The following seminar includes helpful advice on selecting the right fair for you and your business, time-management, how to dress your stand, publicity, what to take, what to expect, and the overheads and the hidden costs involved in doing an event.
Its outcomes were to:
- To give first experience of what to expect when participating in a retail/trade fair.
- Prepare the participants for the realities faced when participating in a trade or retail fair.
- Arm viewers with the confidence needed to take part in one or more of these events.
Dee Barnes has been working within the creative sector for over 30 years. Her background experience both as a maker and retailer has armed her with the skills required to succeed within this exciting and diverse sector. Dee exhibits her mixed media jewellery in galleries and museums throughout the UK and abroad. Her love of new mediums and materials drives Dee’s experimentations within her work allowing her free reign to create new contemporary collections with the emphasis at the core of her work being colour, texture and form.