UK growth business events and exhibitions calendar

A diary of upcoming events of interest for UK growth business owners and scale-ups. We have listed each event or exhibition, telling you what each one is about and also where and when all the events are

With the aim of bringing our readers an extensive business events, exhibitions and trade fairs diary, Growth Business will be continually updating this page as new events come onto our radar. If you notice any events we have missed, or would like to feature your event on our list, please get in touch with Tim Adler on

Event month:
2021 – September | October | November | December
2022 – February

September 2021

Event: Trading in Europe post Brexit
Date: September 14, 2021
Location: Online with
Brief: A free webinar for UK companies wanting advice on trading in Europe. It will focus on customs procedures on inbound goods, future changes and logistic and will provide UK SMEs free advice on logistics, distribution centres and legislation. Speakers include Daan Schalck, CEO North Sea Port And Vice Chairman at Espo, Jeroen Sarrazyn, Brexit Coordinator at Customs and Excise department at the Ministry of Finance in Belgium and British Chamber of Commerce in Brussels. There will also be a session led by Customs and Excise. To register for the event e-mail:

Event: Business Travel Show Europe
Date: September 30, 2021
Location: ExCel Centre, London, E16 1XL
Brief: Where travel buyers, procurement, and bookers from across Europe go to start, improve, or benchmark their travel programmes. The show provides a forum for travel industry people to talk trade, meet with colleagues and network.

October 2021

Event: The International Franchise Show 2020
Date: October 1-2, 2021
Location: ExCel Centre, London, E16 1XL
Brief: A show dedicated to franchising and offering lots of new franchise opportunities. It will have over 200 exhibitors, 50 seminars, 1-2-1 personal advice meetings, interactive features, expert guidance and more.

Event: Independent Hotel Show
Date: October 4-5, 2021
Location: Olympia, London, W14 8UX
Brief: An event dedicated entirely to the sector of luxury and boutique hoteliers. It will features over 350 hotel-focused exhibitors, suppliers, designers and industry experts. In addition, there will be over 50 speakers and seminars, plus an awards show.

Event: The Welsh Business Show
Date: October 5, 2021
Location: Liberty Stadium, Swansea, Wales
Brief: Established since 2010, the show is a platform for businesses of all sizes to showcase their products and services. Events include seminars delivered by leading UK experts, a networking breakfast, speed networking and meet the buyer opportunities. The shows are free to visit and exhibiting starts at just £399.

Event: Women in Business & Tech Expo
Date: October 13-14, 2021
Location: Online at
Brief: A two-day virtual event (plus 30 days of on-demand content) designed for all women at any stage of their career to provide “inspiration, guidance and business services to find a perfect career match or support a business”. It will bring together industry professionals, leading companies who are actively recruiting, and offer practical advice to empower decision-making and take action.

Event: Mind the Product London
Date: October 21-22, 2021
Location: Barbican Centre, London, EC2Y 8DS
Brief: A two-day hybrid event, #mtpcon attracts product experts from across the globe, covering current and impactful topics for product specialists. Features online sessions, Q&A sessions, roundtables, networking, chat, and keynote speakers.

Event: MarTechFest
Date: October 22, 2021
Location: Magazine, London, SE10 0JH
Brief: “We’re not even close to a conference, we’re a Fest. It stands for Festival. The Marketing Technology Festival.” – “…we’ll keep your brain full with stacks of useful, practical, actionable (and easy to understand) marketing technology content.”

Event: Expo 2020 Dubai
Date: October 1, 2021 through to March 31 2022
Location: The Expo 2020 site measures 4.38 square km and is located in the Dubai South district.
Brief: The first World Expo ever hosted in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region. “Through our theme of Connecting Minds, Creating the Future, we aim to host a World Expo that inspires people by showcasing the best examples of collaboration, innovation and cooperation from around the world.”

November 2021

Event: Sales Innovation Expo 2021
Date: November 16-17, 2021
Location: ExCeL London, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, Royal Docks, London, E16 1XL
Brief: “Welcome to Europe’s leading sales event, the only show of its kind to provide thousands of the most proactive sales professionals, with the tips, tricks and techniques they need to transform themselves, and their companies, into the biggest names within the world of sales.” Co-located with this exhibition is the B2B Marketing Expo

Event: The Business Show
Date: November 24-25, 2021
Location: ExCeL London, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, Royal Docks, London, E16 1XL
Brief: One of the biggest shows/exhibitions in the business networking calendar with over 500 exhibitors and 200 seminars. The event runs alongside the Business Startup show and has previously attracted around 25,000 visitors over its two days.

December 2021

Event: AccountingWEB Live Expo
Date: December 1-2, 2021
Location: The Ricoh Arena, Coventry, CV6 6GE
Brief: An event that brings accountants and finance professionals together to meet, share experiences and gain direct access to unique content and practical advice to help navigate challenges and improve business.

February 2022

Event: Love Business EXPO 2022
Date: February 17, 2022
Location: Holywell Park Conference Centre, Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Park, Loughborough, LE11 3GR
Brief: A business to business networking exhibition. It brings business and personal development opportunities together. Targeted at business owners, managers and those thinking of starting a business.

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