On the 22nd May we welcomed the British Tarantula Society for their annual exhibition to the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre. This was a new venue for the Exhibition, which had been previously held at the Ricoh Arena.
The event is nicknamed ‘The Crufts of The Spider World” and featured over 50,000 spiders, scorpions and other insects from the world over.
This is the largest show of its kind in the UK and the move to its new venue was a huge success and welook forward to welcoming the exhibition back again in 2017.
We welcomed the Coventry and Leicester Cat Club and the Hertfordshire and Middlesex Cat Club back on the 27th February for their fifth year with us at The Warwickshire Exhibition Centre.
This is the second largest Cat Show in the UK and was a huge success and over 500 cats in the competition.
We look forward to welcoming the show back again in 2017.
We have hosted three very diverse events in October and have welcomed over 14,000 visitors and exhibitors through our doors this month.
The Business & Trade Expo, presented by the Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce , took place first on the 2nd October and hosted over 140 exhibitors and welcomed around 500 business visitors, this has been labelled the biggest and best yet.
The 2015 British Dog Grooming Championship took place on Sunday 4th October. Organised by the British Dog Groomers’ Association, the leading UK trade associations for dog groomers. The day was a huge success with 112 competitors, 35 trade stands, 15 seminars across three rooms and hundreds of visitors. This is the biggest one-day grooming show in the UK.
The 38th Midlands Model Engineering Exhibition took place from the 15th -18th October organised by Meridienne Exhibitions. This exhibition attracts thousands of modellers each year over the four days as well as 52 specialist suppliers and 42 clubs and societies. Hundreds of models were on show across the two halls.
In November we will welcome the International Model Boat Show from the 6th – 8th November for more information see www.modelboatshow.co.uk
The International N Gauge Show took place over the weekend of the 12th & 13th September and was a tremendous success with over 3,000 visitors attending. Featuring the very best of N Gauge this dedicated show featured 29 layouts and over 40 specialist suppliers who showcased their latest models and products.
The joint organisers, Meridienne Exhibitions Ltd and the N Gauge Team, are delighted to announce next year’s dates which have been confirmed as 10th & 11th September 2016 again at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre.
Plans for the 2016 event are already well underway. To express an interest in exhibiting your layout at future shows please email the exhibition organisers at firstname.lastname@example.org
Geotechnica will be returning to the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre on the 8th & 9th July 2015. This is THE UK’s Largest Geotechnical Trade Show and Exhibition.
This event is unique in the UK and the organisers the Equipe Group are looking to improve on last year's attendance figures to help the UK's now thriving geotechnical industry communicate, promote, network and learn.
With the industry showing very encouraging signs of improvement and growth it has never been more vital for the industry to come together and improve current standards, increase knowledge and build a greater database of valuable contacts.
For further information about Geotechnica 2015 and to register for free entry as a visitor see www.geotechnica.co.uk.
We are delighted to welcome back the Midpex Stamp Show which is one of the largest stamp shows in the UK. The event will be taking place on Saturday 4th July from 10.00am to 5.00pm. The show attracts nearly 1000 visitors, and will be attended by over 70 dealers and 40 specialist societies and will feature displays covering many aspects of collecting. For further information see www.midpex.co.uk .
The National Association of Memorial Masons (NAMM) are delighted with the success of their trade exhibition at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre
TRADEX 2015, featuring Craftex took place last week, on Friday 19th and Saturday 20th June. This was an exclusive trade exhibition for Memorial Retailers aiming to give Masons the chance to get great deals, offers and advice from exhibitors at the event. The trade show exclusive for retail masons was well supported by 50 exhibitors and saw a high levels of visitors through the doors on both days.
Don’t forget the first CCA Classic Car Auction takes place this Saturday 6th June.
Viewing is from 9am with the auction starting at 2.30pm.
There is a restaurant on site open all day and free parking.
To see the full list of cars for sale see http://www.classiccarauctions.co.uk/cca-june-2015-classic-car-sale/view_lots
There are at present 80 cars for sale including a 1992 VW Beetle and a 1960 Volkswagen Beetle 'herbie' for sale as well as Richard Hammond's E36 BMW M3 as seen on Top Gear!
The National Vintage Communications Fair returned to the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre on the 10th May, see the show for yourself here; www.youtube.com/watch?v=KofWfHXZWdo