IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT
UK CUSTOM INSTALL SHOW

The dates for this year’s show are now being reviewed due to COVID-19.

Whatever those changes are our location and Venue remains unchanged, which has been so well received by the industry.

Our only interest is in the needs of our Exhibitors and the safety of all concerned.

As is the policy of the Chester Group any new date will not attempt to conflict or disrupt with any other shows or organisers who operate in similar or associated markets.

All existing orders will be held and honoured with no change to our packaging or terms; and we have retained and added to our extensive list of Media Partners.

We do now have a number of alternative date options, so please either keep in touch with our website or contact: roy@chestergroup.org . . . . . for the latest information.

These are exceptionally difficult times for the industry this show represents, and your personal safety plus business recovery is uppermost in our minds

The Chester Group.

The UK Custom Install show (UKCI20) will showcase the latest developments in custom installation technologies and solutions from leading brands and distributors in the smart home, home cinema, security and lighting sectors..

Organised by Chester Group, the leading name in technology trade shows, UKCI20 will offer custom integrators and technology professionals a unique opportunity to get hands-on with new products, and experience first-hand demonstrations of the latest in automation, video and audio products..

To be hosted at Alexandra Palace, one of London’s most famous exhibition venues, offering superb access, and class-leading facilities for visitors and exhibitors alike; not to mention the great location.

Ally Pally, as it is affectionately known, offers easy access by road and rail. It’s just one mile from the North Circular Road (A406), five miles from the M1 (Junction 2) and eight miles from the M25 (Junction 25). For those arriving by car, there’s free parking.

The venue is also well served by tube and rail. The nearest underground stations are Wood Green on the Piccadilly line and Finsbury Park on the Victoria line. Alexandra Palace also has its own British Rail Station (Alexandra Palace Station). Visitors arriving by train will have access to a Coach Shuttle direct to the venue.



Chester Group


UKCI20 is organised by Chester Group, the leading name in technology, audio and AV speciality trade shows. Unique to the Chester Group, exhibitors will enjoy a midday running buffet together. Complimentary parking is offered to both exhibitors and visitors, along with complimentary tea and coffee.

Finally, the organisers will be holding a Special Networking Party at Alexandra Palace on the evening of the 21st, providing the ideal way to wind down after what promises to be an eventful day.

Media Partners

Our most recent sign up’s with key Media Partners; more to be added this month due to the broad show model.

CAI was formed in 1978 to represent, and establish standards in, the rapidly growing TV signal reception industry. Although the technologies our members work with have developed beyond anyone’s expectations since when we formed, our core strengths remain the same. Because we set industry standards, and vet applications to join, consumers who use a CAI member can be confident that the member they choose will have the skills and expertise necessary to complete their work to the expected standard.

We now represent businesses of all sizes, from sole traders to multinationals, and specialising in many different areas of our industry. Members work in both the domestic and commercial sectors, and whether the member is an installing company, consultant, distributor or manufacturer, they are all experts in their area of the audio, video and data reception and distribution industry.


ERT was established an astonishing 130 years ago and has an unquestionable heritage and reputation as the leading magazine for electrical retailers. Since 1890, it has been the must read for the industry - an accomplishment that very few magazines in any sector can boast.

Each issue is packed with industry news, market analysis and in-depth features on the issues retailers, and the rest of this fascinating sector, face.

ERT also leads the way featuring interviews with the biggest names in electricals both in the UK and abroad.


The Electrical Trade Magazine is the electrical industry's essential guide to products and services, putting buyers and sellers in direct contact.

10,000 copies are distributed on a bi-monthly basis to every electrical wholesaler in the UK and direct to electrical contractors and electricians (the magazine is ABC audited).

The Electrical Trade Magazine is a popular publication in the industry covering everything electrical traders need to know to stay one step ahead of competitors.


Connecting the EMEA residential AV and Automation Industry since 2003.


Inside CI is the UK's leading website dedicated to custom installation, electronic system design and related technologies. With daily news, product reviews and features covering every aspect of the custom install business, from AV and automation, to lighting and case studies, Inside CI is the essential go-to resource for installers, designers, distributors and dealers.


PSI (Professional Security Installer) is published monthly, and is the only UK technical magazine distributed solely to installers. Complemented by a website, e-newsletter, podcast and social media PSI brings news, product information, technical articles, case studies, opinions, independent product tests and interviews to its audience.


Electrical Times is the trusted source of information for electrical contractors and their specifying chain. It reports on technical innovation in lighting (lamps & luminaires, controls), wiring accessories, surge & circuit protection, test & measurement equipment, cabling, enclosures, UPS and HVAC, targeting business owners and decision makers with purchasing capacity.

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