ExCeL London and CloserStill Media, the producer of leading business events, exhibitions and conferences, today announced they will be expanding their successful partnership, culminating in two annual 20 events until the end of 2026.
With titles now including Tech Show London, Learning Technologies & HR Technologies UK and the London Vet Show, the latter this week, CloserStill Media first started hosting events at ExCeL over 10 years ago. During that time they have welcomed around 700,000 visitors to the Royal Docks location and are now one of the fastest growing exhibition organisers, with more events taking place every year in the UK, Europe, Asia and the US.
Gareth Bowhill, CEO of CloserStill Media, commented: “Over recent years we have seen strong growth for CloserStill Media, across our shows in the UK, as well as in Europe, the US and Asia, with much of this coming from the success of CloserStill Media. our existing portfolio. Collaborating with teams like ExCeL has been an important part of this, and we are happy to build on this relationship. The venue’s staff, facilities and infrastructure are world-class, especially the Elizabeth high-speed rail line, which continues to receive rave reviews from our exhibitors and visitors alike. The coming years also promise to be an exciting time for both CloserStill Media and ExCeL, with the prospect of further event launches.”
ExCeL’s CCO Simon Mills added: “Gareth and the CloserStill Media team are a fantastic success story and we are delighted to be expanding our partnership together. Their organic growth is further proof that the events at ExCeL work and why 2023 will be our busiest year yet. We are continually investing in our venue to ensure we can deliver the growth potential that organizers like CloserStill Media demand.”
As well as being included in the Sunday Times ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’, CloserStill Media has one of the fastest growing portfolios and has hosted events around the world. Market sectors include enterprise technologies, healthcare and future transportation and infrastructure with titles such as The Pharmacy Show, Learning Technologies, DevLearn, Zukunft Personal and The Dentistry Show.