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Thumbs up for the RDA Workshop

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Ninety additional exhibitors have been signed-up for this year’s RDA Workshop which takes place from 27 to 29 July 2010 in Cologne. The increase in exhibitors includes 53 first-timers, accounting for an additional 2,000 m² of exhibition space. Newcomers are from Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Luxembourg, France, Belgium, Cyprus, Spain, Hungary, Croatia, Slovakia, the USA and Great Britain.

The British presence at RDA is once again being led by Kent with Medway, Visit Kent, Hever Castle & Gardens, Canterbury Cathedral and English Heritage exhibiting once again and being joined by  P&O Ferries, Eurotunnel

and University of Kent on a stand doubled in size to 40 sq m.

To reinforce the message of optimism, the RDA Workshop has adopted a new ‘Thumbs Up’ image to promote this year’s event.

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