Confirmed exhibitors for Rugby Expo 2018: part two

We preview some more of the exhibitors showcasing their products and services at the Ricoh Arena on Wednesday 18 April.

The new-look one-day conference will provide delegates from the professional and community game with 12+ hours packed with high-level discussion and debate covering both codes of the sport, interactive coaching content, partner meetings and a busy exhibition showcasing the latest rugby-focused products and services.

Find out more about the exhibitors below:

Catapult exists to build and improve the performance of athletes and teams. Their products are designed to optimise performance, mitigate the risk of injury and support the return to competition. Catapult has also provided performance analytics to some of the world’s leading sports organisations. Chelsea, Bayern Munich, the New York Giants, Houston Rockets as well as the English Cricket Board, AFL and Australia Rugby Union have all benefited from Catapult insights.


With 40 years’ experience in manufacturing both sports and architectural metal products to schools, colleges, universities, and sporting academies. Robbin prides itself on its knowledge, passion, and commitment to national, regional and local sport with a team of ex-professional sportsmen and members of various local community clubs.


The 1839 Company are the manufacturers of fine traditional honours caps, historically awarded within Rugby to commemorate significant achievement within the game. We have worked with schools, clubs and universities within the UK to provide bespoke caps which have previously been awarded to those going on sports tours, gaining school colours or reaching a certain number of appearances.


As a leading contractor founded on more than 50 years’ experience, Agripower work nationwide undertaking the design, construction, refurbishment, drainage and maintenance of all natural and synthetic sports facilities. Agripower directly employ a team of highly trained staff, and own and maintain an enviable fleet of specialist plant and machinery ensuring that no delays are encountered throughout the project.  They specialise in natural sports turf, 3G grass, multi-use areas, athletics facilities and are primary installers of the Powergrass Hybrid System.


Cardskipper is an app that improves member and fan engagement and replaces the traditional membership card. It gives organisations a constant presence in members’ pockets for instant and effortless communication. Launched in 2015, Cardskipper is used by over 220 organisations internationally – including ice hockey, football and basketball sport federations, supporter clubs and student unions.


Traveleads look after some of the largest sports organisations in the UK including The Rugby Football League, Super League, Scottish Rugby Union and Premiership Rugby. They help achieve the best levels of savings in travel purchasing for team and business travel, reduce the costs associated with changes and excess baggage, taking away the hassle of managing contracts and squad amendments.


Spain is experiencing a tremendous growth in the number of rugby players. Rugby Challenge Spain was born with the only intention of supporting and shoring up that growth, improving the relationship between the Federation, clubs and soccer stadiums, organising different matches and test matches between international clubs, national rugby teams, and providing a great framework, playing in different stadiums full of people. They also help and advise any Rugby Schools, who want to establish a branch in Spain.


The UHY Hacker Young Group is an ambitious and growing network of UK chartered accountants. They pride themselves on providing an attentive and personal service, tailored and shaped to fit your needs. Their clients come in all shapes and sizes and so do their services, whether it is complex or day-to-day, local, national or international.


Rugby Visitor Centre is based in the heart of The Rugby Town, birthplace of the game. Visit their stand to find out about the newly opened, interactive, immersive and inspiring World Rugby Hall of Fame, and the town’s varied cultural offer. There are a number of exclusive offers for groups and all the information you need to make your visit to the town a memorable one.


Clubminder have been involved in the Club Industry for over 20 years and their experience has shown that Clubs can reduce costs, improve cash-flow and increase turnover, by engaging with them, listening to some or all of their suggestions and implementing them.


Yihong Garment Manufacture was founded in 2006 and has 11 years’ experience in bespoke teamwear, sportswear and school wear, working with many large brands including KOOGA, Beyond Limits Known, International Sports Clothing, XB, and LE.


To discuss sponsorship or exhibitor opportunities or to find out more about attending Rugby Expo 2018 as a delegate, contact Jenny Forbes, Head of Business Development, on

+44 (0) 843 289 0583 or at