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Top Tips for exhibiting

Surface Design Show 2024

Welcome to all our exhibitors! Below you'll find all the best top tips and tricks to make the most out of exhibiting with us this year.

Top tips and downloadable assets from FIT Show

Our Top Tips for Exhibiting

Download our handy pdf to find all the top tips to help you make the most out of exhibiting this year, from planning your sales strategy to highlighting the most important dates for your diary.


Social Media Assets

Don't forget to shout about your involvement at this years FIT Show, download your social media assets below and get posting across all your channels! @fitshow


Exhibitor Enhancement Morning

Is it your first time exhibiting? Or simply want to spruce up your exhibiting game? In this session, we will take you through all the essential information you need to know to have a successful exhibition at FIT Show 2023. Plus, we’ll provide you with some valuable insights and tips to help you maximise your presence pre-event, during-event, and post-event.

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Download the slides

Handy guides from our partner, The Food Marketing Experts

Show Planning Guide

The Food Marketing Experts have shared their show planning guide, the ultimate guide to attending a food show. Find out what you need to pack and how to maximise your show opportunities.


Social Media Calendar

The Food Marketing Experts have shared their incredible Social Media Calendar with us, to help you get ahead when planning your promotion for our event.


Watch this useful panel discussion from our partner, Yumbles

Wise words from Speciality & Fine Food Fair's event manager, Nicola Woods

Listen to Speciality & Fine Food Fair's event manager, Nicola Woods, in this panel session led by Yumbles all about how to rock trade shows, they discuss:

  • Key preparation steps to take before a trade show including what you should take with you
  • Tips for dressing your stand
  • Best practice when manning your stand effectively
  • Tips on following up with leads post the show

For more information, find the seller handbook here

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speech marks

  • "A brilliant variety of materials, Surface Design Show is always a great show to spot trends and see how they are evolving"
    Hamish Kilburn
    Editor, Hotel Designs
  • "Surface Design show is an incredible show for the sector, it has so many different materials and new ideas"
    Justine Fox
    Founder, Studio Justine Fox
  • "Surface Design Show has been a fantastic show for us, this year has been a busy show, and we have connected with lots of architects and interior designers. We will be back for Surface Design Show 2024"
    Matt Robb
    Digital Media Executive, Stone Federation Great Britain
  • "It has been a very good year for the show, creating a good opportunity to meet key players in the industry and for them to get to know our product"
    Guy Whitehead
    Group CEO, Armourcoat, Exhibitor 2023
  • "Surface Design Show 2023 has been especially good for us. It has been extremely busy with a good quality audience and very innovative materials on display"
    Laura Brown
    Rough Old Glass, Exhibitor 2023
  • "A very busy show which has given us multiple different enquiries this year. We will be leaving with lots of new inspiration!"
    Ka Shing Man
    Ritec, Exhibitor 2023



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