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Welcome to the Industry Events section of Insight DIY.

In this section you will find listings for all of the key trade shows and exhibitions held both in the UK and overseas. If you would like your event to appear within this section then please get contact us.

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 https://live.jewson.co.uk

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

Spring Fair logo

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: www.springfair.com

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: www.executivehireshow.co.uk

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:  www.gardenpressevent.co.uk

Grand Designs Live - London ExCel   04 April 2019 - 12 April 2019

Grand Designs Live London 2015

Grand Designs Live, proudly sponsored by Anglian Home Improvements, returns to London’s ExCeL from the 4th April – 12th April 2019. Running for 9 days, the show offers visitors a unique opportunity to see all the latest trends for the home as well as many products never seen before. Based on the Channel 4 TV series, and presented by design guru Kevin McCloud, the event is packed with over 500 exhibitors, across seven different sections offering ideas and inspiration for your very own Grand Design, however big or small.

Visit the event website for more information: www.granddesignslive.com

Essential Install Live! - Farnborough Exhibition Centre   30 April 2019 - 01 May 2019

EI Live

Marking its ninth year in the market, EI Live! 2019 is returning with an expanded format covering three related and inter-connected sectors giving exhibitors and visitors a unique opportunity to explore existing relationships fully, but also create brand new ones.

EI Live! 2019 will cover home automation, entertainment, and AV systems, but also encompass commercial building automation and AV as well as smart products from the world of electrical contracting.

By pushing boundaries that have yet to be explored by any UK trade show in the automation and AV market, the event has been constructed to deliver a unique nexus of industries, products, exhibitors, and attendees, that will drive business and create new opportunities.

Learn more about the event here: www.eiliveshow.com

National Hardware Show - Las Vegas   07 May 2019 - 09 May 2019

National Hardware Show

The National Hardware Show in the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV is the prime time & place for face-to-face sourcing, trading and learning for the $343 Billion dollar US home improvement and DIY markets. Your source for products sold for the home, after the home is built and attracting a worldwide audience of more than 27,000 industry professionals. You can't miss this industry gathering.

Learn more about the show here: 
http://www.nationalhardwareshow.com/

BMF All Industry Conference - Budapest   13 June 2019 - 16 June 2019

BMF conference 2015

The BMF 2019 All-Industry Conference will take place at the stunning five star Sun Gardens luxury hotel in Dubrovnik on 13-16 June 2019. The fabulous Gethin Jones will return as host. 

Read more about the conference here:

https://www.bmf.org.uk/BMF/Events/Event_Display.aspx?WebsiteKey=ec66be42-6acd-4574-ad55-d1e8851584a7&hkey=8bad5640-076e-45ca-b5f0-964f66991673&EventKey=BMFCONF19

Master Locksmiths Association Expo - Telford   04 October 2019 - 06 October 2019

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MLA Expo 2019Europe'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 4th of October 2019
  • Saturday the 5th of October 2019
  • Sunday the 6th of October 2019

Opening times TBC

MLA Expo 2019, sponsored by DOM UK, will see the return of the 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 locksmith. As well as this there will be a dedicated in-hall auto locksmith seminar area and on vehicle training area.

Visit http://www.locksmiths.co.uk/mla-expo/ for more details.

International Eisenwarenmesse Koln 2020   01 March 2020 - 04 March 2020

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 http://www.eisenwarenmesse.com/

 

KBB Birmingham - Birmingham NEC   01 March 2020 - 04 March 2020

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 1st – 4th March 2020 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
- 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.

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 www.kbb.co.uk for more show information and to register your interest.

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