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Matex exhibition gets new ownership

EXHIBITIONS and Trade Fairs (ETF) and Sydney based exhibitions management company Exhibitions Pty Limited (EPL), are pleased to announce that the Matex exhibition has been acquired by ETF.

The newly acquired Matex exhibition will be held in April 2008 at Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park, Homebush.

According to ETF GM Matthew Walton, the acquisition of these exhibitions will continue the development of ETF’s diverse exhibition portfolio.

“We are very excited about the future prospects of the MATEX brand under ETF’s management and the synergies that can be created across other shows in our portfolio,” he said.

“We look forward to working with the current exhibitors and the industry to deliver a high quality event that exceeds the expectations of all the key stakeholders”.

It will be business as usual for exhibitors, venues and key suppliers to MATEX under ETF ownership.

EPL’s Australian based team will be working with ETF in Sydney to manage these exhibitions and to ensure continuity and consistency of service delivery.

Nicholas Tossman of EPL, the Director of Exhibitions for MATEX for the last 19 years says “we are pleased with the outcome of ETF’s acquisition of MATEX as it points to a promising future growth of the event and allied events under ETF’s portfolio.

ETF bring to MATEX a large and experienced team capable of further enhancing Australia’s premier event for the Materials Handling and Wharehouse industry.

I look forward to assisting the ETF team with the smooth transition of this event for 2008”.

For more information contact:

Exibitions and Trade Fairs (ETF)

Maria Benedetti

Exhibitions Pty Ltd (EPL)

Nicholas Tossman

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