Avignon Antiques Fairs Trade Exclusive

Dear Diva Readers,

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Shopping these trade fairs is NOT for the faint of heart.  You need to queue before the fair opens and the doors open for the event at 8am on the nose!  Elbows fly as dealers push and shove to get first dibs on buying antiques in Provence.  It’s a mad house and one that I personally don’t brave without French reinforcements – but it is some of the most exciting antiquing in France!   Don’t worry about getting the goods home, we’ll liaise you with international shippers ready to pack and carry!

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But I’m sooo sorry – if you’re a mere shopping mortal and not an antiques dealer or interior designer this fair is not the fair for you!! It’s reserved only for professional traders on presentation of your pre-approved trade card.

This is the tour for antique dealers who want to source antiques abroad stocking their store with the best French antiques and vintage finds. Our Guide picks you up at your hotel and takes you to this trade only fair where you’ll buy wholesale antiques in Europe, giving you access to the best priced French antiques, vintage and more. This trade fair is for serious buyers and is available only through pre-registration. Plan on queuing early before the fair opens. Let your Antiques Guide clear the way as she translates and negotiates on your behalf. This is a fast and furious antiques fair and can be overwhelming. As always, we’ll liaise you with a preferred shipper.

Below are the 2015 dates for the Avignon Trade Fair:

Monday 9 Feb, 2015
Monday 9 March, 2015
Monday 20 April 2015
Monday 18 May 2015
Monday 29 June 2015
NO TRADE FAIR IN JULY OR AUGUST
Wednesday 16 September 2015
Monday 26 October 2015
Monday 30 November 2015

Want to learn more about how you shop like the pros?  Email info@antiquesdiva.com

The Antiques Diva ®

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Author: Toma Clark Haines

Toma Clark Haines is a Global Tastemaker, Speaker, Writer & Entrepreneur; and founder and CEO The Antiques Diva® & Co, Europe, Asia and America's largest Antiques Sourcing & Touring Company.

  • As interior designers and decorative artists we are expanding into vintage and antique furniture and would like to register … Could you advise how to register and get 2015 dates.

    Please note the website only reflects our workshops/courses

    Many thanks Jan