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materials & finishes show 2026

17 - 19 May 2026
NEC, Birmingham



15 Mar 2024

Tibby Singh Joins Materials & Finishes Show 2024 Lineup

Multi-Award Winning carpentry and joinery expert, Tibby Singh joins the growing lineup of  official ambassadors for Materials & Finishes Show 2024 (formerly W Exhibition.) 

Tibby, media personality and winner of BBC’s Young Carpenter of the Year, will play a prominent role as part of the campaign for the UK’s trade show for the furniture manufacturing and joinery industries. Visitors will also be able to meet Tibby in the flesh at the exhibition this May (Birmingham NEC, 19 - 22 May.) 

The Channel 4 Changing Rooms resident carpenter has amassed an audience of over 50,000   across TikTok, Youtube, Facebook, X and LinkedIn with his expert content, which includes product testing and reviews as well as live joinery and carpentry video demonstrations. 

Visitors to Materials & Finishes Show will be able to see live demonstrations from Tibby on the new Live Demo Zone and hear first hand from him on the main stage as part of the new CPD certified learning programme.  


Speaking about the collaboration, Tibby said: “I’m really excited to make my debut at Materials & Finishes Show this May. I’ve worked with the event organisers before and they always put on a really brilliant showcase for the sectors they work within. I’m looking forward to meeting fellow joinery and carpentry enthusiasts at the event and can’t wait to see the latest product and innovations that all of the exhibitors have got planned. See you in May!” 

Materials & Finishes Show event director, David Todd added: “We’re excited to announce that Tibby will be joining the lineup for Materials & Finishes Show this May. Tibby is a very familiar face across the industry, and indeed the country, thanks to the reputation he has built up over the years following on from his success as BBC’s Young Carpenter of the Year. We know that our visitors will be as excited as we are to see what he has planned for the new Live Demo Zone at the show.  

“Tibby joins a growing lineup of online content creators that we will be working with for the first time as part of our ambitions to reach and engage new audiences visitors via the Materials & Finishes Show platform.” 

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Materials & Finishes Show attracts buyers from every corner of the industry, from furniture and joinery manufacturers and designers right through to retailers, the KBB market, carpenters, joiners and worktop fabricators.  

All areas of the material journey, from the initial stages of raw processing through to finishing and component supply for completed products, will be represented at Materials & Finishes Show. 

Materials & Finishes Show will mark the first opportunity for the UK furniture manufacturing and joinery industries to come together since 2018.

Visitor registration is now live, register for a FREE ticket via Tibby’s personal here.  


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Materials & Finishes Show 2024 is now finished

After four busy days, the doors to Materials & Finishes Show 2024 are now closed. We look forward to welcoming you back in 2026!