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Exhibition News August 2014
August 2014

HIC retains show duo until 2015
posted on: 4/8/2011 10:46:27
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Harrogate International Centre (HIC) has signed a three-year deal to retain the Harrogate Christmas and Gift Fair and the Harrogate Nursery Fair until 2015.

Both shows are expanding to make use of HIC’s new event halls, due to be completed in late 2011 at a cost of around £11m.

The Christmas and Gift Show first came to HIC 63 years ago and is positioned as the first Christmas show of the year, taking place in January. The Nursery Fair has been held in Harrogate for 43 years each March and attracts UK-based buyers from major retailers to independent retail outlets.

“These are two of the largest shows we have here in Harrogate, using not just space at HIC but also accommodation and third party suppliers, all of who I’m sure will be delighted to hear about their decision to remain with us for the next three years,” said director of HIC Angus Houston.

Another of Harrogate's longstanding shows, the Chartered Institute of Housing's annual conference and exhibition, announced earlier this year it was leaving Harrogate for Manchester Central in 2012. The event has been held in Harrogate for a quarter of a century,

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