5 Of the UK’s Top Exhibitions (And the Best Bags for Them)
Posted on December 14, 2014 at 4:00 PM
In 2012 the exhibition industry delivered a total economic impact of £11bn to the UK economy. With the market expected to have grown further since this study there is no doubt that organisers, and consumers, have caught exhibition fever. It’s also clear that the UK exhibition and promotional bag industries are intrinsically linked. After all, when you visit an exhibition you need something to carry all those samples and freebies in. With that in mind we’ve taken a look at 5 of the UK’s top exhibitions and the best bags for each of them, whether you’re exhibiting or visiting.
The Eco 2015 Technology Show
The Eco 2015 Technology Show is the UK’s biggest exhibition based around a multitude of different environmental subjects including energy management, green builds, transport, technology and resource efficiency. In 2014 140 exhibitors congregated at The Brighton Centre to exhibit and discuss the latest in environmental advancements.
Visitors could also choose from 70 keynotes, panels and talks that provided information regarding legislation, funding, incentives and other major discussion points. The show runs for 2 days across the 11th – 12th of June in 2015 and also features a Communication Hub where you can get your eco questions quickly answered by an expert.
This show is ideal for both businesses and individuals that are interested in finding out more about, or investing in, many forms of eco technology.
The best bag: Bweha Cotton Shopper Bag
The Bweha Cotton Shopper bag is an ideal multipurpose shopping bag with real eco credentials. It’s made from fair-trade cotton making it a responsible and ideal choice for any promotional giveaways.
Retail Business Technology Expo 2015
The best bag: Bongo Canvas Shopper BagThis, combined with durable handles, makes it ideal for carrying around lots of giveaways that you’re likely to receive at any retail expo.
The best bag: Travelight Holdall
The Travel Show 2015 is the UK’s biggest free travel show and takes place in the Business Design Centre in London. It features everything you need to plan and book your next holiday as well as exclusive deals and travel seminars. All the big names in the travel industry are present and available to give advice.
The show is aimed at the 18 – 39 market and features exclusive offers of up to 50% off trips to locations all over the globe. There is an exhibitor for everything meaning you can easily book a full travel itinerary regardless of your budget.
The show is on the 1st of March 2015 and will even feature recruiters looking for bright minds to join some of the biggest travel companies around!
The Travelight Holdall is the ideal light travel bag. Ideal for weekends away, or busy exhibitions, the bag has one main compartment and one pocket.
The BodyPower Expo is the fastest growing consumer fitness exhibition in Europe that attracts tens of thousands of enthusiasts to the Birmingham NEC. The exhibition features hundreds of fitness experts from around the world and covers the full spectrum of fitness and sports related products and services.
Not only does the BodyPower Expo feature the latest fitness techniques and products it also focuses on encouraging and supporting those who are currently getting or keeping fit. It does so with ideas such as the Transformation Challenge that offers prizes to individuals who have undergone big changes on their road to fitness. The BodyPower Expo runs from the 15th – 17th of May 2015 and features representatives from bodybuilding, fitness, combat, strongman and power sports.
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The best bag: Sportual Sports Bag
The Sportual Sports Bag is an ideal medium sized sports bag for anyone with an active lifestyle. With plenty of storage space and a bottle holder it’s an ideal gym companion and can also be used for storing other sports related promotional items picked up at exhibitions.
The Gadget Show LIVE
Almost everyone has heard of the Gadget Show. Well, it seems the TV program’s success lends itself well to the exhibition format as the Gadget Show LIVE is one of the largest technology exhibitions in the UK. It features everything from the latest retail tech to the best of British innovation and allows individuals to see, try and buy the latest technology. The Gadget Show LIVE also features many events and such as the Super Theatre where an hour long show will give vistors the chance to see some cutting edge tech tested live. You can also visit the Game Zone to view and test some world exclusives in gaming and enter free to play gaming tournaments.
The Gadget Show LIVE will be going on from the 7th – 12th of April 2015 at the NEC, Birmingham.
The best bag: Papa Canvas Laptop Bag
The Papa Canvas Laptop Bag is a heavyweight, hard wearing, on-trend laptop bag. It’s perfect as a promotional item for any technology expo where visitors could be bringing their own laptops or purchasing one there.
It’s clear then that promotional bags are an extremely versatile and effective addition to any promotional marketing campaign, especially those based around exhibitions. As specialist promotional bag suppliers we can provide you with the perfect solution to any and all of your needs. Contact us today for more information.
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