Show Highlights

Retail Sourcing Fair offers a unique platform for new brands, industry favourites and products you won’t find anywhere else.

As the definitive sourcing destination for more than 7,000+ visitors and buyers, The RSF is a trade-only event focusing exclusively on establishing a presence for brands in key markets on the continent. Over the years brands and manufacturers have established a presence in the market through the Retail Sourcing Fair.

Homegrown: Best of Africa 

We have long championed new design and new designers – the lifeblood of many successful retailers. Homegrown: Best of Africa, pavilion is focused on emerging brands, manufacturers and designers with talent for producing extraordinarily products from across Africa. This section will feature talks and matchmaking aimed at export and intra African Sourcing

Featuring key trend insights, practical sessions and inspirational talks from industry experts including our amazing keynote speakers.

Global Sourcing & Importer Seminar 

Pointing the way ahead, our series of talks aims to help you think big and think small about the various ideas and challenges to making your business special. Leading voices across the retail space take to the stage to share their wisdom and experience to help you create an utterly unique offering.

The Global Sourcing Seminar Series which will help educate, inspire and support your next buy. In addition, we present to you a line-up of international and local industry experts over 3 days,that will help you navigate the world of global sourcing, for whichever stage of your business you are in.

Buyers Guide 

Our Buyers Guide is the ultimate planning tool for Retail Sourcing Fair and will help you find your way around the show.

We’ve re-edited all show sectors to create a seamless shopping destination across Home & Living and Gifts sectors. It’s easier than ever before to find new products, diversify your offering and discover trends and inspiration. 

Show Experience

2020 marks the launch of a brand-new show experience, designed around 3 sourcing destinations – Home & Living, Gifts and Fashion. 16 spectacular sub sectors. 500 exciting, unique brands and suppliers. We’re creating a seamless shopping experience that’ll help you to explore new opportunities that diversify your offerings. 

Experience the show as a Club member

Discover our brand-new loyalty programmes and make the most of your time at the show. Enjoy perks designed to make your visit to Retail Sourcing Fair even more enjoyable, including access to a private Club lounge with complimentary Wi-Fi, charging stations and refreshments. Qualify to attend the show as a member of any of our Clubs and you could even receive assistance towards your travel and accommodation.

The VIP Buyers Club

The VIP buyer and matchmaking programme (Indigo Club) which recognises and rewards Retail Sourcing Fair visitors (and to those who also visit our retail and consumer shows). Enjoy extra special visitor perks designed to make your visit even more memorable.

The B2B Matchmaking programme is here for buyers who are looking to maximise their return on investment and time by agreeing to pre-arranged meetings.

An exciting new way to network, enjoy exclusive member benefits as a Club Platinum visitor. Completely free to join, by participating we ensure your visit to Retail Sourcing Fair is maximised by facilitating quality connections between you and the world’s top brands across the show.

The Indigo Club will help you discover the latest trends and products in an efficient way. As a member, you will get exclusive 1-2-1 assistance in navigating the show to connect with the right suppliers and help you achieve your business objectives.

The Indigo Club Benefits

If accepted as an Indigo Club member you can enjoy the following perks:

  • Assistance finding and booking appointments with relevant exhibitors.
  • Assistance for up to 3 night’s accommodation and travel (terms apply).
  • Complimentary cloakroom and parking.
  • Guaranteed place in Speed Networking sessions connecting you with exhibitors tailored to your purchasing interests.
  • Reserved seats at keynote speaker sessions.
  • Access to a private lounge with refreshments and meeting areas to help you refuel and plan for a productive day.
  • Exclusive networking functions and seminars with other members of The Buyers Club.

Entry Requirements

The Indigo Club programme is all about quality connections, bringing the right suppliers and buyers from the industry together to do business. Buyers who wish to attend Retail Sourcing Fair as a Indigo Club member are pre-qualified before the show based on the following criteria:

  • Buying authority
  • An annual budget that is consolidated in various categories (gift, toys, fashion, kitchen & dining, textiles)
  • Transaction volume in various categories
  • An interest in private label products and/or sourcing from regions around the world
  • A commitment to attending a minimum number of meetings at the event and /or networking sessions

Apply today to find out more about The Buyers Club’s member benefits such as complimentary accommodation and travel to Retail Sourcing Fair.

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