Business Startup Event for November

Date: 15 Jul 2011 Comments:0

Whilst the recent economic trouble has caused some difficulties for companies, the fact remains that a recession can be one of the best times for new business startup.  Catering to this exact niche, the Business Startup exhibition will take place this year, offering advice, guidance and important information for all individuals thinking of starting up their own company.

Visitors to the show will include both those starting up a business for the first time, and those wanting to expand their current enterprise.  Over 140 seminars will be held over the two days, allowing a huge amount of information to be shared between visitors and traders alike.  Importantly there will also be more than 200 exhibitors showcasing at the leading event, offering traders the chance to share products and services to aid visitors in their business endeavours.

Exhibitors for the 11th Business Startup event include Acer, Sage, Hewlett Packard and Costco, showing just how important this event is for even top and iconic brands.  Meanwhile, there will also be a range of new features for the show in 2011, including specific advice on starting internet, retail and catering businesses, and the chance to hear from some of the UK’s leading business women.

Hosted at London’s Earls Court, Business Startup is being held on the 17th and 18th November, providing two days packed with business information and advice.  The show is free, and those requiring tickets can order online now.  For those wanting to exhibit, full details can be found on the event’s website.

World Travel Market Show for 2011

Date: 14 Jul 2011 Comments:0

Having become an annual London event for the travel industry, the World Travel Market returns in 2011, bringing four days of business, networking, discussions and trade.  A unique opportunity for business leaders in the travel industry to get a total oversight of the changing trends, the World Travel Market is vital for any company looking at improving business over the upcoming year.

The World Travel Market is primarily a place to conduct business; meaning that for those companies exhibiting it is the perfect opportunity to meet face-to-face with a targeted and specific audience.  In 2010 over £1.4m of travel industry deals were made at the show, therefore, proving just how important an event this is for any firms involved in the travel sector.

A wide variety of companies attend the event, including professionals from airlines, online travel and cruises, along with accommodation providers, and those offering technology services.  With companies such as Elite Travel, The Rezidor Hotel Group and Planet Hollywood, amongst others, already signing up, the World Travel Market is the ideal place to highlight brands, whether established or emerging.

Held at London’s renowned ExCel centre, the World Travel Market takes place between the 7th and 10th November 2011.  A detailed website has full information on how and why companies should exhibit at the show, with guidance provided in the dedicated exhibitor section.  Registration is also now open, allowing students, press and visitors to show their interest for this event.

Landlord and Letting Show Ideal for Exhibitors

Date: 13 Jul 2011 Comments:0

With the recession having forced many people to abandon their plans to buy, the lettings industry has seen positive gains and is a great industry to be in during 2011.  Therefore, taking advantage of the best exhibition opportunities is a good way to grow brands and make important business links.  This autumn the Landlord & Letting Show will bring service providers and business people together to help make vital connections for the months and years ahead.

The UK’s oldest show for the private rented sector, the Landlord & Letting Show brings together government officials, prospective landlords, current landlords and letting agents as well as industry suppliers.  There will be a comprehensive exhibition at the show, allowing for visitors and traders to review the latest legislation, network with property professionals and find the latest services and products available for the industry.  There are also a great range of seminars to attend covering topics across the entire industry, whilst confidential advice clinics will also be available for individuals to discuss possible problems they may be facing.

For those seriously interested in making business connections, the Landlord & Letting Show is a must attend event.  Having been in existence for many years its footfall continues to increase annually, bringing professionals together.  Held at Birmingham’s NEC on the 16th and 17th November, those wanting to exhibit can find full details on the website.  Meanwhile, for free pre-ordered tickets, registration is now open.

Fruit and Vegetable Show for London

Date: 12 Jul 2011 Comments:0

Due to the recession there is more interest regarding food prices than every before.  As such it is a difficult time for many businesses in the foods industry, and so visiting as many shows as possible to increase brand awareness is paramount.  For those wanting to showcase fruit and vegetable products and services, the fifth World Fruit & Vegetable Expo is the perfect platform to attend.

Having had a very successful past four years, the World Fruit & Vegetable Expo returns in 2011.  Targeting a very specific niche, the trade show is ideal for those in the industry, whether providing flowers, vegetables and fruit, or being involved in associated industries such as transportation, labelling and packaging.  With a large number of professional producers, buyers and exporters visiting the show it is the perfect opportunity to get products and services noticed by industry giants and start-up firms.

