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Brisk Business on Day One of the Executive Hire Show!

February 11, 2016

Filed under: Latest News — Louise @ 8:45 am

At 9am on the first morning of the Executive Hire Show hire professionals from all over the UK and beyond came through the Ricoh Arena’s doors in their droves.  Very quickly the aisles were bustling with buyers and the exhibitors had all hands to the pump to cope with the high volume of traffic!

Busy first day at the Show - happy visitors and happy exhibitors.

Although not confirmed visitors numbers are up on the first day of last year’s show – which is a good indication of the strength of the hire market.  The new Top Tier of the Show was also very busy

Andy Munford managing director Shindaiwa reported an excellent first day at the EHS!

Andy Munford, managing director,Shindaiwa said “Interest has been good in our new machines and out stand has been extremely busy – it has been a very good day for us.”

Alan Batty managing director Bomag GB said ” We’re delighted with the response and interest from visitors on day one of the EHS – there’s no doubt that compared to previous years there’s demand from hirers large and small.”

Kevin Minton director CPA and Peter Thompson MD CanTrack Global Ltd seal the deal for sponsorship at the forthcoming CPA Conference.

Peter Thompson managing director CanTrack Global Ltd said, ” This is our first year at EHS and I am really pleased with the the level of interest in our tracking products.  I was also pleased to announce that CanTrack will be the headline sponsor at the CPA’s annual conference in November this year.”

Phil Winnington managing director, Morris Site Machinery also reported a good first day he said, “Our stand was very busy today with visitors today – we have been very happy with the first day’s results.”

Kevin Howells managing director Datatag ID at CPA Open Reach meeting.

Kevin Howells managing director Datatag ID Ltd said “I was pleased to be invited by the CPA to present at their seminar during day one of the EHS.  It’s clear that hirers take the threat and reality of equipment theft seriously.  We look forward to working with the CPA and CITS to promote good practice using the latest technologies.”

Scott Redding MotoGP rider Pramac Ducati on the Pramac stand.

Pramac had a very special guest on their stand – none other than Scott Redding a MotoGP rider sponsored by Pramac.  Scott caused quite a stir as visitors had their pictures taken and chatted with the star – he was also signing autographs.

New product launches were in abundance with new kit from JCB, Kubota, Manitou, Fairport, Bomag, Takeuchi, MultiOne UK and McCloskey International and many many more!

There’s still time to visit the show today Thursday 11th February 9am-4pm  The Executive Hire team look forward to welcoming you!

The Executive Hire team look forward to welcoming you!