The Trade Show will take place at the EXHIBITION CENTRE LIVERPOOL (ECL) – Halls A, B & C

The Exhibitor Booking Pack and related information about the event can be downloaded using the links in the ‘Forms & Deadlines’ table below.


How to book your delegate passes and accommodation –  Click here to book your delegate passes, gala dinner and accommodation for the duration of the event.

Accommodation – accommodation has been reserved at several hotels within walking distance of the ECL. We will notify you f your hotel allocation closer to the event. Will will do our best to ensure you are accommodated in the same hotel as your colleagues.

Parking at the ECL –  ACC Liverpool Pay & Display, Monarch Quay L3 4FP. Open air car park with 800 spaces, just a short walk from the ECL. Parking can be paid for at the ticket machine or via the ‘Phone and Pay’ app (available on iPhone & Android). More details will be sent out in your event information pack.

Alternatively, there are 3 Q-Park Multi-storey car parks nearby – Liverpool ONE, The Strand L1 8LT / Hanover Street, Seel Street L1 4AF / John Lewis, Liver Street L1 8DH

Tuesday 2nd October 2018

Contractor Build Phase (1pm – 9:45pm) – If you have appointed a stand contractor to build your stand, the build phase will take place from 1pm – 9:45pm. Please note: this event is a ONE DAY build.

Vehicle Exhibitors – have to arrive at the venue on Tuesday 2nd October and be in the loading area ready to be called in to the hall at 12 noon.

Wednesday 3rd October 2018

Normal set up for exhibitors (not build contractors) – 8am to 7pm

Thursday 4th October 2018

The Motor Factor Trade Show (8:30am – 3:30pm)  Exhibitors will be allowed access to the hall from 8:30am. Delegates will arrive from 9am.

Please note there is NO Breakdown after the motor factor trade show

Friday 5th October 2018

The Garage Trade Show (8:30am – 3:30pm)  – Exhibitors will be allowed access to the hall from 8:30am. Delegates will arrive from 9am.

Breakdown after the trade show – from 3:30pm when the trade show closes and once all delegates have left the hall.

The Gala Dinner & Awards will be held at ACC Liverpool, after the trade show on Friday 5th October from 8pm.


Exhibitor Booking Pack  INCLUDES ALL FORMS
Exhibitor Information Pack (EIP)
STAND CONTRACTOR – Contractor Information Pack (CIP)
Exhibitor Stand booking form ASAP
Vehicle exhibit(s) booking form Friday 27th July
Delegate passes & accommodation – book online Friday 27th July
STAND CONTRACTOR – Confirmation of stand build contractor Friday 27th July
STAND CONTRACTOR – Stand design & floor plan for approval Friday 24th August
IT order form – ECL exhibitor IT order form Tuesday 4th September
Show guide artwork Friday 10th August
STAND CONTRACTOR – Proof of your Public & Employer’s Liability Insurance Tuesday 4th September
STAND CONTRACTOR – Risk assessment & method statement Tuesday 4th September
STAND CONTRACTOR – Construction Phase Plan (CPP/CDM) Tuesday 4th September
Hard wire internet order form Tuesday 4th September
Floor Plan – Exhibition Centre Liverpool