The Group Leisure & Travel Show 2018 is this Thursday (11th October) and the team are anticipating another very successful event.

Group Leisure & Travel Show 2017

The 2017 Group Leisure & Travel Show took place at the NEC.

If you organise group trips and holidays it’s the show for you. Entry is free, so register to attend today or alternatively free registration is available at the show reception on Thursday.

Taking place in Hall 19 of Birmingham’s NEC on 11th October, doors open at 10am, right throught to 4pm.

The Group Leisure & Travel Show is set to be the highlight of the year for many GTOs and coach operators who use Britain’s biggest event in the market to find inspirational ideas and to plan forward, with many actually booking trips at the show.

The show offers a wide and varied range of exhibitors, travel experts and fellow group organisers, not to mention the three celebrity speakers who will be giving great advice for your future travels and having fun along the way.

You can find out about what the exhibitors have on offer, from giveaways to advice, in the Official Preview, published in the latest edition of Group Leisure & Travel magazine. Read online here.

The seminar programme

Join us in the free to attend Seminar Theatre.

11:15am - TV personality and ‘culture vulture’ Gyles Brandreth will be discussing travels of a lifetime.

12:30pm - Travel guru and broadcaster, Simon Calder will be sharing his top travel expertise for groups and discussing the impact of Brexit.

2:15pm - Gardener and TV presenter, Carol Klein will discuss Britain’s best gardens.

For more information on the speakers and their sessions visit:

Visit us

Why not come and visit the team behind the show and Group Leisure & Travel magazine on stand 654 and be the face of your very own magazine cover.

Take pictures of yourselves with our special board and tweet to @GroupLeisure or e-mail your photo to Plus find out more about the magazine and what else it can offer group organisers.

Useful information

The show will be open from 10am until 4pm in Hall 19 of the NEC.

If you’ve pre-registered for parking, the passes will be given out on stand 661.

Those who arrive before 11am will be able to get their hands on a free bacon butty – what better way to start the day?

You’ll be able to pick up your own copy of this year’s GLT Show Guide when entering the exhibition which will contain all the information you’ll need for the day, including a floorplan on page 74 and 75 telling you where everything is located in the hall, plus an A-Z of all the exhibitors.

For more information, visit