Screwfix Live is open for business

Free Trade & DIY show in Farnborough until 1st October

A whole host of industry specialists and celebrity guests, including well-loved EFL Footballers, Paul Merson and John Barnes, joined Screwfix CEO, John Mewett and the team to welcome the first of many visitors to the highly anticipated Screwfix LIVE event at Farnborough Exhibition Centre, today (28 September).

Now in its fifth year at Farnborough, the hugely popular free trade and DIY event is set to attract thousands of people between now and the 1st October and features the industry’s latest and greatest product innovations, demonstrations, competitions and on-stand offers, making it the trade show of the year!

When the doors opened this morning, thousands of visitors poured into the venue to get the latest news and product information from more than 180 trade suppliers in attendance.

This industry-leading event showcases innovative products from the likes of: Bosch, DeWalt, Evolution, Hive, Karcher, and Nest. Plus, AICO (smoke alarms) and Milwaukee have platinum stands and along with Dickies, appear for the first time, making it a must visit spectacle.

John Mewett, CEO of Screwfix comments: “It’s great to officially open Screwfix LIVE and welcome visitors to the new Farnborough Exhibition Centre! Every year we strive to be bigger and better, so we’ve increased the size of the show and are thrilled to have even more top suppliers attending than ever before.

“What’s really great about Screwfix Live is that it enables suppliers and customers to come together to discuss the latest product innovations and launches face-to-face and also participate in product demonstrations and learn about new tools and essentials from their favourite brands.”

Screwfix LIVE offers something for everyone with lots of fun and games for the whole family. It’s free to attend with free parking, so don’t miss out on your chance to share experiences, stock up on state-of-the-art products and take advantage of exclusive offers at the most talked about event in the industry.

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