UK Construction Week to return

After a positive inaugural year in 2015, UK Construction Week and is returning to the NEC in Birmingham from 8-10  October 2019. The event combined nine separate trade shows relevant to the UK construction industry at one venue, which makes it a comprehensive event that is a must for all related businesses, such as suppliers of electrical components.

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The show will feature exhibition stands from some of the biggest companies in the industry. Those already confirmed to attend include JCB, Screwfix, CEMEX and Kingspan, alongside key trade associations. This is an event that those in the industry will not want to miss, whether you are searching for a new toroidal transformer or want to learn more about changes to legislation.

Keep up to date

With construction output expected to increase by 3.3% this year, which would see it reach a new high, big trade shows such as this can be crucial for building new contacts. The Last event saw 650 exhibitors taking part, with over 24,000 visitors, and in the 2016 show it was even bigger.

Visitors to UK Construction Week had the chance to get special deals from top brands, to network, learn about new legislation, see the latest products – such as a new toroidal transformer – and update their skills.

There was a number of issues discussed as part of the main stage programme, including diversity in the industry, solving the housing and skills shortage and building information modelling (BIM), while the feature areas will have information on sector-specific topics. This may include what to do with your ground work and legislation to follow when it comes to Soil Remediation Services and potential sites you can go to find more information on this could be

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Gain new customers

Exhibitors have the chance to speak directly to decision makers at top house builders, architectural companies and construction companies, who are looking for the latest products ranging from new to innovative construction equipment. Engaging with new customers is an important way of attracting them to a stand and beginning a conversation could lead to a new regular order.

UK Construction Week, which consists of Build Show, Timber Expo, Plant and Machinery Live, Civils Expo, Energy, Surface and Materials Show, Smart Buildings, Grand Designs Live and HVAC, will take place across five halls at the NEC. This is a unique opportunity for the entire construction industry to come together, with something for everyone from an installer to an architect.