Seeing is believing in Leicestershire

Leicester Shire Promotions is supporting the Highways SIB (Seeing is Believing) 2016 event at Bruntingthorpe in Lutterworth, Leicestershire from 9-10 November 2016.

The highways maintenance and traffic management conference is set to welcome over 1,500 delegates to both its indoor exhibition and outdoor demonstration zones.

Leicester Shire Promotions ­ through its Conferences@goLeicestershire convention bureau for Leicester and Leicestershire ­ is working in partnership with the event organisers to provide online accommodation discounted train travel with East Midlands Trains, and essential visitor information.

Neil Levett, event director of Highways SIB said: “We’re delighted to be working in partnership with Leicester Shire Promotions to provide delegates and exhibitors with a portal where they¹re able to easily access accommodation and discounted travel deals.

We feel this is a great way of ensuring that Highways SIB is easily accessible to both visitors and exhibitors and look forward to welcoming everyone at the event.”

Bruntingthorpe’s managing director, Dave Walton, added: “This will be the third time the event has been held on our site which is a perfect location for the event given our brand new Hangar 42 events centre and access to the huge amount of test tracks and external space that we have available.”

Martin Peters, chief executive of Leicester Shire Promotions, concluded by saying: “After a challenging time for business tourism in the post-recession years, we’re seeing a surge in interest from conference organisers looking to host their national and international events in Leicester and Leicestershire. We look forward to welcoming the Highways SIB event and delegates to the county in November.”



Martin Fullard


Martin Fullard

Martin Fullard: journalist, presenter, producer. Martin is the Deputy Editor at Conference News and Conference & Meetings World magazines. He leads the digital channels on Mash Media’s Conference Division as well as heading up Mash TV. He is formerly a web editor at a national newspaper in the Middle East and motoring journalist.

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