Aqua 2010 to make a splash in Telford
by Annie Byrne
The UK’s aquatics and water gardening trade has a launched a dedicated exhibition for retailers. Running in association with the Ornamental Aquatic Trade Association, Aqua 2010 is being organised by Impact Exhibitions, which also organises PATS, the pets and aquatics trade shows that run at Sandown Park and Harrogate International Centre. Vice-chairman of OATA David Pool says: “We have been talking about and planning this type of event for a long time. Aqua 2010 will be staged by the trade for the trade.” He says the event will include an exhibition, retail seminars and break out sessions as well as demonstrations, innovation areas and networking opportunities. All visitors will receive free refreshments throughout the day, including lunch, and there will be a free gala dinner for retailers on the opening evening. Aqua 2010 will take place at the International Centre, Telford on 6-7 October 2010.