The Titanic Exhibition Centre, in Belfast, reports it has secured 15 shows for 2016 so far.
The new venue has attracted 15 local and national events for 2016, including Festival of Colours, Belfast Telegraph Holiday World, and IFEX with more in the pipeline up to 2019.
Tim Husbands, MBE, Titanic Belfast’s chief executive, said: “We have had a very successful first few months with the launch of the Titanic Exhibition Centre and are looking forward to 2016.
“With 15 shows lined up already, including significant repeat business, we are pleased that the Titanic Exhibition Centre is playing a key role in maintaining Belfast’s position as a leading events and exhibitions destination.”
Returning exhibitions include Penton Exhibitions Limited’s Wedding Journal Show (January and September 2016), Self Build Ireland’s Love Your Home (February 2016), and Improve your Home Show (October 2016).
Clive Corry, managing director of Self Build Ireland, said: “We were in at the beginning of this exciting project and it has greatly exceeded our expectations. Our first event in October was well up in both exhibitor and visitor numbers.”
Director of Penton Exhibitions Limited, Wynn Penton, said: “We are delighted to host The Wedding Journal Show at the Titanic Exhibition Centre again in 2016!”
The venue is 6,000sqm and supports space for 3,000 visitors and large scale banquets for more than 3,000 people.