Recycling exhibition achieves best-ever visitor numbers

Official statistics published by the Audit Bureau of Circulations have confirmed that 2008's Recycling & Waste Management Exhibition (RWM 08) visitor figures are the best yet, marking the show's fifth year-on-year increase.

The Emap Connect event attracted 1,000 more visitors to its 2008 outing than the previous year, and the success looks set to continue with more than 75% of stand space for RWM 09, which takes place at the NEC from 15-17 September, already having sold out.

"We know that RWM was a great success from the buzz on the show floor and feedback from our exhibitors, but an ABC certificate provides us with concrete proof," said RWM 08 event manager Gerry Sherwood.

"In the current economic climate, we are all more accountable than ever before. Businesses and organisations will only choose to exhibit at trusted shows with a proven track record.

"RWM is the largest ABC-audited event in the industry calendar and we have a responsibility to consistently deliver serious buyers and prospects for our growing exhibitor base."

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