We are an island nation that loves the seaside – not one of us lives more than 70 miles from the coast and we make over 70 million trips a year to enjoy it. For 2017 we created our very own ‘Coastal Path’. This led to new and established suppliers offering everything imaginable that your customers will wish to buy to enhance their trip or holiday, as mementos for themselves and as gifts for others. It’s the ideal way to discover a treasure trove of unusual products, niche suppliers and fresh ideas that you might otherwise sail straight past. At every step along the way you’ll be able to see, touch, taste, smell, talk and listen – the surest way to find those unique items that your customers will absolutely love.
This year the Path included well-known names such as Kandy Toys, Quay Traders, Wilton Bradley and Nauticalia. Exciting first timers like Lazy Bag with something novel for the market. Beautiful items from British artists and makers such as Bridget Wilkinson, Beach Art Glass and Angela Hewitt Designs. From pocket money gifts, to cards, to swimwear, to fudge, to jewellery. Central to your Coastal Path experience is Coastal Product Revealed. This feature area showcases a selection of merchandise from our companies on the Path.
We have more coastal product than any other trade show. At the show you will find a list of all the companies, and their stand numbers, who are identified as being on the Coastal Path. These companies will also display the Coast logo on their stand fascia boards:
Look out for this sign as you walk around the show: