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  • The Flooring Show 2018 Ocean Media Group

    OCEAN MEDIA GROUP BUYS THE FLOORING SHOW

    The Flooring Show, the UK’s national flooring event, which marked its 55th edition this year, has been purchased by Ocean Media Group, a leading provider of exhibitions, events, awards and specialist publications. Owned and organised by Wendy Adams for the past five years, the show has undergone a period of regeneration and growth under her management and is now gearing up for its 2018 edition, which will run on 16-18 September at the Harrogate Convention…

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    The Flooring Show 2017 Round-Up

    The 55th Flooring Show took place from 17th to 19th September at the Harrogate Convention Centre, and it was one of the most successful show to date with over 3,000 visitors passing through the doors. The atmosphere throughout the whole exhibition was electric, with over 200 brands showcasing new carpets, wood flooring, laminate, accessories, tools and much more. The show features proved as popular as ever, with amazing demonstrations in the Demo Areas which always…

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  • The Flooring Show Brian

    Don’t miss the last day of THE FLOORING SHOW!

    The 55th Flooring Show is coming to an end – here is a recap of what’s on… …it’s not to late to visit! (Floors magazine – issue 41 has a stand by stand show guide included) Over 180 exhibitors are preparing for the show and visitors still registering to attend. Plan your trip in advance using the useful links on our website to avoid any last minute rushing and disappointment! Accommodation and Travel If you…

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    Welcome to Hall Q – The Flooring Show

    The Flooring Show has grown year on year since it began, and now it will be taking up its fifth exhibition hall in the Harrogate Convention Centre, from Sunday 17th to Tuesday 19th September. DOWNLOAD STAND GUIDE Hall Q will be home to even more exhibitors and a few new features that you’ll definitely want to see! Brand new for the 2017 show is the Contract Zone, sponsored by the CFA. This area will focus…

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    The Flooring Show 2017 Preview

    With over 180 exhibitors preparing for the show and visitors still registering to attend. Plan your trip in advance using the useful links on our website (link to Plan your trip in advance using the useful links on our website to avoid any last minute rushing and disappointment! Accommodation and Travel If you still need to plan your trip to The Flooring Show, you can use our website to arrange accommodation and travel. Our only official…

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  • London Build is back on October 25th & 26th 2017

    London Build is back on October 25th & 26th with more content, more networking and more entertainment than ever before, and you can sign up for a free ticket today. More than just your standard exhibition, London Build features over 100 hours of CPD accredited content, to allow you to develop your own skills, including exclusive contract and tender announcements from the largest projects within London from the residential, commercial and infrastructure sectors. Gain access…

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  • Kenburn-Carpet-Crusher

    “Return of the Carpet Crusher”

    For the fourth year running the Kenburn Carpet Crusher will be exhibiting again at this year’s Flooring Show Our recycling initiatives have been welcomed by the flooring industry who in particular are extremely keen to divert their recyclable carpet and underlay waste from landfill. The recycling scheme involves using either new or old uplifted carpet and underlay waste as a fuel for “waste to energy” and the fuel provides the power for concrete kilns as…

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    The Flooring Show is Almost Here!

    Be a part of the UK’s largest, trade only Flooring Show and the lively, friendly atmosphere it’s known for. Taking place at the Harrogate Convention Centre from Sunday 17th to Tuesday 19th September, this years show already has over 190 exhibitors signed up and fantastic Show Features, all under one roof! See the latest flooring design trends and techniques in a variety of exciting feature areas: Demo Zones Trends Hub Wool Trends Centre Wool Carpet…

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  • Recofloor-Red Letter Day Prizes

    Recofloor announces ‘Red Letter Days’ Summer Prize Draw

    Recofloor has launched its annual Summer Promotion giving flooring contractors who recycle their waste vinyl flooring through Altro and Polyflor’s scheme the chance to win an ‘unforgettable experience’ with a Red Letter Days Gift Card. Every flooring company raising a Recofloor collection throughout August will be entered into a draw with a chance to win one of three £100 Red Letter Days Gift Cards. The prizes will be offered to the first three names chosen…

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    Plan Your Trip to The Flooring Show

    The 55th Flooring Show is fast approaching, with over 180 exhibitors preparing for the show and visitors still registering for fast track entry to the show. Plan your trip in advance using the useful links on our website to avoid any last minute rushing and disappointment! Register Now Entry into The Flooring Show is completely free of charge for buyers and by registering early; you can avoid queuing on the day. To register, simply go…

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  • Jaymart-Aluminium Matting

