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blooloop V-Expo sets the standard for online events in the attractions industry

blooloop vexpo on demand

The blooloop V-Expo took place last week. Held 13-15th Oct. and hosted by our friends at Merlin Entertainments, over 4,500 attended our first virtual conference and exhibition

Delegates watched presentations and took part in discussions with leaders from across the sector. Over 50 of the industry’s most innovative companies joined us with online booths and webinars.

blooloop vexpo on demandThe V-Expo platform is still open for on-demand viewing for 30 days so if you want to catch up or re-watch please click the logo to the left. Check out our sessions with industry leaders and learn from the top innovators and creatives shaping the development of the sector.

Note: the only two sessions not still available are Paisley Park and Paul Moreton. But you can read about both brilliant presentations here: Paul Moreton and Paisley Park. On both Merlin and Paisley Park, watch this space for more news.

Best Booth Design

blooloop vexpo KCC booth

In this creative industry we were delighted with the out-of-the-box thinking behind the booth designs. KCC Entertainment were named Best Booth Design with their gorgeous interactive gif.

Best Booth Engagement

blooloop vexpo Storyland Booth

We are all just learning about online events, but of course content is key. Storyland Studios rocked in terms of engagement at the V-Expo, delivering popular webinars such as “Creating Storytellers” and “Masterplanning a Theme Park”.

Check out the Exhibition Hall for more creative designs and interesting content from our exhibitors.

V-photo booths by We Are Interact

v-expo blooloop team gif

We usually have photographers at our events so this year we partnered with We Are Interact who provided a a fantastic team gif maker. There is still time to try it out here and post to Twitter with #VExpo.

blooloop V-Expo Run

The V-Expo run was in aid of the SEA LIFE Trust to recognise the fantastic work they have done in creating the world’s first open water sanctuary for belugas. Thanks to everyone who took part or donated, we raised £1276.

The winners for each category are below. Kudos to Sara Brack whose dog helped her post the fastest 10k in two categories.

  • Fastest male 5K runner: Dan Strang, 18:07
  • Fastest female 5K runner: Rita Marcal 27:22
  • Fastest male 10K runner: Jordan Barner 45:29
  • Fastest female 10K runner: Sarah Brack 55:30
  • Fastest runner with dog: 10K: Sarah Brack 55:30!

V-Expo Quiz Night by Two Bit Circus

We rounded off the blooloop V-Expo with a custom quiz from our friends at Two Bit Circus. Congratulations to Benton and thanks to everyone who took part and of course to Two Bit Circus for a fun evening.

Thanks to our sponsors and exhibitors

A huge thank you to our sponsors and exhibitors.

list of sponsors for blooloop v-expo

blooloop v-expo networking halls

list of exhibitors at blooloop v-expo

merlin entertainments


AAM logo        AWM logo



barco logo  bezark logo

        brogent logo          Cavu logo         

Comply logo Creative works v-expo logo


    Dreamcraft logo

innovation is GREAT


Eicher lc logo    Embed Logo         Falcon's logo    Five Four Training logo     Gateway Ticketing  


     huss logo    Imagine Exhibitions logo    Imagine Leisure logo            Immserive Arts logo intamin logo  JRA logo    KCC Entertainment Design v-expo logo         Kraftwerk Logo       LAI Games logo v-expo      LCI productions logo v-expo    Mapic logo v-expo  Merlin Entertainments     Microsoft logo    Mobaro logo v-expo


Omnico group logo v-expo                  OpenAire logo v-expo

Openeye global logo  Proslide logoRainbox Productions logo     Red raion v-expo logo       SEP logo  Sacoa logo     Sally Dark Rides logo                Scruffy Dog logo                            Simex iwerks logo v-expo    Simtec logo               Simworx logo          Storyland Studios logo              teq4 logo v-expo  

          The Shipping Monster logo

                               Tor Systems           Triotech logo                       VE Forum logo     waza logo     Whitewater logo


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Rachel Reed

Rachel Read

Rachel is Finance Director. She has a degree in engineering from Cambridge University and qualified as a Chartered Accountant at Deloittes in London. She worked in finance in industry for twenty years. She oversees our news and also manages our events.

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