Whilst the show remains small, past events have proven that it is the ideal place to find perfect business matches, with genuinely interested visitors able to make important business connections.  With 81% of past visitors being decision makers or influencers in their associated firms, exhibitors can be assured of leading professionals ready to sign deals.

Held at London’s ExCel centre, the World Fruit & Vegetable Expo 2011 takes place on 16th and 17th November.  The official website has a very detailed overview of everything that possible exhibitors need to know before purchasing a stand.  Meanwhile, those interested in attending can also find full contact details available online.

Trade Show for Golf Industry set for October

Date: 11 Jul 2011 Comments:0

The leisure industry has always been a thriving one, with millions of people across Britain taking up hobbies and sports in their spare time.  Golf in particular has become a very popular pastime, and as such the sector continues to thrive.  For companies involved in the market, whether offering services or the latest technology and products, showcasing at the Golf Show 2011 is vital.

Open to over 7,000 Professional Golfers Association (PGA) professionals from across the globe, the Golf Show 2011 is the prime spot to showcase products and mingle with industry experts.  The mix of seminars, exhibitions and demonstrations on offer means that visitors will range from amateur enthusiasts to pro golfers looking for the latest hot products.

Created by Foremost, TGI Golf and the PGA the show is at the highest end of quality, ensuring that all exhibitors are able to showcase their wares amongst leading and iconic brands.  There will also be an inside driving range for visitors, and members of the PGA will also be able to gain Continuous Professional Development points by attending; thereby creating even more of a buzz surrounding this event.

Held at the Harrogate International Centre, the Golf Show 2011 takes place between the 25th and 27th October, offering three days of great selling and exposure for companies and their products.  For those wanting to visit this trade event, registration is now open.  Meanwhile, interested parties wanting to exhibit can find full details on the event’s website.


Cake International for November 2011

Date: 8 Jul 2011 Comments:0

Over the past few years there has been a resurgence in Britain of crafts and hobbies, and one particular niche that has seen popularity is the cake and sugarcraft sector.  With cupcakes especially becoming very in-vogue, the industry is booming.  For those catering to this niche attending Cake 2011 – The Sugarcraft & Cake Decoration Show is perfect.

In conjunction with the British Sugarcraft Guild and Cake Craft and Decoration magazine, ICHF will be bringing an event packed with over 100 exhibitors offering the latest trends in cake decorating.  Brand new technology for making cakes and decorations will be available, as will demonstrations on several stands.  Supported by Kenwood, The Bakers Boutique and Renshaw, those in the industry can network with professionals, build their brand in this highly competitive market and make great sales to the public.  A range of goods will be on offer including stencils, hand tools, chocolate, moulds and more, allowing visitors to find everything they could ever need for cake decorating.

Held at Birmingham’s NEC, Cake International will take place between the 4th and 6th November, offering three great days of exhibiting and trading.  For those in the industry the event is a must attend show, providing the perfect place to showcase the latest products and services provided.  For those wanting details on how to exhibit, the event’s website has details and forms for submission.  Meanwhile, tickets can be bought in advance, allowing visitors to obtain cheap prices.

Crafts for Christmas Unveiled

Date: 7 Jul 2011 Comments: 1

Whilst Christmas may seem a long way off for the consumer, for businesses in the gift industry there is never enough time in the year to prepare for the following festive season.  Attending specific Christmas-themed shows is an ideal way of helping sell products to visitors and get consumers in the mood for the holidays.  With Crafts for Christmas unveiled for Glasgow in 2011, craft firms are set to flock to the event to exhibit.

With up to 200 exhibitors attending, the popular Crafts for Christmas event is the perfect start to the season.  The Prima magazine Craft Theatre will be offering visitors and traders the opportunity to get some inspiration with clever ideas and perfect present options.  A large variety of companies will be showcasing at the show, offering gifts of glassware, clothing, decorations, handmade jewellery, ceramics and festive-themed food and drink.  A left luggage area allows visitors to store their purchases whilst they browse, making it a great event to sell.  In addition, with tickets for the show also providing access to the Art Materials Live and Hobbycrafts exhibits taking place at the same venue, firms can expect more visitors than ever.