    Jaymart’s Aluminium Matting, choice is at the heart of everything we do

    Not only do our aluminium matting systems keep dirt and grime outside and enhance the appearance of entrances to the building they protect we also have a huge selection of different materials that can be inserted into the aluminium scrapper system such as: fine/heavy duty rubber, nylon on vinyl, nylon piled Lustre twist, micro ribbed cord or polypropylene. We also offer a range of coloured materials so you can contrast your mat to your corporate image as well as…

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    Innovative woven textiles for unique carpet designs at Domotex

    The art of weaving is one of the oldest known techniques for producing textile products. Nevertheless, contemporary designers and carpet manufacturers are still finding ways of creating genuinely innovative textiles. The resulting carpets and rugs, and customized production methods, provide an insight into the keynote theme for DOMOTEX 2018 – UNIQUE YOUNIVERSE – and inspiration for personalizing the design of our interiors. At this year’s DOMOTEX in Hannover, Simone Post was a worthy winner in…

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    Make Your Flooring Show Hit List

    The Flooring Show is getting closer and closer and we want you to make the most of your time across the three days at the Harrogate Convention Centre. List out your “must see” exhibitors and Show Features, to ensure you see everyone you want to. There’s still time for you to register on the website, www.theflooringshow.com This year’s show is shaping up to be bigger and better than ever, with so much to do and…

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  • DEMO ZONES

    Carpet Fitter Finalists & Demo Zones at The Flooring Show

    The 2017 Flooring Show is getting closer, making it’s annual return to the Harrogate Convention Centre from Sunday 17th September to Tuesday 19th September, for three days of industry leading exhibitors, a wide range of products and popular Show Features. After its successful comeback in 2016, NICF announced earlier in the year that they would, once again, be running the Carpet Fitter of the Year finals at this years Flooring Show. As on of the…

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  • Interface-Clerkinwell LVT

    Interface Showcases First LVT at Clerkenwell

    Global modular flooring manufacturer, Interface, will be showcasing its first curated collection of luxury vinyl tiles (LVT) at Clerkenwell Design Week 2017. Level Set™ has been developed with thoughtful consideration for design and performance best practices. The collection works seamlessly with Interface’s broad selection of carpet tiles. This allows architects and designers to explore new design possibilities and create rich textural experiences within spaces. Visitors to the showroom will also be able to explore Interface’s…

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    Seminars at The Flooring Show 2017

    The Flooring Show in Harrogate is once again partnering up with a selection of speakers to bring a full Seminar Programme to industry attendees throughout the three day exhibition. From 17th to the 19th September, the seminars will take place in the King’s Suite of the exhibition halls, alongside window displays, Wools of New Zealand, Carpet Fitter of the Year competition & the Business Advice Centre. Set in its own room off the King’s Suite walkway;…

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    You’re Invited to The Flooring Show 2018

    Organisers of The Flooring Show 2018 would like to invite all industry professionals to the 55th edition of the three day exhibition. As always, The Flooring Show will take place at the Harrogate Convention Centre (formerly the Harrogate International Centre) from Sunday 17th September to Tuesday 19th September 2017. The Flooring Show in Harrogate is the largest UK, trade only show and event organisers; Wendy Adam’s Associates are planning to curate another fantastic event. Industry…

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  • Amtico-Flooring-show 2017

    Amtico at The Flooring Show

      For the first time in recent history, Amtico will be exhibiting at The Flooring Show from 17th to 19th September 2017 at the Harrogate International Centre. Amtico will bring over 50 years of experience to their stand at the show. They’ve been pushing the boundaries of flooring to design and manufacture beautiful high-quality luxury vinyl tile (LVT) collections. Amtico’s design-led collections bring an abundance of choice in colour, texture, finish and laying pattern. There…

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  • Wool Floor Show London

    Wool Talks – Be informed about Wool – Wool Floor Show London

    WEDNESDAY 15TH MARCH 11.00am – 12.30pm Wool Style Arabella McNie – Curator and stylist (Wool House 2013 and Focus 2016). Bridgette Kelly – Interior Textiles Director at The Campaign for Wool. Designer – Design Matters with Giles Kime, Interiors Editor of Country Life and Roger Oates, designer and founder of flatweave brand Roger Oates Design. 2.15pm Wool Uncovered Bridgette Kelly – Interiors Director for the Campaign for Wool Learn about the amazing assets of the…

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    Welsh Slate set to unveil new look at the Natural Stone Show

    The Lagan Group company will introduce new branding at the exhibition. A new-look Welsh Slate will exhibit its full range of architectural products at The Natural Stone Show at ExCel London from April 25-27. Welsh Slate (stand P67) will use the show, which this year celebrates its 25th anniversary as the only UK exhibition and conference dedicated to natural stone, to unveil new branding to bring it further under the umbrella of its parent Lagan…

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  • Wool Floor Show London

    Wool Floors Look Wonderful at Wool Floor Show London

    The only event in the trade show calendar that focuses entirely on wool flooring is to be held next month (on 15th and 16th March) at Stamford Bridge, in the grounds of Chelsea FC. Wool Floor Show London will present a stunning collection of wool carpet and rug exhibitors featuring leading brands that do not exhibit together at any other event. There are over twenty-three quality exhibitors at this stunning showcase in the centre of…

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  • Flooring-show-Contract-Zone

    The Contract Zone Is Coming!

