Who Visits?

The Natural Stone Show attracts thousands of visitors from the natural stone industry, from stonemasons, wholesalers, quarry operators and retailers, to architects, interior designers, conservationists, contractors and developers.

These key decision-makers represent the UK stone industry and the customers that it provides for. They promote and demonstrate the strength of the natural stone industry within construction, hard landscaping, interior design and conservation.

Now celebrating its 25th anniversary, the show has established a core visitor profile which will be enhance by the show's co-location with Hard Surfaces, widening the visitor profile and offering further opportunity to promote the use of natural stone. 

Visitor highlights from the 2017 Show are listed below and include:

  • 8 of the top 10 UK architectural & design practices and 25 from the top 50
  • Leading UK building consultancies, contractors and house builders
  • Buyers from top retailers, distributors and major hotel chains
Architectural & design practices

Architectural & design practices

  • Allies & Morrison
  • Atkins
  • BDP
  • Broadway Malyan
  • Capital Symonds
  • Donald Insall Associates
  • Eric Parry Architects
  • Feilden + Mawson
  • 3D Reid
  • Foster + Partners
  • Gensler
  • Jestico + Whiles
  • Kohn Pedersen Fox
  • Make
  • Nicholas Hare Architects
  • Pascall + Watson Architects
  • Purcell Miller Tritton
  • RMJM
  • Rolfe Judd
  • Saha Hadid Architects
  • Sidell Gibson Architects
  • Squire and Partners
  • Swanke Hayden Connell
  • TP Bennett
  • Wilkinson Eyre
Building consultancies, contractors & build firms

Building consultancies, contractors & build firms

  • Ardmore Construction
  • Arup
  • Balfour Beatty
  • Broadgate Estates
  • Canary Wharf Group
  • Grosvenor
  • Quintain Estates
  • Jacobs
  • Kier
  • Persimmon Homes
  • Redrow Homes
  • Sir Robert McAlpine
  • Taylor Wimpey
  • Weston Homes
Buyers from major retailers and hotel chains

Buyers from major retailers and hotel chains

  • Accor Hotels
  • B&Q
  • Fired Earth
  • Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts
  • Harrods
  • Homebase
  • John Lewis Partnership
  • Radisson
  • Tile Giant
  • Topps Tiles
  • Tile Warehouse
Restoration, conservation and heritage specialists

Restoration, conservation and heritage specialists

  • Burghley House Preservation
  • Canterbury Cathedral
  • English Heritage
  • Historic Royal Palaces
  • Lincoln Cathedral
  • Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
  • The British Library
  • The National Trust
  • The Royal Parks
  • York Minster

Visitor Demographics

Natural Stone Show visitor demographics

Visitor Numbers you can trust with ABC

The ABC (Audit Bureau of Circulations) is an independent industry body that audits exhibitions. Its primary function is to offer the exhibitor peace of mind by providing an independent verification of the attendance figure that they invest into.

The Natural Stone Show is audited by the ABC so its visitoABC Visitor numbers you can trustr figures are proven, guaranteed and trustworthy.

Testimonials

  • I've seen how techniques and machinery have advanced in the stone trade, making life easier, more efficient and saving money on a project
    2017 Show Visitor
  • The Natural Stone Show has been really exciting for us, we’ve met a lot of great people and had a lot of traffic on the stand, it has been a great setting for our official launch.
    Kelly Johnson
    Cambria
  • You can find everything!
    2017 Show Visitor
  • The real highlight of the show has been seeing so many people come to see the new colours that we've introduced...we've pulled in incredible crowds with the new range.
    Simon Boocock
    CR Laurence of Europe

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