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The Ideal Home Show at Christmas has a successful first event at Olympia London

The Ideal Home Show at Christmas sponsored by Gocompare.com welcomed over 75,000 visitors (pending ABC audit) throughout the five day run at Olympia London; the first time the award-winning home exhibition has held a Christmas show at this wonderful venue.

The UK's biggest Christmas exhibition was open from the 25th – 29th of November and provided everything visitors could possibly need in the run up to the festive season, from over 650 exhibitors showcasing top Christmas shopping inspiration, a plethora of celebrity appearances and a Christmas bandstand hosting live entertainment throughout.

The event was the first Ideal Home Show at Christmas to be hosted at Olympia. The famous venue was transformed into a winter wonderland featuring exhibitors across 8 sectors, as well as a host of festive favourite celebrities including Gino D'Acampo, Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen, Olly Smith and Katie Piper who made her Christmas show debut. Experts were on hand at the show offering their own festive hints and tips to make every Christmas Ideal.

Other highlights included a Christmas bandstand full of live entertainment for visitors to enjoy as they shop, a wide range of expert talks and advice, a food & drink theatre featuring top tips from celebrity chefs, and even a champagne bar as well.

Lee Newton, CEO of Media 10, who own the Ideal Home Show at Christmas commented, "It was a privilege to open the first ever Ideal Home Show at Christmas at Olympia this year. This venue is the perfect location to host our event and really bring the festive spirit to London in the build up to the holidays. With high visitor numbers we are confident our mixture of entertainment, celebrities and expert talks and many exhibitors once again prove to be the ideal recipe for anyone preparing for Christmas."

The Ideal Home Show at Christmas sponsored by Gocompare.com opened at Olympia following a successful run at Manchester's EventCity earlier this November with visitor numbers reaching 44,000.

The Ideal Home Show will return in 2016 from 18th March – 2nd April at Olympia London.
To book tickets for next year's Spring Show log on to www.idealhomeshow.co.uk or call 0844 858 6763.