This attractive four-day event will take place at the Prague Exhibition Centre LetŮany starting on 8 November 2012, and it will be held annually in the course of the following five years. It will be attended by the world\'s leading manufacturers of hockey and floor ball equipment and accessories, sportswear and assistive devices manufacturers, food supplement producers, as well as hockey schools and national and international sports associations.
Thanks to close cooperation with the organizer, Prague Convention Bureau managed to confirm the event for Prague. \"We are very happy that after long negotiations, the client put confidence in us that Prague can organize similar type of event, even five years in a row. Not only congresses but also sport events are very important for our destination from both economic and social point of view, and therefore we offer them full support in all directions,\" said managing director of Prague Convention Bureau Lenka Úlebková to obtaining the event. Holding the expo in the Czech lands is seen as a significant event. Ice hockey is undoubtedly the most popular sport in both the Czech Republic and neighbouring Slovakia. Czech Republic regularly enjoys great success in the field of ice hockey. That is why the expo organizers expect strong interest from the public.
„I am very pleased that the organizers have chosen Prague for this extraordinary exhibition. Czech hockey has a long tradition and as a country of many world hockey legends we are proud of it. Therefore, I believe that an event of this type has its place here, and that it will certainly delight any hockey fan,“ said Prague Councillor Václav Novotný about Go For Hockey International Expo.
The accompanying program of these hockey days will include fun activities and competitions for parents and children. Also there will be an exhibition of sledge hockey, women’s ice hockey and floor ball. Another significant attraction will be a beneficial hockey game between hockey legends and many other shows by famous national and international personalities.