The Group Leisure & Travel Show returns to the Marshall Arena at Stadium MK in Milton Keynes on 6th October. Read on to see why it’s Britain’s most popular exhibition for group travel organisers and how to get the most out of your visit.
When and where?
Date: Thursday 6th October 2022
Times: 10am - 4pm
Venue: Marshall Arena (Stadium MK), Milton Keynes
So, what can you look forward to?
Admission is free
Entry to the Group Leisure & Travel Show is free but you are encouraged to pre-register by filling in the simple form online here. Just print off your badge for easy, fast access into the venue. Alternatively you can register at the venue when you arrive.
Meet like-minded exhibitors and visitors
The annual Group Leisure & Travel Show is the UK’s number one exhibition for people who organise group trips and holidays.
Visitors return again and again to discover, network and socialise. It’s a great opportunity to meet up with old friends, discover new ideas and speak with the exhibitors to grab a great deal; you’re sure to find the GLT Show extremely beneficial.
Be sure to make a note of everyone who you’d like to see on the day.
Enjoy breakfast and lunch on us
Arrive at the GLT Show before 11am and enjoy a free bacon butty and cup of tea or coffee to start your day.
We’re also offering all visitors and exhibitors a complimentary light lunch from 12.30pm (subject to availability), together with tea and coffee. Just scan your badge at the catering areas indicated**.
There are lots of ways to travel to the Marshall Arena
If you’re driving, there are plenty of free car parking spaces in zones S1 and S2, including dedicated disabled parking for Blue Badge holders. Parking is easy and convenient with the entrance to the Arena only a very short walk.
You can find directions and full details on the show’s How To Get There page.
And remember to look out for the ‘Stadium MK’ brown signs.
You can also choose to travel to the GLT Show by coach for free from selected routes. Advance booking is needed and seats are allocated on a first come, first served basis. Details of the routes available this year can be found here.
For those using rail, there is a free shuttle service between Milton Keynes Central railway station and the Marshall Arena which will run approximately every 30-40 minutes between 9.30am - 4pm, courtesy of Motts Travel. To use this service go to Bus Stop Z6 at MK Central which can be found on the second tier of bus stops on the left hand side after exiting the main railway building.
There’s one bus stop at Marshall Arena which is on the main access road around the Arena near to the Fitness First gym. Other nearby train stations include Bletchley and Fenny Stratford which are no more than five to ten minutes away by taxi.
Don’t miss this year’s free seminars
Visitors can expect three fantastic guest speakers in the free Seminar Theatre this year.
Your expert guests will offer ideas, advice and stories about their own experiences – and have some fun too.
Take a seat in the Seminar Theatre at selected times throughout the show to be informed and entertained. Sessions are open to all visitors.
- 11.30am: cruise expert Jane Archer will be explaining the options you have when thinking about organising an ocean or river cruise for your group.
- 1pm: travel guru Simon Calder returns to the show and will be answering your questions. Don’t forget you can submit your questions before the show by emailing email@example.com.
- 2.20pm: former BBC Royal Correspondent, Jennie Bond has travelled the world with the Royal Family and will talk about her experiences around the globe with them, plus her love of cruising.
The 2022 Group Leisure & Travel Show takes place at the Marshall Arena, Stadium MK in Milton Keynes on Thursday 6th October, from 10am to 4pm.
**Terms and conditions apply when visiting, and they can be found at grouptravelshow.com.