FAQs

Who will I see at Scotland's Trade Fair Autumn?
You will see 170 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.

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 or a company cheque book.

How do I register?
Registration with oppen 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?
You will be able to register colleagues on the registration page of the website by clicking the ‘Register a Colleague’ link once you get to the end of your registration.

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 they will have to pay the onsite registration fee of £10.

When do I get my badge?
Badges will not be mailed in advance so please ensure that you print your admission voucher that will be emailed to you once you have registered online and bring it 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 which event children will be admitted entry but should not be registered. There are baby changing and feeding facilities at the SEC but please be aware that we have no facilities in the show specifically for children.

Where can I park?
There are over 1600 car parking spaces available in the multi-storey car park located on the East end of the site.  For further information and prices for the multi-storey car park 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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