    The Flooring Show continues to grow, and for the 2017 edition, will be introducing ‘The Contract Zone’. Featuring a central display of the latest trends and innovations in the contract flooring sector, and surrounded by exhibition stands, which will host key brands, this latest development will be one not to miss for architects, interior designers, facilities mangers, developers and contract managers.  Located in Hall Q, this exciting new area is supported and sponsored by the…

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  • The Franchise Show chosen as first expo to launch new estate and lettings franchise

    Specialist business brokerage and franchise development firm, Transworld Business Advisors, has launched a new estate and lettings franchise to the market. Monopoly Buy Sell Rent’s hybrid model offers clients a cost effective way to sell or rent their property whilst still providing that all-important personal touch and hands-on service. Monopoly Buy Sell Rent’s directors, Karen and Simon Evans, visited The Franchise Show in Dublin last September having piloted their estate and lettings firm in Wrexham…

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  • Flooring-show-2017 save the date

    Save The Date for The Flooring Show 2017

    Returning for the 55th year, The Flooring Show 2017 will run across three days, from 17th to 19th September 2017, so make sure you save the dates for the UK’s largest, trade only Flooring Show! With over 150 of the industries leading brands already signed up to exhibit and a large range of product categories suitable for all sectors, this year’s show is looking to be bigger and better than ever. Exhibits will be displaying…

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  • FN Neuhofer Helicopter flights from the Bau 2017

    Taking off with its customers – FN Neuhofer Helicopter flights from the Bau 2017

    A helicopter flight over beautiful southern Bavaria and Austria combined with a company visit, and all of this in connection with attendance at the Bau trade fair in Munich – that’s how efficiently current and potential customers of FN Neuhofer Holz were on the go. In less than half a day, they were able to get an idea of the massive investments that have been made in recent months at the plant at Zell am…

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  • DOMOTEX-2018

    Extensive enhancements announced for DOMOTEX 2018

    –      New exhibition layout –      Annually rotating keynote theme: “Unique Youniverse” to headline show in 2018 –      New run of show, from Friday to Monday DOMOTEX continues to undergo further development and enhancement, featuring a new exhibition layout and the introduction of an annual keynote theme in 2018, plus an even stronger focus on trends and innovations. “This further development of DOMOTEX in a number of key areas corresponds to changing market requirements and the industry’s continually evolving needs,” explained Dr.…

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    The Flooring Show 2017 – Registration & Exhibitor List Online Now

    The Flooring Show 2017, the UK’s largest, trade only exhibition, will be back at the Harrogate International Centre from Sunday 17th - 19th September

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  • National Flooring Equipment debuts at Executive Hire Show

    Surface preparation expert, National Flooring Equipment will showcase its innovative flooring machines at the Executive Hire Show, taking place between February 8 and 9, 2017 at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry. The American company, which recently announced its European launch, is making its UK trade show debut to exhibit its innovative surface preparation equipment increasing the range and quality of equipment available in Europe. National Flooring Equipment will be exhibiting on Stand X64. National Flooring…

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  • Rinos entrance mats

    Rinos looks at the commercial side of entrance mats at Domotex 2017

    Rinos shows at the Domotex exhibition 2017 how to create more value with entrance mats. This can be realised through new initiatives in the area s of functional performance, logistic service and training. The improved functional performance is reflected in two new products for commercial use. The new products link high absorption with the option of heavy commercial use. An entrance mat should absorb dirt and moisture: the more the better. A high level of…

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  • National Flooring Equipment debuts at Executive Hire Show

    Surface preparation expert, National Flooring Equipment will showcase its innovative flooring machines at the Executive Hire Show, taking place between February 8 and 9, 2017 at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry. The American company, which recently announced its European launch, is making its UK trade show debut to exhibit its innovative surface preparation equipment increasing the range and quality of equipment available in Europe. National Flooring Equipment will be exhibiting on Stand X64. National Flooring…

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  • An all-star line-up for January Furniture Show

