Hard Surfaces 2023

Visitor Frequently Asked Questions

Where does the event take place?

At ExCeL London, Royal Victoria Dock, London E16 1XL, United Kingdom.

What are the dates of the show?

Tuesday 26 – Thursday 28 April 2022.

What are the opening times?

Tuesday 26 April: 10:00 – 17:00

Wednesday 27 April: 10:00-17:00

Thursday 28 April: 10:00-17:00

Is there a cost to visit?

No, entry to the show, including attendance to the conference, is free of charge

What can I expect to see at Hard Surfaces

Exhibits include innovative hard surfaces from all over the world – terrazzo, glass, porcelain, ceramic, solid surfaces, ultra-compact surfaces, metal and more

Other exhibits include:

  • fixing systems
  • sealants
  • adhesives
  • cleaning materials
  • tooling
  • other related products and services.

Who is exhibiting at Hard Surfaces?

View the current exhibitor list.

How do I register to attend?

Attendance is free of charge. Registration will be available via this website late 2022.

Can I attend on more than one day?

Yes, your entry badge is valid for all three days and you can attend as many times as you like.

Where can I stay?

The ExCeL campus is close to 22 hotels meaning a good night’s sleep is never more than just a few minutes’ walk from the exhibition.  The community of local hotels have new StaySafe™ procedures in place to provide additional protection for event attendees as part of our response to COVID-19. Visit www.excel.london for details of hotels in the area.

If you want to go out after The Natural Stone Show but don’t want to travel too far from your hotel - you don’t have to!  Visit www.excel.london/visitor/after-hours to pick from an exciting range of bars, restaurants and entertainment venues nearby.

Can I access internet at Hard Surfaces?    

There are two WiFi options within the venue: ExCeL FREE or ExCeL Free fast.  You can log in using your social media accounts or by directly by filling in your details.

Is there disabled access? 

Yes, there are also disabled parking bays and accessible toilets, see the ExCeL website for detailed information.

Is there food and drink available at the venue? 

Yes, there are a number of food outlets at ExCeL, see the ExCeL website for detailed information.

For any other queries, don't hesitate to contact us

Hard Surfaces will be complemented by the market leading Natural Stone Show, which offers an extraordinarily varied palette of stone surfaces from around the world, together with the latest ‘Fix, Seal & Maintenance’ solutions for the hard surfaces industry. 

A packed education programme will also take place over the 3 days with 30 CPD-accredited seminars attracting over 5,000 building professionals. All visitors to Hard Surfaces will be able to cross over into the Natural Stone Show free of charge.