Show was good for business

ORGANISERS, exhibitors, sponsors and visitors at Britain's largest boating festival hailed the show a great success.

Wednesday, 5th October 2016, 5:55 am
Updated Wednesday, 5th October 2016, 2:45 pm

They said a quality attendance, thrilling atmosphere, fun attractions and entertainment along with great weather all resulted in excellent enquiries and significant sales for exhibitors at the 2016 Southampton Boat Show.

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One hundred and thirty Hampshire-based companies showcased their products at this year’s show.

Murray Ellis, British Marine Boat Shows MD, said: ‘Some serious business was achieved at this year’s show, including multi-million pound deals. Many companies reported year-on-year increases from last year’s show. I’m thrilled we’ve been able to give exhibitors and visitors alike a terrific 10-day event, strengthening the show’s exceptional business reputation within the international boating calendar.’