THE SHOW OF THE YEAR

THE SHOW OF THE YEAR

Over one hundred exhibitors are once again preparing to descend on Harrogate for the turf exhibition which kickstarts each new year in the industry.

The Harrogate International Centre is again the location for BTME 2015, which runs from 20-22 January 2015.

Dozens of familiar names from every corner of the industry are joining new exhibitors in a literal A-Z of turf management.

Where else can you visit exhibitors who cover aeration, club management, drainage, education, fencing, grinders, health and safety, irrigation, landscaping, mowers, pest control, renewable energies, spraying, tractors and waste management, to give you just a small flavour of what to expect?

For up to date news from the exhibitors, including new products, new innovations and competitions which will all be featuring at BTME 2015, visit www.btme.org.uk, click on the tab on the ‘Media’ tab on the left, then click on ‘Press Releases’.

The website is also an excellent port of call for anything else you’d like to know about the exhibition from Media to Travel and Accommodation and Useful Contacts…and much more, including more on our unrivalled Continue to Learn Education Programme.

It also contains a full list of exhibitors alongside their Stand numbers – and simply flick over to the next double page spread for the full Hall plans.

The opening times for BTME 2015 are 9am-5pm on Tuesday 20 January and Wednesday 21 January, and 9am-4pm on Thursday 22 January.

Don’t forget there is still time to pre-register for the exhibition and avoid the queues.

Simply visit www.btme.org.uk and click on the ‘register now’ icon on the right hand side.

We look forward to seeing you for what is sure to be another memorable week in Harrogate.

We’re delighted to announce that this year’s Welcome Celebration keynote speaker is BBC sports broadcaster Andrew Cotter.

Andrew has commentated on many prominent golf events for the BBC since 2000 including The Ryder Cup, The Open, The Masters and The Women’s Open.

He has also kept viewers and listeners entertained and informed during the Olympics, the Paralympics, tennis and rugby.

He’s sure to be an enlightening and entertaining speaker to round off an evening celebrating the best of the greenkeeping industry.

Entry to the Welcome Celebration is FREE, and it will take place in the Royal Hall of the Harrogate International Centre on Tuesday 20 January at 5.30pm.


Don’t forget to download the BTME 2015 app which is available to download for iPhone, iPad and Android devices! This is the quick and simple way to keep up to date with Europe’s premier turf exhibition on your smartphone.

Features include: Event info / Exhibitor information / Speaker details / Hall plans / Full agenda of the week / Sponsors details

You can also create your own Calendar which will ensure you don’t miss anything during what is sure to be another packed week. The Harrogate International Centre boasts free wi-fi access which will enable delegates to access the internet throughout the week.

Harrogate is located centrally on the UK map with ready access to London and Edinburgh.

A first-class motorway network, mainline rail, sea and 24-hour air links ensure that Harrogate is able to offer all the benefits expected of a truly global location.

Harrogate has excellent rail and air links with regular train services to and from London King’s Cross via York and Leeds (www.nationalrail.co.uk) and Leeds Bradford International Airport is only 20 minutes from Harrogate with a regular bus service into Harrogate.

For details about travelling to Harrogate by public transport visit www.transportdirect.info

By Car From London:

M1 - A1(M) - J47 signposted Knaresborough and then follow the Harrogate signs.

From the North: A1 - J47 signposted Knaresborough and then follow the Harrogate signs.

From the East: M621- A1(M) - J47 signposted Knaresborough and then follow the Harrogate signs.

From the West: M56 - M62 - A1(M) - J47 signposted

Knaresborough and then follow the Harrogate signs.

Please note we are not running a park and ride or hopper service this year. Dragon Road Car Park will be available from Tuesday to Thursday with limited free parking for exhibitors and visitors on a first come first served basis