Sports and fitness is one of the UK’s most exciting and successful sectors. Valued at £5bn and representing nearly 16% of the UK population, there’s no shortage of opportunities for growth despite the competitiveness of the sector as a whole.

This popularity has resulted in a plethora of sports and fitness related trade shows that keep industry professionals and the general public up to speed on innovations in technology, clothing and fitness and nutrition trends.

These are the top 10 sports and fitness shows across the UK:

The National Running Show

Birmingham’s NEC is the place to be for runners fast and slow. Bringing together cutting-edge running technology, the latest kit for all abilities and a host of inspirational speakers and top coaches, there’s something for all abilities.

The show is the first big event of the year and brings together all the information on training, technique and nutrition that any runner needs under one roof. Perfectly timed for spring events, this showcase is not to be missed.

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Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show

The UK’s biggest showcase of all things caravanning, camping and motorhome related returns to the NEC, promising to be bigger and better than ever.

Supported by the Camping & Caravanning Club and the Caravan & Motorhome Club, plus the UK and Europe’s leading manufacturers, the show is an opportunity to see the latest models of tents, caravans and motorhomes and book your next outdoor adventure. Be inspired and get free, impartial advice on your next holiday home purchase.

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BodyPower Experience

The UK’s biggest fitness expo is better than ever with over 300 exhibitors and four halls packed with challenges, competitions and activities. With plenty of freebies, prizes and awards on offer plus all the best in fitness from clothing and nutrition to exciting and innovative new products, the NEC is the place to be.

Your Team BodyPower or Elite ticket entitles you to plenty of freebies plus membership of Team BodyPower with exclusive content, offers and discounts.

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The National Outdoor Expo

This annual show aims to prove that the outdoors is for everyone. Supported by Ordnance Survey, the expo showcases the best of what the outdoors has to offer with all the advice, inspiration, kit, tech and nutrition you need to get active and healthy.

The expo brings together six key areas of outdoor life: walking, running, climbing, camping, excursions and eating outdoors with over 200 exhibitors and 10 interactive features.

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The Cycle Show

Returning to London’s Alexandra Palace, the Cycle Show features a lineup of cycling legends, all the latest bike tech and clothing, and must-have accessories. Whether you commute, compete or ride for fun, the Cycle Show delivers a unique experience combining demo tracks, indoor exhibitions and an outdoor festival.

The Cycle Show runs in conjunction with the London eBike Festival powered by Shimano Steps.

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Elevate

Elevate brings together physical activity, therapy and performance in one must attend event for sports scientists and healthcare professionals, entrepreneurs and decision makers from the public and private sector. The event includes exhibitors from across the sector, plus guest speakers and a free conference.

Split across Therapy & Elite, Active, Kids, Pool and Build, Elevate takes place at the Excel, London.

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London International Horse Show

Taking place at the Excel, this is the UK’s most important indoor event for FEI World Cup competitors in dressage, driving and showjumping. Alongside the world class equestrian events, there’s plenty to enjoy from the Pony Club Grand National to Kennel Club dog agility and a finale featuring Father Christmas himself!

Over 250 exhibitors will showcase the best in equestrian, clothing, arts, gifts, food and homewares.

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SMMEX

The annual event for souvenirs, memorabilia and merchandise. SMMEX brings together innovators and industry leaders at the legendary Wembley Stadium for the best networking event in the sector.

SMMEX has been designed to make it easy for key decision makers to promote their brand, increase revenue and strike up relationships with the biggest retailers, attractions, brands and sports clubs in the UK.

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OM Yoga Show

The biggest yoga gathering in Europe, the OM Yoga Show provides free open classes with inspirational teachers, longer workshops and over 200 exhibitors showcasing the best in yoga apparel, accessories, nutrition, retreats and much more.

One of the biggest events of its kind in the world, the OM Yoga Show at Alexandra Palace has something for everyone from complete beginner to experienced yogi.

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SFN Expo

Featuring all the best in sports, fitness and nutrition, SFN Expo brings together special guests, exhibitors and competitions in one huge celebration of health and fitness.

Take part in classes, talks and much more at SEC, Glasgow and see the World’s Strongest Man in action.

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Whatever your chosen sport, there is a show which can fulfil your needs taking place in the UK.

If you choose to exhibit at one of these events and require an exhibition stand, Display Wizard can help.  We offer a wide range of display stands from popular self-build solutions such as roller banners and fabric displays right through to our completely bespoke stand hire service.

For any queries about making a big impression at an upcoming trade show, please get in touch with us today!