FAQs

Who will I see at Scotland's Trade Fair Autumn?
You will see 180 quality Scottish and UK companies - for many, this is the only show they do. In the middle of the show is the Launch Gallery for new and emerging young companies and our new Autumn Craft area.

Can anyone visit Scotland's Trade Fair Autumn?
STF is a trade only show, which means that you need to be able to prove you are part of the retail trade. Exhibitors have a ‘minimum order’ policy and will not sell to members of the public at the show.

Do I need to provide proof of trade?
Spot checks for proof of trade will be in operation. You should have proof of trade on you – which can include a business card.

How do I register?
Registration will open around 3 months before the show. If you have any queries or would like to be put on a reminder list, please get in touch.

How can I register my colleague?
At the end of your own registration, simply click the ‘Register a Colleague’ button.

How much does it cost to visit Scotland's Trade Fair Autumn?
If you pre-register prior to the show entry is FREE. For all those who haven’t pre-registered there may be an onsite registration fee of £10.

When do I get my badge?
Badges will not be mailed in advance. Please ensure you print your admission voucher that will be emailed to you once you have registered online. Bring this with you to the show, where it will be scanned in order to print your entry badge.

Can I bring my young child with me?
The exhibition is not a suitable environment for young children, however we understand that occasionally you have no choice. In this event, children will be admitted entry but should not be registered. Please be aware that we have no facilities in the show specifically for children.

Where can I park?
The nearest parking is within the multi storey car park which is joined to the SSE Hydro. For further information and prices please click here. Please be aware that there are many cheaper options for parking near the SEC.

For SEC site information and directions just click here.

Can I obtain a visa to travel to the show?
The organisers of Scotland’s Trade Fairs regret that they are not able to send out letters of invitation for visitors from overseas in order to help them secure visas. If your business is relevant to Scotland’s Trade Fair Autumn you will be able to prove this to the British Embassy in your country by providing proof of your employment and the nature of your employer’s business. Please DO NOT contact the organisers as all requests for letters of invitation will be denied.

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