The Queen Mother visits Hotelympia.
David Hockney provides the design for the poster for Art LA.
The Liverpool Garden Festival attracted 3.4m visitors – the largest event in the UK since the Great Exhibition of 1851.
IFE was launched and still runs today as the leading food & drink trade event.
Lord Louis Mountbatten tore up his notes at IDEA (International Domestic Equipment and Appliance Show) to demonstrate the new Dyson Vacuum cleaner, which was launched at the event.
Sandy Angus, now Montgomery Group Chairman, joins the company.
Molly and Bryan Montgomery founded Specialised Exhibitions (Pty) Ltd in South Africa, which is still part of The Montgomery Group and is one of South Africa’s leading exhibition organisers.
One of the only public duties of King Edward VIII in 1937 was visiting the Building Exhibition at Olympia.
Hotel, Restaurant & Catering (later called Hotelympia) was launched and is the longest running Trade Show in the UK.
The only architectural work ever carried out in Britain by Le Corbusier was a stand at the 1930 Building show for Venesta. This marked the arrival of ‘modernism’ to the…