After great success and positive feedback in Melbourne, AGHA Gift Fairs are excited to introduce The Launch Pad into our regular exhibition zones. Designed as a platform to accelerate the ideas of emerging entrepreneurs, The Launch Pad exhibitors showcase fresh ideas and new product ranges.

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 AGHA Gift Fairs.

Here’s who to expect in Sydney:

thumb LaunchPad ASilverCircleDesignA Silver Circle Design, Stand 4W3 – A Silver Circle Design encompasses handmade, contemporary jewellery predominately made in sterling silver. With simplistic forms and a focus on materiality and balance, the pieces are modern, refined and adaptable.

Adornare, Stand 4B18 - Handcrafted in Europe tree ornaments, music boxes, incense burners, candle holders and traditional nutcrackers, and handcrafted Easter decorations.

Beadtopia Custom Jewellery, Stand 4R3 - Originally, Beadtopia bracelets made were to be sold at school's Mother’s Day stall and to help cope with dealing with chemotherapy. A portion of each item sold is donated to the Cancer Council in the hope that one day cancer will be able to be cured by a pill.

thumb LaunchPad bespokepackagingBespoke Packaging, Stand 4Y2 - Offering branding options and advice to package or deliver your products to create the best experience for your customers. Bespoke Packaging can brand and print small quantities of boxes or offer alternative options so you don’t have to buy thousands.

thumb LaunchPad botellaBotella, Stand 4E17 - The Botella brand is a range of 4 sculptural Mediterranean-style olive oil and balsamic vinegar decanters. Each bottle has 2 separate chambers, the inner chamber for the balsamic vinegar and the outer chamber for the olive oil. When filled, each design transforms into an artwork and sits like a glass sculpture on the table or kitchen counter.

Casa Mondo Candele, Stand 4D19 - Add your own branding to made-to-order, beautiful 100% pure soy wax candles of varying styles & sizes from T-lights to large vintage Preserving jars.

thumb LaunchPad chakrashineChakra Shine, Stand 4U1 - Providing effortless Chakra Balancing through the use of colour across luxury bed linen, designer yoga mat and couture crystal quilt.

thumb LaunchPad coralandcoCoral And Co Australia, Stand 4D18 - High quality and stylish, luxurious silk and modal scarves and kaftans in bright, captivating prints.

thumb LaunchPad CornerBlockStudioCorner Block Studio, Stand 4E16 - Made locally from high quality recycled Australian hardwood and sustainably sourced Hoop Pine, Corner Block Studio’s wall hangers turn books, records and gift cards into beautiful wall art!

thumb LaunchPad dustyroadapparelDusty Road Apparel, Stand 4B17 - Children's organic clothing and gifts featuring uniquely Australian designs - designed and owned and made in Australia.

FitTin, Stand 4E18 - Fitness in a tin. A deck of pre-planned workout cards that takes the thinking out of fitness sessions – three levels, with and without equipment, with novelty packs e.g. core cracker, ooh la lean legs.

thumb LaunchPad hobbsmoloneyHobbs & Moloney, Stand 4S3 - The Hobbs & Moloney magnetic knife blocks contain custom made, extra strong, rare earth magnets, presented in modern, stylish design with an emphasis on remaining hygienic and easy to clean.

thumb LaunchPad honeyandglowHoney and Glow, Stand 4V2 - Australian Beeswax Candle and Body Product Range, straight from the beekeeper. The aim Honey and Glow products is to offer a ‘healthier, more sustainable option’ – a range of beauty items for those who care about where products come from, how they are made, what is actually in them, who they are made by and whether or not they are actually good for us.

thumb LaunchPad idlebirdIdleBird, Stand 4S4 - IdleBird UPF50+ Fashion takes sun protection beyond beachwear, and into everyday fashion – making sun protection part of everyday life.

thumb LaunchPad imistiMist Smart Aroma Humidifier, Stand 4S2 - iMist is the first smart aroma diffuser in the world that connects with Android, iPhone and iPad, providing completely new experience for aroma lover.

thumb LaunchPad jazminbellJazminbell, Stand 4B19 – A modern and stylish range of handmade cold/heat packs made from 100% cotton fabrics and Australian-grown rice. They can be used either hot (heated in the microwave) or cold (stored in the freezer) depending on the nature of the discomfort and desire for use.

thumb LaunchPad lingoLingo, Stand 4Y3 - 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!

thumb LaunchPad liniitasLinii Tasmania, Stand 4D17 - People in Tasmania have known the power of Huon Pine to deter parasites and pests in cupboards, pet beds and personnel spaces for decades. A beautiful and practical product that will make you feel like you are in the Tasmanian Rain Forest.

thumb LaunchPad littlemochiLittle Mochi, Stand 4Y1 - Little Mochi are proud to be the exclusive distributors for the award winning brand Cheeky Chompers for Australia & New Zealand. Cheeky Chompers offer a variety of teething aids, blankets and comforters.

thumb LaunchPad littlenoisyminerlittle noisy miner, Stand 4Y10 – little noisy miner style is wonky-line drawings in simple, clean, quirky and uncluttered look. The original drawings are handdrawn therefore giving that imperfect-look, personality and character. All items are made using naturally-textured materials such as flax linen or textured cotton paper.

