About Our Shows


These are the largest wedding shows in Kent, hosting 120-200 suppliers at each event and attracting hundreds of couples from all over the South East.

Held in purpose-built exhibition arenas, this show offers a variety of space sizes to suit budget and display area needs - and unbeatable value for money for exhibitors, providing an unrivalled marketing opportunity to meet highly motivated couples.

ABOUT THE KENT EVENT CENTRE

The Venue

Located 2 miles from the M20 (Junction 7) and 5 miles from the M2 (Junction 5), The Kent Showground is perfectly located for these major wedding shows attracting couples from all over the South East. We can offer up to 200 exhibitor spaces in the Maidstone Exhibition Hall and the adjoining John Hendry Pavilion. This event is renowned for the incredible variety of products and services presented as well as being the only Free Admission wedding show of its size in the UK.

Stand Space

There is no shell scheme erected; spaces are marked on the floor and exhibitors are requested to ensure that the space booked is sufficient to contain the exhibition displays or stands to be placed within the allocated area. It will not be possible to change your stand position on the day. The stand space booked will include table(s) and chairs if required. A wide range of space sizes are available and you are invited to call and discuss any particular requirements you may have for space location. Please telephone to select and reserve a space before confirming your booking online.

Wedding Cars

Wedding car spaces can only be booked along with a stand space and the number of cars booked by each company is not limited. We can also accommodate vehicles as high as double-decker buses inside the arena.

Set Up Time

The venue is available for exhibitors to set up on Friday from 12:00pm to 7:00pm or from 7:00am Saturday. It is recommended that exhibitors set up on Friday to avoid inevitable congestion on the Saturday.

Opening & Admission

The exhibition will be open to the public on Saturday and Sunday from 10.30am to 3.00pm. Uniquely for an event of this size there is no admission charge for visitors thus achieving optimum attendance.

Leafleting

Distribution of leaflets outside of your own exhibition space is strictly prohibited so if you would like to ensure your leaflets are given to every couple, please use our bridal bag insertion service. Leaflets must be delivered to our office no later than 14 days before the event for insertion into bags at a reduced exhibitor rate.

Insurance

Exhibitors are responsible for the insurance cover of their own products, equipment and Liability cover and must comply with the Rules and Regulations printed herein. The Wedding Experience arranges Public Liability Insurance for its own purposes, however, insurance for individual stands and equipment is the responsibility of exhibitors and we cannot accept any liability for loss or damage or public liability claims as a result of your attendance at the show. Exhibitors should ensure they have adequate insurance protection including public liability cover when attending our exhibitions.

Health & Safety

Exhibitors are reminded that the Health & Safety Act 1974 and the regulations made under this Act impose duties and responsibilities upon all employers and that these duties are not reduced regardless of whether an employee is in their place of work or out exhibiting at a show.