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You always find something new at the stationery event of the year. If you buy or sell stationery or writing products, or are thinking of doing so, this is the exhibition for you. It’s where fashion meets function.
The London Stationery Show is the leading UK exhibition for stationery and writing products and part of National Stationery Week.
It offers buyers the biggest selection of stationery and writing products from around the world all in one place, with everything from the everyday to high end. It makes it easy to see what’s new and who’s new, and make the best possible use of your time. You see a lot of exhibitors and brands at the Stationery Show that you don’t see at other UK events – over two thirds are exclusive to the London Stationery Show.
Products include: Adhesives, tapes | Art & Craft | Calendars | Children’s stationery | Desktop | Diaries | Envelopes | Filing and storage | Gift packaging/wrap | Gift stationery| Highlighters, markers | Home Office | Invitations | Journals | Leather goods | Licensed stationery | Notebooks, pads | Notecards, postcards | Organisers | Paper | Pencils | Pens | Social stationery | Staplers, punches | Writing products
“The exhibition was excellent – the location is fantastic, and I love that it’s all stationery in one place” Katy Golden, Category Manager, Stationery & Gifts, WHSmith Direct
And while you are in London, take the opportunity to also visit some of the capital’s world class stationery retailers who are only a short distance from the Business Design Centre. Click here for details of the London Stationery Trail.
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The London Stationery Show is the stationery event of the year and a uniquely powerful and cost effective platform for getting your products in front of the UK’s leading stationery buyers from every retail sector. It’s where fashion meets function.
Whether you are a dedicated stationery company or have a limited stationery offer which you want to grow by meeting different buyers to the ones you normally deal with, this is the exhibition for you. You’ll be in great company!
Buyers like the Stationery Show because it is so focused and they can see more stationery products and brands from around the world than at any other UK exhibition, all in one place. Over two thirds of exhibitors don’t exhibit at any other UK show.
“The Stationery show is a focused, intimate show that attracts great brands and great buyers. The central location and organisation of the two days make it a smooth, enjoyable date in the annual trade show calendar” Catherine Snell, UK senior account manager, NPW/Moleskine
Accessorize, Advantia, Aldi Stores, Amazon, Antalis, Anthropolgie, Argos, Asda, B&M Retails, Bluefish, Booker Group, British Library, British Museum, Bureau Direct, Colemans, Commerial, Costco, Cowling & Wilcox, Cult Pens, Egan Reid, English Heritage, Exertis Gem, Fenwick, Fortnum & Mason, Foyles, Freud Museum, Funky Pigeon, Harrods, Imperial College, Jarrold, JH Lorimer, John Lewis, John Smith & Son, Laura Ashley, London Graphic Centre, Makro, Moonpig, National Theatre, National History Museum, Nemo, Office Club, Office Friendly, OfficeTeam, Osbornes, OU Student Union, Paperchase, Pilotfish, Post Office, Queen Mary Student Union, Red Box, Royal Academy of Arts, Ryman, Sainsbury’s Scribbler, Selfridges, Spicers, Student Union, Superstat, Tesco, The Conran Shop, The National Trust, The Pen Shop, TK Maxx, Total Office, UCL, Urban Outfitters, VOW, Waterstones, WHSmith, Wilkinson….and many others.
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All I want for Christmas is…..stationery?
Posted on 6th November 2015 by Chris Leonard-Morgan
If this week’s visit to the Spirit of Christmas exhibition at London Olympia is anything to go by, a lot of stationery will be finding its way next month into Christmas stockings and under the tree. All beautifully wrapped, naturally!
A good number of busy stands were selling stationery including Two Little Boys, Milly Green, Julie Bell, Lollipop Designs, Nancy & Betty, Cambridge Imprint, NPW, The Journal Shop and Tinc.
It was good to catch up with Sally Page of Plooms Pens who does a lot to promote the importance of writing by hand and also to meet Chrissie Probert-Jones of Eatsleepdoodle who is understandably still very excited by her company’s coup in supplying a special doodle pencil case to the Pompidou Centre in Paris.
What cheered and pleasantly surprised me most was the level of activity on stands supplying personalised notecards and social stationery, especially for children. I overheard a number of mothers saying they wanted to encourage their children to write letters and cards, particularly to say thank you.
The message is getting through that writing still matters!
Maped Helix draws up a colourful Christmas list
Posted on 23rd November 2015 by Vanessa Fortnam
Even if the weather outside is frightful, Maped Helix’s beautiful array of stationery gift ideas will still be delightful this Christmas, thanks to a veritable feast of stocking fillers to make Santa proud.
The stationery giant’s innovative range of colourful crayons, pens, felts and gadgets will not only bring smiles to the faces of numerous children on Christmas Day, but will also leave a lasting impression on all recipients for many months to come.
Maped’s Color’Peps Range are as colourful as they are creative, with its award-winning Jungle Innovation felt tip pens – with a fun and innovative pen lid holder meaning no more lost lids and doubles up to store pens when not in use – is expected to be a particularly popular product over the festive period. (See photo, right)
As smooth as silk and available in a rainbow of bright colours, Color’Peps Smoothy crayons offer a unique creative experience with their smooth texture allowing the crayon to glide across paper means they’re great for little ones learning to draw and colour in this Christmas. But they’re not just for youngsters, their feel-good texture allows the bright colours to be blended and smudged to create beautiful artwork. The gel based, watercolour crayons can be used to create any magical scene this winter.
There’s no need to worry about youngsters getting mucky hands during the creative process thanks to Color’Peps Plasticlean crayons which come with a clever triangular shape to improve grip and a handy plastic coating to keep hands clean. Boasting two different sized ends, Plasticlean crayons are perfect for both drawing in detail and colouring in.
If you are looking for a break from the norm in terms of colouring pencils, Aqua Color’Peps – featuring soft and resistant watercolour lead – will make the perfect present for creative minded children. Simply apply, moisten, and let your creativity flow when using these pencils. Other items in the Color’Peps range which are guaranteed to raise a smile are the Brush felt tip pens that are ideal for illustration and calligraphy, as well as Duo felt pens and pencils for a double dose of colour.
Maped’s Kidy’Board – the first transparent board created as an educational tool, which has proved a huge hit with youngsters, parents and teachers alike. Its flexible design means that it is unbreakable and the ingenious material used for the board means that all scribbles can be wiped away without a trace time and time again. Created in collaboration with teachers, the unique Kidy’Board is made with the educational needs of children in mind and comes with downloadable activity sheets that are secured behind the transparent screen to aid writing. Who says education can’t be fun?!
Maped isn’t just for the young and as we know, colouring is fun and relaxing whatever your age. Such creative minds who like the finer things in life should look no further than Maped’s Graph Peps fineliner pens – the perfect colourful tool to create artwork with precision. For those who prefer to use pencils, Maped’s Color’Peps quality pencils – complete in a shock resistant compact metal tin for easy storage – represent the perfect present.
And what better way to fill Christmas stockings than the innovative Bunny Innovation pencil sharpener, which has become a firm favourite amongst children. Available in three bright colours, the product chomps down on pencils to sharpen them like a bunny chewing on a carrot, leaving pencils perfectly sharpened.
The limited edition Zenoa Collector eraser, is a fun and quirky eraser with its own protective rotary case for a fully protected eraser and features funny faces guaranteed to put a smile on any face in the winter months.
Finally Maped’s Girly twin-tip ballpoint pen – containing four ink colours – is a funky compact writing tool that is perfect for every girl’s pencil case.
So with Santa revving up the reindeers and those elves filling up his sack already, what are you waiting for?!More News Stories...