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

Scottish Skipper Expo to return to AECC after launch success
posted on: 11/7/2011 11:09:22
scottish skipper expo

The Scottish Skipper Expo has confirmed it will return for a second edition next year at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC).

Although exact dates have not been confirmed, the organiser told EN the show, organised by Republic of Ireland-based Mara Media, will take place in June 2012.
 
The launch show ran from 24 to 25 June at the AECC.
 
Mara Media’s first UK show, the Scottish Skipper Expo was to run in competition with QD Events’ Fishing Expo 2011 at the SECC in Glasgow, which was subsequently postponed.
 
“We built up a base in Ireland and a lot of people from UK companies used to come to our show in Galway,” Mara Media MD Hugh Bonner told EN. “We got to know them and through our magazine The Skipper we got a broader picture of the international fishing scene.”
 
The inaugural edition brought 100 exhibitors and around 2,500 visitors, unaudited.
 
“We’re looking at making it larger and more international next year. We want to grow it but we have to establish the show first,” said Bonner.
 
Any news? Email mtrudeau@mashmedia.net


Print:
Email:
Share article:

COMMENTS
Would you like to Leave a Comment?

LATEST NEWS
Venue Expo hosts exhibitor masterclass
posted on: 29/8/2014 11:23:24
Exhibitors were given a masterclass on how to maximise their ROI ahead of the first edition of The Venue Expo.

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.