South West Growers Show organisers predict sell out

Organisers of the South West Growers Show are predicting a sell out of exhibition space after confirming they have already sold 75% of the space available, two months ahead of the 6 October opening.

Total capacity for the Exeter based show is 116 exhibitors and show chairman Mark Taylor said he was confident it would be filled.

Taylor said:  "Last year we welcomed over 100 exhibitors. We were absolutely delighted with the quality of both visitors and exhibitors and received some really excellent feedback. As it was the first time we – as growers – had organised the event, we always knew that it would be subsequent years that would really seal its success and so far so good. The 2010 show looks set to surpass even our expectations."

South West Growers Group member and local grower F G Jackson and Son is a strong advocate of the show and this year the company will be celebrating its 65th year based in Devon.

Managing director David Jackson said:  "I can’t stress the importance of the South West Growers Show enough. Every year we see hundreds of our customers and many new small businesses who are delighted to find a supplier who really understands their needs."

Exhibitor Vital Earth is due to launch its container nursery stock and bedding plant media to the commercial market.

Managing director Steve Harper said: "The South West Growers Show is the perfect environment for us to reach those local authorities and commercial retailers who specify peat-free stock.  By launching at the October-event we feel confident that we will be reaching our target market."

The South West Growers Show takes place at the Matford Centre in Exeter on Wednesday 6 October 2010.

To register visit www.southwestgrowersshow.co.uk/ or call 01684 576427. 


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