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Top Drawer: Design Trade Show

Photo of designer Michelle Njeri Small talking to buyers
Photo of designer Michelle Njeri Small talking to buyers at Top Drawer 2019. Caption

Top Drawer On Demand25 January - 21 February 2021

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Apply by 16 December 2020 (10am) for the chance to showcase and sell your work to retailers at Top Drawer On Demand trade show.

UAL’s Careers and Employability team, together with Clarion Events, are offering UAL students and graduates a discounted opportunity to showcase their work on a UAL branded virtual group stand, at Top Drawer On Demand from 25 January until 21 February.

Top Drawer is the UK’s leading design-led trade show for gift and interior products, with over 30 years of experience.

Top Drawer On Demand is a digital event where you can showcase your products, increase your brand exposure and generate new leads. This opportunity will give you the chance to sell your work and expand your business contacts directly with both major and independent retailers, from the UK and around the world. Training and support will be provided to selected exhibitors to make sure they are prepared for the experience.

The opportunity is open to all UAL students and alumni / graduates, and products can include:

  • Gifts
  • Interior accessories
  • Soft furnishings
  • Lighting
  • Glass, ceramics, jewellery
  • Craft
  • Fashion accessories
  • Stationery
  • Greetings cards
  • Frames and prints

Cost: £25, which covers:

  • Promotion and marketing
  • Training events and support
  • Public liability insurance


  • You must be a University of the Arts London student or Alumni
  • You cannot have had your own stand at Pulse or Top Drawer or have been part of the UAL Stand in the past
  • You cannot have been trading for more than 3 years

Apply online by 16 December 2020 with your product images and company details.