The 50 Plus Expo, (formerly The Over 50’s Show) is Ireland’s only dedicated national consumer event for older people. Launched in 1999, the event is now run all over Ireland with 30,000 people and 400 exhibitors attending all of the events in 2015.
The 50 Plus Expo is designed to be an informative, educational and upbeat event for the 1.2 million people who are over 50 in Ireland. It’s ideal for people who are about to retire or already have and want to take up a new hobby or pastime and most importantly, keeping themselves mentally and physically active in their later years.
The PPUI will be using this event as an opportunity to promote the sport of Pitch and Putt and to let people know about clubs in their community. The PPUI have over 100 clubs affiliated to them with more than 7,500 registered members and many more people up and down the country playing the sport. It is an extremely popular sport that caters to all ages from 8 to 88 years of age.
The 3-day event runs from Fri 21st October to Sun 23rd October in the RDS Main Arena, Ballsbridge, Dublin. Full details of the event can be found at the following Link: http://seniortimes.ie/50-plus-expo/.
Admission for the event is normally €5 per day but the PPUI has a number of free tickets available to members. If anyone has any interest in attending the 3 day Expo they can contact PPUI National Coaching & Development Officer Paul Hayes by sending an e-mail to [email protected].
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