Register for Gift Fairs

Genuine trade buyers only will be admitted to the NZ Gift and Homeware Fairs.

Click here to register now.

 

FAQs about Visitor Registration

  • How much does it cost
If you register before the show ( pre-register) entry is free. If you register when you come to the show, it will cost $20
  • I didn't receive the email with my barcode

A barcoded email is only sent once you have confirmed your details and have had your ID approved.

If you have confirmed your registration details but haven't received your barcoded email, use your login details on the 'Visitor Registration' page. Once logged in you will be able to see the 'Print Barcode' option under ' My Registrations'.

Please note: the 'Print Barcode' option is only available when you have had confirmed your details and have had your ID approved.

  • May I bring guests to the Fair

Please note: Accompanying guests over 16 years of age are able to attend on the first 2 days of the Fair only. A guest pass may be obtained from the registration desk. There is a $20 charge for the pass.

 

Each registered visitor is limited to one accompanying guest. An accompanying guest is one who helps in purchasing decisions for your business and not one who comes for personal buying reasons.

  • Do I need to register to come to the Fair

The New Zealand Gift and Homeware Fairs are trade only shows.

Once you have registered, and have had your ID approved you will be sent a barcode for express entry.

If you are a new visitor to the Fair please submit your ID prior to the Fair for verification or bring it with you on the day of the Fair.

You only need to register once.

You will find further information on our 'Visitor Registration' page.

  • How do I register to come to the Fair

You can register online under 'Visitor Registration'. Pre registering for the Fair is free and it will save you time onsite.

Alternatively, you can register by calling; 0800 367 976

You must submit your ID for verification before entry is gained into the Fair. This can be presented onsite at the Fair or sent in prior via email , fax 09 379 3358, or post to PO Box 9682, Newmarket, Auckland 1149. Please ensure you include a copy of your registration confirmation email.

  • Are children permitted in the exhibition halls

Children under 16 are not permitted in the exhibiton halls. Babies in back or front packs are welcome only upon completion of a waiver form.

NO prams or strollers will be allowed access to the Fair.

For information on daycare options on a hourly/daily basis for children up to the age of 12 years, in close proximity to the Auckland Gift Fairs (ASB Showgrounds) please contact:
Lollipop's Educare Centre Greenlane
Alexandra Park Greenlane Rd
Owner: Roy & Sandy Paul
Phone: 09 630 8879
Email:sandyp@lollipopseducare.co.nz

 

  • What is my username and password

Each registered visitor has their individual username and password.

This information was automatically sent to the contact email address you registered with.

If you are a new visitor you would have received the email upon completion of the registration form.

If you are a previous visitor to the Fair you would have received the email once you verified your registration details.

  • I have lost/deleted the email with my login details

If you have lost your login details please enter your email address in the 'Lost Password' box and hit the button 'Find Password'.

Your login details will be resent to you.

Please note this information is sent to the email address that you have registered with. 

(If you have changed your email address and have forgotten your login details you will need to send through your new contact email address to info@giftfairs.co.nz)

  • My contact information has changed

Using your login details you can now update/change details on your Gift registration account yourself.

On the 'Visitor Registration' page, enter your details in the login box. You will be taken to your Gift registration account.

To update/change your details click on 'My Account and Login Details'. Once you have updated your details hit  the 'save' button at the bottom of the page.

  • I cannot remember the contact email address I registered with

When using the  'Lost Password' function you need to enter the contact email address that you registered with. If you enter a different email address it will not be found on our database.

If you cannnot remember your contact email address please email info@giftfairs.co.nz

  • What types of business ID do I need to supply?

Any 2 of the following:

  • Business card or company letterhead
  • Invoice from gift supplier or for business services
  • Business registration documents
  • Company credit card
  • Company order book
  • Company cheque book
  • Domain name on email or website (if provided prior to the fair)

This can be presented onsite at the fair or sent in prior via email info@giftfairs.co.nz , fax 09 379 3358, or post to PO Box 9682, Newmarket, Auckland 1149. Please ensure you include a copy of your registration confirmation email.

  • What sort of personal ID do I need to provide?

One of the following:

  • Drivers licence

  • Passport

  • Photo credit card

This can be presented onsite at the fair or sent in prior via email info@giftfairs.co.nz  fax 09 379 3358, or post to PO Box 9682, Newmarket, Auckland 1149. Please ensure you include a copy of your registration confirmation email.

  • Parking at Spring Gift Fair

For the 2014 Spring Gift Fair, there are some changes to parking access.
Please see http://www.giftfairs.co.nz/pdfs/ASBShowgroundsParking.pdf for full details.

