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Trade Decorator FESTIVAL line-up

Check out our superb line up for the Trade Decorator Festival. Just click the button below the event you’re interested in and book your place today. See you soon!

Monday, 28 September 2020 at 09:00 am BST.    

Join Paul Mousell, the UK Sales Manager at Trimaco who will give product overviews and demonstrations, following which there will be the opportunity for you to ask him questions, just as if you were visiting Trimaco’s stand at a trade show.

Monday, 28 September 2020 at 01:00 pm BST.    

Find out how your organisation can benefit from WorldSkills UK and its programmes. Mike Swan, lecturer at Dundee and Angus College and WorldSkills UK Training Manager for Painting and Decorating, will be joined by former apprentice Callum Bonner, UK representative in the WorldSkills Competition.

Monday, 28 September 2020 at 03:00 pm BST.    

Join Craig Foster from Festool demonstrates the brand new Planex LHS 2 225 as part of #TradeDecoratorFestival
Craig will take you through all the features and components of this brand-new long reach sander that’s perfect for walls and ceilings. 

Tuesday, 29 September 2020 at 09:00 am BST.    

Join Repaircare at the #Trade DecoratorFestival for a tutorial on Timber repairs and find out how you can win 1 of 3 Repaircare Training courses. 

Tuesday, 29 September 2020 at 01:00 pm BST.    

Join the guys from PeelTec as they demonstrate two revolutionary products for the painting and decorating sector. 
Check out the Trade Decorator Forum for your chance to win a hamper brimming with PeelTec & CT1 goodies.

Tuesday, 29 September 2020 at 03:00 pm BST.    

The demonstration will show the correct prep cleaners to use and the spraying method to achieve the flawless factory finish from Kolorbond’s single pack coating.

Tuesday, 29 September 2020 at 07:00 pm BST.    

Please join us for the 3M™ virtual pub Quiz on Tuesday 29th September!
There will of course be a goody bag with some of your favourite 3M products (yes, a 3M™ Hand-Masker™) and merch for the winner. Plus, prizes for runners up too*.

Wednesday, 30 September 2020 at 09:00 am BST.    

Tesa is launching its latest innovation – High Quality Masking tapes for spraying paint at #TradeDecoratorFestival – Join tesa on 30th September at 9:00am to find out more!
Following the presentation there will be a live Q&A and you can put your questions to Greg Perkins from tesa.

Wednesday, 30 September 2020 at 01:00 pm BST.    

Trade Decorator and Osmo have teamed up to bring you an exclusive review.
The review will be detailing the product and application process. Gary will be showing you the results that can be achieved on a newly laid wooden floor and telling you what sets it apart from its competitors.

Wednesday, 30 September 2020 at 07:00 pm BST.    

Join Jon Mears as he shares his secrets so you can unlock the full potential of social media and harness its power to get more clients.
Jon shares all the tried and tested techniques he has personally used to increase revenue and open up new business opportunities without spending any money on ads! 

Amazing prizes up for grabs with Mirka at Trade Decorator FESTIVAL
Mirka will be launching a competition on Thursday 1st October, as part of Trade Decorator FESTIVAL, where you will have the chance of winning a Dual Voltage Mirka Leros!
Tune into Trade Decorators social media channels at 10am on Thursday 1st October to find out how to enter and win this excellent prize.

Thursday, 01 October 2020 at 01:00 pm BST.    

 Pete Wilkinson will be hosting a no cost webinar on Pricing for Decorators.
Are you a decorator who struggles with pricing? This session is designed to look at pricing strategies that decorators use to price up decorating work

Thursday, 01 October 2020 at 03:00 pm BST.    

Join Gyproc for a product demo and giveaway of their plasterboard patches as part of #TradeDecoratorFestival.
Gyproc Plasterboard Patches – these are a great accessory to add on when choosing a filler!

Friday, 02 October 2020 at 09:00 am BST.    

Join Gary Pierce, Senior Area Sales Manager and Alan Collins, Technical Training and Site Support Manager as they host a decorating masterclass to demonstrate the versatility of prem fill & finish filler and smoother.
Wondertex prem fill & finish is specially formulated for plasterers and decorators as a multi-use, one product does all.

