This month sees two trade shows being held for the industry in the UK. Pro Retail show takes place later this month at the International Centre in Telford,

Shropshire. Now in its 25th year, the show will be held on April 27-28 and is expected to attract over 180 leading suppliers and manufacturers.

The Federation of Petroleum Suppliers (FPS) is also holding its FPS Expo 2010 from April 21-22 at the Harrogate International Centre.

Meanwhile, registration is now open for NACS 2010, and it has been announced that President George W. Bush will be the closing general session speaker for this year’s show. Bush will be the fourth US president to speak at a NACS event. The event takes place from October 5 to 8 at the World Congress Center in Atlanta.

And finally, don’t forget that the 2010 Automechanika exhibition takes place from September 14 to 19 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.