  • What if I am unable to print my barcode/forget my barcode

Pre-registered visitors may get their entry badges at the onsite registration desk located at each entrance to the Fair. You do not need to complete a registration form, just present your personal ID so your record can be located on the database.

  • What forms of identification can be used to verify my registration

The business ID can be 2 of any of the following:

  • Business card or company letterhead
  • Invoice from gift supplier
  • Business registration documents
  • Company credit card
  • Company order book
  • Company cheque book
  • Domain name on email or website (if provided prior to the Fair)

 

The personal ID can be 1 of any of the following:

  • Drivers licence
  • Passport
  • Photo credit card
  • How do I submit ID for verification

You must submit your ID for verification before entry is gained into the Fair.

This can be presented onsite at the Fair or sent in prior via email , fax 09 379 3358, or post to PO Box 9682, Newmarket, Auckland 1149. Please ensure you include a copy of your registration confirmation email.

Sending your ID in before the Fair will save you time onsite. As this is a trade only show only valid trade visitors will only be allowed to gain access to the Fair,

A minimum volume of orders will be determined by the exhibitors. Cash and carry sales and personal buying are not permitted.

  • Can I register onsite

Yes. There are several visitor registration counters at the shows. Registration onsite will cost $20.

If you are registering onsite please remember to bring your ID along with you.

Autumn Gift & Homeware Fair 2015

01 - 03 March 2015
ASB Showgrounds, Greenlane, Auckland

Winter Gift & Homeware Fair

07 - 09 June 2015
Horncastle Arena, Addington, Christchurch

The Official NZ Gift Magazines

Copies of the Gift Magazine are available to all visitors onsite. Please make sure you collect yours when you arrive at the fair. With complete exhibition listings, and a range of retail focused editorial, this is your complete guide to your Gift Fair experience.  The mag The latest Gift Magazine is available free of charge online. Click here to view it now »

 

Christchurch Accommodation

Use this form for booking accommodation in any of the Christchurch hotel partners for the Winter Gift & Homeware Fair - Copthorne Hotel Commodore and Chateau on the Park

PDF Format Christchurch Accommodation Booking Form »

 

Auckland Accommodation

Use this form for booking accommodation in any of the Auckland hotel partners - Rendevous, Novotel - Ibis and the Quest Newmarket.

PDF Format Auckland Accommodation Booking Form »

Fair Details

 

  • Autumn Gift & Homeware Fair
  • Winter Gift & Homeware Fair
  • Spring Gift & Homeware Fair

Held in March each year, the Autumn Gift and Homeware Fair is perfectly timed to complement the return of suppliers from overseas buying trips.

Like the other New Zealand Gift Fairs, this is a trade only show where retailers can view and order the latest product lines in one place, at one time.

Entry to the New Zealand Gift Fairs is free if you pre-register - registration at the show will cost $20.

Autumn Gift & Homeware Fair 2015

Sunday 1st March 2015
Monday 2nd March 2015
Tuesday 3rd March 2015
9am - 6pm Sunday & Monday
9am - 4pm Tuesday

ASB Showgrounds, Greenlane, Auckland

The Venue

The ASB Showgrounds are located at 217 Greenlane Road - about 10 minutes from the city centre. Take either the Market Road or the Greenlane exits from the Auckland Southern Motorway.
Phone: +64 9 638 9969
Fax: +64 9 630 3350
www.asbshowgrounds.co.nz

ASB Showgrounds

Visitor Parking

The most convenient car parking and access to Halls 1 - 3 is the Trotts Carpark on the corner of Campbell Cres and Puriri Drive (behind the Caltex Station). From there you can enter the venue from the back gate C and start your visit at Hall 1. The other option is the Alexandra Raceway carpark off Greenlane Rd. Admission $8.00 for all day parking.

Transport

Fancy getting picked up at a Gift Fair?

Fancy getting picked up at a Gift Fair? We are happy to offer a complimentary transport service. The Giftmobile service runs between our hotel partners and the Fair venue each morning and afternoon of the three Fair days. Our drivers will collect you from the front of the hotel and deliver you to the entrance of the Fair and back again at the end of the day.

Service Times - 7.30am–10.30am daily, 5pm–7.30pm Sunday/Monday & 2.30pm-4.30pm Tuesday

*Please note – This service is for guests staying with our hotel partners. Please refrain from using this service if you are not using the hotels as refusal often offends.


Hotel Partners

Once again we are happy to be able to offer you special rates with our hotel partners and a complimentary transport service to and from the
Fair. Complete this PDF Format Accommodation Booking Form » & phone, fax or email the appropriate hotel remembering to use the booking code: XPO2014
All prices quoted include 15% GST unless otherwise stated.

