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Plenty to Interest Static Gear Fishermen at Skipper Expo Int. Bournemouth 2014

02 September 2014

UK - Small boat fishermen working creels and other static gear will find plenty to interest them at the Skipper Expo Int. Bournemouth 2014 fisheries show which will be held on 10 and 11 October.

The under-10m fleet forms a crucially important element of the English and Welsh fishing industries and there will be a number of exhibitors at the show featuring equipment and services aimed directly at this sector.

This includes repeat visitor Spencer Carter who will be promoting their range of haulers that have gained a worldwide reputation for their quality and versatility.

Director Richard Carter said: “We found last year’s Skipper Expo Int. very worthwhile, which resulted in extra business for us and also gaining many new contacts. I am confident that this year’s show will be equally as successful and we are particularly looking forward to the new exhibition venue in Bournemouth.”

First time exhibitor Mike Cornish Fishing will be featuring a range of fishing equipment at the expo, including Guy Cotten clothing, various specifications of rope, and plastic inkwell and parlour pots.

Cindy Cornish of Mike Cornish Fishing said: “This will be our first time at the expo and we are really looking forward to meeting visitors and promoting our range of clothing and equipment.”

Under-10m vessel displays will also form a central focus of Skipper Expo Int. Bournemouth 2014, which are always amongst the most popular features of the expo.

The inaugural show in 2013 was held in Bristol, but show organiser Mara Media believes the new venue at the Bournemouth International Centre will prove hugely popular with the fishing industry and will benefit from the superb facilities in the exhibiting hall.

Sharon Boyle of show organiser, Mara Media, said: “The under-10m sector is at the very heart of the English and Welsh fishing industries and already we have a large number of exhibitors signed up who focus on this sector of the fleet.

“Following on from the success of our inaugural show last year, there has been a huge amount of interest in Skipper Expo Int. Bournemouth 2014. We are looking forward to another successful show and urge companies considering exhibiting to get in touch now before stand space runs out.”

Skipper Expo Int. Bournemouth will be held on 10 and 11 October 2014 at the Bournemouth International Centre (BIC). More information at or contact Sharon Boyle on 00353 86 840 1250.

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