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Good call Reed Gift Fairs

Mark Fletcher
May 22nd, 2020 · 1 Comment

This announcement is from Reed Gift Fairs re their planned August Fair in Melbourne.

Reed Gift Fairs would like to express our concern for everyone impacted by coronavirus.

Reed Gift Fairs recognises that it is imperative for businesses, including ourselves and many of our customers and stakeholders, to adapt to these unprecedented circumstances. Therefore, after close consultation with our stakeholders and in order to provide the retail community the time to prepare, we are pleased to announce that
Reed Gift Fairs Melbourne will now take place from 9th – 12th October 2020.

In a further show of unity and to provide the safest, easiest and most rewarding experience for our community, Reed Gift Fairs Melbourne will co-locate with Life Instyle Melbourne at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Southbank for the first time.

The Reed Gift Fairs team understands and appreciates the level of planning that is required to participate in an event like ours. We will do our utmost to help our customers, partners and attendees to prepare for safe and successful participation on the new dates.

Our number one priority is the health and safety of our exhibitors, visitors, industry partners and staff. As such, we will continue to monitor the situation closely and remain guided by the expert advice of the public health authorities.

We wish to thank everyone for their patience and support during this challenging time. As a strong, united and resilient community, we will come together again in October to reignite retail.

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  • 1 Colin // May 24, 2020 at 6:58 AM

    Wrong call by Reed.

    AGHA made the right call by cancelling August in Melbourne. The logical decision when suppliers aren’t gonna turn up and lockdown rules stop crowds attending.

    In October Reed will have another problem, who wants to buy just 10 weeks before Christmas?

    Attendance in October would be dire.

    Expect the cancellation decision in next few weeks, accompanied with yet more spin from Reed.

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