Smarter Shows | About Us


Smarter Shows is an exhibition and conference brand owner, delivering a portfolio of sector leading live events primarily in the aerospace, automotive and materials industries. Innovative and agile, we are a truly 21st-century events business, founded and supported by some of the most respected people in the business; our founders have over 50 years combined industry experience.

Our market leading brands and events includes the Space Tech Expo and Foam Expo series, Ceramics Expo and Adhesives & Bonding Expo.


What makes Smarter Shows unique?

Our global sales, marketing, conference production and operations teams are experts in creating commercial exhibitions and conferences for a range of industries. We pride ourselves on our ability to develop relationships with the leaders of the industry, bringing qualified decision-makers together and establishing our events as the industry meeting place.

The unique business development opportunities our live events create - through exhibition and sponsorship packages - offer unrivalled return-on-investment benefits. Partner with us to take full advantage, and do business in a better, smarter, way.


Our Leadership Team

James Reader

James Reader

Non-Executive Chairman

Emma Stokes

Emma Stokes

Managing Director

World leading brands


Smarter Shows is a proud member of the AEO (Association of Event Organisers), SISO (Society of Independent Show Organisers), IAEE (International Association of Exhibitions & Events) and Wired Sussex.

Contact us

Smarter Shows Ltd

Second Floor
79/83 North Street
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 1273 916 300

Toll Free: +1 855 436 8683