Event organisers dmg world media to sell Ideal Home Show

16th June 2009

<p><a href="http://www.tsnn.co.uk/event_management_organisers/suppliers" target="_self">Event organisers</a> dmg world media has revealed that it is to sell off the eDF Energy Ideal Home Show as it looks to focus on business-to-business (B2B) exhibitions.</p><p>A representative from the group said that it was phasing out its consumer shows, adding that the sale of the Ideal Home Show had been on the cards since 2007.</p><p>"We are focusing more on our B2B and B2R - Business to Retail - events," she said.</p><p>The spokesperson revealed that the sale of the Ideal Home Show is in the early stages, but could not reveal any potential buyers.</p><p>She added that the company is looking for a buyer that will continue to invest in the event.</p><p>Last month, dmg world media announced that it was selling its UK Sports and Leisure Group to VOS Media, which includes The Ski and Snowboard Show, The Outdoors Show and The Vitality Show.</p><p>It also sold off four of its UK antique fairs, comprising events in Newark, Ardingly, Shepton and Detling, to International Antiques and Collectors Fairs.<br/><img alt="ADNFCR-1753-ID-19221249-ADNFCR" src="http://feeds.directnews.co.uk/feedtrack/justcopyright.gif?feedid=1753&itemid=19221249" /></p>