Top Drawer

A/W, 9—11 September 2018 | Olympia London

| S/S, 13—15 January 2019

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Essential Information

Essential Information

Can anyone visit Top Drawer A/W18?

Top Drawer is a trade only show, which means that you need to be able to prove you are a part of the retail trade. Exhibitors have a 'minimum order' policy and will not sell to members of the public. If you are in the process of setting up your own retail business, or are a student within the retail industry then you are more than welcome to attend. 

Register here for Top Drawer S/S 2018!

Do I need to provide proof of trade?

Yes. Spot checks for proof of trade will be in operation. You should have proof of trade on you which can include a business card or a company cheque book. If you are found buying for personal use, you will be asked to leave the exhibition.

How can I register my colleague?

You can register a colleague by filling a new form.

How much does it cost to visit Top Drawer?

If you pre-register prior to the show you will save yourself a £50 onsite fee. All those who aren't pre-registered will have to pay £50 on the door when they arrive at the show.

When do I get my badge?

Top Drawer has 'gone green', meaning we will not be sending out any badges in the post. Simply bring your registration confirmation email, or just your badge number and you will be able to print off your badge at the show. If you have any questions regarding your badge please contact one of our team members in the Contact Us section.

What is the Indigo Club?

The Indigo Club is a loyalty club for the most loyal and important department store, multiple, and independent buyers to Clarion Events retail trade shows. If you are an Indigo Club member wishing to attend Top Drawer, you should bring your Indigo Club badge with you to the show, to ensure your fast-track entry.

Be sure to use the facilities in the Indigo Lounge at the show, where you can take advantage of complimentary tea, coffee, and cloakroom facilities.

Please note: In order to obtain/retain your membership for S/S18 you need to have attended any three of our shows in 2017, or the same show for three consecutive years.

How can I attend as a VIP?

All exhibitors are entitled to invite their key buyers to attend the show as VIPs, entitling them to fast track entry, use of the Indigo Club lounge, and free cloakroom use. If you have been nominated, your badge will state your VIP nominated status, and the accompanying badge letter will highlight that you have been nominated by an exhibitor.

How do I pre-book a car-parking space?

To pre-book car parking please  click here

What disabled facilities are available at the show?

A number of facilities are available for disabled access to the show. For more information on disabled parking bays, wheelchair loan and hearing assistance amongst others, please visit the disability access page on the Olympia website -

Can I obtain a VISA to travel to the show?

The organisers of Top Drawer regret that they are not able to send out letters of invitation for visitors from overseas in order to help secure visas.

If your business is relevant to Top Drawer you will have to provide evidence to the British Embassy in your country by submiting proof of your employment and the nature of your employers business. Please DO NOT contact the organisers with regards to this, as all requests for letters of invitation will be denied

Can I bring my young child with me?

If you choose to bring your young child with you to Top Drawer, you must be responsible for the child, and be aware that we have no creche facilities. We do not promote Top Drawer as an environment for children.

Are there any security procedures at the show?

Security procedures will be carry out to ensure safety to all our visitors.

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