Information Trade Stand Exhibitors may find useful
For 2019 the gates will now open at 7am to the public. This will mean deliveries and C-Pass access for vehicles will be earlier. Please refer to 'further information' in FAQ's and your Trade Guide.
Exhibitors in Scotland's Larder Live will now be able to preview our anticipated layout change for 2020. Head to the Exhibitors Lounge within the hall for more details.
The Trade and Contractors Site Office (TaCSO) is located across from the RBS branch, next door to the Young Farmers building. The Trade Stand team and Facilities team will be located here during build, live days and break.
The end of May (providing the balance is paid in full)
No, if you are wearing a wristband then you do not need any tickets to accompany this. Full details of Tickets & Wristband allocation and use can be found under Section 7 of the Trade Exhibitor Guide.
Yes, cars that have equipment/resources in them to unload onsite require a ‘Car unload pass’, issued in advance along with all other tickets and passes. The pass is for unloading purposes ONLY and may be exchanged between vehicles on exit.
Commercial vehicles will be given a pass on arrival (Mon 4th to Wed 20th). Full details can be found in the trade exhibitor guide Section 14 onwards.
Once vehicles are unloaded, they must leave the site where they can park up & passengers can then walk back onsite.
Car unload passes are issued by the end of May. Commercial vehicles will be given a pass on arrival to the site.
Please inform the Trade Stands team on when you expect to arrive on site to commence your build
Section 17 (page 14) in your Trade Guide details key information on Show 'build'
Section 35 (page 21) in your Trade Guide details key information on Show 'break'
Key information relating to Sunday egress after the Show and vital traffic information will be directly communicated to exhibitors
This is confirmed within the Trade Exhibitor Guide. Please see Section 32 - Outdoor Guide and Section 23 – Indoor Guides.
Commercial delivery vehicles, supplying stands with stock during the four days of the show require a ‘C Pass’. All ‘C passes’ are free of charge and should have been requested at time of application; section 8 of the outdoor application form. Commercial vehicles will be allowed access during the four days of the show, for delivery, between the following times:
04.30hrs and 06.45hrs. The latest access in 06.45hrs. Vehicles must leave the Showground BEFORE 07.00hrs OPENING time.
20:30hrs and 22:30hrs. The latest access is 22.00hrs
Vehicles will not be permitted to enter the Showground during public opening times. All on-site or stock vehicles MUST NOT move around the Showground between 06.55hrs and 20.30hrs. Failure to observe the above instructions and times may result in the vehicle and person(s) being removed from the Showground.
All small packages delivered pre-Show and all packages delivered between the hours of 07:00 and 20:30 during the Show must be left at the Deliveries drop off point outside Gate 1. All packages must clearly state the stand name, stand number and have a contact mobile number. If a package is left at the drop of point for you, you will be advised.
Maximum heights -
Outdoor stand - 10m
13th Avenue Arcade - 2.5m
Scotland's Larder Live - 2.5m
If you intend to break the surface of the ground anywhere on your site, for any purpose, a Permit to Break the Ground application must be completed. No work which requires a ‘Permit to Break the Ground’ can commence onsite without the person contracted possessing a signed Permit.
This can be downloaded from the website under the Exhibitor Downloads section
Yes you can have an electrical supply on your stand; you can download an application form from the exhibitor downloads section our website. If you are unsure whether you have ordered this facility, please contact Pratt Bros on +44(0)131 333 3665.
Electrical Services are ordered directly with Pratt Bros Exhibitions. The Royal Highland Show will endeavour to turn ALL power on in the morning of Wednesday before Show, or before if specifically requested. Please note however, the service may be intermittent throughout Wednesday due to testing. All power will be live for Show opening.
Power issues can be reported to the TaCSO (Trade and Contractors Site Office) and Pratt Bros will be notified.
Yes, full terms and conditions will be available from the Trade Stand Team from May.
Yes, you are required to collect and manage all rubbish within your stand space and then either place in the general bins provided across the site (or at the side of them) for contactor to uplift.
The bins will be regularly emptied by the onsite contractor throughout the Show.
The Royal Highland Show actively encourages recycling. We will have dedicated exhibitor/trader recycling points in certain 'back of house' locations. Details will be communicated to you nearer to the Show. Public recycling points will also be located around the Showground.
You should strongly consider not using SINGLE USE plastics or packaging that cannot be commonly recycled.
No at present we do not, however if this changes then we will let you know.
Caravans can come onsite from Monday 17th.
All caravans must be removed by close of play Monday 24th June.
Yes, please send any information to firstname.lastname@example.org
Unfortunately we do not currently have a trade stand competition, however if we introduce one in the future we will let you know.
Yes, we introduced a Business Centre a few years ago which has 5 private meeting rooms, which can be booked in advance or at the reception desk.
It also has IT facilities including Wi-Fi, Fax Machine, Photocopier, PC & Printer. Complimentary refreshments are available for use during meetings.
The Business Centre is located overlooking the main ring on 7th Avenue and is open from 9am to 5pm daily; it is free of charge and all trade exhibitors are encouraged to use the facility.
Yes, all approved contractors are listed within the Trade Exhibitor Guides, Pages 39-43 of the Outdoor Trade Guide.
Yes we do, this is located on the north side of the showground but is not covered by our security and vehicles are parked at your own risk. For exact location please ask on exit of showground.