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.

Our Market Moment in the Sunshine?

Over the last 48 hours we have held NABMA Zoom meetings to capture feedback and the top tips from the outdoor markets operators that have met the 1 June start back.