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The Buzz

“The FIT Show is getting bigger and better every year and this year we received a record number of enquiries, so as a prime trade association we just had to be there.”

Brian Smith, Director of Home Improvement and Membership GGF

5 5 5 5 5

“We got over 150 leads on the first day alone. FIT Show 2017 was fruitful.”

James Peachey, Senior Sales Consultant Hifinity

5 5 5 5 5

“It was exciting and there was so much to talk about.”

Will Butler, Marketing and Innovation Director ERA

5 5 5 5 5

“I really enjoyed myself. I had a good walk around and just to see this industry being so innovative is fantastic.”

Saira Khan, TV Personality ITV’s Loose Women

5 5 5 5 5

“The set up and how FIT Show 2017 was laid out was superb!”

Mike Latham, Commercial Director Granada Secondary Glazing

5 5 5 5 5

“We were very impressed with FIT Show 2017. There was so much to look at that we’ve come away with so many great ideas.”

Carol Cory, General Manager Channel GLV

5 5 5 5 5

“We were very excited to be at this year’s FIT Show.”

Fred Calero, CEO Living Space Sunrooms/K2 Sunrooms

5 5 5 5 5

“It’s good for the industry because the industry has to work together to make sure that it’s pushing forward.”

Nick Knowles, TV Presenter DIY SOS

5 5 5 5 5

“It would have been crazy not to be at FIT Show 2017 because there were so many products and so many suppliers offering so many things that you would have missed unless you were at the show.”

Andy McCafferty, Sales Manager First Choice Home Improvements

5 5 5 5 5

“It’s a place you can compare one with another, which is something you can’t normally do by just going to one supplier.”

Stephen Caldecott, Proprietor Tailorglaze

5 5 5 5 5

“FIT Show 2017 was a great chance to see what was going on and to speak to people you don’t normally speak to throughout the year.”

Emma Earnshaw, Finance Manager UPVC Maintenance

5 5 5 5 5

“It was great show this year with a really wide variety of things to see.”

Leah Massey, Buyer Ultraframe

5 5 5 5 5

“You pick up so much just walking around the stands at the FIT Show. That’s why we had to make sure we were present to see all of the new products.”

Christopher Wheldon, Managing Director Truestyle Windows

5 5 5 5 5

“FIT Show 2017 was a successful show for us and we left with a good number of leads. We really appreciated the support we received from the FIT Show team prior to the show and during. I think the show marketed itself really well with great adverts on talkSPORT and a really strong social media presence.”

Hannah Langridge Jackloc

5 5 5 5 5

“We were incredibly happy with FIT Show 2017. We’re thankful to the FIT Show team for all of the work they put in. From the early PR activity to visiting us on our stands during the show it all helped us as exhibitors do our jobs and contribute to such a great show. We now have several leads to follow up on and without the show none of these would have materialised.”

Linda Tomb, Marketing Manager Apeer

5 5 5 5 5

“FIT Show 2017 was fantastic!”

Andrew Scott, Managing Director Insight Data Ltd

5 5 5 5 5

“We definitely made the right decision exhibiting at FIT Show 2017. The support during the show was fantastic. Whether it was throughout the build up or during the show, it made our experience as an exhibitor so enjoyable.”

Laura Morgan, Marketing Communications Executive AluK

5 5 5 5 5

“FIT Show 2017 was the perfect platform to launch our new £5,000 guarantee. We were always busy and received a good amount of enquiries from new and potential customers. It was a well organised show and I can’t wait for the 2019 show.”

Gareth Busson, Head of Group Marketing Solidor

5 5 5 5 5

“FIT Show 2017 stood out as the best trade show experience I’ve had to date. I was extremely happy with the marketing and promotion prior to the show and the organisation and its support.”

Stephen O’Reilly, Marketing Manager Brookvent

5 5 5 5 5

“A number of our customers exhibited at FIT Show 2017 and their feedback was consistent – they all had a good show with good quality leads and strong interest in the Residence Collection. The show was an excellent opportunity for high-level networking. We’re looking forward to exhibiting in 2019.”

Sarah Hitchings, General Manager Residence Collection

5 5 5 5 5

“The show was fantastic and the support from all of the staff was exceptional.”

Robert Goulty, Digital Marketing Executive Granada Secondary Glazing

5 5 5 5 5

“The new venue worked really well for us. We made several sales on our stand so we’ve already covered all of our costs and the overall quantity and quality of leads were up on last year’s FIT Show. The show looked amazing!”

Neil Parsonson, General Manager Windowbase

5 5 5 5 5

“FIT 2017 was the best yet. Despite transitioning to a new venue and a significantly larger floor space, footfall seemed to be up every day on last year and the year before.”

Nick Dutton, CEO Brisant Secure

5 5 5 5 5

“We had a good show and it all went without a hitch. We look forward to being back in 2019.”

Katie Wilson, Senior Administrator & Commercial Assistant Profine UK Ltd

5 5 5 5 5

“Thank you for an excellent FIT Show! The layout was excellent, the number of visitors attending was great and Mr. & Mrs. FIT was a great idea."

Murray Michael, Sales Director Clear Amber

5 5 5 5 5

"We had a massive 2016 and this year’s FIT Show was a real milestone for us. We attracted hundreds of high quality leads over the three days. Many of the companies we met are now installers and distributors of Composite Wood products. We now look forward to returning for FIT Show 2017!"

