Sign in or Register | Newsletter
 
 



Register today to receive each issue absolutely FREE!





From superhero movies to comic conventions, it’s a geek's world and...


Logistics suppliers are playing an increasingly important role for...


Planning approval is being sought for a new Titanic Exhibition Centre...


Marketing and event specialist, UKFE tells EN how its inaugural...


Richard Dove from Showplans Technology Group, explores the changing...


Event organisers are harnessing the power of telemarketing to...

Exhibition News July 2015
July 2015

Read it online
now for free!

Low carbon and environmental exhibition to launch in Bristol
posted on: 26/5/2011 08:31:17
environmental trade

The Low Carbon South West association has launched a new trade show in Bristol to showcase the low carbon and environmental industries.
 
The 2011 Environmental Trade Show UK (ETS UK) will be held at the University of the West of England (UWE) on 13 October and is expected to attract 250 exhibitors. Spokesperson Amy Robinson told EN the event is targeted at any business with a need to improve its carbon footprint and be more sustainable.
 
“We’re not limited to the low carbon sector; we’re trying to build a low carbon economy,” she said. “The visitors could be anyone that recognises their need to be leaner and more low carbon.”
 
The event will include a technology demonstration area and a number of themed zones such as sustainable transport, international trade and renewable energy.
 
Robinson said the high concentration of industry in the South West providing low carbon technologies and services made Bristol the best location. Although the association expects a high number of international attendees and exhibitors, it also wants to give smaller businesses in the region the opportunity to demonstrate their wares.
 
“There are other shows in London and Birmingham but we wanted to have a show that was in thecentre of where things were happening and that is for our region, in our region, but with a wider focus,” Robinson continued.
 
ETS UK is being organised by not-for-profit association, Low Carbon South West, which was created a year ago following the merger of the business-oriented Bristol Environment Technology and Services association and the Low Carbon South West project initiated at Bath University.
 
“This event follows on from a national programme of events we have already done and feedback from our exhibitors and visitors,” Robinson said.
 
As well as the core exhibition, ETS UK will feature a conference programme specifically targeted at senior-level executives working within companies that need to lower their carbon footprint.
 
“ETS UK is of vital importance to the UK, especially since the Coalition Government has now agreed to legally binding carbon emissions cuts [to 80 per cent by 2050],” Low Carbon South West chairman Alan Bailey said.
 
“This trade show will enable the UK to remain a leading provider of low carbon goods and services worldwide. The trade show and conference will become the place to do green business and I am sure it will be a leading annual event for the business calendar.”

A new ISO consultancy group aimed at helping the events industry with sustainability, health and safety and environmental guidelines launched earlier this year.

Got an exhibition industry news story? Email us: exhibitionnews@mashmedia.net


Print:
Email:
Share article:

COMMENTS
Would you like to Leave a Comment?

LATEST NEWS

UK-based organiser Tarsus Group has announced first-half revenues of £34m, up from £23.1m, with a record adjusted pre-tax profit of £5.5m, as the business focuses on expanding into emerging markets.


The Yorkshire Event Centre (YEC) has begun the demolition of exhibition Hall 1 to make way for the new building at the Great Yorkshire Showground, due for completion in spring 2016.


Global brand experience agency Jack Morton has promoted president, EMEA, Julian Pullan to vice chairman.


First-half profit rise for Informa
posted on: 29/7/2015 12:49:11
Informa has reported its first-half revenue rose 8.6 per cent to £618.8m, with the business’s global exhibition portfolio a standout performer contributing to a pre-tax profit of £121.9m, up from £100.2m.


Talent management agency and speaker bureau Kruger Cowne has embarked on a yearlong, worldwide search for a ‘young icon of the future’ with One Young World, the global forum for young leaders over the age of 18.