Wednesday, 03 July 2024 11:55

Fieldays focused

Written by  The Hound

OPINION: Your old mate had a wee crack at Fieldays recently for the perception it was more focused on quantity through the turnstiles than quality - a bugbear of some exhibitors over recent years.

This drew a sharp response from Fieldays who say they understand the need to get both town and country to the event.

In their wrap-up press releases, they have again addressed the issue, making the following point: "While the metric of quantity through the gates is important, the true measure lies in attracting the right individuals who represent the entire food and fibre value chain. Something we continue to work towards year on year."

For the record, 106,000 visitors showed up and the mood was reported as generally positive.

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