29 January 1999

Second year and growing

Welcome to Burgess Farm Machinery 99 – the second of these annual shows held here at the Staffordshire Showground.

When we planned the first show at this time last year, we were understandably anxious to see how well attended and how well received it would be by those who visited the show. Any fears we might have had were dispelled almost immediately as we saw nearly 5000 visitors from the farming community flooding through the gates. The show proved to be excellent both commercially for the group and for farmers alike.

And the comments were worth hearing too: "It was good to be at a dedicated farm machinery show where we knew exactly what we had come to see and exactly what we would get" was one comment. And we saw visitors from far and wide – in fact the first two visitors through the door had come all the way from South Africa!

This years show is even bigger and better than last years event. There are big names and smaller names – and behind it all is the combination of product knowledge and customer care that you will know from dealing with Burgess through our branches around the country – probably for more years than we care to remember!

Whether you know Burgess of old, or are new to us, there will be many surprises, including some very special prices being offered over the two days of the show on a variety of equipment and machinery. The best range of IT services to help you get the best machines on farm, a retail shop to purchase smaller items on the day, Flexible Options – our ground breaking account facility, brand new equipment, quality used equipment and some great free prizes too. We can guarantee you a warm welcome both at the show and at our branches across the UK – see the back cover of this show guide to find your nearest Burgess branch.