We're pleased to announce our Road-map for the next 18 months and its an exciting action packed one.
Starting off with MIOG Live on the 24th/25th October 2020, we'll be hosting a 2 day online live event from Simon Georges Heaton Lodge Layout. You'll be able to watch all of this from the comfort of your own home! It will be a completely free event put on for your enjoyment, and wont have any cost to you other than the electric to charge the device you choose to watch us on!
Featuring various other layouts live & pre-recorded segments. Alongside the fantastic Heaton Lodge. Ben Jones from Heljan will be joining us for a Question & Answers session, giving you the viewers at home to ask them questions that you've not yet had the chance to ask this year. We'll be adding more details to this and a full timetable of events in due course. You can find more details out about this on this page here
Our First announcement for 2021 will be something different from our usual audience, and that is our very first trade show. This will be a 1 day event on the 28th March 2021. This will take place at the Crewe Heritage Centre, in Crewe as per our original plans for our 2020 exhibition.
The idea behind this is to make it as cheap as possible for traders to attend, to help draw in and support the cottage industries that have suffered over the last 3 or 4 months due to the recent pandemic. Alongside this MIOG will be choosing 2 charities of its choice to split the door money made on the day between. So the more people that attend the more thats raised for charity!
We will be releasing more details on this event in the future, such as a list of traders attending and finer details are still yet to be confirmed. We really hope that you'll come along and support the traders and the charities no matter how big or small.
The second and final announcement for 2021 will be our exhibition. Featuring a mix of trade and exhibition layouts this will take place on the 23rd/24th October 2021 again at the Crewe Heritage centre.
This will feature a mix our traders that supported us in 2019, and were down to support us in 2020 but couldn't, and the layouts (subject to agreement) that were booked for 2020. Offering a free bus service from Crewe Station, and access to the Heritage centre and all of its attractions valid in the entrance price it will be an exhibition not to be missed. When we have more finalised details to start shouting about they'll be added to our website.
Obviously this last year has been a difficult one for most people, including ourselves, especially the cancelling of our 2020 exhibition.
We'll be making 3 announcements this evening at 1930 GMT over on our Facebook and You tube channel. We hope you'll join us for this very special video and announcement. Straight after this video has premiered we'll be doing a live Q&A with MIOG Member Cameron, who'll be on hand to answer all questions that you've got regarding the announcements tonight.
We can't wait to talk to you all and we hope you'll join us for this very excited evening.
Just over 8 hours to go at the time of writing!