More than 400 suppliers of products, services and brands will gather at the NEC in Birmingham for the National Convenience Show (NCS) and the Farm Shop & Deli Show on 18-20 April.

As well as supplier exhibitors, the Retailer Hub live feature returns this year, bringing together leading suppliers, retailers and industry experts to discuss the latest consumer insights and sector trends, while the Digital Hub aims to help visitors manage their presence on social media and other online platforms.

Voting for the Great New Idea competition at the National Convenience Show and its co-located shows Food & Drink Expo, Foodex and the Farm Shop & Deli Show, is now open. More than 30 products have already entered, which will be whittled down to three through online voting ahead of the event. All those who vote will be entered into a prize draw to win £250. A winner will be chosen at the show.

Visit to register for all shows for free.