• FIT Show 2019 Set for a Tech Takeover

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    12 November 2018
    The FIT Show 2019 floor plan has seen an emerging trend for tech-based companies who are signing up to exhibit at the NEC from May 21st to 23rd next year in their droves. Adding to the growing tech lineup in recent weeks are eight new brands made up of Business Pilot, Klaes, WindowLink, Windowmaker,...
  • FIT Show Gala Dinner set to Raise Funds for GM Fundraising

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    25 October 2018
    FIT Show organisers have announced a restructure to its popular Gala Dinner evening by revising the format and holding the event in support of GM Fundraising and Hope House Children’s Hospices. The event will take place on Wednesday 22nd May, following the second day of the 2019 FIT Show exhibition,...
  • Flurry of WWA Members Sign Up for FIT Show 2019

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    12 October 2018
    Timber companies have thrown their weight behind FIT Show, the UK’s only dedicated event for the glass and glazing industry, with a number of leading brands and WWA members signing up to exhibit in 2019. FIT Show has broadened its offering in recent years and the influx of timber brands will further...
  • Exhibitor Day Set to Provide FIT Show 2019 Campaign Preview

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    10 September 2018
    It’s back! On Wednesday October 17th, we’ll be taking over three rooms at the NEC to deliver our exhibitor day. Clear your calendar from 11.00 am onwards and get set for a full programme of not-to-be missed exhibitor content. This event is the perfect opportunity for you to find out more about the F...
  • All NEW Master Fitter Challenge 2019 – supported by The FIT Show

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    03 September 2018
    The ever-popular Master Fitter Challenge is returning once more, and with a brand new format. Supported by The FIT show and managed by GQA Qualifications, the 2019 Master Fitter Challenge sees the introduction of a regional format with the winners being announced once again at the FIT Show Gala Dinn...
  • Flat Glass Industry Throws its Weight Behind Visit Glass

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    29 August 2018
    The flat glass industry is throwing its weight behind FIT Show’s newest event feature, with a number of key brands signing up for Visit Glass in recent weeks. Dubbed FIT Show’s ‘show within a show’, Visit Glass is brand new for 2019 and will provide a dedicated area for the UK’s rapidly expanding fl...
  • Back to School for FIT Show & 12th Man Solutions

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    22 August 2018
    FIT Show is set to shake up its seminar programme with the help of 12th Man Solutions who have been appointed to help develop and manage on-site learning features for the 2019 exhibition. Alongside the traditional seminar programme, which is set to feature one-off content to create a ‘miss it, miss...
  • DISCOUNTED HOTEL ACCOMMODATION FOR FIT SHOW EXHIBITORS

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    20 August 2018
    The FIT Show team has partnered up with accommodation agency Event Express to provide discounted hotel accommodation and flexible cancellation policies exclusively for FIT Show attendees. Rates start at £99.00 per room per night at hotels spread across the NEC complex and Birmingham city centre, and...
  • Timber! FIT Show Sees Influx of Brands for 2019 Exhibition

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    01 August 2018
    FIT Show, the UK’s only dedicated event for the glass and glazing industry, has reported a growth in the number of timber brands signing up for its 2019 exhibition. Alongside the likes of Bereco, who have made big efforts to broaden its product offering to include this sustainable material, other ti...
  • GQA Qualifications Supports Launch of Initiative to Drive Quality through Qualifications

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    17 May 2018
    GQA Qualifications is supporting the launch of a new industry initiative which addresses the growing skills shortage, as a part of its wider drive to deliver Quality through Qualifications. In November 2017, The Telegraph newspaper reported on the lack of skills and labour shortages within the const...
  • FIT Show Shortlisted for Two Prestigious AEO Awards

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    10 May 2018
    FIT Show is hoping to continue its award-winning streak after being shortlisted for two prestigious AEO Awards. The event organisers have been recognised as finalists in both the ‘Best UK Trade Show (more than 8000sqm)’ and ‘Marketing Campaign of the Year - Trade’ categories for the prestigious indu...
  • FIT SHOW STRENGTHENS FOR THE FUTURE: ORGANISER FORMS STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP

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    29 January 2018
    FIT Events Ltd, organiser of the highly successful FIT Show, has announced changes in its shareholding structure. Angus Montgomery Ltd, which has been organising events globally since 1895, has become the majority shareholder. Co-founders Matthew Glover and Paul Godwin remain shareholders and direct...
  • CARDINAL JOINS TIMBER’S TOUR-DE-FORCE AT FIT SHOW 2019

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    11 January 2018
    The development of timber windows in the FIT Show line-up has been further strengthened with the news that traditional sash manufacturer Cardinal Windows has signed up to the 2019 event. The company, whose key staff boast over 150 combined years of experience, offers bespoke windows to specifiers an...
  • VISIT GLASS: Introducing a dynamic new event for the flat glass industry at the NEC

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    09 October 2017
    The FIT Show team organises a brand new event for processors, specifiers and buyers of flat glass in all its forms Following increasing demand indicated by visitors to the FIT Show, the organisers have announced the launch of Visit Glass, which will take place alongside the FIT Show in May 2019 at t...
  • FIT Show first timers enjoy their debuts

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    11 August 2017
    FIT Show 2017 was a resounding success. Visitors, exhibitors, organisers, the media and even the NEC all thought so. And while there were many who had exhibited at a previous FIT Show there were also a large number of first timers in attendance this time around. With a record number of attendees emb...
  • FIT Show 2019: 50% of floor space booked

