Exhibiting at the Great British Shooting Show

Welcome to the exhibitors area. This page is provided for exhibition information as well as handy resources and contacts to make your time exhibiting with us as streamlined and successful as possible. Please get in touch if you require any further information. Remember, we’re here to service the industry and work with you to help promote your services and products to the global shooting industry.

Will this be your first time exhibiting with us?

Start a no-obligation enquiry

First of all, welcome!

You’ve taken the first step into a whole new world of opportunity, both here in the UK and the wider global shooting industry. Please take a moment to fill in the exhibitor application form. Once received, we will contact you to discuss your needs. The enquiry form is free of charge and there are no obligations, you can back out at any time. So there’s nothing to lose, but so much to gain. Start your journey to success with the Great British Shooting Show.

Exhibitor checklist

We’ve prepared this handy checklist for you to go over when booking your exhibition space with us. We’re here to help you, so if at any point you are unsure, need advice or help, or want to run an idea past us, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with a friendly member of our team. We will be more than happy to help you!

1 • Fill in an enquiry form or contact us.

2 • Pay a deposit to secure your stand.

3 • Fill in your exhibitor details using our form.

4 • Plan your exhibition stand.

5 • Market your attendance, or advertise on our platform.

Exhibitor manual.

Be prepared with our E-Manual.

Sorry, the exhibitor manual is currently unavailable. Please check back closer to show dates, or stay up to date with all BSS news on our social media, or in the press centre. Thank you.

We hope to return to the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham in February 2022. Please check back near September/October 2021 for our new online Exhibitor Manual. In the meantime, if you have any questions about the event or exhibition details, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us.

Documents and regulations

All exhibitors must provide copies of their RAMS (Risk Assessment Method Statement) prior to the exhibition. There are also other documents that may be required depending on your exhibition stand and product(s). Please take the time to check below to see what documents or regulations you’ll need documentation for. If in any doubt, or if you are unsure, please get in touch with us.

RAMS documentation.

All exhibitors must fill in a risk assessment in order to exhibit at the British Shooting Show. 

HSE RAMS document templates

RFD documentation.

If you hold an RFD you MUST apply for an additional place of business RFD certificate.

Check with your police force

Structural information.

Designing your own stand? You need to ensure it conforms to all regulations and provide documentation.

See CDM regulations

Take a browse through our documentation…

Read or download this year’s exhibitor manual.

The manual contains essential information for the build up, show days, break down and general show procedures including security, safety notices and important contacts for the organisers team and also the NEC team.

Read the manual here >

Read or download our marketing pack.

Marketing your attendance or products with our gargantuas database of over 100,000+ contacts is a sure-fire way of raising awareness about your brand.

Click here to view >

Read or download the Octanorm Shell Scheme document.

This document contains technical information on the construction of the shell scheme stands used at the British Shooting Show. It is useful for planning the application of graphics, banners and, of course, your exhibition.

Click here to view >

Read or download our Entrance Sponsorship document.

Put your brand front and centre at the British Shooting Show by featuring your brand on the main entrance signage of the show. This is an extremely popular option and is sold on a first come-first serve basis.

Click here to view >

View and download our social media assets.

We’ve pre-made these social media assets for you to put onto your accounts to spread the word about your attendance at the show. It promotes you whilst also gaining awareness of the British Shooting Show. Its a win-win.

Get them here >

Wristband allocation.

Your wristbands are your responsibility.

All stand bookings come with an allocation of wristbands depending on the size of floor space for staff at no extra cost, these quantities can be seen in the table below. If you require more wristbands than the standard quantity allocated to your stand (as set out in the table below), you must purchase these in advance at the rates set out. Please get in touch with us to book your additional wristbands prior to the show.

Remember, you cannot buy additional wristbands at the show, this is to maintain the high security of the event, so ensure you buy them in advance to avoid disappointment.

Weekend pass

£40
  • Per additional wristband

Single day pass

£15
  • Per additional wristband
3×3 3×6 3×9 3×12 3×15 6×6 6×9 6×12 6×15 9×9 9×12 9×15
2 4 5 6 7 6 7 8 10 9 10 14

Wristbands must be purchased in advance and worn on your wrist at all times.

You must have your wristband securely fastened around your wrist at all times when at the event. If you are leaving the event, you must hand your wristband in to the organisers office for secure disposal. If you find any lost wristbands or your wristband becomes damaged, you must hand the wristband into the organisers office. These wristbands are a key part of the security for our exhibitors.

We’ll put it simply… More people through the doors means more visitors to your stand. It’s a win-win!

Help us help you…

Marketing your presence at the British Shooting Show is really important. If your customers don’t know that you’re exhibiting at the show, how are they supposed to visit you?

You should start featuring the British Shooting Show in your marketing campaigns from an early stage to reach a wide audience of existing and potential customers. We have prepared a resource centre full of pre-made graphics, as well as our logo ready for use on a wide array of formats wether for your social media, website or printed marketing.

By marketing yourself at the show, more people will know about your attendance and in turn visit the show to see you specifically.

Help us help you by featuring the British Shooting Show in all of your marketing material and social media.

Contact the Great British Shooting Show

Please don’t hesitate to call a friendly member of the team, we will be happy to help!

01258 857700

Email Contacts

Accounts – accounts@frlmedia.com

Sales & Exhibition information – info@shownews.co.uk

Creative & Marketing – phil@frlmedia.com