View the accommodation map »

 

Rendezvous Hotel Auckland

RendevousCnr Mayoral Drive & Vincent St, City Centre

Ph: 0800 887 808 Fax 09 366 5439

Rendezvous Grand Hotel Auckland, New Zealand’s recently refurbished and largest hotel, welcomes visitors attending the NZ Gift Fairs.

Superbly located in the very heart of cosmopolitan Auckland, Rendezvous Grand Hotel is close to Queen Street and Viaduct Harbour and within walking distance of some of the city’s finest dining, shopping and entertainment venues. All 452 stylish guest rooms and suites combine smart design, chic decor and modern amenities to ensure you have a comfortable stay. The hotel boasts a wealth of facilities including a 24 hour business centre, health club, indoor pool, sauna, Japanese rooftop garden, and a variety of award-winning restaurants and bars including the signature Katsura Japanese Restaurant.

  • Deluxe Room - $180 p/n Add full breakfast for an extra $22 (limited availability
  • Room upgrade option $70 additional

 

Accor

Novotel & Ibis Ellerslie

72-112 Greenlane East, Ellerslie
Ph: +64 9 529 9090 Fax 529 9092

Novotel & Hotel Ibis are conveniently situated 5 minutes from the ASB Showgrounds. The hotels offer modern rooms with a range of bedding options available. Each room features broadband Internet and Sky TV. Hotel facilities include a guest laundry, fully equipped gymnasium & free on-site parking.

Delight your taste buds at Acacia Restaurant with a delicious buffet that changes daily or a la carte menu. Try Acacia Bar which offers great bar snacks and drinks in a relaxed indoor and outdoor setting, leading to a sunny garden area.

Novotel Superior Rooms
Autumn Gift: Feb 27th – Feb 28th $199 p/n, Mar 1st 239 p/n, Mar 2nd – Mar 3rd $179 p/n. (Limited availability, must be booked before Oct 31st 2013)

Hotel Ibis Standard rooms
Autumn Gift: No Vacancy - Spring Gift: $129 per night
www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotels-offers/promotion-20311-autumn-gift-fair.shtml

 

The Quest Apartments Newmarket

Quest

31 - 39 Davis Cres, Newmarket
Ph: +64 9 520 3000 Fax 520 3005

www.questnewmarket.co.nz
Quest Newmarket is located in a quiet street just off Broadway, in the heart of Newmarket, offering guests to Auckland city a high quality serviced apartment accommodation alternative to the traditional hotel or motel. All apartments are tastefully furnished with well-equipped kitchen and laundry facilities. Undercover car parking is also available on site. A good range of value for money restaurants are within and easy walk or some will deliver to your apartment.
Studio                 $195 per night max occupancy 2 a double or 2 singles
1 bedroom          $215 per night max occupancy 2 - extra bed $42.50
2 bedroom          $325 per night max occupancy 4 or 3 singles
3 bedroom          $425 per night max occupancy 6 or 5 singles

 

 

Pullman

Pullman Auckland

CNR Princes St and Waterloo Quadrant , Auckland Central
Ph: +64 9 353 1000 Fax 09 353 1002

Pullman Auckland, one of Auckland’s largest 5 star hotels, is located in the heart of the city centre, close to popular attractions and wellknown shopping and entertainment districts. Offering sophisticated business accommodation, this beautiful hotel features 340 hotel rooms and self contained apartments, 16 dynamic conference spaces, an exclusive Executive Lounge, Connectivity centre, luxury health club and spa and extensive dining facilities. With their complimentary Wi-Fi, impeccable stylish décor, high quality service and spectacular city and harbour views, Pullman Auckland is a class above the rest in the 5 star market.

    Autumn Gift Fair only - Superior room $195 per night, Breakfast is an extra $35

 

The Winter Gift and Homeware Fair is the only one of its kind on the Mainland and offers an unrivalled choice of gift ideas.

Like the other New Zealand Gift Fairs, this is a trade only show where retailers can view and order the latest product lines in one place, at one time.

Entry to the New Zealand Gift Fairs is free if you pre-register - registration at the show will cost $20.

Winter Gift & Homeware Fair 2015

Sunday 7th June 2015
Monday 8th June 2015
Tuesday 9th June 2015
9am - 5pm Sunday & Monday
9am - 3pm Tuesday

Horncastle Arena, Addington, Christchurch

The Venue

CBS Canterbury Arena, Christchurch, New Zealand

CBS ArenaThe CBS Canterbury Arena ( formerly the Westpac Arena) is in Jack Hinton Drive, Addington, just a few minutes drive from the city centre, adjacent to the Addington Raceway in Southwest Christchurch. The venue is surrounded by 3000 complimentary carparks.

