Ocean Media is expanding its portfolio of bridal shows with the launch of an international event targeting exclusive wedding wear retailers.White Gallery will feature collections from 30 design houses and will be one of the first events in the international bridal buying calendar when it launches at the Saatchi Gallery in Chelsea in May.Running from 23-25 May, White Gallery is the latest addition to Ocean Media’s Bridal Division, which includes British Bridal Exhibition in the UK, Modatex in Germany, Slubnatex in Poland and Sposatex in Holland. The company also runs the National Wedding Show for the consumer market. Meanwhile, Ocean Media is introducing a series of free seminars for retailers at next month’s British Bridal Exhibition to help visitors maximise business opportunities. British Bridal Exhibition takes place at Harrogate International Centre as well as a number of hotels on 14-16 March.
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.