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The AGHA Launch Pad -  Where Business Really Takes Off

The Launch Pad initiative is an exciting strategy formed to support start-up businesses in the gift and homewares sector who are looking to launch a new and innovative product or service into the market. In conjunction with the Young Entrepreneurs program, AGHA are providing emerging entrepreneurs with heavily sponsored exhibition stands within the highly successful AGHA Gift Fairs.

Brand new Exhibitors to see at the Exhibition Pavillion at Melbourne Showgrounds in 2017:

instagram launchpad cornerblockCorner Block Studio, Stand 80S - Made locally from high quality recycled Australian hardwood and sustainably sourced Hoop Pine, Corner Block Studio’s wall hangers turn books, records and gift cards into beautiful wall art.


instagram launchpad dustyroadapparelDusty Road Apparel, Stand 80M - Children's organic clothing and gifts featuring uniquely Australian designs - designed, owned, and made in Australia.



instagram launchpad fizzypopdesignsFizzy Pop Designs, Stand 81R - Kid's art prints and posters, canvas wall banners, art hangers, greeting cards and timber baby milestone cards. 



instagram launchpad freespiritausFree Spirit Australia, Stand 82P - Printed round beach towels in amazing summer prints and colours, 100% cotton canvas printed tote bags, on-trend festival bags and wallets, ladies, men's and children's summer hats and light weight scarves in natural fibres and textures.


instagram launchpad guyedyGuyedy Hydrosols, Stand 80R - Eucalyptus products hand made from the leaves of the peppermint gum. Range includes the raw hydrosol to soap, hand sanitiser, moisturiser, pot pourri, nasal inhaler, bath salts, insect repellent and reed diffuser.


instagram launchpad jazminbellJazminbell, Stand 80P – A modern and stylish range of handmade cold/heat packs made from 100% cotton fabrics and Australian-grown rice. They can be used either hot (heated in the microwave) or cold (stored in the freezer) depending on the nature of the discomfort and desire for use.


instagram launchpad liniitasLinii Tasmania, Stand 4D17 - People in Tasmania have known the power of Huon Pine to deter parasites and pests in cupboards, pet beds and personnel spaces for decades. A beautiful and practical product that will make you feel like you are in the Tasmanian Rain Forest.


instagram launchpad littlemilkoLittle Milko, Stand 81Q - Little Milko's products include dribble bibs, leather bow head bands, leather and fabric dummy clips, and their signautre range of Nappy Change Clutches, Toy savers, and The Pram Bag - a stylish bag that clips onto the handle of your pram and converts easily into a shoulder bag.


instagram launchpad luvfourprints

Luv Four Prints, Stand 81M - Affordable contemporary Art Prints reproduced from original acrylic and water colour paintings, inspired by the raw beauty of nature.



instagram launchpad mindsocksMind Socks, Stand 82N - The Mind Socks Enthusiasts Box Set range includes a set of 5 unique, vibrant and quirky Australian designed socks, with 10% of the profits donated to support Mental Health Initiatives.


instagram launchpad recipeinajarRecipe In A Jar, Stand 4W2 - Having started with cookies and quickly growing to offer over 20 products, Recipe In A Jar provide a range of high quality dry ingredients layered in gift jar to make delicious treats quickly and easily. Perfectly suited to gifting, snacking or cooking needs.


instagram launchpad RondelleDesignsRondelle Designs, Stand 81N - Organic wheat bags, Mini Rice Bags, and Eye Pillows featuring original artwork and illustrations, designed and printed in Melbourne and the Mornington Peninsula. Art Prints and Greeting cards printed in the Rondelle Designs studio or by local Melbourne based printer who use recycled paper and vegetable based inks.

instagram launchpad saltiesoulSaltie Soul, Stand 80L - Saltie Soul brings you the natural goodness from the sea in a range of botanical-based, fresh bathroom treats, perfectly balanced with organic fruit extracts, sea minerals and cold-pressed oils, produced cruelty free and vegan.


instagram launchpad sarettaartdesignSaretta Art & Design, Stand 80T - Indoor and outdoor cushion cover range with over 30 Indigenous designs from an established Indigenous artist.



instagram launchpad summerpicnictablesSummer Picnic Tables, Stand 81U - Portable, foldable, lightweight picnic tables, perfect for a day in the park or on the beach, outdoor concerts, or to pop on your table at home. It can hold a small plate of food, up to 4 glasses and bottle.


instagram launchpad tasselandtwineTassel & Twine, Stand 80Q - Tassel & Twine is a uniquely handcrafted, contemporary homewares brand, focusing on working with artisans, craftspeople, women’s collectives and NGO’s throughout India. The traditional crafts used in their collection are centuries old, and are now struggling to survive with the onset of Western development. By working with these people it keeps their craft sustainable and puts money and resources back into the community.

instagram launchpad teabybirdyTea By Birdy, Stand 81P - Fine tea wrapped up in beautiful design - your customers be taken with their sophisticated look and shelf presence. Tea sourced from the finest harvest in luxury design. 



Register to attend the AGHA Melbourne Gift Fair today
to discover hundreds of exhibitors showcasing thousands of new and exciting products.