With the premise and theme on Christmas and the festive season, Crafts for Christmas is not an event to be missed by any in the gifts industry.  The show takes place between the 27th and 30th October, offering four days of networking and selling.  Held at Glasgow’s SECC, it is also perfectly located for Scottish trade.  Those wishing to exhibit can visit the event’s website for more details. 

Next Top Model Live Event

Date: 6 Jul 2011 Comments:0

Anyone in the fashion business will have heard of the huge television success that has been Next Top Model.  Now filmed in dozens of countries across the world the show attracts millions of viewers each season.  With Britain and Ireland’s Next Top Model gearing up for its next season, those in the industry will be keen to exhibit at the show’s spinoff event.

Carefully timed so that it is held at the series conclusion, Britain and Ireland’s Next Top Model Live 2011 is the perfect event to exhibit at.  Having gained such a fan base due to the show, exhibitors can be assured of thousands of visitors, eager to browse stalls and part with their money.  Having made its debut in 2010 the beauty, shopping and fashion event is back in 2011, once again offering live music, demonstrations and glitzy catwalk shows.  A major draw for the visitors will be the chance to see the final 13 models featured in the show reappearing together after the series finale.

In addition to features surrounding the show, Next Top Model Live 2011 will also offer workshops from, a Paparazzi Zone with Company magazine, and a Powder Room where there will be manicures and facials on offer.

For all those in the industry Britain and Ireland’s Next Top Model Live 2011 is the perfect show to network, increase brand awareness and sell to the public.  The event takes place between the 28th and 30th October and is hosted at London’s ExCel centre.  Parties interested in exhibiting can find details on the website, whilst tickets are also on sale now.

Big Bead Show for Autumn

Date: 5 Jul 2011 Comments:0

Hobbies and home crafts is big business in the UK, and it has seen a particular resurgence over the past couple of years with people once again taking to making items at home.  Beading in particular is a large industry that attracts a lot of attention from thousands of people.  Therefore, for companies in the sector, attending and exhibiting at the Big Bead Show is a must.

The Big Bead Show is the perfect place for suppliers of polymer clay and beads, or silversmithing, wirework and lampworking tools.  Companies including Bead magazine, Tuffnell Glass, Moon Beads and Clay and Paint Co. will all be exhibiting, attracting visitors from across the country that want to discover the latest trends in the industry.  There will also be demonstrations on the Bead magazine stand, whilst many exhibitors will also be showcasing their own products and services with live events.

For well known brands or emerging firms in the bead industry, the Big Bead Show is the number one place to advertise, sell and network with other professionals and visitors keen to snap up a bargain.  The event even hosts the British Bead Awards, highlighting the best firms in the sector.

Held on 15th October, the Big Bead Show will take place at Sandown Park in Esher.  Tickets can be bought online and, for those buying in advance, early bird prices can be enjoyed.  Meanwhile, for firms wanting to showcase their latest products and services, exhibition information can be found on the official website.

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Good Food Show for Scotland

Date: 4 Jul 2011 Comments:0

The foods and drinks industry is a huge and diverse sector that attracts millions of customers every year.  For those involved in the industry, attending some of the county’s biggest and most prestigious events is the best way to raise brand awareness and network with other professionals.  This autumn the BBC Good Food Show is arriving in Scotland, providing the perfect place for companies to meet decision makers and senior buyers from top retail outlets.

There are several distinct sections for the BBC Good Food Show Scotland, including the Producers Village, which is a perfect place for small, artisan companies to exhibit.  Firms can showcase their products to eager visitors and buyers, making the most of networking and building brand image.  Meanwhile, a specific drinks section is also available, making an ideal area for beverage providers to showcase their latest liquors, bubbly, wines and non alcoholic drinks.  Sainsbury’s are sponsoring the Supertheatre, offering a huge stage that will host a range of top chefs and companies offering talks and demonstrations.  With a dedicated Master Chef area as well, there is even the chance for fans of the television show to see the presenters and some chefs in action.

Running from 21st to 23rd October the BBC Good Food Show Scotland will be held at the SECC in Glasgow.  Tickets, from £16.50, are already on sale online, whilst the show’s website provides full details and contact information for companies wishing to exhibit at this prestigious event.