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AgriScot 2014 is set to welcome a number of new exhibitors when it opens its doors on Wednesday 19 November, as the team announces an expansion of the site to include a new 'Upland Hall'.
AgriScot is regarded as one of the premier events in UK agriculture and welcomes those from all sectors of the industry to a day full of both commercial and technical advice.
The 2013 event saw record numbers of visitors, with around 11,500 people travelling to Ingliston. In order to allow scope for continued growth, the AgriScot team, working alongside the RHASS, have secured the use of an additional building and the expansion of exhibition space. The newly christened Upland Hall, which cannot accommodate livestock, will be used to provide space to exhibitors, many of whom have been on a waiting list for several years.
Existing exhibitors, and a number of those on the waiting list, can expect to receive their exhibitor packs electronically over the next few days.
Andrew Moir, AgriScot Chairman, said:
"For a number of years now we had a long standing promise with those on our exhibitor waiting list that if more space was ever available, we would offer it to them first. We are delighted that this is now the case and that AgriScot is in a position to bring a number of new businesses to the fold.
"In recent years AgriScot has marked its place in the calendar as a true farm business event. Providing space for more agri-business exhibitors will further increase the appeal of AgriScot to our core audience of farmers and agri-professionals.
"I would go on to encourage exhibitors to get in touch with us to tell us of their plans for AgriScot 2014 so that we can work with them on their PR and ensure that visitors are kept informed on what they can expect to see when they come along in November.
"AgriScot is the place to be if you are in the business of farming and the AgriScot team looks forward to seeing both exhibitors and visitors on Wednesday 19 November 2014."
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“Over recent weeks, discussions have been ongoing between AgriScot and the Scottish National Fat Stock Club regarding the inclusion of the Club’s livestock classes at AgriScot.
Considerable time has been spent looking at various options and these were discussed in detail at today’s AgriScot Board meeting.
The Directors unanimously but reluctantly concluded that lack of space and logistical problems within the facilities meant that both events are not able to be accommodated within the same venue.
AgriScot wishes the Scottish National Fat Stock Club every success for their future operations.”