Q & A
For whom is showUP?
showUP is the well-known dutch Trade Show for home & gift. showUP focuses on buyers from home & gift stores, conceptstores, webshops, department stores and museum stores. Are you press, a stylist or a blogger? You’re more than welcome to attend. Get your free tickets in advance.
Where can I find showUP?
showUP is held at the Expo Haarlemmermeer in Vijfhuizen. It’s a beautiful glass building in a green area. The venue is close to Amsterdam en Schiphol Airport and easily accessible by car and public transport. More info about getting there.
The address is:
2141 SB Vijfhuizen
showUP is held at Sunday 1 September and Monday 2 September from 10:00 – 18:00.
Where can I buy a ticket?
Fill in the registration form and you’ll receive an e-mail with a link to your personal e-ticket(s). Easy peasy!
I’m not registered at the Chamber of Commerce. Can I visit showUP?
showUP is a trade show for professionals and entrepreneurs from the branches home, gift, kids and lifestyle. You can only attend with a registration of the Chamber of Commerce.
Do you have hotel recommendations?
Yes! We do advise to spend two days at showUP, because there’s so much to see. Your badges is valid on both days. We like to stay in Hotel Haarlem, just around the corner of showUP. Our favorites in Amsterdam are Citizen M and Lloyd Hotel.
Can I show my ticket on my phone when I enter showUP?
We have ‘gone green’, so that’s definitely possible. Set your phone to the highest brightness and you can enter showUP in no time.
Is there a cloakroom?
Sure, the cloakroom is located near the entrance. We’re happy to take care of your personal belongings such as coats, bags and suitcases. And we do that for free.
Can I take pictures at showUP?
Yes, please! You can share your photos under the hashtag #showup19. We also love to see blogs about your visit.
Where can I find the brands and the floorplan?
I found an amazing brand/product, but forgot the name. Can you help?
No problem! Send us an email at email@example.com and we’re happy to help you.
Where can I find the schedule of listenUP?
You can find the schedule of listenUP online approximately one month in advance. 6 experts will inform you about the latest (online) trends and developments. We can already tell you: you don’t want to miss this!
Where can I make a reservation for the sessions of listenUP?
That’s not necessary! The listenUP sessions take place in the theater at the entrance and last about 45 minutes. There’s plenty of space, but make sure you are on time. All sessions are in Dutch, but there’s a lot to see on the screens.
Is showUP accessible for disabled visitors?
showUP is easily accessible for disabled visitors. There are special parking spaces in front of the door. Say hi to a traffic controller and they point you to your spot. Are you coming with a supervisor? Make sure he or she is also in possession of a ticket
Can I bring the kids?
Children are welcome under supervision, but there are no special activities.
Can I bring my dog?
We love dogs, but unfortunately they have to stay at home.
Is First Aid available?
Yes, there is. You can find them near the entrance on the map.
I lost something on showUP. What to do?
We’re sorry to hear that! Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’re happy to help you.
I have a question that is not listed above!
Please send us an email to email@example.com and we answer your question as soon as possible.