Sign in or Register
 
 
Exhibition News Race Day
Register today to receive each issue absolutely FREE!


Business Development Manager
London

Head of Sales and Events
Harrogate International Centre

Event Manager
Nottingham

Sales Executive
London



Lewis Field, head of design at exhibition stand builder Nimlok...

The Old Granada Studios in Manchester have been revamped into an...

CarFest has transformed from an off-the-cuff radio show idea to two...

Exhibition News August 2014
August 2014

Diversified acquires Service Desk and IT Support Show
posted on: 5/5/2011 08:27:02
diversified carsten

Diversified UK has acquired the Service Desk and IT Support Show from VCM Events for an undisclosed sum.

The Service Desk and IT Support Show (SDITS) has been run by VCM since 1997 and ran most recently at Earls Court from 19 to 20 April. It is scheduled to return to the venue from 24 to 25 April 2012.

According to VCM, the show attracted 4,000 IT support professionals, making it the world’s largest IT support event.

“We have known VCM for many years and feel that its personal approach and attention to detail is very similar to our own way of doing things. I hope the industry will enjoy working with us as much as it has enjoyed working with VCM over the years,” Diversified UK MD Carsten Holm said. “We are delighted also to have the ongoing support of the Service Desk Institute, who will continue to provide strategic support and who are committed to working closely with us.”

VCM staff, including event manager Laura Venables and marketing manager Becky Webb, have joined Diversified as part of the deal.

The latest sale is the third for VCM Events partners Henri Cash and Bob Rosen in 12 months. The pair sold their Birmingham-based Grass Roots Football Live event to a consortium of international football consultants for an undisclosed sum last December, as well as the Broadcast Video Expo to Emap last year.

Got an exhibition industry story? Email the editor: ncameron@mashmedia.net


Print:
Email:
Share article:

COMMENTS
Would you like to Leave a Comment?

LATEST NEWS
Telegraph Events planning further expansion
posted on: 28/8/2014 11:11:40
The newly branded Telegraph Events is planning to announce two more exhibitions running in 2015-6 by the turn of the year, Exhibition News can reveal.

More than 15,000 people visited the inaugural BBC Good Food Festival at Hampton Court Palace over the Bank Holiday Weekend, according to organiser River Street Events.

Carfest raises £1.5m for charity
posted on: 27/8/2014 11:45:11
Brand Events’ two CarFest events held in August are set to raise £1.5m for BBC’s Children in Need.

Confex Call for Papers
posted on: 27/8/2014 10:36:56
If you’ve got something to say and think you can shout about it in front of an audience of event professionals then now is the chance to reply to the Call for Papers for International Confex 2015.

AECC conference and events team expands
posted on: 26/8/2014 15:27:15
Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) has made two staff additions.