The CBS Canterbury Arena is New Zealand's largest and most modern indoor stadium with 9100 capacity.
Phone: + 64 3 339 3599
Fax: + 64 3 339 3562
www.vbase.co.nz

 

 

Hotel Partners

Accommodation is limited in Christchurch for 2014. We have secured rooms at these hotels however it is on a first come first served basis and no rooms can be held after 30 days out from the event. We don’t want you to miss out so complete this booking form & email, fax or phone the appropriate hotel. We don’t want you to miss out so complete this PDF Format Christchurch Accommodation Booking Form » & email, fax or phone the appropriate hotel.
Remember to use the booking code: XPO2014                     
All prices quoted include 15% GST unless otherwise stated   

 

 

Chateau on the Park

Chateau on the Park

189 Deans Ave, Riccarton,
Ph: 0800 808 999 (within New Zealand) or +64 3 348 8999
Fax: +64 3 348 8990
Email:
A unique escape nestled in 5 acres of beautiful, tranquil gardens. The Chateau on the Park offers hotel accommodation in Christchurch South Island New Zealand that seems a world away from the stresses of daily life - located just minutes away from the CBS Arena, Westfield Riccarton and the Addington business district. The Chateau on the Park is pleased to offer a complimentary service to and from the CBS Arena in the morning and afternoon during Fair days. Free parking.

Deluxe Rooms: $170 per night

 

Rendezvous Christchurch:

166 Gloucester Street, Christchurch
Phone +64 3 943 3888
Email:

Rendezvous Christchurch

Voted one of the Top 25 Trendiest Hotels in South Pacific in the Trip Advisor Travellers’ Choice 2012 Awards, Rendezvous Hotel Christchurch (formerly The Marque Christchurch) is just one block from Cathedral Square in the heart of the city. Whether you are travelling for business or leisure, you will appreciate our central location that puts the best of Christchurch within easy reach..

Standard: $161.00 Room Only /$190.00 with Breakfast
Deluxe: $179.00 Room Only / $206.00 with Breakfast

 

Ibis Christchurch:

107 Hereford Street, Christchurch
Phone +64 3 367 8667
Email:

Rendezvous Christchurch

Ibis Christchurch is ready to welcome you. Ibis Hotel Christchurch is very close to the famous Cathedral Square, the historic heart of the city providing easy access to the outer lying attractions and the airport. The Ibis features 155 contemporary rooms, restaurant OOPEN, a bar and meeting room.

$170 Bed and Breakfast for one / $190 Bed and Breakfast for two
www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotels-offers/promotion-20367-winter-gift-fair.shtml

 

The Novotel Christchurch:

52 Cathedral Square, Christchurch
Phone +64 3 3722111
Email:

The Novotel Christchurch:

The Novotel Christchurch is a premium, landmark hotel located in the heart of Christchurch. Featuring 154 contemporary rooms, high-end amenities and WIFI internet (surcharge). Hotel facilities include gym, guest laundry, restaurant, bar and meeting roomscatering for up to 250 delegates.

$215 Bed and Breakfast for one / $240 Bed and Breakfast for two

www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotels-offers/promotion-20367-winter-gift-fair.shtml

 

The Spring Gift and Homeware Fair is the major trading show for retailers stocking up for the Christmas Season.

Like the other New Zealand Gift Fairs, this is a trade only show where retailers can view and order the latest product lines in one place, at one time.

Entry to the New Zealand Gift Fairs is free if you pre-register - registration at the show will cost $20.

Spring Gift & Homeware Fair

Next year's show dates are not available yet

The Venue

The ASB Showgrounds are located at 217 Greenlane Road - about 10 minutes from the city centre. Take either the Market Road or the Greenlane exits from the Auckland Southern Motorway.
Phone: +64 9 638 9969
Fax: +64 9 630 3350
www.asbshowgrounds.co.nz

ASB Showgrounds

Visitor Parking

Cirque Du Soleil is in town!

There are a few simple changes to visitor parking for the 3 days of Spring Gift 2014.

Please take the time to review the parking map »

Key Points:

(1) Entrance to Alexandra Park via Campbell Crescent is still open as normal. Parking attendants will however direct you onto the inner racetrack (if weather is fine), and/or the outer racetrack (if poor weather).

(2) Entrance to Alexandra Park via Green Lane West is open as normal with more availability than normal.

(3) For the first time Cornwall Park Cricket Club on Green Lane West (directly opposite entry gate 2 of the show) will be open with over 300 additional parks.

 

Transport

Fancy getting picked up at a Gift Fair?