Anthony Pratt, Sales Director - Composite Wood Company

5 5 5 5 5

"It's been fantastic, absolutely superb"

Andy Green, Sales Director Selecta Systems

5 5 5 5 5

"It's only once a year we get this chance to meet the people that matter in our industry, and here we are"

David Thornton, Managing Director The Window Company

5 5 5 5 5

"It's great to see so many people here, customers new and old, it's great to welcome them onto the stand and show them everything that we have. This is the industries number one show"

Andy Jones, Group Sales and Marketing Director - Synseal Extrusions

5 5 5 5 5

"The FIT Show really has become the voice of the industry, the exhibition for the industry"

Chris Alderson, Managing Director Edgetech

5 5 5 5 5

"We are getting to see a lot of the best customers over a 3 day period and that can take us 18 months to get round those people in the UK and Ireland with our products"

Asa McGillian, Managing Director - Apeer

5 5 5 5 5

"It's been fantastic, lots of new leads to customers we usually wouldn't get to see"

Carl Taylor, Managing Director - GT Window Products

5 5 5 5 5

"We have literally not stopped since it opened, which has been for us, everything we wanted it to be"

James Elston Solaris Solar

5 5 5 5 5

"We've been to every FIT Show so far and this one is by far the best. I'd recommend the FIT Show to anybody"

Victor Decosta, Sales and Marketing Manager SWISSPACER

5 5 5 5 5

"It's very important to keep ahead of the game. If we don't keep ahead of it, we get left behind"

Robert Harvey, Factory Manager Bifold Network

5 5 5 5 5

"This is an industry that's matured, it's an industry that's having a resurgence in ideas. All the systems boys are here, they've got something new and exciting, so many new products"

Alan Fielder, Sales and Marketing Director - Edgetech

5 5 5 5 5

"It's everything you need isn't it. If your in the industry, this is were you come"

Mike Evans, Director Mike Evans Windows

5 5 5 5 5

"This exhibition demonstrates more than ever the creativity within the industry of what people can do"

Adrian Barraclough, Chairman - Quickslide

5 5 5 5 5

“We were busy from the very start of the show. With more visitors than any previous exhibition it was our most successful exhibition to date.”

John Crittenden, Managing Director Carl F Groupco

5 5 5 5 5

“The FIT Show was the perfect opportunity for people to see our products for themselves. We were overwhelmed with the interest we received.”

Tony Chadwick, Group Managing Director Trojan Group

5 5 5 5 5

“The reception from installers and fabricators at the FIT Show was phenomenal.”

Dan Gill, Managing Director Residence 9

5 5 5 5 5

“The number of leads generated through the show was absolutely mind blowing!”

Chris Baron, Director Prefix Systems

5 5 5 5 5

“We had a great show. The response has been brilliant. It was a great precursor to the 2017 show at the NEC, which is down to the enthusiasm of the FIT Show team.”

Martin James, Managing Director Dutemann

5 5 5 5 5

“It was our debut as exhibitors at this years FIT Show and we weren’t sure what to expect, but we couldn’t have asked for a better response.”

Bradley Grant, Managing Director Made For Trade

5 5 5 5 5

“We took orders at this year’s show totalling more than £500,000 for machining centres and saws, which was really impressive. We’ve been at every FIT Show so far and, from our point of view, the whole event is just getting better and better.”

Ian Latimer, Managing Director Emmegi

5 5 5 5 5

“This show continues to surprise me. You get a lot of footfall but also real quality in the leads it delivers.”

Joe Hague, Managing Director The Promac Group

5 5 5 5 5

“In my opinion, it has not just been the biggest but the best ever FIT Show. The GGF Group has already signed up for next year’s show.”

James Lee, Head of Group Marketing and Communications The GGF Group

5 5 5 5 5

“The FIT Show is the ideal platform for demonstrating our products and we believe in the event so much that we have already confirmed our stand for FIT in 2017.”

Gareth Jones, Marketing and Technical Director Rehau

5 5 5 5 5

“If there was any doubt that confidence has returned to the industry, the FIT Show will have dispelled it.”

Dave Thomas, Managing Director Haffner Murat

5 5 5 5 5

“We had an exceptional FIT Show and it’s great to see that the glazing industry is back buzzing with new products and overwhelming positivity.”

Leon Day, Managing Director Universal Arches

5 5 5 5 5

“The FIT Show was the perfect event for us to show off some exciting developments in conservatory roof design, especially our new Flat Rooflight.”

Gareth Thomas, Sales and Marketing Director Atlas Glazed Roof Solutions

5 5 5 5 5

“The show itself was fantastic, we were well placed in the Innovation Zone with a busy stream of visitors over all three days.”

Andrew Glover, Managing Director Solaris Roof

5 5 5 5 5

"It was THE place we knew we wanted to launch out products because you get so much traffic. I've done lots of exhibitions all over the world in lots of different industries and i've never done one like the FIT Show"

Steve McIntyre, Marketing Director Ultraframe

5 5 5 5 5

“FIT Show was great! The show had only been open for a few minutes before we took our first order. We’ve been inundated since the show with calls from new customers.”

Linda Tomb, Marketing Manager Apeer

5 5 5 5 5

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