Saturday 21 & Sunday 22 October 2017

NH Eindhoven Conference Centre `Koningshof`
Locht 117
5504 RM Veldhoven (near Eindhoven)
The Netherlands

Opening hours:
Saturday 21 October: 10:00-17:00 hrs
Sunday 22 October: 10:00-16:00 hrs

Day ticket: € 7, (Up to 14 years € 5)
Two Day tickets: € 12 (Up to 14 years € 10)
Kids under 6 free admission

Over 6.500  square meters with:
Clubs – Traders – Competition – Expo Zone with free demos – special commemorative figure – demonstrations & presentations by renowned modellers and painters – Dedicated parking zone for disabled at the venue entrance – Free admission and participation to demonstrations & presentations – free participation in the KIDS CLUB for kids up to 14 years – great catering – special hotel arrangements at NH Koningshof – welcome diner on Saturday evening & goodbye diner on Sunday evening

Poster SMC 2017 ready !

Hi folks, it took us a bit this time around, but we proudly present you the SMC 2017 poster. Design and concept by Chris Clayton. We have added the poster and flyer front and back' also to the download page of this website. you are free to use them for promoting SMC...
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Club tables are also fully booked!

Well, that went quickly. After announcing yesterday that we had opened the registration for clubs stands at SMC 2017, we already have report to you that all tables are now taken. In case you are interested in a club stand, please let us know and we will add you to the...
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Registration for clubs is open!

Hi everybody, Just a short note to inform you that the registartion for clubs is open . Please be informed that there is only a very limited number of tables left, so don't wait to fill out the registration form....
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The exhibition in detail

SMC 2017 has everything you want, need and ever dreamed about!

A large amount of manufacturers, traders, publishers and clubs from all over the world will be present on over 150 stands. You can find more eye candy and demos in the EXPOZONE, and there will be great work on display from renowned artists as well as interactive workshops.
Above all: SMC is a unique show where painters and modellers from all over the world get together for a fantastic social event.

Please use the links below to find more information about everything that SMC has to offer.


At Scale Model Challenge we are proud to host a large variety of traders, manufacturers, publishers etc. who offer everything you need to enjoy the hobby:  Kits, figures, tools, paints, books, magazines, diorama accessories and everything else that you can imagine. SMC is truly a one stop shopping event!

The list of attending traders will be published in late Spring 2017. Read more……….


Stand availability


The EXPOZONE is the central area of the show where we offer you lots of cool stuff and eye candy.

On the various vendor stands in the EXPOZONE you can attend demonstrations by renowned modellers. There will also be demos by various guests and other exhibitors in this area.

In the EXPOZONE you will also find the displays of the work of our judges and other painters and modellers.


We invite modelers & painters clubs to take part in SMC 2017 with a club stand. Scale Model Challenge is a show for all categories of “plastic” scale modelling, figure painting and more, and we welcome you all  to join us for a great weekend.

Registration will open early 2017.

Please read more……


Stand availability


At SMC 2017 you will be able to learn from the best in our interactive workshop program. Interactive means hands-on, so you will work on your model or figure together with the some of the best artists in the hobby.

We offer a substantial  workshops program for painters and modellers and the program will be announced in Spring 2017.

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The Vintage Market is the new name for the former bargain corner. In this area you can find the tables from private sellers who are selling their surplus stock and where you might find that, perhaps, long forgotten kit that “you have always wanted to build but never could afford back in the day”.

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Stand availability


Please have a closer look at the (preliminary) floorplan of SMC 2017.


One of SMC’s key features is its contest which is divided in a scale modelling competition and a figure painting competition, both with their own Best of Show Awards.
The SMC contest is open to all modellers and painters and you can enter into different experience levels.

Registration for the contest will open in Summer 2017, but you can find all information about the contest on the dedicated page on this website.

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Click on the icons below to read more information about the place where it all happens and if you wish to spend more time in and around Eindhoven, we have gathered some interesting information for you:

  • An overview of things to do in Eindhoven
  • If you are interested in contemporary design we recommend that you visit the Dutch Design Week when you come to SMC. Eindhoven is renowned for its Design Academy and this annual event draws many (inter-)national visitors. Highly recommended. the SMC dates coincide with the dates of this event (21-29th October), so it is an ideal reason to lengthen your stay.
  • And because the SMC venue, the NH Eindhoven Conference Centre Koningshof is actually located in the suburb Veldhoven, we have a link to the Veldhoven tourist information for you as well.





In 2016 we have released a commemorative book for our 10th SMC and a special figure for a new SMC contest class.
Click here to go to the shop to order your copies!


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