Our specialist trailer hire customers engage with their peers and customers at specialist trade shows across the UK. These include manufacturing events, transport events and construction trade shows. To make it easier for you to find these quality events, we’ve created this list of shows relevant to our customers.
2020 Manufacturing Events
Tuesday 11th–Thursday 13th February, Farnborough International Exhibition Centre
This is a key event for professionals in the production engineering community. It’s an opportunity to see the latest machinery, tooling, production hardware—as well as the country’s subcontract expertise—all in one place.
Monday 30th March–Wednesday 1st April, NEC Birmingham
This is the premier event for the UK’s food and drink processing, packaging, ingredients and logistics industries. It will highlight the key trends in food manufacturing sectors, and also offers 1,500 suppliers and an expert-led live programme.
Tuesday 31st March–Wednesday 1st April, Ricoh Arena, Coventry
This free event is dedicated to intralogistics, and offers everything practitioners need to improve safety and productivity while cutting costs.
Monday 20th–Friday 24th April, NEC Birmingham
MACH 2020 is a platform that connects various professionals (including UK manufacturing engineers, and decision makers) with suppliers of new equipment and services.
Tuesday 12th–Wednesday 13th May, NEC Birmingham
An annual event for the glass and glazing industry, FIT Show gives visitors access to new hardware, various tools and software, and numerous networking opportunities.
Wednesday 13th–Thursday 14th May, EventCity Manchester
An event which brings together professionals from multiple industries, including industrial chemicals, chemicals processing and chemical product formulation.
Wednesday 20th May, Ricoh Arena, Coventry
A free-to-attend event—and Europe’s largest road transport conference—that’s suitable for anyone who operates a road transport fleet.
Thursday 21st May, Elland Road Leeds
This is Yorkshire’s largest showcase of manufacturing, with over 1,o00 decision makers from Yorkshire’s manufacturing supply chain.
Wednesday 17th June, NEC Birmingham
A one-day event which brings together manufacturing leaders for various discussions and keynotes.
Wednesday 1st July, Arena MK
This event is a national forum for manufacturers and operators from across the UK’s supply chains.
Tuesday 29th September–Thursday 1st October, NEC Birmingham
The UK’s number one plastics show, with over 500 exhibiting companies in attendance.
2020 Transport Events
Wednesday 22nd April, NEC Birmingham
The UK’s leading event for infrastructure and supply chain professionals, with more than 1,000 buyers, planners and decision makers in attendance.
Tuesday 28th–Thursday 30th April, NEC Birmingham
A major event for all road transport-related industries in the UK, with 19,000 visitors and over 420 leading suppliers.
Wednesday 20th–Thursday 21st May, Manchester Central Convention Centre
This event is focussed on airline purchasing and maintenance, bringing together professionals in the airline supply chain for great networking opportunities.
Thursday 28th–Saturday 30th May, Harrogate Convention Centre
An event dedicated to multiple industries including tipping, bulk haulage, tanker and bulk liquid transport, with over 100 manufacturers and suppliers in attendance.
Thursday 9th–Friday 10th June, EXCEL London
The perfect choice for anyone working for an airline, airport or as a supplier; learn how to improve terminal and airside operations, and create better passenger experiences as a result.
Tuesday 16th–Thursday 18th June, NEC Birmingham
This event is dedicated to bringing together shippers, retailers, manufacturers, importers and exporters with exhibitors that have logistics and supply chain solutions.
Tuesday 6th–Wednesday 7th October, NEC Birmingham
A key event for professionals in the fleet management industry, across two days of learning and networking.
2020 Construction Events
Wednesday 5th–Thursday 6th February, Ricoh Arena, Coventry
A national, trade-only event for the tools, equipment and plant hire industry, with attendees from Europe and beyond.
Thursday 12th–Friday 13th March, EventCity Manchester
Thursday 14th–Friday 15th May, YEC Harrogate
A pair of events aimed at all professionals in the building industry.
Wednesday 25th–Thursday 26th March, NEC Birmingham
An event dedicated to the concrete industry, featuring demonstrations, a technical advice clinic and a range of exhibitors.
Wednesday 25–26th March, Ricoh Arena Coventry
A show dedicated to roofing, cladding and insulation, which allows visitors to compare products, speak to experts and learn about key issues in the market.
Tuesday 2nd–Wednesday 3rd June, Ricoh Arena Coventry
This event is dedicated to surface coatings technologies, giving attendees the chance to discover new ideas and solve technical challenges in their working environment.
Tuesday 23rd–Thursday 25th June, Manchester Central
The Chartered Institute of Housing’s annual conference, as well as Europe’s largest housing festival; over 500 speakers and 400 sponsors & exhibitors will be in attendance.
Tuesday 23rd–Thursday 25th June, Hillhead Quarry, Buxton
A major quarrying, construction and recycling exhibition with live working demonstrations.
Tuesday 7th July, the Roundhouse, Derby
An exclusive trade show that’s dedicated to safety products in the civil engineering, construction, utilities and other hazardous workplaces.
Tuesday 6th–Thursday 8th October, NEC Birmingham
This three-day event includes the Build Show (with roofing and cladding updates), Plant & Machinery Live (an interactive equipment showcase) and Timber Expo 2020—a trade show dedicated to timber.
An Event for Everyone
This comprehensive list of construction trade shows, transport and manufacturing events assists our customers in staying on top of the 2020 trading opportunities.
In addition, the Leeds Trailers team can help anyone looking for for specialist trailer hire or extendable trailer hire.
We offer fast and flexible hire contracts and have a diverse range of trailers including box trailers, flats, curtainsiders and extendable trailers. We regularly provide trailers to specialist clients, working in areas like aerospace, haulage, construction and supply chain.