19-21 June, ExCeL London
Hear the fire sector response to the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety on Day 1 of FIREX International, in the Expertise and Guidance Theatre.
This keynote will be immediately followed by a session hosted by the Fire Sector Federation. Their panel of experts will review activities of the last year, discuss proposals for legislative change and make recommendations for improving fire protection throughout the built environment. The panel, representing different aspects of the fire sector, will be available to answer your questions and offer views on developing an appropriate fire safety solution that ensures a tragedy such as Grenfell can never happen again.
As the global centre of excellence for life safety, FIREX International will bring together over 17,000 fire safety professionals, manufacturers, consultants, distributors, end-users and installers from 19-21 June at ExCeL London.
The event has a key purpose in presenting approved products to fire safety professionals with a strong emphasis on competency, and is where the world’s leading fire protection brands will be putting their solutions into action.
FIREX is fully reflective of all the key aspects of fire protection from the latest detection, alarms, sounders and sprinkler systems, through to highly engineered solutions for firestopping and passive fire protection. The event draws more than 140 exhibitors, including 33 brand new exhibiting companies for 2018 and a new dedicated Sprinkler Feature Area.
Every product at FIREX International adheres to the most stringent compliance guidelines, giving you the assurance that your customers will feel safe in the products you procure at FIREX.
The ASFP Passive Protection Pavilion will give visitors easy access to the advice, products, services and best practice guidance they need in relation to ‘built in fire’ protection, while the LPCB Red Book Pavilion will bring access to free information on products and series that have been certified by a highly reputable certification provider. Whether you look after the fire safety of an organisation or work in the fire safety industry this is a must-see area,
The Expertise & Guidance Theatre supported by BAFE is a focal point, with CPD accredited casestudies, seminars and workshops on best practice and the state of the industry. Hear a panel of experts, assembled by the Fire Sector Federation, review the events of last year. The panel will be available to answer your questions and offer views on developing appropriate fire safety solutions for the future. A briefing on fire safety law will be delivered by a prominent legal expert, and there’s the chance to hear Justin Francis, Fire Officer at Queensland Fire Service, Australia, deliver a presentation with a global perspective of evolving evacuation methods from high-rise buildings and identifying potential fire and life safety improvements within this complex vertical world.
The catalogue of CPD accredited sessions, keynote speeches and high-level panel debates are all committed to driving and reflect on the changing life safety landscape. Talk face-to-face with a host of professionals, expand your network and foster the right partnerships for a safer future.
The FPA Infozone will also host a series of free seminars and surgeries covering a variety of topical issues including timber fires, fire risk assessment, competency requirements and business continuity planning. Visitors also have the opportunity to meet with FPA experts for informal 1-2-1 sessions. And of course the show also plays host to the 5th Tall Building Fire Safety Conference.
Exova will give a series of live fire door installation demonstrations to demonstrate best practice in passive fire protection measures. The Meetings Service and FIA Bar are designed to make meeting new contacts simple and to provide technical knowledge and advice and the Engineers of Tomorrow competition tackles the engineering skills gap with a live installation challenge.
FIREX International is your chance to ensure that your business and your skills are meeting your legal obligations and staying protected.
FIREX is part of The Protection & Management Series – a strategic collection of five world-class trade-shows. It is an intentional blend of verticals, products and dialogs across security, fire, safety, facilities management and field service management. With over 1,600 exhibitors showcasing 20,000 products, 45,000 professionals to network with and 250 hours of educational seminars – the Protection & Management series is truly unmissable. It is an assembly of innovation, supported by years of experience and designed to aid the protection and management of people, property and profits.
Visitors to FIREX can visit across all these events, and take the opportunity to hear from three inspirational speakers in the Safety & Health Keynote Theatre sponsored by Safety Media. The show is proud to welcome comedian and mental health expert Ruby Wax OBE, English rugby legend Sir Clive Woodward OBE, who will talk on how to create a winning team; and hear Nicky Moffat CBE, formerly the British army’s highest ranking female officer, discuss inclusive leadership.