Why attend the ABTT Theatre Show?

This key event in the our Industry’s calendar delivers you access to 165+ brands, a jam-packed programme of seminars and demonstrations by key Industry figures.
Find out about the latest training, apprenticeships, products and services by speaking with official brand representatives.


Meet key exhibitors:

Stand face to face with big brands and get ready to make long-lasting connections. Ranging audio, AV, lighting, staging and rigging – you’re guaranteed to source new suppliers. You might even discover something game-changing!

Attend our FREE Seminar Programme:

Get your notebook ready for back-to-back sessions throughout the show. There are deep dives into technical solutions, jaw-dropping presentations, and lively panels. All featuring key industry figures with wisdom to share.

Join us for hands-on practical workshops:

Explore our FREE programme of hands-on skills workshops, giving you an insight in to the neccessary skills required in a variety of backstage roles. Have the opportunity to learn a new skills, try the latest technical equipment, lighting training, audio demos and plenty more!


See the latest product debuts:

The ABTT Theatre Show is the UK launch pad for new theatre products from both local and international brands. Whether you are seeking lighting fixtures, sound desks, staging technologies, or software, it’s waiting to be seen on the show floor.
Check out the Exhibitors Profiles to find out about their latest releases!


Check out the Careers and Professional Development Hub:

Devised to assist you in your career in the Theatre industry, providing opportunities for you to have your CV reviewed by specific Industry Specialists, speak with professionals about pathways into and through the Industry and have our questions answered at our 1-1 “Ask me Anything Booths!”


Wander through Education Alley!

Education Alley is a one stop shop on the ABTT Thestre Show Floor where you can meet exhibitors who are focused solely on the education and training of those in theatre and live events. Don’t miss this out on this must-see area where you can make sure you know about all the different opportunities open to you in developing your educations and knowledge in the Industry.

Get more info on Industry Associations:

Associations’ Corner is a one stop shop on the ABTT Theatre Show Floor where you can meet Industry Associations, Unions and Professional bodies key to supporting you in your career within the Industry.
Make sure you know the difference between these types of organisations and the different benefits they bring!

Find out about the Virtual Ideas Platform!

Do you have an idea for a product or device that would provide a new and better way of doing something but don’t know where to start to get this realised?

Wonder no more as the ABTT Virtual Ideas Platform has been devised to recognise, reward and realise the new ways of making theatre work, which are bubbling around in your head between scene-changes or over a coffee in the Green Room.

Attend the ABTT People and Product Awards!

Running each year on the evening on the first day of the ABTT Theatre Show at Alexandra Palace, you can submit nominations for our People Awards on the run up to the show. We cordially invite you to join us for drinks at this flagship event where we are very pleased to be able to take the opportunity to acknowledge those people and products making a difference to our Industry!

How to get to the Show?

Arrive at the show without a fuss with our key information and travel guide.