Plantworx moves to Peterborough for 2019 show

Aaron Morby 3 years ago
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The Construction Equipment Association has announced that the next Plantworx construction equipment show is moving to Peterborough.

Plantworx moves from Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground to East of England Arena for 2019
Plantworx moves from Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground to East of England Arena for 2019

Planworx 2019 will be held at the East of England Arena and Events Centre from 11-13 June.

Organisers are predicting the 2019 event will be 40% bigger at the East of England Arena site, which has permanent indoor and outdoor exhibition facilities.

The last two shows were held at the Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground, near Lutterworth and attracted 400 exhibitors and over 13,000 visitors.

The East of England venue is a permanent exhibition centre that has hosted other ‘big machine’ events such as agricultural equipment even LAMMA and Truckfest.   

CEA chief executive, Rob Oliver said, “The last Plantworx show was blighted by the weather, so we were looking for somewhere that would provide a good opportunity for a better exhibitor and visitor experience whatever the weather.

“Inside exhibitors can be accommodated in the purpose-built Arena and outside there are more permanent roadways and facilities for visitors.”

He added: “We are also taking the opportunity to add more resource to our organising team and will be announcing some major new initiatives in the coming weeks.”

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