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Top 100 Trade Shows, Expos and Events in the United Kingdom

Trade shows and expos in the United Kingdom are a great opportunity for businesses and organisations to showcase their products and services, networking with potential customers and suppliers.

Here you can stay up to date and gain valuable insights into your industry and business.

The UK is home to some of the biggest and best trade shows and expos in Offshore Europe and the world.

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Which city is has the largest capacity?

Many would think that London is the home of the largest conferences in the UK but, the National Convention Centre in Birmingham is one of the largest venues with multiple events under one roof.

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In this next edition of the UK’s 2023 top 50 trade shows and expos, we’ve gone one step further and an extra 50 to make sure you up-to date with all the events.

Here’s a list of the biggest and best trade shows to attend with dates so you can’t miss out. And, don’t forget to read this article if you’re looking to plan an exhibition stand in London.

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Top 100 trade shows in the UK for 2023 and beyond

  1. The London Textile Fair – January 10-11, 2023 – London

  2. The National Home Building Show – January 11-15, 2023 – Farmborough

  3. Autosport International Motor Show – January 14-17, 2023 – Birmingham

  4. The London Art Fair– January 19-23, 2023 – London

  5. The London Toy Fair – January 24-26, 2023 – London

  6. The Foot and Ankle Show– February 2-3, 2023 – Liverpool

  7. Pure London – February 12-14, 2023 – London

  8. London Fashion Week – February 17-21, 2023 – London

  9. The London Classic Car Show – February 24-26, 2023 – London

  10. The Caravan, Camping & Motorhome Show – February 25-28, 2023 – Birmingham

  11. International Confex– March 1-2, 2023 – London

  12. National Wedding Show – March 3-5, 2023 – Birmingham

  13. The Gadget Show Live – March 9-12, 2023 – Birmingham

  14. The Adventure Travel Show – March 11-12, 2023 – London

  15. Professional Beauty London – March 12-13, 2023 – London

  16. The Business Rival Series – March 15-16, 2023 – London

  17. The Photography Show – March 17-20, 2023 – Birmingham

  18. IFE – March 19-22, 2023 – London

  19. Neuro Convention – March 22-23, 2023 – Birmingham

  20. The National Home Improvement Show – March 23-26, 2023 – Birmingham

  21. Making Cosmetics – March 28-30, 2023 – London

  22. BETT Show – March 29-31, 2023 – London

  23. The Ideal Home Show – March 31-April 11, 2023 – London

  24. National Wedding Show – April 1-2, 2023 – London

  25. The National Pet Show – April 8-9, 2023 – Birmingham

  26. The London Book Fair – April 11-20, 2023 – London

  27. Natural and Organic Products Europe – April 16-17, 2023 – London

  28. The Commercial Vehicle Show – April 20-22, 2023 – Birmingham

  29. London Coffee Festival – April 20-23, 2023 – London

  30. Grand Designs Live – April 29-May 7, 2023 – London

  31. UK Construction Week – May 2-4, 2023 – London

  32. The London Science Fiction Convention – May 4 2023 – London

  33. The Baby Show – May 5-7, 2023 – London

  34. The London Motor Show – May 5-7, 2023 – London

  35. All Energy Expo – May 10-11, 2023, Glasgow

  36. Association of Breast Surgery – May 13-14, 2023 – Belfast

  37. EdTech World Forum – May 17-18, 2023 – Birmingham

  38. The London Wine Fair – May 17-18, 2023 – London

  39. RetailEXPO – May 18-19, 2023 – London

  40. The National Homebuilding & Renovating Show – May 20-21, 2023 – Glasgow

  41. International Jewellery London – June 5-7, 2023 – London

  42. Automechanika Birmingham – June 6-8, 2023 – Birmingham

  43. London Tech Week – June 12-16, 2023 – London

  44. National Cycling Show – June 17-18, 2023, Birmingham

  45. Info Security Europe – June 20-22, 2023 – London

  46. Airports Expo – June 22-23, 2023 – London

  47. Reset Connect – June 27-28, 2023 – London, UK

  48. Installer Show – June 27-28, 2023, Birmingham, UK

  49. Business Travel Show Europe – June 28-29, 2023 – London, UK

  50. The Advanced Materials Show– June 28-29, 2023 – Birmingham, UK

  51. The Meetings Show – June 28-29, 2023, London UK

  52. Travel Tech Show– June 28-29, 2023, London UK

  53. The National Home Building Show – July 1-2, 2023 – Surrey

  54. Farnborough International Airshow – July 22-26, 2024 – Farnborough

  55. The Ultimate Show – August 13, 2023 – Liverpool

  56. Big London Tattoo Show – August 26-27, 2023 – London

  57. Offshore Europe – September 5-8, 2023 – Aberdeen

  58. IMHX – September 9-11, 2025, Birmingham

  59. Annual Hotel Conference – September 11-12, 2023 – Manchester

