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Thousands Of Industry Professionals In Attendance At BC's Big Iron Showcase


Nov 3, 2014 - 4 years ago

By Supply Post

The Pacific Heavy Equipment Show – BC’s Big Iron Showcase – took place the weekend of September 19th and 20th at TRADEX in Abbotsford. For the first time ever, the show was co-located with TRUXPO, Western Canada’s largest commercial trucking show. A variety of industry professionals went to one or both shows, with 3,240 registered visitors attending the Pacific Heavy Equipment Show, combined with a considerable overflow from TRUXPO’s record-breaking 10,362 visitors.

“Things started off a little soggy on Friday but it cleared and was a good day with serious customers in attendance,” said Mark Cusack, National Show Manager. “Saturday started and finished strong with a steady stream of visitors who took their time in the big tent as well as the many outside displays.”

“We had a lot of visitors with interests in both the heavy equipment and trucking industries,” Cusack added, “so there was a lot of crossover traffic between the two shows. Certainly the idea of having both Pacific Heavy and TRUXPO on the same weekend was well-received by exhibitors and visitors alike, and appears to be a winning formula that we’ll keep for the next event in 2016.”

The Pacific Heavy Equipment Show provides a venue for equipment owners, operators and purchasers representing general construction, trucking, public works, utilities, aggregate production, road building and maintenance from across western Canada to see, demo and purchase the equipment and services they will need to sustain their operations into the future.

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