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Team Wicksy beat heartbreak forever

In memory of Showlite's founder, Paul Wicks, who died very suddenly on the 12th December 2017, please help support a good cause. Paul had three things wrong with his heart all of which may have been preventable if he had known abou...

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The show must go on - securing an event

One of the more complex and challenging environments for the security professional is that of event security. We have what is in effect a crowded place, crowded with people, crowded with valuable and at times sensitive equipment and its location and...

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Showlite’s MD on meeting industry challenges with constant innovation

Paul Slaney, managing director of Showlite, on the positive challenge of trying to do more with less. If there’s one thing an event and exhibition supplier knows, it’s what constitutes an ideal world. Our ideal world would have 21-day...

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Booker Wholesale exhibition stand at ScotHot 2019

Showlite were contracted to design and build a 158m2 stand for Booker Wholesale at the recent ScotHot 2019, SEC, Glasgow. With 200 exhibitors and 7000 visitors, Booker Wholesale wanted a presence that would really make them stand out from the crowd....

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Under the Spotlight with Gordon Thomas, Director, Impact Exhibitions

What was your first job in the industry?  At 18 after my A levels and before University I started working for a small publisher selling magazine ads. They went on to launch a commercial fishing event and that was the start. I was hooked on even...

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Showlite wins major annual transport event

Innovation & Technology in Transport Hub (ITT Hub ) 2020 is a new launch event, focusing on innovation and technology for the transport industry, and will take place at Farnborough International in May 2020. Leading brands Mercedes Benz, Volvo Gr...

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