Independent Toy & Gift Show to be rescheduled

PlaY-room team is now considering holding popular show on September 28 and 29 at Cranmore Park.

The organiser of the Independent Toy & Gift Show is looking to reschedule the event, after receiving several requests from both exhibitors and members to consider later dates in the year.

The event – which was due to be held on April 21-22 – was cancelled last week due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.

Following the requests, however, the plaY-room team is now exploring the opportunity with suppliers to host the show on Monday September 28 and Tuesday September 29, 2020 at Cranmore Park, Solihull.

A statement from plaY-room – which is the toy and children’s gift division of AIS – said: “We want to offer this show as a platform to launch the critical fourth quarter of trading following the forced temporary closure of stores. We will endeavour to bring together our members, members of other buying groups and other independents who will need to rebalance their stocks for the run up to Christmas at a time when suppliers will have warehouses full of stock to sell. Christmas is the one event that will not be cancelled!

“We would like to wish all those that have been involved in this show’s success good health and we look forward, hopefully, to welcoming them through our doors again in September.”

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