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National DIY Show (formerly Totally DIY & Tools) - Ricoh Arena   03 June 2018 - 04 June 2018

Totally DIY 2016

Totally DIY & Totally Tools at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, was designed to give retailers and trade buyers the opportunity to see first-hand what are going to be the hot new products of the year, meet key suppliers, and get some great deals.

Visit the Totally DIY & Totally Tools website for more information. 

The show will be back in 2018 re-energised, refocused, and bigger than ever before with the new name The National DIY Show. With new dates 3rd and 4th June, the show is set to become the UK's largest trade only national DIY exhibition. Stay tuned for updates and don't forget to put our new dates in your calendar.

International Eisenwarenmesse Koln 2018   04 March 2018 - 07 March 2018

International Eisenwarenmesse Koln 2016

2,783 exhibitors from 53 countries. Approximately 50,000 trade visitors from 136 countries in the middle of a conurbation with 21 million inhabitants. The world’s number 1 in the hardware sector for over 50 years.

Why look for a trade fair with better figures? You will not find one. The EISENWARENMESSE is still THE meeting place for all manufacturers, distributors, purchasers, multipliers and decision-makers of the hardware industry.

Learn more here


KBB Birmingham - Birmingham NEC   04 March 2018 - 07 March 2018

KBB Birmingham 2016

Established in 1985, kbb Birmingham is the UK’s largest gathering of the world’s most exciting KBB brands. Taking place from 4th – 7th March 2018 at NEC Birmingham, the show is an unrivalled platform for architects, interior designers, retailers, contractors, plumbers and developers to:

- Meet over 400 leading UK & international suppliers
- Source the latest in kitchens, bedrooms and bathrooms products
- Discover the new product innovations driving demand in 2016
- Network with industry leaders at the celebrated bi-annual gathering
- Gain invaluable business insight & find out what the future of your industry holds

kbb Birmingham is the UK's largest gathering of the world's best kitchen, bedroom and bathroom brands, and the established industry gathering.

Source the latest new product launches from over 380 exhibitors, hear unmissable insights at the Conference and explore technological advances with the Innovation Award winners

Event Details

kbb Birmingham is a biennial event held at The NEC Birmingham - easy to get to and with great transport links. Plan your Travel & Stay.

Visit for more show information and to register your interest.

Executive Hire Show - Ricoh Arena, Coventry   07 February 2018 - 08 February 2018

Executive Hire Show

Launched in 2007, Executive Hire Show has quickly become the unmissable national exhibition for the tools, equipment and plant hire industry. This Show brings the industry together and is the annual event where Passionate Hirers Meet Innovative Suppliers. 

Learn more about the show here:

Spring Fair - Birmingham NEC   04 February 2018 - 08 February 2018

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Spring Fair is the UK’s No.1 trade show for gift and home, welcoming more than 60,000 visitors through the doors of Birmingham NEC over five days.

Connecting wonderful people and products (across 14 curated show sectors) for more than 40 years, it’s an explosion of newness, trend-led design, expert-led seminars, industry insights and more.

It attracts a purchasing power of £2.4 billion, making it a must-do event for 2,500+ exhibitors a must-see for buyers across independents, multiples, e-Commerce and department stores.

Officially opened by the Queen in 1976, experience the difference a day at Spring Fair can make to your business.

Please note, Volume & DIY sectors open 3 February.

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National Painting & Decorating Show - Ricoh Arena, Coventry   28 November 2017 - 29 November 2017

National Painting & Decorating Show

The National Painting and Decorating Show is the biggest annual trade show event in the UK painting and decorating industry, and one you really can’t afford to miss if you are a professional painter and decorator, or you use, stock or specify decorating materials and systems. There’s plenty to make your day really worthwhile, including discounts and special offers across the widest range of products. The very latest ideas and innovations are on display from both UK and overseas manufacturers and practical demonstrations take place on many stands throughout the two days. Held over two days at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry, an easy-to-find venue in the heart of England, this is the trade show to bring you and your colleagues right up to date and preview what’s coming next.

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UK Construction Week - Birmingham NEC   10 November 2017 - 12 November 2017

UK Construction Week 2015

"UK Construction Week brings together all stakeholders within the built environment across every facet of design, build and product innovation. As the largest event dedicated to knowledge sharing, championing good practice and problem solving, it's the environment for the whole industry to look, talk, plan, learn and do business; providing answers for what, when, where and how we build (for) our future."

UK Construction Week is the UK’s largest gathering of construction professionals coming together at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham between 10-12 October. The event celebrates this exciting and dynamic industry, and will be a place to network, debate, discover innovation and celebrate excellence. UK Construction Week is designed to ultimately drive forward and promote construction.

