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The 2018 National Painting and Decorating Show has now finished.

A huge thank you to all our visitors and exhibitors.

This website will be updated for 2019 soon.

Great Connections to a Great Show

Painting And Decorating Show Ricoh Arena

The show venue, complete with on-site hotel, parking, restaurants and bars, is easily accessible by road, rail And air. It’s just a two-hour drive from 75% of the country. Birmingham Airport is a short drive away, and an on-site train station provides an hourly service between Coventry City station and Ricoh Arena.

This event has it covered!

FROM product innovation to trusted best sellers, this year’s event will display the latest trends, textures and techniques making decorating headlines. Visitors will discover profitable, and potentially lucrative, opportunities to meet exhibitors face-to-face, and exchange ideas and solutions with like-minded decorating pros.

National Painting And Decorating Show
National Painting And Decorating Show

So what are you waiting for? Pre-register today at for the major industry event that presents all things decorating – from paint and wallpaper, to prep tools and applicators, to colour trends and time-saving techniques.

BRIEFLY… 11th year at the show, and still innovative – see the Tesa range on stand 55… Special limited period offer from Chemfix for its Timbabuild Starter Kit Box… Pick up your free sample of Bedec Multi Surface Paint…  Futuristic, super strong, lightweight and dripless, that’s the ETS3000EL caulking gun – see a demo on stand 68A… Get a free sample of ‘One Can’, Bradite’s revolutionary all-in-one primer, blocker & finish at stand 83… Graco will demo the latest 110V version of its APX Texspray unit on stand 33… And of course don’t forget to pop on to the Dulux stand to shake paws with the Dulux Dog!

See the masters at work

PD Show Packexe Masterclass

Sponsored by Packexe, our two MasterClass theatres will again present practical presentations and demos every 30 minutes.

So take a seat, rest your feet and watch the experts in action as they reveal plenty of tricks and techniques of the trade.

SprayZone logoMaking its debut this year is SprayZone, an area designed to take the mystery out of spraying. This new feature is designed to complement the demonstrations by spray equipment manufacturers which have always been very popular with visitors. Whether already familiar with spray painting or complete novices, visitors will be instructed by demonstrators in the proper and safe use of several different types of equipment. There will also be impartial advice on coatings, masking products, abrasives and floor protection.

Free DecoBag, Samples, Deals, Prizes and more!

Each day of the show the first 1000 visitors to arrive will receive a FREE DecoBag packed with goodies donated by exhibitors!

Plus, every year this show buzzes with product launches, hands-on demos, theatre sessions, show-only deals, free samples, how-to information, competitions, raffles, prize draws, sporting challenges and celebrity guests.

Johnstone's At The Painting And Decorating Show 2018
Mirka At The PD Show

BRIEFLY… Trimaco will showcase its range of products for jobsite prep and protectionAvko Interior will demonstrate its luxury textured feature wall paint and smooth matt emulsion… PlastiKote will launch a new onestop-shop range for the decorating trade… Visit Coo-Var where there will be plenty of demos, product samples, goodie bags and a new product launch – plus your chance to win an airless sprayer worth over £250!… StortEskens is launching Multi Wipes into the market. Grab a sample on the Osmo stand… Little Greene will be exhibiting its latest paint collection, a refreshing new palette of authentic National Trust colours… MagnaMuros will launch the Paint For Pros range… Check out why you should be a member of the Painting and Decorating Association on stand 64… make sure you view Farrow & Ball’s distinctive paint colours and handcrafted wallpapers… Ciret will showcase its recently launched Masq range, along with a variety of brand new products being launched exclusively at the show.

paint-show-coffee-zoneThere’s so much to see that you might welcome a break to recharge your batteries and plan the rest of your visit, so drop in at the CoffeeZone, sponsored by Crown Decorating Centres.

paint-show-lucky-dipThe popular Lucky Dip will be back again this year, making everyone a winner of useful gifts, samples and promotional items. 1000’s of gifts to take home!

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