Sign in or Register | Newsletter
 
 
Register today to receive each issue absolutely FREE!




Juraj Holub, social media and content marketing specialist at sli.do,...

Alastair Reece, head of DBPixelhouse, argues that RFiD is not as...

Company founders Alan Newton and Toby Heelis have launched new...

Exhibition News April 2015
April 2015

Launch London Pet Show attracts over 13,000 visitors
posted on: 12/5/2011 08:48:51
london pet show 2011

QD Events has proclaimed its first London Pet Show a success after attracting 13,460 visitors.
 
The show, which was the Scottish-based organiser’s first launch outside of its home country, took place at London Olympia from 7 to 8 May and was aimed at giving visitors the chance to touch and learn about various pet breeds. Show director Nicole Cooper said it was now devising ways to expand next year’s floorplan.
 
“We were overwhelmed by the response from the public and have received glowing reports from exhibitors who did some great business at the show,” she claimed. “The National Hall at Olympia is a perfect venue for this show and we will be expanding into the Gallery area next year so we can encompass more exhibitors and bigger and better feature areas for visitors”.
 
According to Cooper, queues were round the block from before opening until into the afternoon and several of its 100 exhibitors were out of stock by the end of the first day. Cooper attributed its success to content and range of interactive displays and demonstrations. QD’s decision to zone by animal type yet make it easy to move between zones was another key factor, she said.
 
“As our first launch event outside of Scotland this was challenging, but an exciting undertaking for me and the team. We’re delighted it’s been such a huge success and look forward to building on that success in 2012,” QD Events MD Fran McIntyre said.
 
The organiser partnered with the Kennel Club to help put on its launch show. QD acquired the Ultimate Pet Show, which previously ran at
The NEC, in 2010.
 
Send all your UK exhibition news to: exhibitionnews@mashmedia.net


Print:
Email:
Share article:

COMMENTS
Would you like to Leave a Comment?

LATEST NEWS
Refocused offering for PLASA 2015
posted on: 20/4/2015 11:42:29
Audio and entertainment lighting event PLASA is driving forward “a progressive new approach” with its 2015 edition.

Centaur Live has invited industry figures across the engineering sector to join an Event Advisory Board, offering advice on the content and direction of its events.

Poken announces appointment of Steve Smith
posted on: 20/4/2015 10:53:22
Green event platform Poken has recruited Steve Smith as its new senior business development manager, based at Poken’s headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Olympia's Jazmin Beale becomes AEV chair
posted on: 20/4/2015 10:41:40
The Association of Event Venues (AEV) has announced the appointment of Jazmin Beale as chair of its Communications Working Group.

Events for Namuwongo continues charity drive
posted on: 17/4/2015 12:18:58
Events charity fundraising partnership, Events for Namuwongo (E4N), plans to continue supporting the community of Namuwongo by raising £25k per year going forward.