Harrison Hetherington has today announced that their flagship dairy showcase, Borderway UK Diary Expo will be held at the Borderway Exhibition Centre on Saturday 12th March 2016.
Now in its fifth year, Borderway UK Dairy Expo presents the cream of British dairy genetics and industry innovation to a global audience.
“We timed the event specifically for Spring as there was a gap in the calendar and each year we have attracted more support at all levels.”David Pritchard event organiser and director of operations for Harrison and Hetherington
For the second time the major industry seminar, Total Dairy will present their industry forum as part of this Spring Event. This will be held on the afternoon of Friday, March 11th at premises adjacent to the event.
Borderway UK Dairy Expo has grown rapidly in size since the inaugural event was launched in 2012 to reflect the continued importance of the industry and organiser Harrison and Hetherington’s commitment to it.
Within the region of 60 show classes, last year the event attracted over 400 livestock entries, with Richard Bown’s Richaven Goldwyn Squaw 6, taking the overall Champion of Champions crown.
Around 7,000 people visited the event, which included 135 trade stands sharing educational, commercial and innovation development.
Sponsored by Holstein UK, CIS, Clydesdale Bank, Norbrook, Farmers Guardian, and Carrs Billington, David Pritchard, event organiser and director of operations for Harrison and Hetherington explains the event has become so important to the dairy industry: “From the outset we wanted to celebrate the best of what the dairy industry has to offer. This I feel we have achieved, We timed the event specifically for Spring as there was a gap in the calendar and each year we have attracted more support at all levels. We have international judges, livestock exhibitors from across the UK, trade exhibitors and industry representatives from all dairy related sectors and visitors from around the world.
“The event gives the industry the opportunity to come together to discuss the latest technical breakthroughs and we’re delighted to be teaming up again with Total Dairy to extend our commitment to discussing and showcasing trends and developments in the sector at the dairy seminar.”
The 2015 event attracted top class international judges and this theme will continue.
Mr Pritchard said: “Because Borderway UK Dairy Expo is now an established spring showcase for the sector, we are looking forward to announcing another strong line-up of renowned judges for the event.”
The livestock schedule and entry forms will soon be available to download online or by contacting the Harrison & Hetherington event office on 01228 406 230.