Birmingham

24 - 26 September 2021

This event is now POSTPONED for 2020
New dates : 24 - 26 September 2021

All existing tickets will be valid for our new dates
For any enquiries please contact [email protected] 

To attend an exhibition earlier in the year, click here to view our full exhibition schedule

In 2006 we ran our first event in Birmingham. Since then over 60,000 visitors have benefited from face to face expert property advice and an introduction to a wealth of overseas properties from around the globe.

Many of our visitors from the Midlands are at the beginning of their purchasing journey - some just looking for ideas on types of properties available and locations that would suit their lifestyle. Others have found their dream property and now need help and advice on how to go about buying that property.

The Birmingham show caters for buyers at all points of their journey. In addition to hundreds of overseas property agents and private sellers, the show features a host of professional services firms. These firms provide a wide range of services including financial, currency transfer, legal, tax and relocation advice.

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The Hub Timetable

The heart of the exhibition and the focal point of your day.


This where you can hear directly from the TV show presenters: Amanda, Jasmine, Jonnie & Laura will all be in attendance, giving you their insights into their favourite overseas destinations and what to look out for during your property search.

10:45 - 11:15 Interview with Jonnie Irwin
11:15 - 11:45 Jonnie Irwin - magazine signing
11:45 - 12:30 How to buy property in Spain - research and the buying process

Panel includes:

  • Jose Maria Lomax, Sun Lawyers

  • Paul Payne, MASA International

  • Alex Radford, My Lawyer in Spain

Chaired by Liz Rowlinson, Editor, A Place in the Sun magazine

12:45 - 13:30 Portugal property - how and what to buy

Panel includes:

  • Paula de Costa Meireles, Lawyer
  • Mark Quinn, Blevins Franks
  • Angela Worral, Ideal Homes Portugal

Chaired by Liz Rowlinson, Editor, A Place in the Sun magazine

14:00 - 14:30 Interview with Laura Hamilton
14:30 - 15:00 Magazine signing - Laura Hamilton
15:00 - 15:45 Know your Costas - price, property, location, action!

Panel includes

  • Roy Howitt, Medland Spain
  • Steven Howlett, VIP Almeria
  • Mark Rawlings, Your Dream Home

Chaired by Liz Rowlinson, Editor, A Place in the Sun magazine

10:30 - 11:00 Interview with Jonnie Irwin
11:00 - 11:30 Magazine signing - Jonnie Irwin
11:30 - 12:15 Know your Costas - price, property, location, action!

Panel includes

  • Roy Howitt, Medland Spain
  • Steven Howlett, VIP Almeria
  • Mark Rawlings, Your Dream Home

Chaired by Liz Rowlinson, Editor, A Place in the Sun magazine

12:45 - 13:15 Meet The Buyers

Meet the Buyers - Richard & Maureen from Walsall who bought in Mijas Costa, Costa del Sol.

With Jonnie Irwin and Ryan Philpott

13:45 - 14:30 How to buy property in Spain - research and the buying process

Panel includes:

  • Jose Maria Lomax, Sun Lawyers
  • Paul Payne, MASA International
  • Alex Radford, My Lawyer in Spain

Chaired by Liz Rowlinson, Editor, A Place in the Sun magazine

14:45 - 15:30 Portugal property - how and what to buy

Panel includes:

  • Paula da Costa Meireles, Lawyer

  • Mark Quinn, Blevins Franks
  • Angela Worral, Ideal Homes Portugal

Chaired by Liz Rowlinson, Editor, A Place in the Sun magazine

15:45 - 16:15 Interview with Jasmine Harman
16:15 - 16:45 Magazine signing with Jasmine Harman
10:45 - 11:15 Interview with Jasmine Harman
11:15 - 11:45 Magazine signing with Jasmine Harman
11:30 - 12:15 How to buy property in Spain - research and the buying process

Panel includes:

  • Jose Maria Lomax, Sun Lawyers

  • Paul Payne, MASA International

  • Alex Radford, My Lawyer in Spain

Chaired by Liz Rowlinson, Editor, A Place in the Sun magazine

12:45 - 13:15 Meet The Buyers

Meet the Buyers - Paul and Lisa from Barnsley who bought a house in Torrevieja, Costa Blanca.


