The Big Christmas Press Show 2023 - FAQs

  • Q: What date is the show on and what are the opening hours?

  • A: Wednesday 13th September 2023 | 8.30 - 19.00
    The event is drop in style so please attend at a time of your choosing.

  • Q: How do I know if I am accepted to attend the show?

  • A: If you registered and have met all the requirements for entry to the show, then you will receive a registration confirmation email stating your registration has been successful. If you registered for the show and did not meet the entry requirements, you will receive a registration email stating that you did not meet the criteria and that your registration has subsequently been denied.

  • Q: What are the influencer entry requirements?

  • A: This year we have raised the bar for entry requirements. Influencers must meet the follower requirements of 20k (+) followers on one platform (not combined) to be eligible to attend the show.

  • Q: I am an influencer who has under 20k following, can I attend?

  • A: The entry requirement to the show for influencers, is that you must have a following of 20k (+) on one platform (not combined) to be eligible to attend. We won’t be able to make any exceptions.

  • Q: The deadline to register for the show is 16.00pm on the 12th September. What do I do if I have missed the deadline to register for the event?

  • A: If you have missed the 16.00pm deadline, do not fear! If you have over 20k (+) followers or are a member of the press and have ID and or a press pass then you will be able to register onsite on the day of the event. Please note if you do not meet this criteria you will be turned away.

  • Q: Can I bring my child?

  • A: Unfortunately due to health and safety reasons we cannot accommodate children at the event. The event is going to be a busy, business, networking environment and we would strongly recommend making childcare arrangements if possible. However, if you are breastfeeding we are understanding if you’re unable to make other arrangements.

  • Q: Can I bring a small pet animal?

  • A: The show is going to be a busy, business, networking environment and we would strongly recommend making other arrangements if possible.

  • Q: Can I bring a plus one?

  • A: There are plenty of networking opportunities to meet PRs and other members of the media community at the event. If you wish to bring a plus one, you will be able to register them as a guest once you have received your confirmation email to attend the show, via a link in the email. Please note plus ones will be given a visitor pass and will not be eligible for gifting as this is solely reserved for press and influencers.

  • Q: Can I bring luggage?

  • A: There is a cloakroom to check in bags and coats, no luggage or large bags are permitted in the event.

  • Q: What if I can no longer make the event?

  • A: If you are unable to attend the event, then the brands and retailers following the show will be uploading all their top products they showcased to our media image library: PressFix which you can access here: . You will not be able to access any of the show benefits if you cannot attend.

  • Q: Where can I see the list of exhibitors who will be showcasing at the show?

  • A: Head to our website and check out the floorplan: HERE


  • Q: How do I get to the Business Design Centre?

  • A: Public transport is the fastest way to get to the event, plan your journey with Citymapper using the postcode N1 0QH.

  • Q: Do you cover train travel to the event?

  • A: We do not cover train travel to the event, please make your way to your nearest London mainline station, you can then easily access the venue by public transport or using a subsided fare on Uber.

  • Q: How do I receive the Uber credit?

  • A: We will be sending instructions to activate your Uber credit nearer the time of the show. The credit allows for £25 each way and you must be travelling to/from the show for it to be activated.

Email & Instagram Correspondence:

  • Q: I have sent an email / DM on Instagram and not heard from you?

  • A: Due to the sheer volume of messages we receive,, we are unable to respond to all individual enquiries, the FAQs should answer everything you need to know and all information will be provided in the lead up to the event.