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:
Corner 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.
Free 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.
Guyedy 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.
Jazminbell, 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.
Linii 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.
Little 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.
Luv Four Prints, Stand 81M - Affordable contemporary Art Prints reproduced from original acrylic and water colour paintings, inspired by the raw beauty of nature.
Mind 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.
Recipe 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.
Rondelle 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.
Saltie 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.
Summer 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.
Tassel & 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.
Register to attend the AGHA Melbourne Gift Fair today
to discover hundreds of exhibitors showcasing thousands of new and exciting products.