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Fire Safety Event 2019 preview

26 February 2019

The Fire Safety Event takes place on 9-11 April 2019 at NEC Birmingham and will feature a powerful combination of education, networking and business support opportunities.

Now in its third year, The Fire Safety Event has been designed to help organisations maintain the very highest standards of fire safety management.

Why visit The Fire Safety Event?

  • 40+ leading global fire safety companies exhibiting
  • Free-to-attend, CPD certified seminar programme covering critical fire safety management topics
  • High profile speakers including Dame Judith Hackitt and NYC Fire Commissioner Sal Cassano 
  • Specialist exhibitor demonstrations including live burns tests and controlled live explosions 
  • Co-located shows: The Security Event, The Health & Safety Event and The Facilities Event. 

Impressive exhibitor line-up

Held from the 9-11 April 2019 at the NEC, Birmingham The Fire Safety Event host an impressive line-up of exhibitors, ensuring visitors will be able to see and experience the very latest products and services on the market today. With 40+ specific fire safety companies exhibiting at the event, you will be able to discuss your organisation's fire safety needs 1-on-1 and receive practical hands-on information and advice from major fire safety brands in the industry.  

The Fire Safety Event is the fastest growing UK exhibition dedicated to the fire safety industry. Helen Massay, Kingspan marketing manager, UK & Ireland comments: “Safety is paramount and understanding how the fire performance of building products test as assembled systems is key. With an assembled group of insurers, risk assessors and health & safety professionals this is the event to engage with these stakeholders and ensure this group can witness first-hand the fire performance of Kingspan products.”

World class seminar programme

Alongside the exhibition itself, The Fire Safety event offers a jam-packed seminar programme, including over 60 hours of free-to-attend CPD content. Curated and delivered in partnership with Fire & Security Matters magazine, the seminar programme will cover and challenge critical topics in fire safety management today.

This year will welcome high profile speakers such as former Chair of the Health and Safety Executive, Dame Judith Hackitt and former NYE Fire Commissioner Sal Cassano and many more industry leading names.

Dynamic, specialist demonstrations

The Fire Event champions innovative companies who are at the forefront in their field. For their 2019 edition, The Fire Safety Event will offer platforms to enable their exhibitors to demonstrate first hand their world-leading fire safety solutions. This years’ exhibitors stands will feature live explosions, burns tests and the latest fire suppression technology. 

At stand FS220, leading experts for safety storage cabinets Asecos’ will be conducting live explosions alongside their cabinets - highlighting the importance of safe secure units, particularly around hazardous materials. Asecos’ offer a range of fire-resistant cabinets ensuring safe handling and storage of substances in companies day-to-day working life. 

UK & Ireland master distributor for FirePro fire suppression product, FirePro UK, will be bringing along their mobile showroom facility (stand FS140). Here the company will be showcasing case studies of successful fire activations resulting in fires being extinguished before the arrival of Fire & Rescue Services. Between 10am - 4pm on the hour, FirePro will also deliver free presentations detailing why the FirePro product is unique and completely versatile to protecting numerous risk types. 

On stand FS180, Kingspan will be hosting a live burns test on its insulated panel core, showcasing its performance in real world scenarios. Recent high-profile fires have reinforced the importance of choosing the right cladding system for buildings. Kingspan pioneer new technology with energy conservation at their heart.

Industry Leading Support

The Fire Protection Association (FPA), Dominic Louks pledged its support for The Fire Safety Event saying “We are delighted to be taking part in the Fire Safety Event 2019, a dynamic and fast-growing industry event, that brings together authoritative content from leading industry experts alongside manufacturers, suppliers and service providers. The fire sector is currently experiencing heightened awareness, so I am sure these three days are not to be missed.”

The 2019 Fire Safety Event will welcome back many of its supporting partners from previous years, cementing its place as the must-visit exhibition in the fire safety calendar. Several key industry associations include; The Fire Protection Association, Association for Specialist Fire Protection, Fire & Security Association, Institution of Fire Engineers, Institute of Fire Safety Managers, British Automatic Fire Sprinkler Association, Electrical Contractors’ Association, Independent Fire Engineering and Distributors Association, Rail Industry Fire Association, BAFE, Association of Insurance Surveyors and SSAIB. 

At 14:30 on 9 April, NAHFO will welcome its members to their free networking event, beginning with a private drinks’ reception then proceeding into an hour CPD Certified educational seminar.

As part of its anniversary celebrations, SSAIB will be hosting a free seminar at 15:00 on 10 April in the Security in Practice Theatre, inside The Security Event. The session is CPD accredited and focuses on Recent changes to industry standards; How do these affect your business? It will also be holding a free drinks reception inside The Fire Safety Event to toast its 25th anniversary.
In addition, visitors can meet the SSAIB on stand FS31, situated on the boundary between The Security Event and The Fire Safety Event. Stop by our stand for information on third-party certification for fire and security installations, BAFE‘s SP 203 – Fire Detection and Alarm Systems, SP 101 – Maintenance of Portable Fire Extinguishers and SP 205, and Fire Risk Assessment certification schemes.

Co-located events

The Fire Safety Event free visitor badge provides guests with the opportunity to visit not just one, but four outstanding events within the NEC, Birmingham between April 9 -11.

Co-located with The Health & Safety EventThe Facilities Event, and NEW FOR 2019 The Security Event, The Fire Safety Event free badge unlocks access to all four co-located events. That’s over 350 exhibiting companies, 100 hours of professional content and 120 leading speakers with registration to The Fire Safety Event.

The Security Event is a major new exhibition created for the commercial and residential security market,bringing together a world-class education programme, market leaders and industry experts back at the home of UK security.

Dedicated to safety professionals, The Health & Safety Event provides the perfect networking and educational opportunity to anyone responsible for running a safe and efficient workplace, anywhere in the UK.

The Facilities Event is the meeting place for the FM and workplace industry. This year’s event will be focused on providing essential knowledge, information and inspiration for the betterment of the FM community.

No venue can compete with Birmingham's NEC for accessibility. Situated at the heart of our transport networks no venue is better connected, which is why the NEC is the obvious choice when we host the fire safety community together in April. The NEC provides the UK’s most accessible exhibition venue in the UK. With an international airport, mainline train station, easy access to the UK’s motorway network and over 16,500 car parking spaces, the NEC is the number one option for both exhibitors and visitors alike.

With such a comprehensive offering, The Fire Safety Event and its co-located events are a must-attend for anyone who has an interest in improving life safety, business continuity and business protection within their organisation.

You can register to attend The Fire Safety Event for FREE at www.firesafetyevents.com