With Jasmine Harman and Ryan Philpott

13:45 - 14:30 Know your Costas - price, property, location, action!

Panel includes

  • Roy Howitt, Medland Spain
  • Steven Howlett, VIP Almeria
  • Mark Rawlings, Your Dream Home

Chaired by Liz Rowlinson, Editor, A Place in the Sun magazine

14:45 - 15:15 Interview with Amanda Lamb
15:15 - 15:45 Magazine signing with Amanda Lamb

Seminar Theatre

Our seminar theatre focuses on two popular locations - Portugal and Turkey. While these destinations may be behind Spain and France in popularity of buying a home overseas, they both present quality property, affordability and an enviable lifestyle.

So, come along and get valuable insight and information if one of these countries interests you.

12:00 - 12:30 Buying property in Turkey

Panel includes:

  • Mehmet Aslan, Irlanya Homes
  • Martin McNeary, Orka Homes

Chaired by Ryan Philpott

14:00 - 14:30 Buying property in Cyprus

Panel includes:

  • Wayne Thompson, Sold on Cyprus
  • Rob Johnson, RJ Overseas Property

Chaired by Liz Rowlinson, Editor, A Place in the Sun magazine

11:30 - 12:00 Buying property in Turkey

Panel includes:

  • Mehmet Aslan, Irlanya Homes
  • Martin McNeary, Orka Homes
  • Fatma Cagin, IS Bank

Chaired by Ryan Philpott

13:00 - 13:30 Buying property in Cyprus

Panel includes:

  • Wayne Thompson, Sold on Cyprus
  • Rob Johnson, RJ Overseas Property

Chaired by Liz Rowlinson, Editor, A Place in the Sun magazine

10:45 - 11:15 Buying property in Cyprus

Panel includes:

  • Rob Johnson, RJ Overseas Property
  • Chris Biggins, Sold on Cyprus

Chaired by Liz Rowlinson, Editor, A Place in the Sun magazine

12:30 - 13:00 Buying property in Portugal

Panel includes:

  • Mark Quinn, Blevins Franks
  • Paula da Costa Meireles, Lawyer
  • Angela Worral, Ideal Homes Portugal

Chaired by Liz Rowlinson, Editor, A Place in the Sun magazine

13:30 - 14:00 Buying property in Turkey

Panel includes:

  • Mehmet Aslan, Irlanya Homes
  • Martin McNeary, Orka Homes
  • Fatma Cagin, IS Bank

Chaired by Ryan Philpott

French Village Timetable

With France being Brits' second  most preferred country to buy a property, our ever-popular French Village seminar theatre returns to the NEC Birmingham.

During the three days, you can receive valuable advice from experts who know a thing or two about the French property market. This includes everything from the popular hotspots among expats, through to taxation and how to make a living post-purchase.

10:45 - 11:00 Introduction

French-Property.com - David Yeates

11:00 - 11:30 Legal aspects of buying French property

Heslop & Platt Solicitors - Barbara Heslop

11:30 - 12:00 Personal Taxation in France

Kentingtons - Duncan Campbell

12:00 - 12:15 Making the Most of Overseas Currency Transfers

Global Reach - Euan Mclachlan

12:15 - 12:45 Where to live in France?

Leggett Immobilier - Joanna Leggett

12:45 - 13:00 Focus on South West France

Cle Rouge Immobilier - Jerry Green

13:00 - 13:30 Brexit and Citizens' Rights

French-Property.com - David Yeates

13:30 - 14:00 Making a living in France

Les Bons Voisins - Verity Reeve

14:00 - 14:30 How to survive French planning

French Plans - Arthur Cutler

14:30 - 15:00 Inheritance and Investment Planning

Kentingtons - Duncan Campbell

15:00 - 15:30 Health cover

French-Property.Com - David Yeates

10:45 - 11:00 Introduction

French-Property.com - David Yeates

11:00 - 11:30 Legal aspects of buying French property

Heslop & Platt Solicitors - Barbara Heslop

11:30 - 12:00 Personal Taxation in France

Kentingtons - Duncan Campbell

12:00 - 12:15 Making the most of Overseas Currency Transfers

Global Reach - Euan McLachlan

12:15 - 12:45 Where to live in France?

