Totally Shows are filling up
Published: 28 August, 2014
Brintex has confirmed that the 2015 Totally Shows have sold nearly 60% of their exhibition space so far.
First time exhibitors include Birmingham Innovations, Creative Products, Eurobond Adhesives, Kipor UK, Marxman and MBM Metal Box Mender.
“We have also had a fantastic uptake on rebookings this year from our 2014 exhibitors which is great news,” said show director Paul Grinsell.
The companies returning to exhibit at the shows include the distributor of Neilsen Tools, Cannon Tools; non-slip fabric specialist Isagi; leading self-adhesive tape manufacturer Tesa Tape and manufacturers of all types of ladders, Titan Ladders.
Also in the line up are AW Tools, Abingdon King Dick, AmTech, Avron Trading, Big Wipes, Bulk Hardware, Burg Waechter, Centurion Europe, Chain Products, Cottam Brush, Davenport Burgess, Dekton Tools, Direct Worldwide, Draper Tools, Euro Showers, Flex Power Tools, Gorilla Glue, Hugo Brennenstuhl, John Guest Speedfit, LG Harris, LadderLimb, Linic Products, London & Lancaster Rubber, National Abrasives, Newsome Tools, Polypal Retail Systems, Reliable Source, Rolson Tools, Salepoint, Schneider Electric, Serracon, Spear & Jackson, Sterling Locks and the Youngman Group.
The British Hardware Federation (BHF) has confirmed it will be taking its regular Pavilion space for 2015, and is currently planning to feature 11 bira direct members alongside its own stand.
Brintex will offer a special ‘Totally Independent’ package to leading partner-nominated retailers to encourage them to come along and take part in the networking occasion. The package includes a free overnight stay in Coventry near to the shows’ venue, the Ricoh Arena, a ticket to attend the DIY Awards Black Tie Dinner on 16 February, and a free lunch when attending the shows.
“We would advise any independent retailers who would like to be part of these two great events and be nominated for our ‘Totally Independents’ free hospitality package should make sure their Association or wholesaler is aware of their interest sooner rather than later!” said Mr Grinsell.
The shows’ retail partners taking in part in this initiative are the BHF, Home Hardware and Stax.
The 2015 Totally Shows will run on 15th, 16th and 17th February at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry. The DIY Week Awards evening will run on 16th February. For more details visit www.totallydiy.com and www.totallytools.co.uk or contact Paul Grinsell on 020 7973 4734.