  60. UK Metals Expo – September 13-14, 2023, Birmingham

  61. The Cycle Show – September 15-18, 2023 – Birmingham

  62. Southampton Boat Show – September 15-24, 2023 – Southampton

  63. The Print Show – September 19-21, 2023 – Birmingham

  64. The Jewellery Show– September 20-21, 2023 – London

  65. The National Home Building Show – September 22-24, 2023 – London

  66. London Design Fair – September 22-25, 2023 – London

  67. DroneEX– September 26-27, 2023, London

  68. HeliTech– September 26-27, 2023, London

  69. IAAPA Expo – September 26-28, 2023, London

  70. Technology for Marketing – September 27-28, 2023 – London

  71. eCommerce Expo– September 27-28, 2023 – London

  72. One Young World – October 2-5, 2023 – Belfast

  73. UK Construction Week – October 3-2, 2023 – Birmingham

  74. CPhI Worldwide – October 4-6, 2023 – Birmingham

  75. Recruitment Agency Expo– October 4-5, 2023 – Birmingham

  76. The National Franchise Exhibition – October 6-7, 2023 – Birmingham

  77. The Takeaway Expo– October 10-11, 2023 – London

  78. Hotel Innovation Expo – October 10-11, 2023 – London

  79. Responsible Packaging Expo – October 10-11, 2023 – London

  80. The Care Show – October 11-12, 2023 – Birmingham

  81. EGX – October 12-25, 2023, London

  82. The Pharmacy Show– October 15-16, 2023 – Birmingham

  83. London Build – October 25-26, 2023 – London

  84. Automotive Management – November, 2023 – Birmingham

  85. The National Home Building Show – November 3-5, 2023 – Harrogate

  86. WTM London – November 6-8, 2023 – London

  87. SCS Formulate – November 14-15, 2023 – London

  88. The National Home Building Show – November 18-19, 2023 – Somerset

  89. International Security Expo – November 15-16, 2023 – London

  90. London Vet Show – November 17-18, 2023, London

  91. Therapy Expo – November 22-23, 2023 – Birmingham

  92. The National Vintage & Antiques Fair – November 25-28, 2023 – Birmingham

  93. The Business Show – November 22-23, 2023 – London

  94. Going Global – November 22-23, 2023 – London

  95. WONCA Europe – TBC

  96. European Society of Coloproctology – TBC

  97. Dell Technologies Forum – TBC

  98. Engineers Ireland – TBC

  99. The Dental Conference – TBC

  100. ALI Global Aviation Sustainability Day – TBC

Here’s a list of the main expo venues in the UK:

The NEC (National Exhibition Centre) in Birmingham.

The Olympia London, in the city.

  • ExCel London, Located in the city.

  • Scottish Event Campus located in Glasgow.

  • Manchester Central Convention Centre in Manchester City.

  • Exhibition Centre, Liverpool.

  • TEC, Belfast Northern Ireland.

  • The Edinburgh International Conference Centre.

  • The Olympia London.

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Types of trade shows in the UK

From life, technology to health, from business to food and fashion, there is huge range and something for everyone.

which is the largest trade show?

The UK’s largest trade show is the London International Trade Fair, held annually at London’s ExCeL Centre.

why should you exhibit?

Whether you are looking to showcase your brand, products and services, gain valuable conference industry insights, networking or your next event to attend then trade shows and expos in the UK have something for everyone.

What to expect at a trade show, conference or business event.

Conferences and trade shows are focused on solutions within their sector and you will often find a theme that highlights the event.

This is not specific to the UK by any means and you will find this same appraoch across the events all over the world.

Exhibitors

Exhibitors will use an event to showcase their industry solutions, expertise, innovation, marketing, new technologies or resource within their sector.

It’s an epic meeting place for entrepreneurs and companies to visit and discuss the importance of best practice and ideas with clients and exhibitors alike.

How to Plan an exhibition stand in london?

If you’re looking to exhibit at a new show in the UK or abroad, take a look here at our essential post on how to plan your exhibition booth.

how much does an exhibition stand cost?

We’ve also written an article on how much an exhibition stand should cost along with a price range to save you valuable search time.

network, network!

Attendees can network with potential customers, suppliers and partners, and gain valuable industry and business insights.

Final thoughts.

Trade shows and expos in the UK are a great way for businesses to gain exposure, network with potential customers and partners, and gain valuable industry insights.

So when you’re travelling to offshore europe for your next trip, make sure you plan to take in some shows, you won’t regret it.

For more exhibition stand ideas read here.

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