Exhibitor Booking Information

The ARB Show
Westonbirt Arboretum

Friday 17th – Saturday 18th May 2019

Westonbirt, The National Arboretum

ARB Show 2019 Booking NOW CLOSED

Plot pricing

Key to ARB Show 2019 Plot Prices

Site Plan for 2019

ARB Show Site Plan 2019
Click image to enlarge    Image shows plots sold as at 9th April 2019

Please note: Event plots go by the hour so the site map above may not reflect the most current availability. Plots shown as available may already be in the online booking process. Plots are only shown as unavailable once payment and full confirmation has been made on the online booking system.

The ARB Show is the largest and longest established show in the UK dedicated to arboriculture

After the most successful event in our history, with over 8,000 visitors, the ARB Show will return to Westonbirt on 17-18 May 2019:

  • Tools, Climbing kit and PPE
  • Vehicles, accessories and equipment
  • Fuels
  • Recycling
  • Timber processing equipment
  • Training, Careers, accreditation and qualification advice
  • Insurance services
  • Landscaping tools and equipment
  • Platforms, trailers, cranes and lifts
  • Power equipment for arborists and landscapers
  • Tree assessment technologies
  • Tree management and mapping
  • Vegetation management AND MORE…

Join us to celebrate the world of Arboriculture

Wide range of plot options – sizes, locations and prices.

Up to 8,500 visitors and buyers expected.

ARB Show 2018 the stats…

ARB Show 2018 Stats Infographic
ARB Show visitors 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Friday 4,034 3,015 1,540 1,600 1,423 1,233
Saturday 4,328 3,819 1,390 1,520 846 837
3ATC 40 48 54 76 58 48
AA Guests 12 15 N/A 6 24 23
Exhibitors 102 109 190 580 401 382
Total 8,516 7,006 3,486 3,706 2,770 2,574


2019 – The ARB Show App – an enhanced experience for visitors

Free listing for all Exhibitors and further promotional opportunities!

The dedicated ARB Show app will available for visitors to download up to 6 weeks before the show. The App provides an enhanced experience enabling visitors quick access to exhibitor information and deals. All Exhibitors will get a free listing in the App, which will be available for free through iTunes and the Google Play store and will give your brand a more prominent reach before, during and after the event.

Make your brand stand out – promotional opportunities within the app

Let us know your ARB Show deals so we can include them in your app page

Visitor Attractions:

  • Shopping for a wide range of products and services – all in one place.
  • Meeting up with old friends and contacts.
  • FREE entry to the Arboretum.
  • Tree work demonstrations.
  • Competitions and events, 3ATC Tree Climbing Competition.
  • Education, advice and workshops.
  • Technical support desk.
  • Family attractions.
  • Catering and Bar.
  • Off-site camping Friday night, hog roast, pub bar and band.
  • Easy access site. Extensive FREE visitor parking.

There is plenty to bring the buyers: whether it is competitions, the tree work and equipment demonstrations from STIHL and other industry leaders, the catering and entertainment, the camping and networking, meeting the AA or SIMPLY the SHOPPING.

We are sure that at least 8,000 buying arborists will be here again this year. Plus the interest of Westonbirt visitors: The tree loving general public!

Are you a regular to the ARB Show? We’d like to welcome you again this year.

New to the ARB Show? Look at our website and see what it’s all about: www.trees.org.uk/The-ARB-Show


Booking a space is easy – using the new online booking system!

  1. Complete your company details in the online booking form
  2. Select your preferred plot(s)
  3. Select any other promotional opportunities
  4. Read notes and terms and conditions
  5. Upload your insurance documents
  6. Read the Risk Assessment Guidance and Submit your Risk Assessment within 7 days of booking
  7. Either pay in full on line by card or request an invoice. (Invoices must be paid within 7 days of booking).


How to get there

Access to the ARB Show is easy – the entrance to Westonbirt Arboretum is on the A344 approximately 3 miles south of Tetbury, Glos, GL8 8QS.

  • Standard plots are 10m x 10m as shown.
  • ‘T’ plots are curtain-fronted marquees, 3m x 3m.
  • The ground surface of all plots is rough mown grass.
  • Prices are indicated by colour coding as detailed in the ‘key to stand prices’, above.
  • Overnight security patrols (Thursday-Friday and Friday-Saturday) are included in these prices, however, the AA does not accept responsibility for any loss or damage to your property.
  • Marquees can be provided on your plot by the Arboricultural Association; please ask for details.
  • Activities on some plots are restricted:
    • D01 – D09 are for active, running machinery demonstration only (no static displays accepted on these plots).
    • No noisy running machinery may be demonstrated on other plots.
  • Wood and brash for processing on demonstration sites is available for purchase, which also includes removal of any arisings after the Show.
  • The Arboricultural Association reserves the right to adjust site layout to reflect demand without notice.

Exhibitor notes:

Exhibitors will be allocated three wristbands per plot booked, which are valid for both days. Additional staff or guest wristbands may be purchased. Please note that is the responsibility of the Exhibitor to ensure that all their staff and/or guests are provided with wrist bands prior to the event. Entrance gate staff will not permit entry to any staff/guests on show days who are not wearing a wristband.