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In this section we try to answer the most frequently asked questions

Where and when does the show take place?


Harrogate Convention Centre

King’s Rd,





Sunday 11th September (09.30 - 18.30)

Monday 12th September (09.30 - 18.00)

Tuesday 13th September (09.30 - 16.00)

Who can attend?

Harrogate Bridal Show is a trade event, and is not open to members of the public. This event is attended exclusively by bridal/occasionwear retailers and press.


Do I have to register in advance or can I turn up on the day?

Registration for HBS 2022 will open closer to the event.


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We strongly advise you to pre-register for the event to save time when you arrive. Entry is free of charge for bridal/occasionwear retailers and press. It is possible to register on the day, but you must bring proof of business or press accreditation.


If you are experiencing problems registering, or require assistance, please contact the Registration Hotline Number: 0843 178 1294


A £50 charge is applicable to wholesalers, importers, agents, and anyone else deemed to be subject to an entrance fee by the organisers. The organisers reserve the right to refuse entry or remove anyone deemed unsuitable to attend the event.


How do I find my way around the show when I arrive?

You can collect a complimentary show guide when you arrive, which includes a floorplan to help you navigate your way around the show.

You will also find 'You are here' signs located throughout the halls to direct you once in the exhibition.

How do I secure a place at the bridal retail success academy?

Places at the Bridal Retail Success Academy are limited.

The Business Advice Clinic sessions are available to book at the Bridal Buyer stand when the show opens and are based on a first-come, first-served basis.

Is there wifi at the venue?

Everyone coming to Harrogate Convention Centre has access to our free wi-fi service. No need for sign-up or passwords, just connect and accept our T&Cs and you’re ready to browse the web or keep up to date with your social media. Look for ‘Venue Wifi' on your connections list. Please note this service is not suitable for heavy downloads or streaming.

Can my company exhibit/sponsor?

Please visit our become an exhibitor page for more information.


Who do I speak to regarding press/blog enquiries?

For press enquiries, please email For more information on registering and attending as press, please visit our Press Information page.



Are there cloakroom facilities onsite?

Yes there are cloakroom facilities available.

Where can I eat or drink?

There are 2 small cafes in Halls B and C offering hot and cold drinks, sandwiches and snacks. Our main catering area, the Terrace Café is located in the Kings Suite and offers a wide range of food including delicious salads and hot dishes.

Where can I stay?

MICE Concierge provide an enhanced service for all attendees to help ensure you are well looked after whilst you are in Harrogate. As our trusted supplier, they have exclusive accommodation rates at all surrounding HCC hotels, and will ensure you receive the best experience and most importantly the best rates.


We advise you to book through the official channel as the service is supported by the event; you will get the best rates and by staying in one of the accredited hotels you will be with other delegates and will therefore be able to network/socialise more to get the most out of the event.


The booking platform for HBS 2022 will become live closer to the event.


Alternatively, if you would like to reach out to MICE Concierge Ltd direct, please feel free to contact the team on +44 (0) 1438 908770 or email and they will be happy to assist.

Important Information It has been brought to our attention that a number of companies are attempting to contact our exhibitors and visitors, offering hotel deals and claiming to be working with us. These companies are NOT associated with the event or Ocean Media, and we strongly advise you to avoid booking with them. Please ensure you read the small print before signing anything related to The Harrogate Bridal Show and remain vigilant, companies can use convincing branding and may appear genuine. Our official accommodation agency are MICE concierge – if you have any questions or are uncertain about your booking, please feel free to contact one of the organisers.

Who do I contact if my question has not been answered

If you have any questions, please contact

  • The Harrogate Bridal Show 2022
  • Harrogate Convention Centre
  • 11-13 September 2021
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