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Toolbank Spring Trade Show - Great Southern Exhibition - Newbury   26 March 2019

Toolbank 2019

Toolbank's annual round of spring trade shows will visit Newbury on Tuesday 26th March.

Thursday 26th March (10am - 6pm)

Racecourse Rd
RG14 7NZ

Have you had your invitation? If not please contact your local branch, sales representative, email or call 01322 321460


Toolbank Spring Trade Show - Great Eastern Exhibition - Norwich   21 March 2019

Toolbank 2019

Toolbank's annual round of spring trade shows will kick off in Norwich on Thursday 21st March.

Thursday 21st March (11am - 6pm)

Dereham Road

Have you had your invitation? If not please contact your local branch, sales representative, email or call 01322 321460


The Garden Press Event 2019 - The Business Design Centre, London   27 February 2019

The Garden Press Event

The Garden Press Event is the only event of its kind aimed specifically for the industry to showcase the latest products and stories exclusively to the key names in the garden & home press and media.

Now in its 14th year, the Garden Press Event is firmly established as the launch of the gardening season and a key date for all journalists and media to attend.

The 2018 event moved to a new home at the Business Design Centre in Islington and there were a record number of media and garden and home writers in attendance, and more exhibitors than ever, including exhibitors from Holland, Germany and France.

Learn more about the event here:

Executive Hire Show - Ricoh Arena, Coventry   06 February 2019 - 07 February 2019

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. To be held on Wednesday 6 and Thursday 7 February 2019, Executive Hire Show builds on our industry's great tradition of hire shows that date back to 1973.     

Learn more about the show here:

Spring Fair - Birmingham NEC   03 February 2019 - 07 February 2019

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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 Saturday 2nd February.

Visit the exhibition website here:

Jewson Live 2018   13 December 2018

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It’s back! Jewson live, the UK’s biggest builders’ merchant show, returns for its fourth year and it’s going to be our best one yet. This free to attend event will run at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham on the 13th December 2018, with doors opening at 9am. The UK’s leading trade brands will offer live product demonstrations and practical advice as well as showcasing new products and innovations – this is not one to be missed.

Let’s keep this simple… what should you expect on the day?

  • Free entry
  • We’ll feed you…. Yes that’s free breakfast and lunch
  • Free parking
  • The UK’s leading trade brands
  • Guest speakers and celebrity guests
  • Live product demonstrations
  • Exclusive trade deals

Take a look at the Jewson Live website

Professional Builder Tool Fair - Sandown Park, Esher, Surrey   01 November 2018 - 02 November 2018

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Toolfair is a unique and dynamic regional show where trade users of tools come to see new products and ranges first-hand. It offers exhibitors an unrivalled opportunity to meet new customers face-to-face and demonstrate the benefits of their products in an exciting hands-on environment.

The visitor base of Toolfair mirrors the readership of Professional Builder magazine. It is comprised of actively working builders and allied tradesmen, keen to find out all about new products on the market. They depend on quality tools to enhance the efficiency of their work.

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D&M Tools: 'The' Tools Show 2018 - Kempton Park Racecourse   12 October 2018 - 14 October 2018

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A warm welcome awaits you from the staff of D&M Tools and all exhibitors at 'The' Tools Show 2018 at the prestigious Kempton Park Racecourse in Sunbury-on-Thames.

'The' Tool Show has established its reputation as the largest display of branded hand tools, power tools and machinery at a UK exhibition and regularly attracts an estimated 10,000 visitors.

Visit the official show website here:

Build Show - NEC   09 October 2018 - 11 October 2018

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The Build Show will provide a powerful, unique opportunity for the building, construction and related industries to network, to join together to share ideas, learn new information, skills and working practices, to trade and to grow together as the markets enter a new phase of prosperity.

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UK Construction Week - Birmingham NEC   09 October 2018 - 11 October 2018

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 (UKCW) is the UK’s largest built environment event; bringing together 35,000 construction professionals and 650+ exhibitors at the NEC Birmingham on 9-11 October 2018.

UKCW is free to attend and consists of nine shows: Timber Expo, Build Show, Civils Expo, Plant & Machinery Live, Energy 2018, Building Tech Live, Surface & Materials Show, HVAC 2018 and Grand Designs Live.

UK Construction Week showcases innovation from all sectors, and making it easier for any professional to update their CPD, get inspired by amazing people and projects, and walk away with practical information on new technologies, systems, products and collaborations from around the world that would otherwise take months to research.

UK Construction Week is FREE to attend and for trade visitors only (your trade ticket gets you access to Grand Designs Live on 10th & 11th October). 

Visit for more information and to register

The W Exhibition: Joinery & Furniture Manufacturing Show - NEC, Birmingham   30 September 2018 - 03 October 2018

W14 - The Joinery & Furniture Manufacturing Show - NEC, Birmingham

The W Exhibition is the national show for the Joinery and Furniture industries, showcasing the latest products and developments. As the UK’s leading dedicated trade exhibition, the W Exhibition provides the opportunity to see running woodwork machinery together with components and materials all under one roof at the NEC, Birmingham.

Learn more about the show here:

Screwfix Live - Farnborough   28 September 2018 - 30 September 2018

Screwfix Live 2017

Screwfix Live is returning to Farnborough and we are delighted to be hosting the event at the brand new International Exhibition & Conference Centre from 28th September - 30th September 2018.

The show is designed to give tradespeople and serious DIYers the chance to get their hands on the best products on the market, in addition to finding out more about the latest tools and essentials from their favourite brands.

Screwfix Live is free to attend and open to all. With over 180 top brands with a range of live product demonstrations, competitions, giveaways and exclusive show deals this event is not to be missed. All customers will benefit from 10% off everything at the show and a chance to join us at the brand new Trade Talk Zone featuring various guest speakers and much more.

For more information visit the Screwfix Live website.



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