Exhibitor Information

Book yourself a stand with us and cash in on Christmas!

THIS BEATS ANY CHRISTMAS MARKET!

We’ve been running the highly successful Christmas Shopping Fayre at Westpoint, Exeter since 1996. It’s popularity has grown each Christmas to the extent that we now regularly attract around 25,000 visitors each year making it the biggest event of it’s type in the whole of the South West.

With so many visitors relying on the Fayre to solve their Christmas Shopping the word has quickly spread amongst traders up and down the country that it’s an event not to miss. This enables us to take our pick of reputable companies with totally diverse ranges.

All of our regular shoppers know that the Fayre will always offer a wider choice of unique gift ideas than a High Street full of shops. Each morning there’s a buzz of anticipation with long queues of shoppers ready for opening time!

ADVERTISING

Everyone asks how we attract so many Christmas shoppers each year and the answer’s simple – we spend far too much on advertising!

Our extensive marketing campaigns leave nothing to chance – radio, newspapers, magazines, leaflets, posters, banners… It’s always punchy and it works!

EXHIBITION STAND SPECIFICATIONS

First time exhibitors need to give much thought to picking the size of stand best suited to displaying and selling their lines. Some traders only need frontage while others prefer enough depth to get the shoppers into their sales area.

Our stand sizes start at 3m x 2m and go up to most permutations (Egan Sheepskin Products for example had the same 6m x 6m stand for 16 consecutive years!).

We’ve selected a few photos here from past Shopping Fayres at Westpoint showing how exhibitors have used some of the different sizes of stands.

3m x 2m (9’9” wide x 6’6” deep)

£380.00 + vat

Corner sites (open on 2 sides) – add 20%

4m x 2m (13’ wide x 6’6” deep)

£504.00 + vat

5m x 2m (16’3″ wide x 6’6″ deep)

£624.00 + vat

CRAFT MARQUEE

We offer a limited number of space only sites for craft exhibitors in our very busy craft annexe (p.o.a.)

3m x 3m (9’9” wide x 9’9” deep)

£504.00 + vat

Corner sites (open on 2 sides) – add 20%

4m x 3m (13’0” wide x 9’9” deep)

£664.00 + vat

6m x 3m (19’6” wide x 9’9” deep)

£960.00 + vat

OUTSIDE TRADING

We are able to offer a few pitches outside with the catering wagons near the main entrance (p.o.a.)

BOOKING YOUR STAND

A good look around our website should help answer most of your questions, then:- Choose the size of stand which suits you best.

stand_plan_large_2014Have a look at our Site Plan, then call the office on 01271 378000 or email us to check on which stands are available.

As long as the lines you sell differ from those already booked in we will gladly reserve a stand for you at the Shopping Fayre.

You need to complete our Order Form and send it to us with a deposit. On receipt of your order form we will send you confirmation by return along with your invoice With your final statement you’ll receive a pack with all your set-up details, accommodation listings, exhibitor and vehicle passes and free tickets etc. We recommend that you (especially first-time exhibitors) keep in touch and contact us with any queries which may arise.

The past 19 years of running this event has given us a wealth of expertise which we are happy to pass on.

PAYMENT

We accept payment by cheque or if it’s easier you can pay direct into our Bank. We don’t take payment by credit card.

OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION

PARKING: Ample parking for exhibitors adjacent to the main hall with many exit doors allowing for easy access of stock from your vehicle. No steps to negotiate.
ELECTRICAL: We have a firm of specialist exhibition electricians (E.H.Havill Ltd) on site during the Fayre if you need to amend any of your lighting or power requirements.
SECURITY: There is overnight security in the hall but it helps us if exhibitors bring adequate sheeting to cover their stand each evening.
CATERING: The Westpoint restaurant is open for exhibitors during set-up and also early each morning. Catering wagons are also available for a quick cuppa or snack.
CASH-POINT: Cashpoints are situated in the foyer

2017 STAND AVAILABILITY

Main Hall
Almost fully booked now, just 12 remaining stands (available sizes: two of 3x2, one of 4x2, one of 4x3, six of 3x3, two of 6x3)

Food & Drink Area
Virtually every exhibitor from 2016 has kept their same pitch, possibly room for two more producers

Craft Marquee
Similarly most of the craft spaces are already taken. Contact us now re the 2 remaining stalls.

Outside Trading
Room for one new trader outside the main entrance to the Westpoint hall

For details phone Grahame on 01271 378000 or Contact Us Here

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