AGHA Gift Fairs are excited to introduce The AGHA Launch Pad – a platform designed to accelerate the ideas of emerging entrepreneurs – to the Home & Giving exhibitions.

This initiative is an exciting new strategy formed to support AGHA Members who are looking to launch a new and innovative product or service into the market.

In conjunction with the existing Young Entrepreneurs membership program,

AGHA are providing emerging entrepreneurs with heavily sponsored exhibition stands within the highly successful Home & Giving exhibition.

With Melbourne 2016 Home & Giving only weeks away, here’s a sneak peek of what to expect from our up-and-coming exhibitors at Melbourne Showgrounds:

thumb_beabellinghamBea Bellingham

“Things by Bea” is a range of playful ceramics by artist Bea Bellingham. Bea’s distinctive patterns and designs focus on bringing fun and humour into our everyday environments through thoughtful homewares and versatile jewellery.

Stand EP11 – Read the Spotlight article

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Officially launching late 2014 the Bottlepops team consists of passionate sports enthusiasts combining a great mix of ex-elite athletes (who still think they are elite!) and highly credentialed businessmen after a successful pitch on Channel 10′s Shark Tank Australia.

Stand EO8 – Read the Spotlight article


denk_thumbDENK Ceramics

DENK Ceramics was established last 2015 to add a wholesale business to an existing recycled furniture business. DENK products are all handmade in Germany, unique ceramic goods, sustainable and high quality with multipurpose uses.

Stand EO12 – Read the Spotlight article

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GiftStak is an online, socially driven community which brings gift wishers, gifters and online retailers together in one place to ensure everyone always gets the gift they most desire.

Stand EP4 – Read the Spotlight article 

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IdleBird – UPF50+ Fashion

IdleBird takes sun protection beyond beachwear, and into everyday fashion – making sun protection part of everyday life.

Stand EP3 – Read the Spotlight article

iMist Smart Aroma Humidifierimist_thumb

iMist is the first smart aroma diffuser in the world that connects with Android, iPhone and iPad, providing completely new experience for aroma lover.

Stand EO4 – Read the Spotlight article 

lingo_thumbLingo

Lingo was created while road tripping through Central America. It was simple, combine the Spanish translations I’d been collecting with the deck of cards we played daily. We could practice our Spanish while playing cards, adios phrasebook!

Stand EO14 – Read the Spotlight article

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I have been crafty since I remember. You will notice most of my artworks are heart -shaped because I am passionate to send love message to the world to inspire them and let them know that True Love Never Fails.

Stand EP13 – Read the Spotlight article

ourlittleroom_thumbOur Little Room

As a primary school teacher in my pre-baby life, I know what a great job colour does in stimulating the imagination of a child. I create modern, colourful prints for nurseries and children’s rooms.

Stand EO10 – Read the Spotlight article

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Pixel + Thread

Graphic and surface pattern designer Olivia Henry works under the name Pixel + Thread to create unique works of art inspired by floral, bright abstracts and loose watercolours. Her products are feminine targeted homewares, textiles and stationary with original watercolour and digital designs on them.

Stand EP12 – Read the Spotlight article

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Poppy Starr

At only 16, Poppy is the current women’s world champion for bowl skateboarding, and started the business to fund her travels. Hand drawing all the jewellery and cards, they are extremely detailed and unique.

Stand EP2 – Read the Spotlight article

squidinkart_thumbSquid Ink Art

We create bright, colourful, whimsical art prints and cards from our original artworks  – for the young, and young at heart! Our product is all created printed and packaged here in Melbourne Australia.

Stand EP10 – Read the Spotlight article