UK Construction Week has been created by close collaboration with partners and stakeholders, and will tackle some of the key issues facing the construction industry. Anyone in construction, whether Contractors, Clients, Architects, Manufacturers, SME’s, and Developers, has a shared interest in growing such a vital sector to the economy, and that can only happen through partnership, and by coming together, as we will do at UK Construction Week.

UK Construction Week is FREE to attend and for trade visitors only (your trade ticket gets you access to Grand Designs Live on 11th & 12th October). 

Visit for more information and to register

Master Locksmiths Association Expo - Telford   06 October 2017 - 08 October 2017

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MLA Expo 2017Europe's largest exhibition trade show for the locksmithing and security industry takes place at The International Centre, Telford, St Quentin Gate, Telford, Shropshire, TF3 4JH on

  • Friday the 6th of October 2017
  • Saturday the 7th of October 2017
  • Sunday the 8th of October 2017

MLA Expo 2017 will see a brand new area dedicated to auto locksmiths called 'The Garage'. This is being run in collaboration with the Auto Locksmiths Association (ALA) and will feature exhibitors offering products and services specific to the auto autosmith. As well as this there will be a dedicated inhall auto locksmith seminar area and on vehicle training area.

With 18 exhibitions already under our belt, MLA Expo has cemented its position as the Premier Locksmith & Security Exhibition in Europe. With companies already signing up to Expo 2017, 2015 was another record breaker! Having started from humble beginnings, being run for many years in hotels, it has grown significantly, and is now the largest Locksmith and Security event of its kind in Europe, requiring a purpose built exhibition hall of 3000+ square meters to house the significant number of exhibitors and visitors who attend the event.

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Screwfix Live - Farnborough   29 September 2017 - 01 October 2017

Screwfix Live 2017

Designed for tradesman and DIY enthusiasts, Screwfix Live is a trade and DIY show featuring product demonstrations, guest appearances, on-stand offers and competitions from the best-known brands from the Screwfix supplier line-up.

Screwfix LIVE 2017 will return to its launch venue, FIVE (Farnborough International Venue & Events) located at Farnborough Airport in Hampshire and will run on Friday, September 29th through to Sunday, October 1st.

For more information visit the Screwfix Live website.


The Flooring Show - Harrogate   17 September 2017 - 19 September 2017

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The Flooring Show, the industry’s flagship national event will celebrate its 55th edition in 2017, and continues to be the best-loved and biggest event on the industry’s calendar.

Bringing together all areas of the industry, including the retail and contract sectors – exhibitors and visitors alike get together for three intensive days of business activity and networking.

Run by Wendy Adams Associates since 2012, the show has gone from strength to strength over the past 4 years with both visitor and exhibitor numbers increasing significantly year on year.  The show has seen the benefit of investment in a smarter and more comprehensive marketing campaign, added features including a seminar theatre, trends hub and demonstration zones whilst stands remain extremely competitively priced.

Supported by key industry bodies such as the Contract Flooring Association, National Institute of Carpet & Floorlayers and the Flooring Industry Training Association, the show will continue to grow in 2017 with additional stand space being released and further investment across the show.

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Glee   11 September 2017 - 13 September 2017

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Glee is the most crucial garden wholesale buying event in any retailer's calendar.

Glee is the garden and leisure exhibition, which ties together multiple sectors across the industry and encompasses all sectors of the market. It is the longest running and biggest of all UK garden shows. In response to industry demand, the show has been radically reformatted and brings many exciting new developments and opportunities for show visitors to discover, compare and source new and innovative products and services.

• 500+ leading UK and international wholesale garden suppliers
• Thousands of new products to set your product ranges apart from your competition
• Advice and guidance to help you grow your business through challenging trading conditions
• The latest trends and the most innovative products on the market

The 2017 exhibition will take place Monday 11th to Wednesday 13th September 2017.  

Visit to learn more about the show.


Spoga+Gafa   03 September 2017 - 05 September 2017

Spoga Gafa

In the late summer, Cologne is in full bloom: As the world's leading trade fair for the garden and leisure time sector, spoga+gafa attracts around 40,000 trade visitors from all over the world. spoga+gafa is the industry's trend and innovation platform: New products, fresh ideas, strong impulses and the right contacts for the growth of your business. 

During three promising exhibition days, our exhibition zones garden living, garden care, garden creation, garden basic and the premium zone garden unique have been demonstrating unique diversity: theme parks, product presentations, special areas as well as a supporting programme that satisfies all demands.

Learn more about the event here:


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