Due to ongoing concerns regarding the Covid-19 pandemic, we have taken the very difficult decision to postpone the Trade Decorator LIVE Exhibition to July 24 – 25, 2021 to respect the social distancing protocols that are currently in place.

We will be announcing new details very soon and look forward to welcoming you to our show next year, when it is safe to do so.


24th – 25th June 2021, Old Trafford Football Stadium, Manchester.

ALL THE BIG NAMES • LATEST PRODUCTS • TRAINING SESSIONS • FASCINATING SEMINARS • SHOW SPECIALS • LIVE COMPETITIONS and much more all in the prestigious location of Old Trafford Football Stadium, home of Manchester United.

Loads of free parking, but with easy public transport links why not enjoy a drink at the bar and make it a proper day out!

At Trade Decorator LIVE you’ll get the chance to meet up with the biggest names in the industry, to find out more about their latest products, innovations and news, as well as network with your colleagues in the Painting & Decorating world.

So what is there to do at Trade Decorator LIVE 2021?

  • Show open at 9am-4pm
  • Meet top suppliers and manufacturers in the Painting & Decorating Industry
  • See the latest product innovations in the market
  • Take advantage of show only deals & discounts.
  • Experience Decorator led masterclasses, with decorators demonstrating how they achieve the best results with some of the industry’s biggest brands
  • Watch skills demonstrations
  • Participate in seminars
  • Catching up with colleagues over a nice cold pint.

Pre-register for VIP passes

  • Free lunch from 1 – 2.30pm
  • Opportunities to participate in FREE training sessions in our Training Zone

Want more information about Trade Decorator LIVE 2021?

Click here and you will be kept informed when we have updates.


Old Trafford is located just over 2 miles south-west from Manchester’s city centre and just under 3 miles from Manchester Piccadilly Station.

Sir Matt Busby Way
Old Trafford
M16 0RA


If arriving by car from the M60, take junction 7&8 and turn onto Chester Road (A56) northbound. Follow Chester Road for about 2 miles and turn left onto Sir Matt Busby Way.

Parking is free at Old Trafford Stadium

Public Transport

If using public transport, the stadium is best reached by Metrolink overground metro. From Piccadilly Station it is a 15-minute journey to Old Trafford station, which lies a 5-minute walk away from the stadium.

To find out more about travelling to Old Trafford, download this PDF.


24 June 2021

9am – 4pm

25 June 2021

9am – 4pm



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WIN a @MirkaUK Leros in the #BigCompetition. This unique brushless sander features innovative solutions, including a sanding head with 180° flexibility and a 5 mm random orbital movement. What a prize, you'll want to get you hands on this!

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Congratulations to Gareth Dickson of Dickson & Co Property Services and Andy Byron of Byron Painters.
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Congratulations Vicky Skornia, Mark Mitchell, Alex Colquhoun, Scott Thomson, Mark Smith and Paul Glover who attended @Knauf_UK Intro to Knauf Airless Finish as part of the #TradeDecoratorFestival. You've all won a fantastic training course in Knauf Airless Finish Application.

Congratulations Vicky Skornia who attended the @Knauf_UK Introduction to Airless Finish as part of the #TradeDecoratorFestival. Vicky has won a training course in Knauf Airless Finish Application. Vicky please contact us to arrange your prize.

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