UK Construction Week opens tomorrow

Grant Prior 5 years ago
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Construction’s largest event, UK Construction Week, will open its doors tomorrow at the NEC in Birmingham.

Up to 30,000 visitors expected this week at construction industry show
Up to 30,000 visitors expected this week at construction industry show

Show organiser are expecting more than 30,000 people to attend the show over the three days.

Among over 300 expert speakers, Lord Digby Jones, a crossbench peer in the House of Lords and former head of the CBI,  will be wading into the Brexit debate on day one as forecasters give their verdict on the potential impacts.

More than 500 exhibitors are showcasing new products with more than 30 major innovations on display from bricklaying robots to crane simulators.

As part of a major focus on modern methods of construction this year there are also full-scale builds at the show, a SIPS panel home, a factory-finished modular bathroom pod for the high-end hotel sector, groundbreaking systems like Project Etopia, and offsite solutions for the schools sector.

Nathan Garnett, event director at UKCW said: “With Brexit drawing closer by the day, we also have packed the show full of practical advice on how to adapt and take the opportunities around over the coming months.”

Last minute tickets are still available via the website www.ukconstructionweek.com.

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