Sign in or Register
 
 
ESP Recruitment
Register today to receive each issue absolutely FREE!
Exhibition News Awards




The Artexis easyFairs Group has acquisitive global ambitions. EN...

Manchester Central won the Exhibition News award for Best Venue last...

EN looks back over 150 years of Perton Signs and the company’s...

Exhibition News April 2014
April 2014

Mercury Events appoints SO Group as show contractor
posted on: 16/8/2012 10:33:28
bluewater plaza

New exhibition organiser Mercury Events has appointed the SO Group to deliver its full suite of services across its event portfolio for the next two years.
 
The contract includes the new Baby and Toddler Shows and Wedding Fairs running at the Glow events venue at Bluewater. The contract will also cover any future show launches and acquisitions.
 
Mercury Events launched earlier this year and is being overseen by MD Calum Taylor, who previously sat at the helm of Centaur Exhibitions. He left Centaur 12 months ago after 22 years and at the same time a restructure was announced.
 
Mercury’s first show was the Wedding Fair at Glow Bluewater in February, which attracted 7,860 visitors. Its contract with SO Group commences with the second Wedding Fair at Glow, Bluewater on 21-23 September.
 
“SO Group made a strong pitch and were clear winners in terms of creativity, resources and value,” Taylor said.
 
SO Group portfolio director Ian Haggar called Mercury Events an exciting new company with a very experienced team and significant USPs.
 
“It is always exciting to work with organisers from the beginning of a journey and help play a role in the successful deliver and development of their events,” he added.
 
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
Diversified unveils SITS14 show content
posted on: 23/4/2014 14:41:20
More than 4,500 IT professionals are expected to attend The Service Desk & IT Support Show (SITS14) when it returns to Earls Court for its 20th anniversary.

Scotland’s Trade Fair Autumn is set to grow this September with 120 exhibitors from the gift, homeware and jewellery sectors attending, up 10 per cent from last year.

Grand Designs Live adds new features
posted on: 23/4/2014 12:32:47
Leading contemporary home show Grand Designs Live will showcase a range of new attractions when it returns to Excel London for its 10th year.

The Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) is set to host a briefing and networking event for members of the Scottish Events and Festivals Association (SEFA) on 8 May 2014.

EVCOM partners with The Meetings Show
posted on: 23/4/2014 09:54:59
The Meetings Show has partnered with new industry association EVCOM to raise the event’s profile and benefit members and attendees.