After a nearly two-year absence, trade shows are back in action at Tradex.
Although still under COVID-19 restrictions which see a 50 per cent capacity limit, it will be good to see activity inside the walls, said Craig Nichols, executive director of Tourism Abbotsford and Tradex.
“We’re looking forward to reconnecting and getting caught up with our many show producers,” he said. “We’re getting back into our groove. The team is getting excited.”
Although last weekend’s Hot Tub and Swim Spa Blowout unofficially kicked things off, Nichols said this weekend’s Fraser Valley Home Expo should be the start of bigger crowds.
“A lot of eyes will be on that event,” Nichols said. “I’m sure other show producers will be in attendance to see how things go.”
Home Expo show producer Jo-Ann Whitman agrees their show will be heavily scrutinized.
“This year more…