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


Data Manager
Wimbledon

Sales Manager
Farnborough

Sales Manager
London

Sponsorship Manager
London



Stephane Doutriaux founder of event tech company Poken tells EN how...

EN editor Jamie Wallis takes the trip up to Shropshire to have lunch...

Event manager Chris Brazier needs no wake-up call ahead of the 2015...

Exhibition News November 2014
November 2014

First Eco Technology Show to debut at AMEX Stadium
posted on: 7/6/2012 11:15:56
amex stadium

The first Eco Technology Show has outlined details of its feature and speaker line-up ahead of its launch at Brighton’s new AMEX Stadium.
 
The combined consumer and trade show will debut on 15-16 June and aims to showcase technologies that encourage sustainable and energy efficiency, both in the home and commercially. The event was created by commercial director Nicola Gunstone and co-founder Michael Yeoman, who are assisted by event director Bill Mauseth, sales manager Rip Gill and sales executive Jim Mitchell.
 
“The aim is to raise awareness of environmental issues and encourage people to embrace new developments and commit to using renewable energy to save money on their household bills,” said Yeoman, who is also heavily involved within the sustainable sector around Sussex and the south of England.

The event has gained the backing of the local council and has been devised with the assistance of an advisory board. This includes Brighton and Hove City Council’s Geoff Raw and Cheryl Finella, Heath Sustainable Design’s Oliver Heath, Brighton Energy Co-op programme director Damian Tow, University of Brighton environment business development manager Zoe Osmond and Brighton and Hove Chamber of Commerce’s Sarah Springford.
 
The Eco Technology Show will include three main zones focused on build, energy and home, transport, and information, education and lifestyle. Free seminars will also be on offer to visitors covering renewable energy, water and waste efficiencies, government incentives and strategies such as the Green Deal, running more efficient businesses and other energy-based technologies.
 
Outside the stadium, the event organiser will hold a local sustainable food and drinks market, and give visitors the opportunity to test out new e-bikes and trikes on a dedicated track. Low-carbon and electric vehicles worth £1m will be on display.
 
A separate paid-for trade conference, the Smart Business Conference, will run for one day alongside the main event.
 
The organiser expects at least 100 exhibitors and attendees ranging from policy makers to business owners, buyers, subject specialists and the general public.
 
“Tickets to the Eco Technology Show are selling fast as it promises to be a truly entertaining, educational and fun day out for all the family interested in making their home and lives more sustainable,” Gunstone said.
 
“From checking out the latest and fastest electric cars and testing out e-scooters to buying and eating locally sourced sustainable food in the local food market and listening to the MPs and green leaders with the latest insight on the Green Deal, the show offers something for everyone.”
 
AMEX Stadium recently hosted the Brighton BabyExpo, which attracted 4,500 people and has since sparked plans for a second show in 2012.
 
Got a story for Exhibition News? Email us: exhibitionnews@mashmedia.net


Print:
Email:
Share article:

COMMENTS
Would you like to Leave a Comment?

LATEST NEWS
Media 10 has extended Manchester’s Ideal Home Show at Christmas to four days next year, following its debut on 14-16 November.

Rapid News completes Interplas acquisition
posted on: 21/11/2014 09:48:15
Niche publishing company Rapid News Communications Group has concluded its purchase of plastics industry exhibition, Interplas, from Reed Exhibitions, for an undisclosed amount.

Almost half of CEOs see internal events as a cost rather than an investment, according to the directors that work for them, revealed communications agency Involve.

Eventbrite opens Manchester office
posted on: 20/11/2014 12:53:06
Global self-service ticketing platform, Eventbrite, has expanded its UK presence with the opening of a new office in Manchester.

New show content for Naidex National
posted on: 19/11/2014 12:34:49
Show organiser i2i Events will launch new OTnews Live feature area in the College of Occupational Therapists (COT) Zone at Naidex National in 2015.