Check out the 2023 INDX Trade Show schedule here

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The AIS Group

Associated Independent Stores (AIS) is the UK and Ireland’s leading buying group for home and fashion, hosts of the busiest trade show calendar, and owners of Cranmore Park, exhibition, and conference venue.

Meet the AIS family

Cranmore Park
Cranmore Park

Our impressive state-of-the-art dedicated conference, exhibition, meeting and event space is available to hire by our Members and can be tailored to all your requirements.

INDX Trade Shows
INDX Trade Shows

INDX successfully delivers 20 trade shows a year across fashion and home sectors. Curated by Buyers for Buyers, our shows offer a unique and friendly environment for order writing.

AIS flooring and carpet
Flooring One

Flooring One is our flooring and carpet specialist team at AIS, overseeing the best quality, largest, and most innovative selection of carpets, rugs, vinyl, and wood flooring in the UK and Ireland.

toys from the largest buying group in the uk
Playroom

Playroom is our dedicated toy team, working with over 800 branded and non-branded toys and children’s products through exclusive toy import programmes.

First Avenue
First Avenue

Designed by AIS fashion experts, and exclusively available to our members, First Avenue is a highly commercial collection. It delivers high margins and seasonal newness plus offers quality and style.

Simply Home
Simply Home

Designed by our in-house experts and exclusively available to our members, the Simply Home brand delivers trend-driven tabletop, and cookware. Simply Home homeware products offer outstanding value and quality for all our members.

Dreamworld
Dreamworld

Designed by our in-house furniture experts and exclusively available to our Members, Dreamworld offers outstanding value and quality beds, mattresses, and filled bedding. The Dreamworld brand is well structured and represents great customer value that helps them differentiate themselves from the rest of the high street.