AQUA 2013 to include a number of new exhibitors


An array of first-time exhibitors will appear at AQUA 2013 in October, alongside established show regulars.

The show, opening at the Telford International Centre on 9 October, is set to be larger than its 2011 event with over 97 per cent of floor space already taken.
New names at the show include Interpet, who will be launching several new products,  Certikin International, Rolf C Hagen, Beaver Plants, FishScience and American company, Brightwell Aquatics, amongst a range of others.
Certikin International will use the show to promote its newly signed agreement as the exclusive supplier of Heissner's brand of pond, koi and decorative products to the UK market, as well as Certikin's other products.
The largest stand at the exhibition has been booked by Rolf C Hagen.
Paul Trott, marketing manager of Rolf C Hagen (UK) says: "Following the growing success of the AQUA show in recent years, we have made the decision to support this important industry event.
They will be showing their latest aquatic, reptile and pond ranges.
Brightwell Aquatics will be crossing the Atlantic to attend AQUA 2013 to establish contact with retailers already aware of their aquarium water-care products.
Chris Brightwell, company president, says: "We can tell [retailers] about our company's philosophy and unparalleled quality of the products we offer.
"I am British by heritage, and the UK market is extremely important to me, so I hope to improve our market presence there."
FishScience, launched by a well-known industry figure, will be unveiling a line of aquarium and pond fish foods at AQUA 2013.
Visitors will be able to browse regular attendees like Aquadip, Aqua Pacific UK, JMC Aquatics, Mars Fishcare, Oasis Atlantis Lotus and more.
AQUA 2013 also features a full programme of free seminars, free lunches and New Products Showcase and Awards.
Full details can be found at www.aquatelford.co.uk.