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A Calendar of Sewing Events for 2020

A Calendar of Sewing Events for 2020

A successful and growing business will be able to balance running their organisation’s day-to-day duties alongside attending (or even hosting) events that will strengthen technical skills, knowledge and bonds with important figures in your industry.

We’ve collated a list of the most important industrial sewing events for you to attend in 2020 – you might see our company attending some of these too!


Printwear & Promotions LIVE

When: 19th – 20th Jan

Where: NEC, Birmingham

What:  As the only exhibition dedicated to the UK garment decoration industry, the show aims to inspire its visitors, providing a vibrant, dynamic and interactive event with workshops, seminars, advice from industry experts and on stand demonstrations.

Attendees will be able to benefit from garment decoration tips and small business advice in the seminar suites, while the Screen Print Workshop and the popular Fashion Show make a return for 2020.

A one-stop-shop for printwear professionals, as well as those looking to enter the market, the exhibition is the industry’s annual meeting place and networking event. It features around 150 stands from all sectors of the garment and product decoration market.

The exhibition will once again be a launch pad for new equipment, while new garment lines and ranges from existing and new exhibitors will be showcased on stand.

We will be exhibiting on Stand H30, demonstrating the latest technology and machinery from Brother and ZSK.

Photo: Stocks at the Printwear & Promotions LIVE exhibition 2019


Print & Stitch Roadshow

When: 2020 dates will be announced soon.

Where: Will be announced soon.

What: Known as the UK’s premier print and embroidery roadshow, this event is a must see for all those whose business relies on augmenting wearables with print media or embroidery. This is your chance to connect with pivotal businesses, learn new techniques and acquire new technology.

We host this event and our final show of 2019 was their busiest show to date.

Photo: Taken from Print & Stitch Nottingham 2019


Advanced Engineering

When: 4th – 5th November

Where: NEC, Birmingham

What: This event is the UK’s largest annual exhibition and conference for advanced manufacturers and supply chain professionals.

Source products and discover new technologies across Advanced Engineering’s co-locating show zones, including aero engineering, composites engineering, automotive engineering, performance metals engineering, connected manufacturing and new for 2020; medical device engineering.

It’s the UK’s only event truly able to introduce you to new technologies and products in less familiar but parallel manufacturing sectors.

As the sole UK representatives, Stocks attend this show alongside ZSK Technical Embroidery Systems to show how ZSK technical embroidery machines can be tailored to the composite industry.

embroidery machine exhibition by stocks embroidery machinery

Photo: Taken from Advanced Engineering 2019 showing the ZSK JCZA Technical Embroidery Machine.