Fancy getting picked up at a Gift Fair? We are happy to offer a complimentary transport service. The Giftmobile service runs between our hotel partners and the Fair venue each morning and afternoon of the three Fair days. Our drivers will collect you from the front of the hotel and deliver you to the entrance of the Fair and back again at the end of the day.

Service Times - 7.30am–10.30am daily, 5pm–7.30pm Sunday/Monday & 2.30pm-4.30pm Tuesday

*Please note – This service is for guests staying with our hotel partners. Please refrain from using this service if you are not using the hotels as refusal often offends.


Hotel Partners

Once again we are happy to be able to offer you special rates with our hotel partners and a complimentary transport service to and from the
Fair. Complete this PDF Format Accommodation Booking Form » & phone, fax or email the appropriate hotel remembering to use the booking code: XPO2014
All prices quoted include 15% GST unless otherwise stated.

View the accommodation map »

 

Rendezvous Hotel Auckland

RendevousCnr Mayoral Drive & Vincent St, City Centre

Ph: 0800 887 808 Fax 09 366 5439

Rendezvous Grand Hotel Auckland, New Zealand’s recently refurbished and largest hotel, welcomes visitors attending the NZ Gift Fairs.

Superbly located in the very heart of cosmopolitan Auckland, Rendezvous Grand Hotel is close to Queen Street and Viaduct Harbour and within walking distance of some of the city’s finest dining, shopping and entertainment venues. All 452 stylish guest rooms and suites combine smart design, chic decor and modern amenities to ensure you have a comfortable stay. The hotel boasts a wealth of facilities including a 24 hour business centre, health club, indoor pool, sauna, Japanese rooftop garden, and a variety of award-winning restaurants and bars including the signature Katsura Japanese Restaurant.

  • Deluxe Room - $180 p/n Add full breakfast for an extra $22 (limited availability
  • Room upgrade option $70 additional

 

Accor

Novotel & Ibis Ellerslie

72-112 Greenlane East, Ellerslie
Ph: +64 9 529 9090 Fax 529 9092

Novotel & Hotel Ibis are conveniently situated 5 minutes from the ASB Showgrounds. The hotels offer modern rooms with a range of bedding options available. Each room features broadband Internet and Sky TV. Hotel facilities include a guest laundry, fully equipped gymnasium & free on-site parking.

Delight your taste buds at Acacia Restaurant with a delicious buffet that changes daily or alacarte menu. Try Acacia Bar which offers great bar snacks and drinks in a relaxed indoor and outdoor setting, leading to a sunny garden area.

Novotel Superior Rooms
Autumn Gift: Feb 27th – Feb 28th $199 p/n, Mar 1st 239 p/n, Mar 2nd – Mar 3rd $179 p/n. (Limited availability, must be booked before Oct 31st 2013)
Spring Gift: $169 per night

Hotel Ibis Standard rooms
Autumn Gift: No Vacancy - Spring Gift: $129 per night
www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotels-offers/promotion-20364-spring-gift-fair.shtml

 

The Quest Apartments Newmarket

Quest

31 - 39 Davis Cres, Newmarket
Ph: +64 9 520 3000 Fax 520 3005

www.questnewmarket.co.nz
Quest Newmarket is located in a quiet street just off Broadway, in the heart of Newmarket, offering guests to Auckland city a high quality serviced apartment accommodation alternative to the traditional hotel or motel. All apartments are tastefully furnished with well-equipped kitchen and laundry facilities. Undercover car parking is also available on site. A good range of value for money restaurants are within and easy walk or some will deliver to your apartment.
Studio                 $195 per night max occupancy 2 a double or 2 singles
1 bedroom          $215 per night max occupancy 2 - extra bed $42.50
2 bedroom          $325 per night max occupancy 4 or 3 singles
3 bedroom          $425 per night max occupancy 6 or 5 singles

 

 

Pullman

Pullman Auckland

CNR Princes St and Waterloo Quadrant , Auckland Central
Ph: +64 9 353 1000 Fax 09 353 1002

Pullman Auckland, one of Auckland’s largest 5 star hotels, is located in the heart of the city centre, close to popular attractions and wellknown shopping and entertainment districts. Offering sophisticated business accommodation, this beautiful hotel features 340 hotel rooms and self contained apartments, 16 dynamic conference spaces, an exclusive Executive Lounge, Connectivity centre, luxury health club and spa and extensive dining facilities. With their complimentary Wi-Fi, impeccable stylish décor, high quality service and spectacular city and harbour views, Pullman Auckland is a class above the rest in the 5 star market.

    Autumn Gift Fair only - Superior room $195 per night, Breakfast is an extra $35