This Autumn, there a numerous trade shows taking place across the UK, and these events will showcase a diverse range of industries. This means that, whether you’re attending or exhibiting, there should be a trade expo that’s worth going to in the next few months. With that in mind, here are our picks for the top 5 events this September.
1. Autumn Fair
The primary event for the gift and homeware sector returns between the 4th-7th of September. This is one of the biggest events of the month, bringing together thousands of retailers and buyers both domestically and abroad. As a result, it will be hosted at one of The UK’s Top Exhibition Centres, the NEC Birmingham.
2. Helitech Expo
With 300 exhibitions, 150 seminars, and 3,000 visitors, the Helitech Expo is the largest trade show for the aviation sector this year. Taking place between the 7th-8th of September at the London ExCel, the event will feature cutting-edge technology displays and will be attended by countless industry experts.
3. IAAPA Expo Europe
Sticking with trade shows at the London ExCel, IAAPA Expo Europe will be hosted there between the 13th-15th of September. This is the biggest expo for the attractions and leisure industry in Europe. Thus, it will feature displays and representatives from theme parks, hotels and resorts, as well as many other cultural and entertainment locations.
4. Professional Beauty North & Aesthetic Medicine North
Whilst these are two separate trade expos, both events will be taking place across the 25th-26th of September at Manchester Central. Professional Beauty will welcome salon owners and industry experts as they showcase the biggest brands and the latest product innovations. Meanwhile, AM North will focus on the medical side of such products. This will cover the latest clinical developments as well as several educational and networking opportunities.
5. The Big Hospitality Expo
Describing itself as “the ultimate event for restaurateurs and chefs, casual dining operators as well as pub, bar and street food operators”, The Big Hospitality Expo certainly lives up to its name. This diverse event is at Olympia London from the 26th-28th of September and has been a great showcase for catering businesses for over 30 years. This year will also feature a dedicated trade show for low and no-alcohol drinks.
Why should you attend a trade show?
Trade Shows Provide Numerous Benefits for any Business. Visiting such events can act as an excellent networking and industry research experience, whilst exhibitors can attract new clients and raise awareness for their latest products.
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