28-29 October 2019 Business Design Centre

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

When is the show?

Monday 28th October - 10am to 17:00pm
Tuesday 29th October - 10am to 16:30pm

Last entry into the show is 1 hour before closing. 

How do I get to the show?

LOCATION

The Business Design Centre is located in the heart of Islington with easy access to and from Central London by public transport. Surrounded by restaurants and bars the Business Design Centre is in the ideal location bordering North and Central London making it easily accessible by any means.

Please make sure if you are walking to the venue, then you need to find us just off Upper Street; for the best directions launch our location in Google Maps. The entrance on Liverpool Road is for loading only and does not allow access for pedestrians. 

TRANSPORT

Driving to the venue is simple as we are located just outside the congestion charge zone on the A1. Please see the Parking page for details of how to direct your sat nav and to pre-book your parking.

Local Transport

There are many ways to get to the venue including the use of buses and both the London underground and overground. The nearest tube station Angel (Northern line), is a five minute walk away allowing you to travel to the Central London within minutes. Just a little further in the opposite direction is Highbury and Islington with great underground and overground connections. 

There are many bus stops near the venue which cover several routes in and around London.  Please click here for the journey planner to plan your trip.

As well as buses, cycling is another popular form of transport used to get to and from the venue. In terms of bike hire there are several Santander Cycle Hire stations located in Islington should you wish to rent one.

Outside the UK

Getting to the venue from outside the UK is also an easy and stress free option, with Gatwick and Heathrow and Stansted being our closest London airports. Accessing the Business Design Centre from the airport can be done through the express train service from GatwickHeathrow and Stansted that run regularly throughout the day into Central London.

For more information relating to activities and services in the local area of Islington click here

Does the venue have a car park?

Parking is available in the following car park, it is advisable to book this in advance. 

UPPER STREET CAR PARK

SatNav Reference - To reach us please use Postcode N1 0PW.

• Located next to the Business Design Centre and Hilton Hotel
• With 250 spaces all undercover
• Facilities for disabled and electric vehicle charging.
• Open 24/7 with full CCTV and on site security
• Free bicycle parking
• Dedicated motorcycle bays
• Maximum height 1.9m
• Pre-booking your parking to guarantee space availability
  (booking fee applies)

For more information on parking click here 

Who can attend?

Caffè Culture is strictly a trade only event and is not open to the general public. Admission is restricted to professional persons working in the café and coffee bar industry. Proof of trade status may be requested on arrival. 

Can students attend?

No, students are not permitted to attend.

Can I bring my children?

No. This is a business event and entry is restricted to those people working in the industry. Children will only be permitted under exceptional circumstances. 

How much does it cost to attend?

Admission to Caffè Culture is free to all trade visitors who register in advance. 

When will I receive my visitor badge?

Once registered you will receive an email confirmation with a link to your e-badge. Simply click on the link to download your ticket, print it out and bring it with you to the show. Your badge will allow you entry to the event on both days.

What if I loose my e-badge / registration confirmation email?

As long as you have registered you will be able to collect your badge onsite. Just ask one of the staff in the registration area and they will be happy to assist you. We will also send a badge reminder email a week before the show to all those registered to ensure they have their badge handy. You can scan a print out when entering the show or use your phone. 

Does my badge enable me to return on another day?

Yes your visitor badge will be valid on both days of the show. There is no need for you to register again once you have done it. 

Can I approach exhibitors and other visitors to sell my products?

No, the only people permitted to sell at Caffè Culture are the exhibitors. Anyone caught actively selling to exhibitors will be politely asked to leave the show. 

Where can I find more information about the Business Design Centre?

You can find more information about the venue by clicking here or simply visit www.businessdesigncentre.co.uk

How can I book accommodation for my visit?

If you require accomodation for the duration of your visit to the show simply click here 

What is accessibility at the venue like?

At the Business Design Centre all visitors enjoy the same awarding winning customer experience across the whole venue. For this reason they are a fully DDA compliant venue. Click here and you can find more information on the ways they make it easy for all our visitors to enjoy visiting events held there.  

REGISTER FOR YOUR FREE TRADE TICKETS TODAY!

We are delighted to announce that our visitor registration for this year's event is now live, this is free to all members of the trade, simply complete the form and submit to receive your free trade visitor badges. 

REGISTER HERE

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