thumb LaunchPad littlecrowlittlecrow design, Stand 4T1 - littlecrow offers alternative cushions inspired by beautiful fabrics and textures. Each piece combines these elements in a unique, surprising way to create a design that is both striking and harmonious.

thumb LaunchPad mimisdaughtersMimi's Daughters, Stand 4T2 - Using natural materials from New Zealand, Mimi's Daughters have a passion for designing and creating unique and fun pet beds and toys. Designs are all tried and tested by the Mimi's rescue cats before going to market to ensure quality and approval is met.

thumb LaunchPad musqMUSQ Cosmetics, Stand 4R2 - Beautiful skin shouldn’t be complicated. Created in Australia, MUSQ products are inspired and derived from the land we live on, and we try to include native Australian ingredients whenever we can.

thumb LaunchPad OceanSandsCollectiveOcean Sands Collective, Stand 4B15 - Delicious 100% soy wax candles, cold pressed soaps and bath bombs hand made in Sydney.

thumb LaunchPad pinkpunkPink Punk Active, Stand 4P4 - Pink Punk swimwear and activewear walks a fine line between fashion and fitness. Perfectly suited to high impact sports, but that can truly be worn as fashion pieces. Known for their bold prints and exciting colours – and a fit that has been meticulously tailored to the needs of Australian women bodies.

thumb LaunchPad pixelandthreadPixel + Thread, Stand 4R1 – 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.

Pure Nut, Stand 4L4 - Australian Macadamia oil based skin products, some with Australian Manuka honey added. Pure Nut own and live on a macadamia farm, meaning their products will follow the ‘Farm to Face’ story. Products are stylishly packaged, great for gifting or for on display in your own bathroom.

thumb LaunchPad recipeinajarRecipe In A Jar, Stand 4W2 - Having started with cookies and quickly growing to offer over 20 products, Recipe In A Jar provide a range of high quality dry ingredients layered in gift jar to make delicious treats quickly and easily. Perfectly suited to gifting, snacking or cooking needs.

thumb LaunchPad rwhomeRuby Woman Home, Stand 4T3 - Ruby Woman Home products are unique and very luxe. The range has been designed by a Homewares designer using fashion couture techniques to achieve a beautiful product, manufactured strictly in Australia.

thumb LaunchPad saltiesoulSaltie Soul, Stand 4V1 - Saltie Soul brings you the natural goodness from the sea in a range of botanical-based, fresh bathroom treats, perfectly balanced with organic fruit extracts, sea minerals and cold-pressed oils, produced cruelty free and vegan.

thumb LaunchPad sammie2Sammie, Stand 4W1 - You're only as old as you feel! Sammie are an on trend label for the 35 plus age group. Sammie designs are fresh, vibrant and fun to wear, and can be dressed up or down depending on the moment.

thumb LaunchPad shavezyShavEzy, Stand 4E19 - The ShavEzy is a stable and stylish shower stool that makes shaving your legs easier. This compact foldaway shower foot rest fits neatly into the corner of the shower and even offers storage for your bathroom accessories.

thumb LaunchPad solproductsSoL Products, Stand 4S1 - Hand-blown glasses, for optimistic drinkers and half full thinkers. SoL Cups are a practical, sustainable product with a playful heart – our logo symbolises the sun (‘sol’ in Spanish) and our signature zigzag pattern reflects the ocean waves of our beautiful hometown beach, where we pursue an active, outdoor lifestyle.

thumb LaunchPad squidinkartSquid Ink Art, Stand 4T4 - 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.

thumb LaunchPad SummerPicnicTablesSummer Picnic Tables, Stand 4D16 - Portable, foldable, lightweight picnic tables, perfect for a day in the park or on the beach, outdoor concerts, or to pop on your table at home. It hold can hold a small plate of food, up to 4 glasses and bottle.

thumb LaunchPad tassleandtwineTassel & Twine, Stand 4V3 - Tassel & Twine is a uniquely handcrafted, contemporary homewares brand, focusing on working with artisans, craftspeople, women’s collectives and NGO’s throughout India. The traditional crafts used in their collection are centuries old, and are now struggling to survive with the onset of Western development. By working with these people it keeps their craft sustainable and puts money and resources back into the community.

thumb LaunchPad thetravelbraThe Travel Bra, Stand 4V4 - The Handee Bra is a full support bra that is made of 30% bamboo, with unique patented pocketing system that allows women to carry keys, cash, lipstick or card comfortably and securely in their bra.

thumb LaunchPad things4bubsThings 4 Bubs, Stand 4Y8 - The Baby Shusher is unlike any other soothing device in that it is actually a distinct 'shhhh' sound which is based on age-old soothing techniques for babies, and actually works.

thumb LaunchPad winestainsWinestains, Stand 4W4 – Winestains products are handcrafted from recycled wine barrels, with ranges including cheese and serving boards, recipe stands, fruit bowls, picnic stakes and more.

thumb LaunchPad youarebrave2YOU ARE BRAVE Textiles + Decor, Stand 4Y9 – Home of "Cosy Pots" and other fabric based hand printed home decor. Made from eco-friendly printed hessian and 100% cotton lining, "Cosy Pots" store and display everyday things or be used as table decoration, as a gift bag or lunch bag.