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 

Andermatt UK

BB Wear

Bee Bay

BeeCraft Ltd

Bee Equipment

Bee Farmers’ Association

Bee Gifts

Beehive Bits

Bees Abroad

Bee Watch

BIBBA (Bee Improvement and Bee Breeders Association) 

BBKA (British Beekeepers Association)

Brunel Microscopes Ltd

Buckland Harvester Insurance Brokers 

CABK (Central Association of Beekeepers)

Caddon Hives

Chemicals LAIF

Enolapi SRL

F-Mart uk Ltd

Freeman & Harding Ltd

Gas-Vap (Bridge Cottage Bees)

Happy Keeper 

Happy Valley Honey / Modern Beekeeping 

Harper Adams University

IBRA (International Bee Research Association)

Maisemore Apiaries Ltd

Marcher Apple Network

National Bee Supplies 

National Bee Unit

National Botanic Gardens of Wales 

National Honey Show

Northern Bee Books

Northumberland  Honey Company 

Old Castle Farm Hives 

P.I.D.A. srl

Simon the Beekeeper

Sherriff, B J  

Shropshire Wildlife Trust

The Bee Shop

Thorne (Beehives) Ltd