      The UK’s number one furniture and furnishings event, The January Furniture Show, is set to be a star studded event with appearances from a film star and a Manchester United player. Legendary football and movie hard man, Vinnie Jones, is proving he has a softer side with the launch of the Deacon Jones range by Crown Floors. Partnering with long-time friend and flooring expert to the rich and famous, Danny Deacon, to create the…

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  • Explore offsite zone to be showcased at Ecobuild

    Offsite construction expert voice added to the schedule for Ecobuild 2017 A series of masterclass seminars will explore the role offsite construction technology will play in tackling the housing crisis and the efficient delivery of infrastructure projects Ecobuild has announced that it will be partnering with Cogent Consulting, leading experts in offsite construction and Radar Communications, the organisers of the Explore Offsite series of events and conferences, to deliver a focused exhibition zone and series…

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  • Fila-Service

    Fila focus turns to Support Division for SDS 2017

    Surface care specialist, Fila is set to focus on its growing support division – FILASERVICE – at the Surface Design Show 2017.  Set up to provide continual assistance to manufacturers, planners, contractors and builders, the division offers services spanning from advice on daily cleaning regimes to extraordinary maintenance.  Recent global case studies will be visually presented on-stand, giving examples of recent projects where FILA solutions have been specified, along with expert advice and support. FILASERVICE…

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    Insight into Ball and Young Ltd

    History Founded in 1983 by Martin Ball and Jim Young sited at Corby Enterprise Zone after the failure of the Steelworks and was quickly accepted as Top Quality Carpet Underlay Products and Reliable Service. In 1989 Ball and Young was purchased by British Vita – A worldwide foam and fibre giant. 1995 was the year CLOUD 9 was developed and unveiled at the NEC, Birmingham where it won Best New Product in the Market Place.…

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    Heritage brands are the cornerstones of Interfloor’s one-stop-shop – Furniture Show 2017

    Europe’s largest manufacturer of underlay and flooring accessories Interfloor will be showcasing its market-leading heritage brands including Tredaire and Duralay at the January Furniture Show 2017. “Providing better looking and better performing flooring products that genuinely help our customers to profitably grow their business is our priority, and we’re looking forward to showing visitors to this great event how we can support them in 2017,” said Interfloor CEO John Cooper. Top-selling Tredaire, which has been…

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  • scotland-build-solus ceramics

    Solus Ceramics set to showcase its extensive tile ranges at Scotland Build 2016

    Solus Ceramics, a leading supplier of innovative and inspiring architectural wall and floor tiles, will be exhibiting its latest trendsetting tile ranges at this years Scotland Build Expo, at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC). The leading construction event in Scotland is set to welcome over 6,000 industry professionals from architects and contractors through to housebuilders and developers. Scotland Build will provide Solus Ceramics with the ideal platform to showcase its extensive range of…

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    Construction barometer shows signs of industry slow down

    Sales expectations in the construction sector over the next 6 months are at their lowest level since 2011 as the market shows signs of slowing down, although new build housing and the London market remain relatively healthy. The October 2016 Construction Industry Barometer, completed by senior executives from across the construction supply chain, was published by construction market research specialists Leading Edge, in association with CIMCIG (The Chartered Institute of Marketing’s Construction Interest Group) and…

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  • Carpet Fitter of the Year 2016

    And the Carpet Fitter of the Year Is…  

    Mark Smurthwaite won the Carpet Fitter of the Year competition, which took place over the first two days of the annual Flooring Show at the Harrogate International Centre from 18th to 20th September. After a 15 year hiatus, President of NICF, Ian James brought back the ever popular competition, which had notably been missed by the flooring industry. During Sunday and Monday at the Flooring Show, six finalists: Darren Ash, Michael Atkinson, Byron Terrett, Paul…

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    More retailers ‘buy into’ the challenge of recycling carpets

    More retailers are prepared to take on the challenge of recycling waste carpet that can potentially help them to make substantial cost savings while improving their service to customers, according to Carpet Recycling UK, the industry’s association for recycling and reusing carpet. Speaking after the three-day 2016 Harrogate Flooring Show, CRUK Director Laurance Bird said there was a ‘noticeable increase’ in enquiries from companies looking to reduce their costs and gain green credentials through a…

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    Floors Magazine September – Flooring Show Guide – LIVE

    Please click below to read the September edition of Floors Magazine – The Flooring and Tiling Showguide.  