Leggett Immobilier - Joanna Leggett

12:45 - 13:00 Focus on South West France

Cle Rouge Immobilier - Jerry Green

13:00 - 13:30 Brexit and Citizens' Rights

French-Property.com - David Yeates

13:30 - 14:00 Making a Living in France

Les Bons Voisins - Verity Reeve

14:00 - 14:30 How to survive French planning

French Plans - Arthur Cutler

14:30 - 15:00 Inheritance and Investment Planning

Kentingtons - Duncan Campbell

15:00 - 15:30 Health cover

French-Property.com - David Yeates

10:45 - 11:00 Introduction

French-Property.com - David Yeates

11:00 - 11:30 Legal aspects of buying French property

Heslop & Platt Solicitors - Barbara Heslop

11:30 - 12:00 Personal Taxation in France

Kentingtons - Duncan Campbell

12:00 - 12:30 Making the Most of Overseas Currency Transfer

Global Reach - Euan McLachlan

12:15 - 12:45 Where to live in France?

Leggett Immobilier - Joanna Leggett

12:45 - 13:00 Focus on South West France

Cle Rouge Immobilier - Jerry Green

13:00 - 13:30 Brexit and Citizens' Rights

French-Property.com - David Yeates

13:30 - 14:00 Making a living in France

Les Bons Voisins - Verity Reeve

14:00 - 14:30 How to survive French planning

French Plans - Arthur Cutler

14:30 - 15:00 Inheritance and Investment Planning

Kentingtons - Duncan Campbell

15:00 - 15:30 Health cover

French-Property.com - David Yeates

Florida Pavilion Timetable

THe Florida Pavilion is filled with useful seminars and panel discussions to help kickstart your property search in the Sunshine State.

We British find a lot to admire in Florida, not least the property which allows luxury living at affordable prices and gives buyers regular acesss to the wonderful lifestyle, attractions and year-round sunshine that Florida offers.

11:00 - 11:30 Florida Property - tips for success

Pat Tan, Coldwell Banker/ Your Global Agents

12:00 - 12:30 Making the most of Florida property

Panel includes:

  • Alistair Brown, ABI Real Estate
  • Brian Govoni, G3 Brokers
  • Jared Weggeland, Focus Group Florida

Chaired by Zoe Attwood, Homes of America Realty

13:30 - 14:00 Florida property Q&A - purchasing & letting top tips

Panel includes:

  • Jane Dowle, JC Penny Realty

  • Rob Farmer, Harding Bell International Mortgages

  • Lloyd Hart, Orlando Rent A Villa

Chaired by Jon Penny, JC Penny Realty

14:30 - 15:00 The legal buying process in Florida

Howard Thorne, Homes of America Realty

11:00 - 11:30 Making the most of Florida property

Panel includes:

  • Alistair Brown, ABI Real Estate
  • Brian Govoni, G3 Brokers
  • Jared Weggeland, Focus Group Florida

Chaired by Zoe Attwood, Homes of America Realty

12:00 - 12:30 Florida property Q&A - purchasing & letting top tips

Panel includes:

  • Jane Dowle, JC Penny Realty

  • Rob Farmer, Harding Bell International Mortgages

  • Lloyd Hart, Orlando Rent A Villa

Chaired by Jon Penny, JC Penny Realty

13:30 - 14:00 The legal buying process in Florida

Howard Thorne, Homes of America Realty

14:30 - 15:00 Florida Property - tips for success

Pat Tan, Coldwell Banker/ Your Global Agents

11:00 - 11:30 The legal buying process in Florida

Howard Thorne, Homes of America Realty

12:00 - 12:30 Florida property Q&A - purchasing & letting top tips

Panel includes:

  • Jane Dowle, JC Penny Realty

  • Rob Farmer, Harding Bell International Mortgages

  • Lloyd Hart, Orlando Rent A Villa

Chaired by Jon Penny, JC Penny Realty

13:30 - 14:00 Florida property - tips for success

Pat Tan, Coldwell Banker/ Your Global Agents

14:30 - 15:00 Making the most of Florida property

Panel includes:

  • Alistair Brown, ABI Real Estate
  • Brian Govoni, G3 Brokers
  • Jared Weggeland, Focus Group Florida

Chaired by Zoe Attwood, Homes of America Realty