David Pougher has stepped up as the new chairman of National Boat Shows, taking over from Paul Strzelecki.Pougher, who takes the role immediately, was divisional manager of Marine and All Terrain Business at Yamaha Motor UK, and has played an active role in the British Marine Federation for more than 20 years.Former chairman Strzelecki led the revamp of the Tullett Prebon London International Boat Show, which saw a resurgence in visitor numbers at this year’s edition. He steps down after two and a half years as chairman. Any news? Email email@example.com
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.