Find Gift Wholesales & Giftware Distributors at Life Instyle

Gift Wholesalers

Life Instyle brings together over 400 clothing suppliers and gift wholesalers with more than 7,000 of the top retailers in Australia. Since its inception, the exhibition has attracted wholesale giftware distributors and suppliers, and it has become one of the highest grossing categories.

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Life Instyle has a devout commitment to encouraging originality and creativity in brands that sustainably produce eco-friendly wholesale giftware. It is part of the Reed Retail Group of the larger Reed Exhibitions, which is one of the leading event organisers in the world. They have a growing portfolio of over 500 events in 40 countries, which include meetings, trade and consumer exhibitions, expos and conferences.

Wholesale Giftware in Sydney Exhibition

The Life Instyle exhibition happens twice a year in Sydney and Melbourne. The Sydney event is in late February, and it is held at the Hordern Pavilion and the Royal Hall of Industries. The show promises cutting-edge designs, an environment of talented creative people and business moguls who all work together to get the products to the consumers.
This being the first event of the year, you can expect to find some of the best wholesale giftware distributors with authentic and innovative Australian-made products. The dates and times of the Sydney trade show are as follows:
• Thursday, February 21, 2019 – 10 am to 6 pm
• Friday, February 22, 2019 – 10 am to 6 pm
• Saturday, February 23, 2019 – 10 am to 5 pm
• Sunday, February 24, 2019 – 10 am to 4 pm

However, you need to apply for an exhibition stand and bring enough business cards and pamphlets. Besides this, you can also bounce off ideas with other Sydney wholesale suppliers.

Gift Wholesalers Exhibition Stands

There are different sizes and types of stands available at the Sydney Life Instyle exhibition. The beauty of it all is that you can apply for your spot online. The available exhibition stands for gift wholesalers include:
• 6 X 3 sqm stands – This stand has a 2.4 metre high back wall and a 1.5-metre side wall with a corner stand.
• 6 X 3 sqm stands – This stand has a 2.4 metre high back wall and a corner stand without a side wall.
There is also a Melbourne exhibition that happens in August. If you have not participated in any of the Life Instyle exhibitions, you could go see how other wholesale gift distributors conduct themselves at the Sydney trade fair, and then book a spot for the Melbourne show.

The Melbourne exhibition will also have a lot of wholesale homewares suppliers. The times and dates of the exhibition are:
• Thursday, August 1, 2019 – 10 am to 6 pm
• Friday, August 2, 2019 – 10 am to 6 pm
• Saturday, August 3, 2019 – 10 am to 5 pm
• Sunday, August 4, 2019 – 10 am to 4 pm

This will be one of the biggest wholesale giftware supplier conventions of the year. Statistics show that at least 94 percent of the attendees are decision makers who will be looking to get new and eco-friendly giftware for their stores. Besides this, 60 percent of the attendees are Australian e-commerce store owners.

Wholesale Giftware Distributors Exhibition

There are different exhibition options available in the Life Instyle Sydney and Melbourne exhibitions. However, most wholesale giftware distributors showcase their wares at the Life Instyle and First Instyle exhibitions.

First Instyle

This is a category that solely caters to new exhibitors in Life Instyle. To be part of this exhibition, your business must be less than three years old. Additionally, you must be ready and able to get your products to wholesalers.
As a wholesale giftware exhibitor in this category, you have two opportunities of impressing the retailers and other exhibition attendees. This means that you will be also be included in the Life Instyle exhibition.

Life Instyle

With a majority of the people preferring online stores for gift shopping, the Life Instyle exhibition is the best place to meet the retailers who can get your product to the final consumer. This category has everything from homewares, to gifts, fashion and accessories, and everything required for modern living.
You can bring in a wide variety of accessories including gadgets and tech items, grooming and fashion accessories, homeware, and so much more. According to the numbers from the 2018 edition, there were at least 3,500 new attendees and coupled with the returning retailers, you have a shot at scaling your business.

The Neighbourhood

The 2019 Life Instyle exhibition will include a new segment called “The Neighbourhood.” It is a curated collection of like-minded brands by the trade fair organisers and this year’s theme is “A Conscious Community.”
The Neighbourhood’s goal is to showcase wholesale giftware distributors and other suppliers who share a vision of creating a sustainable future through eco-friendly products. This segment will also bring together designers and makers who are making a positive change in the world in both integrity and style.

The Conversation Series

Life Instyle offers more than just a platform to showcase your products to retailers and exhibition attendees; it also brings in some of the greatest minds who can help you in scaling business and marketing.
The Conversation Series is a set of collaborative seminars that is meant to prepare you for business success in the modern digital age. Some of the projected topics for the 2019 exhibition will be:
• Using Instagram search, stories and shops for business
• The social media hacks you need to scale your business in 2019
• Conscious consumerism
• Understanding colour trends in the marketplace
• How to update your store for better UX
• Setting up flat lays for social media
• Leading into the unknown
• Creating eye-catching content that stands out across different media
• Intellectual property law for business
• Trend Forecasting
• Business insights for the style set
• How to build a successful business

Sponsorship Opportunities

The exhibition will bring together over 10,000 people in a single place, and visibility could be an issue, especially from newer wholesale giftware distributors. It is therefore necessary that you take advantage of the exclusive sponsorship packages offered by Life Instyle. They include:
• INSTYLE SOCIETY swag bag product
• Networking drinks
• Kid’s fashion parade
• Coffee Cart
• Men Instyle bar
• Industry breakfast
• Conversation series
• Feature area
• Bathroom sponsor
• Cloakroom sponsor
• Bespoke package

The Life Instyle exhibition is the ultimate place to be if you want to grow your wholesale giftware business. Be sure to bring with you more than enough business cards and set up your social media pages in order, as that approximately 71 percent of the sales happen after the exhibition.

Register today and become an exhibitor.

Opening Times >>
DATES & TIMES | MELBOURNE 2019
Thursday 1 August 10:00am - 6:00pm
Friday 2 August 10:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday 3 August 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday 4 August 10:00am - 4:00pm

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