Business publisher and exhibition organiser Emap is set to take in £100m in the year to March. This will be about flat with earnings a year ago.Joint owners Apax and The Guardian Media Group have pledged to pump more money into the company.Some analysts believe trading could still be tough this year, with little to invest after the company pays its £50m annual interest bill.Emap Connect, the events division, organisers a portfolio of events across a range of business sectors.
As the UK has voted to leave the European Union with a 52 per cent majority result, EN has spoken to members of the exhibition and events industry, to gauge their initial reactions on the future of the UK and their businesses.
More than 8,000 visitors arrived at ExCeL London on 4-6 February for the fourth edition of 100% Optical. The show featured more than 175,000 frames, catwalk performances and a comprehensive education programme.