Love Your Local Market Campaign 2024: A Vibrant Celebration

The Love Your Local Market Campaign (LYLM) 2024 has been a spectacular success, turning local markets into bustling hubs of activity and fun! This year's campaign has exceeded all expectations, showcasing the resilience and importance of local commerce through a variety of engaging activities and widespread participation.

Derby Market Hall gets ready for business

Derby’s Market Hall has moved a step closer to completion, with the search for creatives, makers and traders beginning. Businesses throughout the region are being invited to register their interest […]More

NABMA Supports Safer Business Action Week

NABMA is proud to support Safer Business Action Week, a week-long initiative led by the National Business Crime Centre (NBCC) to tackle business crime across the country.

Markets and the High Streets Task Force

NABMA continues to work with the government appointed Task Force and has been an active voice within the High Street Sector Leaders Group both during and since the pandemic.

The Late Matthew Steele

It is with great sadness that NABMA have to convey to members the passing of Matthew Steele, Markets & Street Trading Operations Manager at Hackney.

Feel the Love With #LYLM2023

What a first week we enjoyed as Love Your Local Market 2023, kindly sponsored by Zapp Outdoor, was celebrated across the UK in some wonderful weather.

Major boost for North East tourism, and Markets

North East England will pilot a new £2.25 million scheme to restructure tourism boards.  DCMS have announced  that Newcastle Gateshead Initiative in the North East has been selected to lead […]More

London Markets Board

NABMA is pleased to announce that its nomination of Graham Wilson OBE to serve on the reformed London Markets Board has been successful. The appointment of our former Chief Executive, […]More

Investment in Markets

Following requests from NABMA we have now received the latest information from government about investment in markets from government programmes. The attachment details funding from the Town Deals Fund; the […]More

NABMA Annual Report 2022

Please find attached the NABMA Annual Report that picks out the headlines and details of another very busy but successful year for your national organisation. The Report will be presented […]More

Retail Markets Survey 2021/22

Since 2011, NABMA have carried out surveys of the country’s retail markets to record year-on-year changes – the Retail Markets Survey (RMS). This year, the RMS has been reviewed and […]More

NABMA welcomes new sponsor Vitabri

NABMA is delighted to announce and welcome our new sponsor, Vitabri, for 2022/23. Vitabri is renowned for its high quality products, designed and produced in France.

Can Basecamp Help You?

NABMA is delighted that our Basecamp app has now signed up 300 members. This service is dedicated solely to NABMA members. Are you part of the discussion yet?

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Tourism top spot for eat:Festivals!

eat:Festivals are celebrating after being awarded the top spot at the Bristol, Bath and Somerset Tourism Awards on Thursday (18 March 2021).

The NABMA Lockdown 3 Survey

NABMA has produced a further survey as the markets industry looks towards the path out of lockdown 3 and the reopening of markets next month.

Repair Services – Updated Information

Following NABMA’s announcement about the concession we have secured for mobile phone repair shops to open further enquiries have been received about other repair services such as shoes and key cutting.

Nominate your Market Heroes 2020

Today NABMA launches a new awards programme to recognise our market heroes. We are grateful to Blachere Illumination who have kindly agreed to sponsor the awards.

NABMA Virtual Conference Have you booked yet?

We are delighted at the number of early bookings for our virtual conference on the morning of Tuesday 22 September. Our grateful thanks go to our conference sponsor Groupe Geraud.

COVID-19 Lockdown #2

With many markets affected by lockdown restrictions across the UK, we would appreciate a couple of minutes of your time to help us with our ongoing discussions with government.