The Only

100% British

Sourcing Event.

London 2019 dates TBC

The Only

100% British

Sourcing Event.

The Old Truman Brewery, London

About Make it British Live!

Previously called Meet the Manufacturer, this unique trade show prides itself on being the only sourcing event exclusively showcasing British manufacturers and producers.

Organised by Make it British, the campaign set up by Kate Hills to encourage more people to buy British and make in the UK.


Listen to inspiring speakers at our Symposium

Innovative speakers and workshops reflect the diversity of our industry.

Our two-day programme of talks provide the perfect opportunity to find out more about making in the UK.

Make it British Live! provides the platform for robust and thoughtful debate, and a forum to connect and engage with other progressive businesses choosing to source locally. It's the perfect networking opportunity for anyone in the fashion, textiles and homeware industry.

Brand Hall

Source British-made Products for your Store.

Demand for locally-produced goods is on the rise and there’s a growing appetite for all that’s made in Britain.

Make it British Live! brings together a selection of creative businesses to showcase their distinct and inspirational labels.

It’s a unique opportunity to connect with like-minded people and bounce ideas off one another in a relaxed and friendly environment.

Trade Show

Locate all the suppliers you need to make your product in the UK

Make it British Live! is fast becoming the ‘go to’ sourcing event for British manufacturers and buyers looking for products made in the UK.

Since its launch five years ago, the event has grown from 50 to over 200 exhibitors and attracts thousands of visitors each year, from upcoming designers to buyers and sourcing directors from the multiple retailers.

From garment manufacturers to textile mills, pattern-cutters to trimmings suppliers, if you want to make in the UK you'll find all the manufacturers you need under one roof.

Exhibitor List >

Countdown to Make it British Live!


Sponsors & Partners

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