Sign in or Register | Newsletter
 
 



Register today to receive each issue absolutely FREE!





With Mash Media set to open a new event next year, EN catches up with...


Hugo Spalding, MD of data capture software firm, MSP Ltd, on the...


Industry legend Mike Rusbridge retires from Reed Exhibitions in...


As part of the launch of DB Systems’s new RfiD solution,...


At the height of the summer and art season, Masterpiece London...


Two families across five generations - 120 years of Montgomery...

Exhibition News September 2015
September 2015

Read it online
now for free!

UBM claims eCommerce Expo Manchester visitors nearly doubled since 2010
posted on: 13/6/2012 10:50:33
Manchester Central 2012

UBM has said its eCommerce Expo show has had 98 per cent growth in the last two years, after gaining visitors from its Technology For Marketing and Advertising Manchester (TFM&A) show launch.

The one-day event attracted 1,649 marketing, ecommerce and business professionals, and 50 exhibitors, alongside attending free educational content from thought-leaders including Microsoft, Capgemini, IMRG and IBM.

This was a visitor increase of 20 per cent from 2011.

UBM acquired the eCommerce expo in Manchester and London from IMP Events in 2010, and launched TFM&A Manchester in 2011.

To accommodate an increasing demand for space at this growing show, the 2012 show moved to a larger venue, Manchester Central.
 
Already 66 per cent of stand space has been booked for the 2013 event. Event manager Rebecca Slater said the entire team was satisfied with the 2012 results.

“Following the significant growth of 2011, we looked to continue that expansion, aiming at a 15 per cent increase in visitor numbers,” she said.

“We were pleased and proud to attract over our target figure with a final total of 1,646 attendees. Our exhibitors were very happy with the event and the atmosphere on the show floor and in the education theatres firmly marked us on the map as the event to attend in the North of England for the latest innovations and trends.”

The next show will take place on 15 May 2013 at Manchester Central.
 
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

Event management agency Ashfield Meetings & Events has appointed a new business director, while BCD Meetings & Events has announced a new MD of the agency’s EMEA region.


Supplier of audio-visual equipment and services, Blitz|GES, has announced a new five-year deal with ExCeL London as well as a strategic restructure.


Krystle Davis joins AEO team
posted on: 3/9/2015 10:31:02
The Association of Event Organisers (AEO) has appointed Krystle Davis as business development manager ahead of its annual conference, which begins today (3 September).


Insomnia 2015 moves to the NEC
posted on: 3/9/2015 09:55:47
Gaming festival Insomnia will relocate to the NEC this December, having outgrown its current home at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry.


Former PR director of Davies Tanner and PR counsel to the Business Visits and Events Partnership (BVEP), Alistair Turner, has launched a new agency specialising in the events industry: EIGHT PR & Marketing.