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FIA outlines plans for 2022 AGM and Annual Luncheon at The Brewery

25 October 2022

THE 2022 edition of the Fire Industry Association’s Annual General Meeting and Annual Luncheon will be held on Thursday 10 November at The Brewery in central London. Upwards of 450 sector professionals are joining forces to learn all about the latest developments at the Trade Association and also enjoy excellent networking opportunities with industry colleagues.

In the morning, the Annual General Meeting (AGM) runs from 9.45 am until noon. Only Fire Industry Association (FIA) members are able to attend this element of the day. The welcoming drinks reception then takes place from noon until 1.30 pm, followed by a three-course luncheon with complimentary wines between 1.30 pm and 3.00 pm.

The presentation of industry awards is then scheduled to take place from 3.00 pm until 4.00 pm. Networking drinks continue at The Brewery until 7.00 pm.

This year, Jo Caulfield will be serving as the after-dinner speaker for the FIA’s AGM and Annual Luncheon. A stand-up comedian, host and comedy writer, Caulfield has worked on some of the biggest shows and with some of the biggest names in British comedy, appearing on Mock The Week, Never Mind The Buzzcocks and also as part of Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow. In addition, Caulfield hosts her own Radio 4 shows, namely ‘It’s That Jo Caulfield Again’ and ‘Jo Caulfield Won’t Shut Up’.

Companies with representatives in attendance this year include Advanced, AF-X Fireblocker (UK), Aico, Ampac Europe, Angloco, Apollo Fire Detectors, Aurora Group (UK), A W Hainsworth & Sons, Britannia Fire, Call Systems Technology, Chubb Fire & Security, Cold Cut Systems, Complete Detection Systems, Consort Insurance, Coopers Fire, C-TEC, Dupre Minerals, Eaton Electrical Products, EA-RS Fire Engineering, Eastern Extinguishers, Elmdene International, EMS Radio, Fire & Security, Ensure SC, Eurotech Fire Systems, Facet Technical & Resource Solutions, Fire Eater (UK), Fireco, FirePro UK and the Fisk Group.

Also in attendance will be representatives from Global Fire Equipment (UK), Honeywell Fire Safety, Illumino Ignis, Informa, Jactone Products, KBO Fire & Security, Kidde Products, Llumarlite, Meridian Technical Services, Mitie Security, the NCAB Group, No Climb Products, Patol, PHF Electrical, Platinum Fire Solution, Protec Fire Detection, Protect & Detect Systems, Safety Technology International (Europe), Technifire Solutions, Trinity Fire & Security Systems, Triple A Consult (trading as Triple A Solutions), Tyco Fire Protection Products, Uptick, Vimpex, Wagner, Western Business Media, Xtralis and also 3M (UK).

Opportunities for member companies     

During the event, there will be multiple visual screens in operation. FIA member companies are invited to take the opportunity to advertise on them.

Across the luncheon period, the Trade Association is releasing a total of 75 minutes’ worth of advertising time on a ‘first come, first served’ basis.

During the AGM and Annual Luncheon, 30-second adverts will display on rotation in relation to the number of advertising slots purchased (ie five, ten or 15). The adverts can be produced as static placeholders or include video, although audio content is not available.

Those businesses who purchase advertising slots and are also attending the AGM and Annual Luncheon will obtain a discount on their ticket costs.

Tickets for the event are priced at £170 each for individuals who are members of the FIA and £1,470 for a table of ten. Non-member individual places are priced at £200, with non-member tables of ten costing £1,800. Bookings can be made online by visiting the FIA’s website.

*Further information is available from the FIA’s commercial manager Chris Tilley via e-mail at ctilley@fia.uk.com