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Reasons to Attend The Showman’s Show 2017

Sep 4, 2017

It’s that time of year again…we’re on the countdown to The Showman’s Show 2017. It’s now under 2 months until over 4500 visitors descend upon Newbury Showground to get a first look at all of the latest developments current and potential suppliers have to offer. The Showman’s Show 2016 provided two incredible days in last year’s trade show calendar and we’re expecting this year to be no different. Here are our reasons for exhibiting and why we think you should attend.

1. Top Drawer Exhibitors

On average 350 exhibitors pitch up and prepare to showcase what they have to offer. Amongst this number, are market leading businesses from a vast variety of industries, including; Audio Visual, Events Organisers, Furniture, Caterers, Tens, Marquees, Portable Sanitation, Software and many, many more! (You can check out a full list of exhibitors here).

As there is such a broad spectrum of exhibitors, there really is something for everyone, whether you’re looking for new products, new suppliers and contractors or seeking inspiration, advice and guidance from peers in your industry, The Showman’s Show can give you exactly what you need.

2. Informative Campfire Sessions

Last year’s show saw the introduction of the quirky, yet informative ‘Campfire Sessions’. These panel discussions hosted by experts and opinions leaders tackle hot industry trends and topics, with the aim of developing the knowledge of visitors.

Organisers are keeping us guessing with this year’s topics yet to be confirmed. As a taster of what you can expect, here are a few of the themes from 2016’s first ever campfire sessions:

  • How will Brexit affect the event industry?

  • What are organisers, promoters and production teams doing to tackle crime and its impact at festivals and outdoor events?

  • Health & Safety and CDM at festivals and outdoor events

  • A quick fire beginner’s guide to starting a festival

3. Network with Industry Experts

With The Showman’s Show attracting on average, 4500 visitors, you can rest assured knowing that you’re going to meet plenty of like-minded people, who are as passionate about your industry as you are. Discuss industry topics and trends, discover how others managing their operations or explore the latest technology and equipment on offer. You’re guaranteed to learn plenty and make some great contacts in the process.

4. It’s fun!

Last but not least, it’s fun! The Showman’s Show brings businesses together whose aim is to provide unforgettable experiences at a variety of different events. There will be plenty for everyone to enjoy, live demonstrations on stands as well as the opportunity to learn and ignite new ideas. And, you’re going to have a day out of the ordinary, experiencing everything mentioned above.

We’re Exhibiting

We’re definitely looking forward to The Showman’s Show and we hope that we’ll see you there. We’ll be exhibiting our latest development in The Exhibition Hall, come and take a look at how inspHire equipment management software can greatly impact the way you run every area of your business, we’re particularly excited to be showcasing inspHire Mobile and its new link with our logistics planning and management tools as well as our Route Planning functionality.

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