Our Patron Tim Appleton MBE has issued a press release on the results of this year’s Global Birdfair and the Society is proud to have supported this event. We look forward to another edition of Global Birdfair in 2023 if it can be organised.
GLOBAL BIRDFAIR 2022
Tim Appleton announced on Wednesday 14 September 2022 during the BirdLife International World Congress in Cambridge, that the total sum being donated by Global Birdfair to the 2022 Conservation Project is an incredible €100,000.00.
The Global Birdfair 2022 Project being supported through BirdLife International is Revive La Janda, an area in Andalucia, Spain which acts as a vital link for migratory birds to the UK from Africa.
Global Birdfair was held on 15, 16 and 17 July 2022 at Rutland Showground, Oakham UK.
Global Birdfair wishes to thank all visitors, exhibitors and sponsors for their fantastic support for the event.
Over 130 volunteers gave their time to make a massive contribution to the smooth running of the event. Global Birdfair is incredibly grateful for their dedication and hard work.
The number of attendees exceeded 11,600
The event hosted 245 exhibitors across various sectors including conservation organisations, art, media, photography, books, optical equipment, nature tourism, local produce, clothing, bird food and other nature related products.
A large number of conservation organisations were Global BIrdfair Exhibitors. Thanks to the main Conservation Sponsor, Rising Phoenix for supporting smaller conservation organisations.
Massive thanks also to other sponsors including RSPB, Birdguides, Viking Optical, Anglian Water, Swarovski Optik, Zeiss, Sony UK, Vive Andalucia, Park Cameras, Leica, BBC Wildlife Magazine and Rockjumper.
3 Lecture stages hosted 132 lectures during Global Birdfair as well as Osprey Events stage. Over the 3 days, over 10,500 people attended a lecture or event.
Global Birdfair 2023 – due to logistical issues we are as yet unable to confirm dates for 2023. As soon as we have any information, an announcement will be made.