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The popular East Midlands Baby & Toddler Show returns under new ownership for 2019
Tickets – £3 in advance / £3.50 on the door // children go free The long-running East Midlands Baby & Toddler Show returns for 2019 this November, showcasing inspirational experts in the childcare industry that can support and advise parents through conception to those vital early years.
The East Midlands is home to a wealth of amazing businesses that provide exceptional services to parents that will be brought together on the day to deliver an informative, engaging and, most of all, fun day out for parents and their families.
Exhibitors announced include: Mackney Photography, Bright Horizons UK, Water Babies, ARTventurers, Safecircle Sitters to name a few.
Under new ownership, The East Midlands Baby and Toddler Show is now brought to you by Kelly Sumner – the proud owner of First Steps into Parenting, which offers classes based in the East Midlands. Kelly Sumner has 20+ years experience in the childcare industry, working with and supporting parents and their children from 0-5 years.
She aims to draw upon her wealth of knowledge in this area and her own personal experiences in her parenting journey, to deliver a show that will instil confidence and empowerment to all parents. Kelly is a first time mum to her beautiful baby boy who was born in December 2018.
“Echoing the mission of the First Steps’ courses, we aim to bring parents and businesses together, providing relevant information, education and entertainment that will support all families on their parenting journey.” – Kelly Sumner
The East Midlands Conference Centre is a brand new venue for 2019; a spacious conference centre with a large exhibition suite. It has four additional rooms, where visitors can expect:
Taster class sessions & demonstrations
Dedicated sponsors room
Parent’s hub, providing a quiet space for nappy changing, feeding and supporting and advising parents
Guest speaker slots
In partnership with:
First Steps Into Parenting
First Steps Into Parenting offer Parent & baby classes, based in the East Midlands, that enable parents to experience a variety of activities promoting confidence and empowerment. First Steps Into Parenting was founded in 2019 by East Midlands Baby & Toddler Show owner Kelly Sumner.
House of DIY
House of DIY is designed to help start-up businesses and individuals learn about pr, marketing and brand development. Offering one-on-one consultancy as well as events and workshops, House of DIY are offering a free hour of business coaching to 5 exhibitors, delivered by Nottingham-born founder Rachel White, who has run her own successful PR business for 10 + years.
The Blossom Tree
The Blossom Tree is a new, curiosity-inspired, baby cafe with a dedicated studio space in Keyworth, Nottingham. It’s owned and run by Sharon Smith, who will be part of the Show’s event team. Sharon has over 15 years experience working with children and was inspired to create a safe and supportive cafe environment for all families.