THE National Beef Association has announced its Beef Expo 2019 will be held at North West Auctions, J36 Rural Auction Centre, Kendal, on Thursday, May 23.

The event is a highlight in the beef farming calendar attracting thousands of farmers attracted by the chance to see some of the finest pedigree and commercial beef animals and learn about the latest developments in the industry and breeding expertise.

Beef Expo is considered a major showcase for pedigree and commercial breed societies and more than 20 will attend. The pedigree sectors advances in genetics will be of interest and the National Commercial Cattle Show (NCCS) will kick off the showing season with breeders from across the UK showcasing their stock and competing for their share of more than £6,000 of prize money.

The show, which is the largest technical beef event in the UK, will feature more than 120 indoor and outdoor trade stands and demonstrations, covering nutrition, genetics, machinery and technologies, highlighting the strength and progression of the industry.

Katie Pearson, event organiser, said “We are delighted to be able to host our event at NW Auctions this year, the state-of-the-art mart facilities are superb and a perfect back drop to what is set to be one of our largest Beef Expo’s to date.”

Visitors can also join the NBA for a day of Beef Expo farm tours on Wednesday, May 22, to view three exceptional beef farms hand-picked from across the region. These tours have sold out for four years running and early booking is highly recommended! The tours will be followed by the Beef Expo Industry Dinner.

Online applications are now open for trade stands, breed societies, cattle exhibitors and visitors wishing to attend the event. Visit to book or email