer is the number one destination for the retail community to discover the latest trends, learn invaluable insight from leading experts from across the design and retail worlds and get inspired by unique show content and features. Our team attended Top Drawer in London Olympia where they showcased our ethically sourced ranges from our artists.  

Tradeshow stand picture - London
Rosie Smith ethical giftware collection

NEW COLLECTION - URBAN ILLUSTRATION CHECKBOARD

Urban Illustration kicked off the new year with a brand-new collection featuring a unique checkboard city design. This modern checkboard city design showcases in more detail the most famous tourist attractions of each city. This beautiful design style can be customised with any city of your choice. A great design that celebrates each places most iconic and important buildings.  

New York checkboard bag
New York checkboard

MORE TRADESHOWS!

HOMI, MILAN ITALY

 In March, our team attended various exciting tradeshows all around Europe. The month kicked off with HOMI in Milan, Italy. This is one of the biggest homeware and giftware tradeshows in South Europe. Our international account manager Cristina represented our brands at the Firemilano from the 11-14th of March.  

Tradeshow stand image - Italy
Picture of customers interacting

MAISON & OBJECT PARIS

Next up, was Maison & Object in Paris, France from the 24th – 28th of March. This tradeshow is an international hotspot for everything from decorations, design to lifestyle. Attending this tradeshow was a great opportunity for PWS to spark new business opportunities and create interactions with new buyer’s for our beautiful ethically sourced ranges. 

Picture of Tradeshow stand - Paris
Picture of Tradeshow stand - Paris

MUSEUM CONNECTIONS PARIS

The last tradeshow of the spring season was Museum Connections in Paris which took place from the 30-31st of March at the Porte De Versailles. Museum Connections is an International trade fair, focusing on the business and sustainable challenges of museums, and cultural and touristic venues. Our team had so much fun, showcasing our colourful ranges and interacting with current and new PWS fans.  

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Museum Connections Tradeshow sign - Paris

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