The Ricoh Arena and MA Exhibitions have signed a deal.to extend their partnership until 2018. The Coventry venue, which combines stadium, hotel and exhibition arena, will host eight shows over three years.
Andy Gibb, managing director at the Ricoh Arena, said:
We are proud to host some of the UK’s best trade shows here at the Ricoh Arena, and this further demonstrates the Ricoh Arena as a multi-purpose venue that attracts thousands of people into the city every year.
Solar panels at Ashton Gate
Bristol Sport has worked with Bristol City Council to fund the purchase of solar panels installed on the West stand of Ashton Gate Stadium. Martin Griffiths, chairman of Bristol Sport, said:
We’ve worked hard to design, build and operate a socially responsible venue for the city. As well as being home to the two largest sports teams in the area, we also host numerous conferences and events every day. The installation of solar PV helps ensure we’re being environmentally friendly while also cutting down on operating costs.