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Ploughing News 2016

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Media Accreditation

Closing date : Wednesday 30th of August 2017 


Facts & Figures

Below are some of the Facts & Figures from the event:

  • Visitors to the Championships spent just under €36.5 million during the three days of the event. This spending resulted in a tax take of over €6.6 million for the National Exchequer
  • 80% of attendees at the event were not local
  • Gender profile is 37% female, 63% male
  • Machinery is the main attraction in the Trade Exhibition
  • Personal shopping accounted for over €7 million
  • Trade purchases were in excess of €9.6 million
  • Food expenditure accounted for €9.5 million

The breakdown of the socio-economic groupings attending are as follows:

  • ABC1: 31%
  • C2DE: 34%
  • Farmer: 35%

The breakdown frequency of attendance at the Championships is as follows:

  • Annually: 58%
  • First time: 18%
  • Every few years: 13%
  • Every second year: 8%
  • Other: 3%

Age Profile:

  • 16-19 yrs: 6%
  • 20-30 yrs: 21%
  • 31-40 yrs: 22%
  • 41-50 yrs: 24%
  • 51-60 yrs: 17%
  • 60+ yrs: 10%

Sponsors

We would like to thank all our sponsors!

ASSOCIATE SPONSORS

ROAD SIGNAGE

INNOVATION ARENA

OFFICIAL MOTORING PARTNERS

IRISH PLOUGHING TEAM

FASHION

LIVE STREAMING PARTNER

SHUTTLE SERVICE

PRODUCT SPONSORS

  • KUBOTA – RTV’s
  • COCA COLA – Soft drinks Franchise
  • BULMERS – Drinks partner
  • DAVID CLEGG –Signage
  • SOUTH COAST SALES (Cork) PHILMAC – Information Points
  • GD GENDIST GROUP – Fire & Safety Equipment


2017 National Ploughing Championships Brochure

Exhibitor News


Facts

  • 1700 Exhibitors
  • 283 000 Visitors
  • Over 300 Competitors
  • Almost 2 million feet of Trade Space
  • Economic Impact of over €35 million