A new face has joined the January Furniture Show organising team. Ed Hubbard has joined the 10-strong team as sales manager for the UK's number one furniture and furnishings show, the next edition of which will be held at Birmingham's NEC from 22nd-25th January 2017.

Starting out in the world of corporate hospitality, Ed has also worked with companies such as IBM, Villeroy & Boch, Wincanton, DHL and BMW before joining the team from Clarion Events' Trade Business, where he was sales manager on the Home & Gift Harrogate event for four years.

Ed says: "I am delighted to have joined the January Furniture Show and I look forward to working alongside the current sales team. I hope to use my wealth of knowledge and contacts in the gifts and decorative accessories market to grow sales for this industry leading event."