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First two expo partners for FunFest announced

Published on: 16th March 2016

JCB Kids will return for a second year, with Kids@Play debuting.

Funfest-480Taking place on Saturday 10th September, FunFest will once again provide seasoned and new bloggers with a day of educational and practical conference sessions, plus the opportunity to meet with the leading brand names in toys, games and children’s entertainment, all of whom are looking for new brand ambassadors.

JCB Kids exhibited at FunFest last year and has since been working closely with some of the bloggers who attended.

JCB Kids’ general manager, Sam Johnson, commented: “FunFest was a great success for us last year, giving us the opportunity to meet and ultimately forge partnerships with bloggers. We’ve experienced the benefits of appointing brand ambassadors, with bloggers now providing the JCB Kids brand with further traction, particularly across social media platforms. We had no hesitation in signing up again for this year’s FunFest, which looks set to be even stronger than the debut event.”

Kids@Play will be demonstrating its range of toys at FunFest this year, in particular its 6v white sports car. The company’s founder and MD, Malcolm Evans, said: “We’ve mainly manufactured for other organisations in the past, so we’re looking forward to promoting our own brand to the bloggers who attend FunFest. We’ve heard great things about last year’s FunFest event, so we’re delighted to be joining the line-up this year.”

The FunFest Blogger Summit will take place at Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa this year. A limited number of expo partner and sponsorship opportunities are available. Find out more by contacting Kirsty Barr on 01494 372130 or at kirsty.barr@miprglobal.co.uk.

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