Local designers to attend Showcase
Wicklow designers, craftspeople and manufacturers will feature prominently at Showcase - Ireland's Creative Expo which returns to the RDS, Dublin from Sunday, January 20 to Wednesday, January 23.
Now in its 43rd year, Showcase is one of Ireland's most important international trade fairs and will welcome trade buyers from 2,580 retail businesses from 26 countries worldwide. In 2018, attending buyers placed B2B sales orders of €23.9 million over the four days, an increase of 12.7 per cent on the previous year, equating to annual revenues of €152.5 million for the exhibitors.
Wicklow exhibitors will include A. Mullane Design, Alanna Plekkenpol, Brooke and Shoals Fragrances, CardBoutique.Ie, Carrickmacross Lace Clare Salley, Copper Fish Studio, Dolphin Distributors Ltd, Donegal Design Ltd, Fado Ltd, Fragrances of Ireland, Hairy Fruit Art, Holly Somerville Botanical Artist, Irish Decal Products, Island Distribution, Kaiko Studio, Kieran Cunningham, Kingfisher Ashford, Love Mo Chuisle, Real Ireland / PicturePress.ie Ltd, Ria Organics, Shuttle Knit Limited, Slated, The Irish Nettle Co. Neantog.
Trade buyers of fashion, jewellery and home and giftware attend Showcase to source new products designed and made in Ireland. This year there will be over 400 designers and craftspeople participating.