31 May - 2 June 2018

Show Report 

With more than 130 exhibitors, 170 trucks and six halls at this year’s Tip-ex and Tank-ex shows, there was plenty to see and do. Click here to read more. 

Together, Tip-ex and Tank-ex form the UK's only national event for bulk haulage. The 2017 shows saw more than 170 trucks go on display in and around the Harrogate Convention Centre. All of the major truck manufacturers exhibited, along with the bodybuilders, the tanker suppliers, the tipper bodybuilders, the tipping gear manufacturers and many more. View the show highlights here.


2017 Exhibition Gallery 

With more than 130 exhibitors, 170 trucks and six halls at this year’s Tip-ex and Tank-ex shows, there was plenty to see. Click here to view the 2017 exhibition photo gallery. 



Travel Information 

By Car

From London: M1 – A1(M) exit Wetherby (9 miles from Harrogate)

From the North: A1 – exit Wetherby or Knaresborough (Knaresborough is 8 miles from Harrogate)

From the East: M621 – A1(M) – exit Wetherby

From the West: M56 – M62 – A1(M) – exit Wetherby

HIC has its own underground car park with around 158 spaces. The entrance is on Springfield Avenue and is easily accessible for Entrances 1, 2 and 3. You will also find  a further 1,200 spaces at the Jubilee and Victoria car parks located in the centre of Harrogate and just a few minutes walk from HIC Yorkshire and The Royal Hall. 

By Train

Harrogate is linked to all major UK cities via Leeds or York including a direct connection to London daily.

See www.nationalrail.co.uk for timetables.

By Air

Leeds Bradford International Airport (LBIA) is the closest airport to Harrogate. British Airways run daily flights between Harrogate and London Heathrow and there are regular flights from many connections in Europe and worldwide. For more information on flights: www.leedsbradfordairport.co.uk

To get from the airport to Harrogate, it couldn’t be simpler – Catch the Airport Direct 737 bus which runs hourly and will drop you off at the bus station, then it is just a short walk from the HIC, or alternatively there is a taxi service available and we are only 12 miles away

Accommodation

With the overwhelming demand for accommodation throughout the Tip-ex and Tank-ex shows, we are once again using Reservation Highway, a leading hotel supplier that offers a specialised accommodation booking service.

Please click here to make your hotel reservation.

If you prefer to make your booking offline, you can download our comprehensive Hotel List and Hotel Booking Form. Attached as separate docs

Should you wish to make a telephone booking or have any queries, please contact:
Tel +44 (0)1423525577

Email: admin@reservation-highway.co.uk
Fax : 01423 525599

GENERAL QUESTIONS

Q. How much does it cost to attend?

A. Entry is FREE and you register online through the website. Click here to register.

Q. Who can attend Tip-ex and Tank-ex?

A. For anyone involved in the tipping, bulk haulage, tanker and bulk liquid transport industries, Tip-ex and Tank-ex are must attend events.

Q. Who is exhibiting at Tip-ex and Tank-ex?

A. The 2017 exhibitor list is not live yet so take a look back at the 2016 exhibitor list. All of the major truck manufacturers exhibited, along with the bodybuilders, the tanker suppliers, the tipper bodybuilders, the tipping gear manufacturers and many more. 

Q. Under 16’s access?

A. Under 16's will be allowed access during show open hours. Under 16's do not need to register but they must be accompanied by an adult at all times while on site. Under 16's are not allowed within the exhibition halls at any time during build-up or breakdown. The organisers reserve the right to refuse admission or to remove any person if there are any complaints or if we believe their presence may compromise the safety of themselves or others.

HOW TO VISIT

Q. How do I register for the show?

A. Entry is FREE and you register online through the website. Click here to register.

Q. Can I attend on more than one day?

A. Yes. Your badge gives you access to all three days of the show.

Q. Can you help with hotel accommodation?

A. We are once again using Reservation Highway, a leading hotel supplier that offers a specialised accommodation booking service. Click here for more information. 

Q. Where can I park?

Harrogate Convention Centre has its own underground car park with around 158 spaces. The entrance is on Springfield Avenue and is easily accessible for Entrances 1, 2 and 3. You will also find a further 1,200 spaces at the Jubilee and Victoria car parks located in the centre of Harrogate and just a few minutes walk from Harrogate Convention Centre and The Royal Hall. 

VENUE ACCESS & FACILITIES

Q. Are there disabled facilities at the Harrogate Convention Centre?

A. For more information about accessibilty at the venue click here.