The Flooring Show announces record numbers

The Flooring Show exceeded pre-pandemic visitor numbers, attracting 3,160 buyers over the three days of the exhibition.

The event took place at the Harrogate Convention Centre on 17-19 September and saw buyers from national and independent retailers including Tapi, Carpetright, Wickes, ScS, and B&Q.  

The national reach of The Flooring Show has never been more evident, with an increase in visitors from all regions of the UK. Most notably, the exhibition saw an 85% increase in visitors from the East of England, as well as a 49% rise in visitors from the South East, South West and West Midlands.

There was also a 13% increase in the number of suppliers exhibiting at The Flooring Show, with 75% already choosing to rebook their involvement for the following year.

Event Director Alex Butler commented: “This year’s high rebook is testament to how well The Flooring Show performs for the industry, with the average exhibitor expecting to take orders of £155,000 as a result of the exhibition.

“With demand higher than it’s ever been for stands, The Flooring Show are opening Hall Q which will allow next year’s show to grow by a further 20%.”

The exhibition returns to Harrogate on 15-17 September 2024.

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