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  • Wool Week 2016

    Heralding its 7th year – The Campaign for Wool announces UK Wool Week 2016, 10th – 16th  October 

    This October, The Campaign for Wool will mark its seventh successful year with its annual ‘Wool Week’. Taking place from the 10th – 16th, Wool Week will celebrate everything woolly with a week of activities in London. Retailers across the UK from leading fashion, interior and craft brands, will unite to highlight and educate consumers on the natural benefits of wool. The seven woolly-filled days will give the public the opportunity to participate in an…

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    The first ever Wool Conference to take place at Dumfries House in Scotland this September

    Sir Paul Smith, Livia Firth, David Gandy, Nicholas Coleridge CBE and M&S CEO Steve Rowe in attendance On 9th September 2016 the first ever Dumfries House Wool Conference will take place; a gathering of key members of the fashion, interiors and wool industry organised by The Campaign for Wool and supported by Marks & Spencer. This event, which has been referred to by HRH The Prince of Wales as the ‘Davos of Wool’, will be…

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    Join Instarmac at this year’s inaugural Tiling Show

    Visit Instarmac on stand Q3 where their premium brands UltraFloor, UltraTile and Granfix will be showcasing their popular subfloor preparation, tile fixing and grouting solutions. To be held at the Harrogate International Centre from the 18th – 20th September, The Tiling Show is an exciting new exhibition for the tile and stone industry.  It will run alongside The Flooring Show creating a ‘2 in 1’ day out for all visitors. The Instarmac stand will debut…

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  • Star designer Alfredo Häberli to be special guest at DOMOTEX 2017

    The Swiss designer Alfredo Häberli, one of the design stars of his generation, will be a special guest at DOMOTEX 2017. Häberli, whose work has gained him various international design awards, will be appearing at DOMOTEX, the world’s leading trade fair for carpets and floor coverings, in Hannover, Germany, on 14 January 2017. He is one of many internationally acclaimed designers, architects and interior designers scheduled to deliver keynote speeches and discuss trends and developments…

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  • Specification / Showroom Sales – High End Wood Flooring – Notting Hill – London

        Carpet Roles UK are delighted to be assisting their clients, a West London based prestige Wood Flooring Retailer with a great South American Hardwood product with their expansion into the Commercial sector and are seeking an experienced Flooring Specification Sales Professional for the London and South East Area to help launch the product range into the A and D sector. The company are a well-financed and internationally established newcomer in the Wood Flooring…

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  • Interfloor-Tredaire Underlay

    Interfloor revealing fresh new looks at the flooring show

    Visitors to this year’s Flooring Show in Harrogate will be able to see Interfloor’s best in class underlays sporting clean new looks and upgraded technical specifications, plus some new additions to the portfolio designed to support retailers by providing an exceptional “one-stop-shop” supplying everything needed for the installation of floor coverings from one professional supplier. Interfloor has refreshed its heritage underlay brand Duralay® to position it as the contractors’ brand of choice and for more technical applications in…

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  • Vanessa-Brady floor show

    Vanessa Brady OBE to talk at The Flooring Show

    The Flooring Show is thrilled to announce that Vanessa Brady will be talking in the Seminar Theatre at this years exhibition. Founder of the Society of British and International Design, as well being an international multi-award winning Interior Designer and Business Consultant, to name a few of her accolades; Vanessa has a plentiful portfolio of projects. Heading up interior designs for the likes of: the British Luxury Club, Hard Rock Café, Unilever, high security government…

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    The Flooring Show 2016 Preview

    The Flooring Show is Almost Here… and this year it’s looking to be bigger and better than ever! Last year, thousands of flooring retailers, distributors, wholesalers, contractors, designers, architects and facilities managers (pretty much everyone in the industry!) from independent, SME and large scale business’, visited The Flooring Show. From 18th to 20th September, the flooring industry will meet again, and we’d love to see you there. To register for FREE, all you have to…

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  • Tiling Show 2016

    The Tiling Show 2016 Preview

    The UK’s First Tiling Show is Almost Here… Can you afford to miss it? This year, hundreds of tiling retailers, distributors, wholesalers, contractors, designers, architects and facilities managers from independent, SME and large scale businesses, will be attending The Tiling Show. From 18th to 20th September, the tiling industry will meet for the first Tiling exhibition, and we’d love to see you there. To register for FREE, all you have to do is visit our…

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  • Technical Training Conference And Trade Show

    Product Specific Training from 40+ Manufacturers in one place  The National Academy of Floor Covering Training (NAFCT) is inviting Floor Industry Professionals to attend the first annual Technical Training Conference and Trade Show.  Installers, Retailers, General Contractors, Inspectors, Claims Professionals and anyone involved in the floor coverings industry are all welcome to attend.  Manufacturer Technical representatives will each be giving 2 hour, “Hands on” and/or Powerpoint training sessions on how to use their products. TECHNICAL TRAINING, not sales…

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