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    28 July 2017
    With FIT Show 2017 still fresh in the memory of the window, door and conservatory industry, attention now turns to the future and FIT Show 2019, especially as it hopes to top the huge success of this year’s first show at the NEC. The move to the National Exhibition Centre prompted a surge in exhibit...
  • "Exciting! Engaging! Educating! Enormous!" The FIT Show is a hit amongst visitors and exhibitors

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    30 June 2017
    This year’s FIT Show wasn’t that long ago but already efforts are in full swing to make its 2019 show the best yet. With a record number of attendees – 9,935 unique visitors, a number that rises to 13,285 when revisits are included – it’s fair to say that this year’s show was a success. With praise...
  • First FIT Show Gala Dinner at the NEC exceeds all expectations

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    22 June 2017
    With over 1000 people in attendance – a record – the first FIT Show Gala Dinner at the show’s new home, the NEC, Birmingham, proved a roaring success exceeding the expectations of not only the organisers but its attendees also. Arriving to a champagne reception, guests were spilling out of the NEC d...
  • Big Tuesday proves a big success!

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    22 June 2017
    Proving to be the biggest and best show yet, FIT Show 2017 was a roaring success making its debut at the NEC, Birmingham, with unique visitor numbers increasing by 17% compared to the previous show held in 2016. One of the many reasons for this was the introduction of ‘BIG Tuesday’. Extending its op...
  • Generosity of Gala Dinner guests raises more than £15K for Macmillan

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    19 June 2017
    Guests at this year’s FIT Show Gala Dinner have reached into their pockets to raise a massive £15,233.57 following a heart-wrenching appeal for donations to Macmillan Nurses made during the event by Gary Morton, well known for his own charity work through GM Fundraising. With a call for donations tr...
  • Memories of the 2017 FIT Show bound to last for the Master Fitter Challenge Winners

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    02 June 2017
    The first FIT Show to take place at the National Exhibition Centre will remain in the minds of many of its participants but few will remember the event with such fondness as David Keates & Jonathon Mountford of DK Windows after they were declared the overall winners of this year’s gruelling Master F...
  • Nordic Installations crowned FIT Show Installation of the Year winner

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    01 June 2017
    After six months of shortlisting stand out installations with the purpose of one being crowned Installation of the Year at FIT Show 2017, Nordic Installations came out on top taking the title for its bespoke new build in Dunsford, Devon. Receiving the award at this year’s FIT Show Gala Dinner, which...
  • It's all about the Exhibitors at FIT Show Awards 2017

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    31 May 2017
    This year taking place for the first time at the NEC, Birmingham, the FIT Show proved to be a roaring success. However, without the exhibitors this wouldn’t have been the case. Acknowledging their efforts, which naturally contributed towards the show’s excellent visitor numbers and quality of those...
  • FIT Show hailed as another great show

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    30 May 2017
    After an extraordinary three days at the National Exhibition Centre the 2017 FIT Show has been hailed as another momentous event in the series that first took place just four years ago. The event was universally praised as being an unequivocal success with exhibitors taking healthy numbers of sales...
  • 60 SECONDS WITH SARAH MCCARTNEY OF SIG BUILDING PLASTICS

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    17 May 2017
    The FIT Show is just around the corner, could you give us a hint as what to expect on your stand? In addition to promoting our market-leading products, we will be endorsing our comprehensive support to home improvement contractors for any type of roofline, rainwater, cladding, ventilation and buildi...
  • 60 SECONDS WITH CLAIRE MILLER OF ATLAS GLAZED ROOF SOLUTIONS

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    12 May 2017
    Can you give us a sneak preview of anything new you’re bringing to the show? Atlas has created the UK’s finest looking collection of glazed roof products and we’ll be treating visitors to an array of spectacular designs, from stunning minimalist lanterns and flat rooflights, to our latest lean-to in...
  • DON’T TOUCH THAT DIAL! FIT SHOW TO APPEAR ON TALKSPORT

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    12 May 2017
    FIT Show 2017 is fast approaching. Taking place at the NEC, Birmingham 23-25 May, it’s not the only thing that is right around the corner. With the final fixtures of the Premier league football season taking place the Sunday before the show, the organisers of the FIT Show have enlisted the help of t...
  • FIT SHOW AWARDS SHORTLIST REVEALED!

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    11 May 2017
    FIT Show 2017 is almost upon us, which means that it’s almost time for the FIT Show Awards. Now in its second year the awards ceremony will commence on the evening of Wednesday 24th May at the FIT Show’s popular Gala Dinner and the shortlist of nominees has now been revealed. Shortlisted in the Best...
  • FINAL FIT SHOW IOTY ACCOLADE GOES TO UNI_SLIDE

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    08 May 2017
    That’s all folks! Monthly entries for the FIT Show’s popular Installation of the Year competition have now closed. Highlighting some of the best commercial and domestic door, window, orangery and conservatory installation projects in the business, the final winner of the competition, taking home the...
  • FIT SHOW MASTER FITTER CHALLENGE FINALISTS ANNOUNCED!

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    08 May 2017
    Standards highest yet, say assessors Through a process that included interviews, site visits and a great deal of deliberation amongst some of the UK’s most experienced assessors, six finalists have been chosen to compete for the honour of winning this year’s Master Fitter Challenge, sponsored by FEN...
  • FIT SHOW FIGURES FLOURISH

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    05 May 2017
    ‘FIT Fever’ is upon us and visitors have been registering in their droves to make sure they can skip the queues when the doors to FIT Show 2017 open for the first time at the NEC, Birmingham in just under three weeks. But it’s not just visitor figures that have risen. Exhibitor figures are up on 201...