Spring Fair “strengthens leadership team” with two new appointments

Trade show organiser Hyve Group has appointed two new leaders to head the team behind its Spring and Autumn Fair events. Jackson Szabo joins as portfolio director while Soraya Gadelrab has been recruited as the show’s new event director.

Hyve says the two senior appointments “will strengthen and revitalise the leadership team” for its retail devision’s shopping destinations to “help shape the future of the industry.”   

 Nicola Meadows, divisional managing director for Hyve’s Retail, Manufacturing and Engineering division, comments: “We’re thrilled to introduce our two new leaders, Jackson Szabo and Soraya Gadelrab. Their fresh perspectives and wealth of experience will undoubtedly invigorate our sector. Bringing together years of experience with a track record of innovation and success, these talented individuals will propel the team forward setting new standards within our industry.”

Jackson Szabo says: “Spring Fair and Autumn Fair exist to serve the retail industry – an industry fuelled by Britain’s entrepreneurs, bellwethers and creative minds and I very much look forward to working with this incredible community to ensure that the shows do everything they can to drive value to retailers and suppliers alike while serving and supporting both exciting, new businesses and institutional incumbents.”

Meanwhile, Soraya Gadelrab adds: “I’m incredibly excited to be joining the team. I look forward to working with this passionate team to drive forward these heritage events, ensuring we evolve them to reflect the ever-changing retail sector which we serve.”

The next edition of Spring Fair takes place from 4-7 February 2024 and Autumn Fair from 1-4 September 2024 at NEC Birmingham.