Spring/Autumn Fair and Moda announce two senior hires
New eras for Spring and Autumn Fair and Moda means two major new signings for the Hyve Group-owned wholesale fashion & sourcing, home and gift international shows.
Nicola Meadows becomes Portfolio Director for Spring Fair, Autumn Fair, and Moda, and Alejandra Campos is appointed Event Director for Moda at Spring and Autumn Fair.
Meadows brings to the business 15 years’ experience “leading world-class brands” across multiple channels including e-commerce, digital, sponsorship, publishing, and exhibitions. More recently, she managed consumer shows at Immediate Media including Country Living Fair, The Cycle Show, Adventure Travel Show, The London e-Bike Festival, Move It, the Knitting and Stitching shows, and the Festival of Quilts.
She has also worked at Amazon UK and has previously worked on Spring Fair.
Meadows said: “I will bring a deep knowledge on visitor experience and knowledge in the direct-to-consumer sector to these market leading events. I am looking forward to working with the talented and driven teams on the shows and welcome the appointment of Alejandra as Event Director of Moda.”
Campos joins with over 20 years in the events industry and brings “high-level experience” working on pioneering and successful trade exhibitions, consumer shows, conferences, and awards ceremonies across a variety of countries and sectors including homeware, fashion, wedding, giftware, healthcare and automotive.
While heading the National Wedding Show portfolio at Ocean Media, Campos launched the Luxury Wedding Show and went on to found London Bridal Fashion Week independently.
More recently, she was the event director at design-led trade event Top Drawer London.
Julie Driscoll, Divisional Managing Director at Hyve Group, said: “As the retail industry continues to evolve and undergo transformational change driven by consumer behaviours and new technologies and innovations, so too must our events.
"I am delighted to welcome both Nicola and Alejandra to the Spring and Autumn Fair portfolio who bring many years of invaluable experience in the industry and a combined vision to drive progress, innovate, and develop the shows to ensure they continue to meet the needs of our community and deliver return on time and investment.
“They have joined at a very exciting moment in the history of the shows with the recent launch of Connect @ Autumn Fair that we believe will change the face of trade shows forever.”
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