Each year since 2009 The National Bed Federation have organised a trade show, The Bed Show, at The International Centre, Telford. It’s a show organised by the bed industry, for the bed industry.
‘In 2009, our members decided they need a show specific to their needs at the right time of year. September.’ – Jessica Alexander, Executive Director, National Bed Federation.
Only NBF members may exhibit and the 2016 show goal is to be bigger, better and more exciting than ever.
The NBF is the trade organisation for the UK bed industry. It was established to be the voice of the bed industry and encourages and helps it’s members operate in a legal, ethical and safe manner with an emphasis on consumer protection.
The NBF protect both the consumer and mattress manufacturers and this show is so successful, it has had to extend.’ – David Elston, MD, Gateway Systems.
The show allows manufacturers to present their new and existing products to retailers. It also allows bed component suppliers to showcase to the manufacturers.
‘It’s the most important show in bed retail. You have to come.’ – Vic Smith, Owner, Vic Smith Beds.
‘For a retailer, the bed show is fantastic.’ – Rebecca Malloy, Buyer, Furniture Village.
The 2016 Bed Show will take place at The International Centre, Telford TF3 4JH on 20th & 21st September.
You can find your Author, Jerry Cheshire at NBF award winning bed shop Surrey Beds. Follow him on Twitter @thebeducator