Friday, July 8, 2011

Road Haulage And Commercial Vehicle Event Builds On Success

Date Set for Next Years CV Show
Shipping News Feature

UK – After a successful CV 2011 which saw over 16,000 people pass through the doors, the Commercial Vehicle Show LLP consisting of the Road Haulage Association Ltd (RHA), The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Ltd (SMMT) and IRTE Services Ltd, the trading company of the Society of Operations Engineers (SOE) has announced dates for the 2012 event which will once again be at the NEC, Birmingham, 24th to 26th April being the dates to note. Sales and marketing of the event will be handled by Crystal Communications. RHA Chief Executive, Geoff Dunning commented:

“The CV Show is the UK’s leading showcase for road transport, demonstrating the full capabilities of the sector and its importance to the broader economy. It has fast become a well-established fixture on the industry’s calendar so I am pleased to confirm details for the 2012 event. This year’s Show beat all our expectations setting the scene for a tremendous event in 2012 for both exhibitors and visitors alike.”

SOE Chief Executive, Nick Jones added, “Despite the weak economic conditions, the 2011 CV Show attracted an impressive display of exhibitors and an enthusiastic set of visitors. I am delighted that our winning formula will be repeated next year and am confident that Crystal Communications will deliver an unmissable event in 2012.”

“The CV Show is a great opportunity to showcase the latest developments in road transport technology, demonstrating the industry’s achievements in lowering emissions and improving fuel efficiency,” said SMMT Chief Executive, Paul Everitt. “The 2012 CV Show is set to build on the success of this year’s event, attracting an even greater range of exhibitors and creating new business opportunities.”