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Now in its 17th year and held twice annually the next will be at the new Atlantic City Convention Center in New Jersey on October 18 and 19.

A well organised and publicised event the organisers have forged excellent relations with the local hotels and casinos who, for example, offer cheap parking to fairgoers.

One attraction which could really boost sales is the novel idea of free furniture delivery within 200 miles of the show.

Of special interest this autumn will be celebratory exhibitions to mark the centenary of the Ford Motor Company and Harley Davison Motorcycles.