Be show-ho-ho ready this month!

So here we are – it’s that time of year again. December has rolled around and as the industry heads into a rare quiet period - the focus starts shifting to ‘Secret Santas’ and your EOY office party. In the meantime, we are hard at work putting the finishing touches on EMEA’s final events of 2017.

Check out the list below to see which shows we’ll be delivering and partnering. If you see a show that you’re exhibiting at in this list; get in touch and let us know how we can help you arrange any of your last minute preparations.

As an early Christmas present - you can now start getting your orders in for 2018. We have thrown together a list of events to help you feel super-prepared when you return from the holiday season.

Have a great Christmas and New Year’s from GES!

December shows

Girls Day Out  1st – 3rd December

Girls Day Out is the perfect weekend event! With fashion, beauty, dancers, fashion shows & lots more - all under the iconic Olympia London glass roof! What else could you ask for!?


Beautycon Festival  2nd December

At this year’s Beautycon Festival London, we invite you to Shine Bright! We’re putting the spotlight on you – our community of rule breakers, risk takers, and innovators – to feel empowered to express all the different elements of your individuality. Together, we illuminate this journey into the power of beauty through self-expression. Come, be inspired, share your ideas, and indulge in the transformative power that you bring with your light. Discover what beauty means to you, and let it shine!


Black Hat Europe 4th – 7th December

Black Hat provides attendees with the very latest in research, development, and trends in Information Security. Here the brightest professionals and researchers in the industry will come together for a total of four days--two days of deeply technical hands-on Trainings, followed by two days of the latest research and vulnerability disclosures in the briefings.


IDF Congress 4th – 8th December

International Diabetes Federation's Congress will be starting on 04 Dec and finishing on 08 Dec 2017. The International Diabetes Federation's Congress (IDF 2017) will take place at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre in Abu Dhabi, UAE.


World Tobacco 5th – 6th December

Entrance is free of charge to all industry personnel and by attending you will be able to:

  • Access a large and growing market at one of the most international events for the industry
  • Build relationships and network with industry personnel from all over the world
  • View the latest innovations and update your knowledge on the issues surrounding the industry
  • Integrate with visitors from over 90 international countries
  • Learn and debate the challenges facing the industry
  • Network with friends new and old in one place at one time
  • See the latest machinery and equipment in action


AMR International – Transform Europe – 6th December

Held on 6th December at Savoy Place, London – Transform Europe is designed to help exhibition organisers tackle data and digital transformation. The one day event attracts C-level executives in strategy, data and digital development from Europe’s leading exhibition organisers, venues and vendors.

Visit and Poken by GES will be the official engagement technology providers to Transform Europe.

AMR International has continued its partnership with Visit and Poken following the success of the smart event platform at Transform USA earlier this year. The platform which combines Visit’s event registration, intelligence and measurement with Poken’s Near Field Communication (NFC) and touchpoint technology drives the visitor engagement and behaviour-based insights, in real time.

Get your orders in for these 2018 shows!

Trophex (January) 2018

LAMMA (January) 2018

January Furniture Show 2018

BETA International (January) 2018

Scotland's Trade Fair (January) 2018

Toy Fair (January) 2018

BETT (January) 2018

The France Show (January) 2018

Spring Fair (February) 2018

Jewellery & Watch Birmingham (February) 2018

Executive Hire Show (February) 2018

Pure London (February) 2018

UK Northern Powerhouse (February) 2018

Bride: The Wedding Show (February) 2018

Casual Dining (February) 2018

22nd World Base Oils & Lubricants Conference (February) 2018

Business Travel Show & Travel Technology Europe (February) 2018

The Telegraph Travel Show (February) 2018

Scottish Wedding Show (February) 2018

BVE London (February) 2018 

Remember, if you need extra help or have any questions, you can always speak to a member of our team or use our talk to an expert form. We’re already taking orders from now and into the new year, so even if your show wasn’t listed above we’re more than ready to help you.

Have a great event, and if you’re looking for a little more advice before you get in touch; check out our exhibitor toolbox which is packed full of helpful hints and tips to help you get the most from your next event.

About the Author

Amy Kelley

Amy is the Global Digital Content Marketing Editor at GES. With a strong background in content marketing, social media, and communications, she is a passionate writer and self-confessed word geek. She is also the founder of a non-profit and a health and wellness online community.

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