X Factor finalists Stacey Solomon and Olly Muirs are to officially open the Tullett Prebon London International Boat Show this week. The consumer marine industry event, with 500 exhibitors, is to be held at Excel London 8 – 17 January.The Corps of Royal Engineers are going to make history at the show by demonstrating their craft out on the water for the first time since the show opened in 1954. Exhibitors will present everything from motor yachts to dinghies, sail boats to canoes and deck equipment, sailing courses and chandlery.
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.