All the information you will need to enjoy a successful and stress free show!

If you need any assistance or more information please contact Sally Bartrum on 01379 650112.

icon-exhibitionThe venue

The exhibition is being held at:

Manchester Central
Central Hall 1
Manchester M2 3GX

icon-dateDates & timings

Build day is Sunday 4 October 2020 (12.00pm – 8.00pm)

Live day is Monday 5 October 2020 (9.00am – 3.00pm)

‘Get out’ is on Monday 5 October 2020 (3.30pm – 8.00pm)

On live day the hall will be open from 7.00am for exhibitors who wish to arrive on the day, rather than the previous day. However, please ensure your stand is set by 8.45am – the exhibition is scheduled to open at 9.00am prompt.

Footnote - all timings subject to final confirmation

Other important information

Exhibition deliveries in advance
Please schedule any deliveries in advance to arrive no earlier than Sunday 4 October. If goods are frozen please ensure they do not arrive before 10.30am (to allow the on-site freezer to get down to temperature).

Please address deliveries as follows:

Manchester Central Convention Complex
Central Hall 1 - The Country Range Group Exhibition
M2 3GX

Please clearly mark your consignment 'Central Hall 1 CRG Exhibition 4-5 October ' (and add your stand number & exhibitor name)

Shell scheme
2.4m high Click shell scheme stands with panels covered in black textured material which accepts Velcro fixings.

Fire blankets
If you are using a deep fat fryer please bring a fire blanket with you.

Crockery & cutlery
We are not providing crockery and cutlery - if you are serving food please ensure you bring these items with you (if required).

Trestle tables & cloths
You will be provided with one trestle table and cloth as part of your stand.

Wash/prep area
We have made arrangements for potwash facilities for exhibitors - but you will not be permitted to access any of the kitchens at the venue.

Frozen & chilled storage
There will be frozen and chilled storage available onsite for exhibitors to use. Both units are unlikely to be down to temperature before 10.30am on set-up day (4 October). The trailers will be removed from site at around 6.00pm on 5 October and as such please ensure any stock is removed by this time. Any stock still in the trailers will be disposed of.

Power to your stand
There will be a complimentary 500w standard power socket on your stand. This will enable you to run, for example, laptop, standard microwave, small fridge, simple stand lighting, etc. You can order further sockets, lighting and additional capacity for an additional cost, payable by your company.

icon-paperworkPaperwork for exhibitors

All exhibitors will be sent a link where they can complete the exhibition paperwork online. The deadline for all paperwork is Monday 17 August 2020.

For more information please contact Sally Bartrum on 01379 650112.

Guidelines for exhibitors

Tips for exhibitors

We hope these 'top tips'  for the exhibition on the following page will prove helpful!