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The Flooring Show is the UK’s market-leading event dedicated to the industry. Join 3,000 retailers, contractors, distributors, fitters, designers, and developers for three days of business, networking and buying. With more than 250 brands showcasing their latest products and innovations along with a range of amazing onsite features, this unmissable event has everything you need to take your business to the next level.

The show brings together everything you need, all in one place. You’ll see the latest from your current suppliers, meet with brand new exhibitors, boost your knowledge with the Demo Zone and stay up to date with the latest innovations.

Visitors will have the choice of more than 250 brands at this year’s show, making it the largest selection of carpet, laminate, LVT, wood and vinyl flooring anywhere in the UK. Big names already confirmed include Adam Carpets; Ball & Young; Bostik; Cavalier Carpets; Cormar; Kellars; Furlong Flooring; F Ball & Co; Hugh Mackay; Interfloor; Lifestyle; Likewise; Moduleo; Oneflor; Penthouse Carpets; Tarkett; Westex, plus many more.

The Flooring Show brings together more than 3,000 industry professionals, making it the best place to grab a drink with an old colleague, catch-up with a friend or socialise with your suppliers. Within the Harrogate Convention Centre, you’ll find the café in the King’s Suite and just steps away from the venue is the buzzing town of Harrogate with more than 100 bars, pubs and restaurants.

This year’s show takes place between
17-19 September.

You’ll find all the extras you need at The Flooring Show, from adhesives and tools to services and waste management. Don’t miss the chance to hear about the latest innovations from these fantastic exhibitors.

The highly anticipated Fitter of the Year competition returns this year, with a focus on LVT. The finalists will compete over two days to win an incredible selection of prizes alongside the coveted title of Fitter of the Year. Make sure you visit the King’s Suite on Sunday and Monday to view the craftsmanship in action.

Artificial grass has seen huge growth over the past few years and it’s not slowing down. Big names offering grass products include Condor Grass; Kellars; FUNgrass; Betap; and more. This year’s entrance grass will be sponsored by Kellars.

There’s no better place to source a new hero product for your business. Whether you’re looking for that one special range that will wow your customers or a new product offering, you’ll be spoilt for choice with thousands of products on display.

The Flooring Show is a hub of innovation and excellence. There’s no better place to see the latest technology and advances in the flooring industry. Each year suppliers exclusively launch their new products at the show, so attending means you’ll be one of the first to see and buy the latest in flooring.

Harrogate is easily accessible by car, train, and plane. Harrogate Convention Centre is centrally located in the charming Yorkshire town. Visitors can get from the train station to the venue in less than five minutes, and with direct trains from London, Leeds, and York it’s one of the best ways to visit the show. There’s also a large car park onsite at the venue and most of the large hotels have car parks for guests.

New floorlaying techniques and insights into working with the latest products can be found at the Demo Zone, run by the Flooring Industry Training Association (FITA) and supported by the Contract Flooring Association (CFA) and National Institute of Carpet & Floorlayers (NICF). Demonstrations will be shown at the dedicated demonstration stand in Hall B, with live demonstrations from our instructors.

New to 2023, The Flooring Show is introducing the LVT Pavilion, your one-stop-shop to finding the latest and greatest LVT products all in one place. Big brands will be exhibiting in this exciting new feature, including Moduleo; Quick-step; Leoline; Oneflor; and Green Flor, among others.

There’s so much to do at this show, it’s important that you come with a plan. Why not book in a couple of meetings with exhibitors you want to chat to before you arrive. Contact details can be found on the 2023 brands page of The Flooring Show website.

NEW FOR 2023
There are several exciting new suppliers attending this year’s show. Don’t miss Moduleo; Quick Step; Leoline; Fathom; Digital Plus; J2 Flooring; Brampton Chase; Uny Groop; G T Floor BV; Plus Floor; Lamett; YTD; All in All Flooring Accessories; Make an Entrance; Wilkies Flooring plus many more new names in September.

One of the many benefits of attending the show is access to fantastic show offers. Many exhibitors run exciting competitions, exclusive discounts, and new client deals, so attending the show gives you the chance to save on your orders.

Pre-registered visitors will be entered into a prize draw which will take place on all three days of the show. As soon as you enter the event, your entry will be activated. All you’ll need to do is head into Hall Q to find out if you’re a winner. The draw will take place three times per day, so there’ll be lots of opportunities to win.

After an incredibly successful 60th anniversary show, the show is delighted to announce it’s expanding into Hall Q at the Harrogate Convention Centre. The demand for a position at the prestigious show has meant the organisers have added the additional hall. Alongside the extra space, the show will now have three entrances. The two on Ripon Road, plus the new entrance on Kings Road (which is closest to the Crowne Plaza and the Premier Inn).

Registering in advance means that you get fast-track entry on arrival. You can skip the queues and make the most of your visit. Plus, you’ll be the first to receive the latest news and floorplans. Head to www.theflooringshow.com to register for your FREE ticket.

Eco-friendly products and practices are becoming increasingly common in all markets. It’s great to see brands taking steps towards reducing their carbon footprint, using more sustainable packaging, and pushing boundaries with eco-friendly products. Look out for sustainable products throughout the show.

Attending a trade show means that you’ll be up to date on the latest trends and be the first to see what’s to come in the next 12 months. As you walk around The Flooring Show you’ll be presented with key trends that can help you make your buying decisions.

You’ll find a fantastic range of exhibitors offering underlay at The Flooring Show. Whether you’re looking to meet up with your current supplier or wanting to see what else is out there, you’ll be sure to find the solution at the show.

The Harrogate Convention Centre is the iconic home of The Flooring Show. Just a 10-minute walk from the train station and ample parking facilities the venue is easily accessible.

The Wool Trends Area returns this September. Featuring a space that creatively brings together wool trend, design, innovation and colour information with carpets from the leading wool flooring suppliers. Visitors will be able to discover more about wool products and processes, and how wool’s natural performance benefits allow you to turn down the thermostat and Keep Warm with Wool, which is the theme for this year.

Attending the show will give your socials the X-Factor. It’s a great place to film content and give your followers a behind the scenes look at how buying works. Make sure you’re filming and taking photos as you walk around the exhibition, this will make social content easy to pull together at the end of the day.

There’s no wrong way to visit the show. Whether you’re coming for the day or spending three full days at the event, all visitors are welcome. All we recommend is that you come with a plan to make sure you don’t miss key suppliers, features or networking opportunities.

Our trusted supplier MICE Concierge has exclusive accommodation rates at all hotels surrounding the Harrogate Convention Centre, meaning you’ll be just a stroll from your bed after a busy day of networking.

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