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SALTEX College Cup Winners to Work at 2018 Six Nations

The Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG) has announced that the 2017 winners of the SALTEX College Cup will be given the opportunity to work as part of the grounds team when Scotland host England as part of the 2018 Six Nations Championships, at BT Murrayfield Stadium. After making its successful debut at SALTEX last year, the […]

Your Industry – Your Show – Your Voice

Learning LIVE at SALTEX 2017 is set to explore and highlight the burning issues that really matter to the groundscare industry through a unique panel discussion entitled Your Industry, Your Show, Your Voice. The panel discussion, which is part of SALTEX’s all-encompassing education programme – Learning LIVE, will take place on the first day of […]

Learning LIVE signals opportunity

The SALTEX 2017 free education programme is set to inspire visitors at the NEC on 1 and 2 November. With the full Learning LIVE programme set to be revealed in the coming weeks, the Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG) has released a few teaser seminars. The programme looks set to provide limitless opportunities and inspire and […]

Your Industry – Your Show

Organisers of SALTEX (Sports Amenities Landscaping Trade Exhibition) have launched their new 2017 campaign, which features the distinguished heart-shaped logo formed of grass complete with the words – Your Industry - Your Show. In 1934 a groundsman at Eton College named William Bowles believed the industry needed a voice, and an organisation which sought to […]

The BALI Zone comes to SALTEX 2017

The British Association of Landscape Industries (BALI), has underlined its continuing confidence in the strength of SALTEX by committing to its own dedicated area at the show, which will be held at the NEC, Birmingham on 1 and 2 November 2017. Founded in 1972, BALI is the leading trade association in the UK, promoting,supporting and […]

SALTEX 2017 leading the way in innovation

SALTEX 2017 continues to attract some of the sector’s biggest names ensuring that visitors can again expect to see an impressive line-up of world-class innovation for use by managers of pitch, grounds, landscaping, park and estates when the event opens its doors at the NEC, Birmingham on 1 and 2 November. John Deere, Toro, Ransomes […]

Bigger is better for SALTEX 2017 exhibitors

Based on the success of SALTEX 2016, an increasing number of exhibitors are looking to extend their profile at the UK’s biggest and most influential turf care event, which will be held on 1 and 2 November at the NEC, Birmingham. According to show organisers a record number of exhibitors have already re-booked for 2017, […]

Record number of exhibitors re-book for SALTEX 2017

Following a hugely successful SALTEX 2016, show organisers have reported that a record number of exhibitors have already re-booked for the 2017 event. Compared to January 2016, SALTEX has accumulated more than 50 additional exhibitors during the loyalty re-booking period – the number of SALTEX 2017 exhibitors now stands at an impressive 182, which continues […]

SALTEX 2016 visitors report a Hugely successful show

The SALTEX 2016 post-show visitor surveys have revealed a fascinating insight into the visitor profile of the show. SALTEX 2016 featured three exhibition halls at the NEC packed with UK and international visitors. It was therefore encouraging to see that more than 80 per cent of the visitors rated their overall SALTEX experience as being […]

Successful SALTEX Shines Again

As SALTEX 2016 came to a close, it was apparent among exhibitors and visitors that Europe’s largest annual turf management event has found its rightful home at the NEC in Birmingham.  SALTEX 2016 was taken to a new level after an independent audit confirmed that the combined attendance over the two day exhibition totalled an […]

SALTEX 2016 to feature high profile names and key issues

Europe's largest annual turf show is set to educate, enthral and entertain. With 4 dedicated theatres, 53 unique seminars, 104 confirmed high-profile speakers and many key issues to be explored - Learning LIVE, SALTEX 2016's FREE-to-attend educational programme, is undisputedly the place to be when the doors open at the NEC, Birmingham on 2 and […]

SALTEX College Cup Winners to Work at Wembley

The Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG) has announced that the winning students of SALTEX 2016’s new College Cup Competition will be given an opportunity to be volunteer groundsmen for the 2017 FA Cup final pitch preparation at Wembley Stadium.  The SALTEX College Cup, sponsored by Ransomes, is a new national student-led academic test of turf management […]

SALTEX to address Brexit impact on industry

SALTEX 2016's all-encompassing and free-to-attend LEARNING LIVE programme is set to explore what impact leaving the European Union will have on the industry, when the exhibition opens its doors at the NEC, Birmingham on the 2 and 3 November. Designed to cater to all visitors that maintain or manage pitches, estates, grounds, landscapes, play areas […]

SALTEX 2016 Launches Photo Competition

SALTEX 2016 Launches Photo Competition. Organisers of SALTEX 2016, which is being held on 2 and 3 November at the NEC, Birmingham, have launched a new photo competition in which one winner will receive two VIP tickets to SALTEX and the IOG Industry Awards, PLUS overnight accommodation. Each year, thousands of visitors from every sector […]

New College Cup Competition Comes to SALTEX

The Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG) has revealed that a new unique feature will be coming to this year’s exhibition, which will be held on 2 and 3 November at the NEC, Birmingham. The SALTEX College Cup, sponsored by Ransomes, is a national student-led sports-turf challenge. It is an academic test of turf management knowledge for […]

SALTEX gets BIGGER

Organisers of SALTEX 2016, which is being held on 2 and 3 November at the NEC, Birmingham, have revealed that the show is expanding to accommodate an increasing number of exhibitors. The extra floor space marks a show growth of 1,120sq/m as exhibitors continue to sign up for the event. In fact, 81% of allocated […]

SALTEX 2016 Continues To Attract World Class Exhibitors

SALTEX 2016 continues to gain momentum after many of the industry’s leading names have confirmed their presence at this year’s exhibition, which will be at the NEC Birmingham from 2 to 3 November 2016. John Deere, Toro, Ransomes Jacobsen, STIHL and Kubota will be returning to the show for a second consecutive year, so visitors […]

Industry shows support for SALTEX 2016

Following the success of last year’s exhibition, more than 70 per cent of SALTEX 2015 exhibitors have already re-booked for the 2016 event - which will be held at the NEC, Birmingham on 2-3 November. Firmly established as the UK’s leading turf management event, SALTEX 2015’s show floor was packed with more than 8,700 unique […]

Winner of SALTEX ‘heart’ Competition announced

The winner of the SALTEX ‘heart’ competition has been revealed as Paul Woolley, proprietor of Diligentis - a garden maintenance business operating in South Staffordshire. Overwhelmed by support from the industry, the SALTEX 2015 image – a heart formed of a blade of grass prompted industry professionals and volunteers to publicly show their support to […]

Results of SALTEX Visitor Survey Revealed

Visitor survey results for SALTEX announced The 70th SALTEX exhibition exceeded all expectations after an independent audit confirmed the exhibition as the largest turf management event in the UK with a total of 8,714 unique individuals attending. Now, the visitor surveys have been flooding in – revealing a fascinating and in-depth insight into the visitor […]

SALTEX 2015 – the UK’s largest turf management event

It’s official. SALTEX 2015 is the UK’s largest turf management event The Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG) has revealed the independently audited attendance figures for SALTEX 2015. Significantly exceeding expectations, the figures confirmed that SALTEX is the largest turf management exhibition in the UK. The independent audit, conducted by BPA Worldwide, confirmed that a total of […]

New SALTEX is Resounding Success

SALTEX goes off with a bang on Fireworks night SALTEX (Sports Amenities Landscaping Exhibition) celebrated its 70th anniversary in style as the UK’s largest turf care event proved to be an unprecedented success at its new NEC Birmingham home – with over 260 exhibitors and more than 8,000 attendees showing their support. As anticipated, the […]