The Spring Convention Trade Show is a wonderful place to shop for beekeeping bargains. Many of the bee companies offer special discounts for Spring Convention purchases which means you save lots of money on your equipment.
See the main page of FAQ about the BBKA Spring Convention for info about location and dates
It's a wonderful opportunity to have the chance to look at new equipment too, and to meet the lovely staff from these shops who package up your orders. 
If you're new to beekeeping then it is an opportunity to look at bee hives and make decisions about what sort you'd like to work with. 
If you pre-order from suppliers you can meet them at their pick up points to collect your orders. 



You will need a wristband to enter the trade show, you can buy this at the reception on arrival. 

Trade Show (Saturday) Only Wristband is JUST £5 On-The-Day - no advance purchase needed


What companies are selling equipment at the BBKA Spring Convention Trade Show?The Trade Show Only Wristband does not give access to lectures, workshops or seminars. It does give you access to  ‘Speakers Corner’ where you'll find an eclectic mix of short presentations followed by discussion on the hour and half-hour. An opportunity for traders and individuals to present their views on topics such as husbandry and feeding bees.
The trade show entry is included with the full Convention 3-day and Saturday tickets too.



With many of these traders accepting orders in advance, for collection at the Spring Convention, on Saturday 4th April! Contact your preferred supplier about pre-orders and show-specials.



This tradeshow and exhibition plan is available to download

BBKA Spring Convention 2020 Exhibitor Directory



Abelo Ltd

www.abelo.co.uk 

Andermatt UK

www.andermattgarden.co.uk

BB Wear

www.bbwear.co.uk

Bee Bay

www.bee-bay.net

BeeCraft Ltd

www.bee-craft.com

Bee Equipment 

www.bee-equipment.co.uk

Bee Farmers’ Association

www.beefarmers.co.uk

Bee Gifts 

www.beegifts.com

Beehive Bits

www.beehivebits.co.uk

Bees Abroad

www.beesabroad.org.uk

Bee Watch

www.bee.watch

BIBBA (Bee Improvement and Bee Breeders Association)

www.bibba.com 

BBKA (British Beekeepers Association)

www.bbka.org.uk

Brunel Microscopes Ltd

www.brunelmicroscopes.co.uk

Buckland Harvester Insurance Brokers

www.bucklandharvester.co.uk 

CABK (Central Association of Beekeepers)

www.cabk.org

Caddon Hives

www.caddon-hives.co.uk

Chemicals LAIF

www.chemicalslaif.it

Enolapi SRL

www.enolapi.it

F-Mart uk Ltd

www.f-martuk.com

Freeman & Harding Ltd

www.freemanharding.co.uk

Gas-Vap (Bridge Cottage Bees)

www.bridge-cottage.com/store

Happy Keeper

www.apiculture.com/happykeeper/ 

Happy Valley Honey / Modern Beekeeping

www.happyvalleyhoney.co.uk 

Harper Adams University

www.harper-adams.ac.uk

IBRA (International Bee Research Association)

www.ibrabee.org.uk

Maisemore Apiaries Ltd

www.bees-online.co.uk

Marcher Apple Network

www.marcherapple.net

National Bee Supplies

www.beekeeping.co.uk 

National Bee Unit

www.nationalbeeunit.com

National Botanic Gardens of Wales

www.gardenofwales.org.uk 

National Honey Show

www.honeyshow.co.uk

Northern Bee Books

www.northernbeebooks.co.uk

Northumberland  Honey Company

www.northumberlandhoney.co.uk 

Old Castle Farm Hives

www.oldcastlefarmhives.com 

P.I.D.A. srl

www.pidasrl.com

Simon the Beekeeper

www.simonthebeekeeper.co.uk

Sherriff, B J 

www.bjsherriff.com  

Shropshire Wildlife Trust

www.shropshirewildlifetrust.org.uk

The Bee Shop

www.thebeeshop.co.uk

Thorne (Beehives) Ltd

www.thorne.co.uk