Southern tool fair

Published:  16 June, 2009

HAMPSHIRE: In the current economic climate, while many companies are cutting back on promotional activities, Elliotts has taken the opportunity to launch The Southern Tool Fair which will bring together under one roof, the biggest selection of hand and power tools on the South Coast. The Southern Tool Fair takes place on Friday and Saturday 19 and 20 June at the Hampshire Rose Bowl.

In addition to trade stands where the UK's top brands of tools will be showcasing product launches and demonstrating their tools, there will be a heat of the Irwin Ultimate Tradesman Challenge at the fair. The Southern Tool Fair heat winner will receive over £500 worth of tools and clothing and will also go forward to the grand final, later in the year, where the prize is a Porsche 911.

Other attractions include Milwaukee's Big Red Truck, which will be at the show as part of a six-week tour around the UK and Ireland. The vehicle will be showcasing the toughest, heavy duty tools being unleashed onto the market during 2009, giving tradesmen and women the opportunity to jump on board to enjoy live demos and get to grips with the latest tools. Visitors can also take advantage of show specials with some great deals and giveaways, as well as participate in some of the activities on offer.

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