Thinking about exhibiting at a UK trade show?
Take action now – it could be the best decision you have ever made. Exhibiting at a UK trade show will open doors to all kinds of opportunities that you might not otherwise have encountered.
The UK is a long established European hub for exhibitions and trade shows, often attracting over 13million visitors to exhibitions of which 20% come from outside the UK. It is a great way for international businesses to enter the UK marketplace, meeting businesses, suppliers and establishing trade relationships.
English is the universal global business language, making it easy to communicate with companies around the globe. Many international companies have fluent English speaking sales representatives allowing deals to be made quickly at trade shows. For UK companies looking to expand sales networks and explore new markets, establishing good communication channels is vital. Meeting people face to face at exhibitions and developing good business relationships can be crucial.
Exhibition centres such as London Excel, the NEC Birmingham, the Scottish Exhibition centre Glasgow are extremely accessible by air, train or by car. Exhibiting at multiple events across different cities within a short time is possible due to the quick and easy transport links.
UK exhibition centres like London Excel and the NEC are of world class quality and regularly host prestigious trade events. There are many other smaller high quality exhibition venues around the country, which often hold industry specific events.
UK venues host numerous prestigious events attracting global audiences. Typical of these events are the London Boat Show, World Travel Market and Spring Fair International. Such events attract businesses from around the world, both to exhibit and as visitors intent on discovering new clients, suppliers and trends. Trade events of this kind are the main reason why companies choose to exhibit.
Organised by top quality professional event organisers, these are exhibitions that are well organised and administered. There is a booming event services industry available providing all the additional facilities that exhibitors require such as additional temporary stand staff, demonstrators, meet & greet personnel, design and build.
A great place to visit
Friendly people, good food and accommodation accompanied with the opportunity to do high levels of trade makes attending and participating in UK exhibitions a necessity for any business.