Why visit

The London Stationery Show is a 2 day stationery extravaganza at the Business Design Centre where you will find something new. If you buy or sell writing and paper products, or are thinking of doing so, this is the exhibition for you. There is nothing else like it.  It’s where fashion meets function.

The London Stationery Show offers buyers the biggest selection of writing and paper products from around the world all in one place, with everything from the everyday to high end. It’s easy to see what’s LSS16 - Show overviewnew and who’s new, and make the best possible use of your time.  There are a lot of exhibitors and brands at the Stationery Show that you won’t see at other UK events.

Products include: Adhesives, tapes | Art & Craft | Calendars | Children’s stationery | Desktop | Diaries | Envelopes | Filing and storage | Gift packaging/wrap  | Gift stationery| Highlighters, markers | Home Office | Invitations | Journals | Leather goods | Licensed stationery | Notebooks, pads | Notecards, postcards | Organisers | Paper | Pencils | Pens | Social stationery | Staplers, punches | Writing products

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Click here to register to visit.



Stationery Show 2012 - Business Design CentreThe London Stationery Show takes place at the stylish Business Design Centre in vibrant Islington in London. It’s easy to get to, and there are over 500 bars, pubs, restaurants and cafes in the area.

The address of the Business Design Centre is 52 Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 0QH. Tel 020 7359 3535.

The BDC is one of the UK’s most spectacular venues with lots of natural light, fully carpeted floor space and superb facilities. It is within 2 miles of the City and West End.

There is free Wi-Fi access for visitors, and there is full access for those with disabilities. It’s a relaxed and inspiring setting in which to do business, and look at new stationery products.


Travel to the Stationery Show

The easiest and quickest way to travel to the Business Design Centre (view map)  is by public transport.  52 Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 0QH

By Train

If you are traveling by train, the sooner you book your ticket, the more money you will save.

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The venue is a five minute walk from Angel underground station which is just one stop on the Northern line from King’s Cross St Pancras and two stops from Euston. Turn right on coming out of the station and walk up Upper Street. After a few minutes, at a set of traffic lights (Byron on the right hand side!), you will see the Business Design Centre set back from the road on the LEFT HAND side.Taxi

By Car

For those traveling by car, there is a car park next door to the Business Design Centre with 285 spaces charged at £6 for the first 2 hours and £3 per hour thereafter (max height 1.9m). There is also limited additional capacity in the nearby shopping centre’s multi-storey car park.


The closest hotels to the Business Design Centre are the Hilton London Islington, which is alongside the venue in Upper Street, the Premier Inn London Islington Green, and Double Tree London (formerly Jury’s Inn), which is 5 minutes walk on Pentonville Road.

Hilton Hotels
London Islington | Tel: 020 7354 7700 |
Premier Inn London Islington Green
Premier Inn
London Islington Green | Tel: 0871 527 8558 | 
Double Tree
Double Tree
London | Tel: 020 7282 5500 |


Alternatively, CLICK HERE to open up the show’s very own HotelMap which gives a great overview of what’s available in the area.

What buyers say….

  • STShow15_35 “This is our favourite show of the year, and has an excellent range of suppliers” Jo  Irons, Director, Bureau Direct
  • “Congratulations on a great Stationery Show.  It was very useful to us for both sourcing and networking.”  Louise Chapman, Brand Development Manager, The Pen Shop.
  • “The exhibition was excellent – the location is fantastic, and I love that it’s all stationery in one place”  Katy Golden, Category Manager, Stationery & Gifts, WHSmith Direct.


Q. Who can attend?
The London Stationery Show is a trade exhibition for buyers, retailers, dealers and other resellers of stationery, and is not open to the general public

Q. Is it free to attend the Stationery Show?
Yes, but you must be in the trade

Q. How do I register to attend?
You can register online before the show at this website or at the exhibition itself.

Q. Where does the exhibition take place?
Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 0HQ

Q. What are the nearest hotels to the Business Design Centre
Hilton, London Islington – Tel: 020 7354 7700
Premier Inn, London Islington Green  – Tel: 0871 527 8558
Double Tree, London – Tel: 020 7282 5500

Q. Which are the nearest Underground and Mainline stations?
The nearest underground station is Angel on the Northern Line – a 5 minute walk from the Business Design Centre
The nearest mainline station is King’s Cross St Pancras (one stop on the Northern Line to Angel/two stops from Euston)

Q. What are the opening hours?
Tuesday        25 April 2017 – 9.30am – 5pm
Wednesday 26 April 2017 – 9.30am – 4pm

Q. Is WiFi available?
Yes, and it  is FREE

Q. Is there anywhere to eat at the exhibition?
Yes there is a restaurant and coffee bar, and over 500 cafes, bars and restaurants in the area!  Complimentary tea and coffee is available for buyers at The Hub Cafe Lounge on the exhibition floor

Q. Is there wheelchair access at the venue?
Yes, there are lifts to all levels

Q. Are children allowed in?
You can bring children as long as they are supervised at all times – there are no creche facilities

Q. Is there car parking nearby:
There is an NCP car park adjacent to the Business Design Centre.  Spaces cannot be reserved and are available on a first come, first served basis