Friday, 02 October 2020 at 01:00 pm BST.    

OB1 / SIROFLEX producer of world leading high performance products bring to you the Painting & Decorating Trouble shooting kit!

Friday, 02 October 2020 at 03:00 pm BST.    

In this webinar with Grant Robertson, founder of Shake and Speare who specialise in creating websites for tradespeople, we’ll look into the best practices for websites and how you can make the most of them. We’ll start with the basics and look at the outline of a website, then look into the right way to structure your site before diving into the type of content and features you should have.

Monday, 05 October 2020 at 01:00 pm BST.    

As part of Trade Decorator Festival Leading adhesive tape manufacturer, Shurtape, is delighted to be demonstrating its market leading FrogTape® products along with some exciting giveaways. 

Monday, 05 October 2020 at 03:00 pm BST.    

Join us and our panel of experts to discuss apprenticeships, the future of the industry and the impact of Coronavirus.

Apprenticeship schemes, successes and challenges.  Current difficulties in keeping people in the industry.  The role of CITB and current funding for training initiatives.  How sole traders and SME businesses can support young people. What impact do we think coronavirus will have on the industry? Where do we see the future of the industry?

Tuesday, 06 October 2020 at 09:00 am BST.    

Product demonstration: Watch for some top tips from Knauf.
Join Chris Lee for an introduction to Knauf Airless Finish – the highly efficient alternative to traditional plaster for finishing walls and ceilings.

Tuesday, 06 October 2020 at 01:00 pm BST.    

The founders, both painters and decorators, will be demonstrating how the AppyQuote system is a proven system that worked in their very own decorating business and how it can be implemented in your business.  Plus WIN an i-pad!!  Join Jamie in the live Q&A and the person that asks the best question about AppyQuote or the founders will win an i-pad live in the session.  

Tuesday, 06 October 2020 at 03:00 pm BST.    

Product Demonstration & LIVE Q&A: Get to know the parquet floor range which includes a selection of water-borne primers and topcoats.

Wednesday, 07 October 2020 at 09:00 am BST.    

Nick Sammut, Trade Decorator product reviewer and Painting & Decorating social media influencer will be reviewing the Wagner SF23 Pro .

Wednesday, 07 October 2020 at 01:00 pm BST.    

Jon Mears of Andura coatings gives you a 5 step plan to getting bigger, better and more profitable clients.
Whether you are looking for commercial or residential work, this plan will help you develop your perfect customer base and take your business to the next level.

Wednesday, 07 October 2020 at 03:00 pm BST.    

Join the guys from Paintshack and Trev & Ryan from 2 Decorators and 1 Microphone for live product demos. Should be great fun, and keep an eye out for the elephants!

Thursday, 08 October 2020 at 09:00 am BST.    

 Jordan Charters  will be demonstrating the unique features of the Flex GE7 Sander and telling you how it is.
If you’re considering investing in a new wall and ceiling sander check out Jordan’s review and see if the Flex Giraffe GE7 is the machine for you!

Thursday, 08 October 2020 at 03:00 pm BST.    

Join Lesley and learn a decorative paint technique which can be trowelled or rolled, depending on skills. It’s a finish that can go right over the paint on the wall and will give a seamless, focal wall in custom colours. It takes two days to do because of drying, so a great add on to any work you are already doing in the house.

Friday, 09 October 2020 at 01:00 pm BST.    

We know that sometimes it can be difficult to know how to take action to prevent suicide. Knowing where to start, or what to say can seem daunting or confusing.
This session will cover why we need to take action in the workplace, what signs to be aware of and how you can take action and create lasting change within your workplace today.

Friday, 09 October 2020 at 06:00 pm BST.    

Join Joel Bardall in this Trade Decorator Festival takeover as he takes a look at all the latest topics in the market including product launches, top tips, and exclusive deals.
Joel is also joined by some of the biggest names from across the industry giving their view on the latest news and developments. It’ll be fun evening for sure!