The Big Christmas Press Show 2022 - FAQs

Q: What are the opening hours?
A: Wednesday 14th September | 9.00 - 18.00 | Press Day
Thursday 15th September | 10.00 - 16.00 | Influencer Day
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 be on the list as attending and will have your Eventbrite confirmation, with further text and email updates to follow. If you registered for the show and did not meet the entry requirements, then you may hear from us detailing why your registration had been denied.

Q: I am an influencer who has under 15k following, can I attend?
A: The requirement of entry to the show for influencers, is that you must have a following of 15k + to be eligible to attend. 

Q: The deadline to register for the show is 16.00 on the 13th 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 on the 13th September, do not fear! If you have over 15k 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: Which day is best to attend?
A: The days are identical in terms of offering. Wednesday 14th September is solely reserved for journalist attendance. Thursday 15th is reserved for influencer and journalist attendance. If you are a member of the press and cannot attend on Wednesday 14th, then you will also be able to attend on Thursday 15th. 

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 to the event they will be given a visitor pass and 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:Please keep up to date on our website


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: Do I receive Uber credit?
A: Uber credit will be offered to support your transport to the show, we will be sending instructions to activate your Uber credit on the week of the show.