Attendees

The BIGGA Turf Management Exhibition will be taking place from Tuesday 25 to Thursday 27 January 2022.

  • Tuesday - 9am to 5pm
  • Wednesday - 9am to 5pm
  • Thursday - 9am to 2.30pm

With a massive range of exhibitors and a world-leading education programme in place, alongside Harrogate's renowned hospitality, this event is sure to be one of the biggest and best in BTME's 33-year history, and we hope you're able to join us. Registration for the event is free.

We're also working hard to ensure the event adheres to any COVID-19 safety guidelines required by the UK Government.

Take a look around this website to find out more about the event and then sign up today to reserve your spot and avoid the queues on the day.

 

FAQ's for BTME Attendees

What is BTME?

If there is one week of the year you do not want to miss, then this is it!

Every January the north Yorkshire town of Harrogate comes alive as we welcome over 200 exhibitors and 5,000 delegates from across the world to Europe’s premier exhibition for golf greenkeepers and amenity turf professionals.

Continue to Learn is our world class education programme and runs from Sunday 23 to Wednesday 26 January 2022, overlapping with the start of BTME, which takes place from Tuesday 25 to Thursday 27 January 2022.

BTME takes place in the Harrogate Convention Centre, King's Road, Harrogate, HG1 5LA.

See our Getting Here page for more information about travel and accommodation.

Who will be exhibiting at BTME?

Over 150 companies from across the UK & Europe will be in attendance for all three days of the show.

Exhibitors bring their latest innovations, products and services and trade representatives are on hand to discuss with you how they can help improve the playing quality and standard of your golf course or other sportsturf facility. To find out who you will see at BTME, visit the Exhibitor Directory.

What is the BIGGA Welcome Celebration?

On the opening day of the exhibition we host an informal welcome event when BIGGA members from across the association come together to celebrate everything they have achieved over the past year.

The event is free to attend, you do not need an invite and there is no dress code.

During the event a number of prizes are handed out to BIGGA members who have made noteworthy achievements throughout the past year. These include:

BIGGA Awards 2022

The winners of the BIGGA Awards 2022 will be announced in the following categories:

  • Outstanding Contribution of the Year sponsored by Bernhard
  • Championship Greenkeeping Performance of the Year sponsored by Origin Amenity Solutions
  • Greenkeeping Project of the Year sponsored by Baroness

Other achievements recognised throughout the evening will include:

  • Excellence in Innovation and Thought Leadership Award sponsored by Campey Turf Care Solutions
  • BIGGA Photographic Competition winner
  • Life Members
  • CPD Achievers
  • Master Greenkeepers
  • Introducing the BIGGA President and Vice President for 2022

Will the exhibition be COVID-19 safe?

The organisers are monitoring government guidelines very closely and the safety of exhibitors, visitors and all personnel involved with the exhibition is our main priority.

Please view all the measures being put in place to ensure a COVID-19 safe event by visiting the COVID-19 link

How much does it cost to attend BTME?

BTME is free to attend for all visitors. Complete the visitor registration form, which can be found by clicking here.

There is no deadline to book your ticket for BTME and you can register on site on each of the three exhibition days. However, we would recommend you register in advance to avoid queuing and for quick entry.

Once you have registered you will be emailed an e-ticket with your own unique barcode. Please print this out and bring it with you on the day of visiting to enable quick and easy access to the exhibition.

Where can I stay if I need overnight accommodation?

Most of the town’s 2000+ beds are within a short walk of Harrogate Convention Centre. Visit our preferred supplier MICE Concierge for room availability, prices and to book online

Are there catering facilities on-site?

There are fully equipped catering outlets positioned around all four exhibition halls, offering a selection of hot and cold food and refreshments.

Your visitor pass offers unlimited access to the show, so you are able to head into Harrogate for lunch and then continue your tour of the exhibition afterwards.

Contactless payments will be the preferred method of paying at the catering outlets as a means of reducing touchpoints and adhering to COVID-19 guidelines.

Although bringing your own food and drink onto the site is not allowed, we appreciate that some people have special dietary requirements and, in such circumstances, bringing your own food and drink will be permitted.

I will need access to my emails, is there visitor Wi-Fi available?

The Harrogate Convention Centre has a free-to-access guest WiFi service that you will be able to log into once you are on site.

 

 

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