Events

CMD limited unveils AUDACY® advanced wireless lighting control system at Lux Live 2017

Delivers Up to 60 Percent Energy Savings Per Year with Safe, Secure Installation in One-Eighth 

CMD Limited, the leading maker of custom commercial electrical power solutions since 1984, announced today the launch of AUDACY®, an advanced wireless lighting control system designed and engineered by it’s parent company IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. a world leader in electrical power control and management, is now available in the United Kingdom for retrofit, new construction, retail, and institutional lighting markets.

 

Kriss Akabusi to headline Live North

Kriss Akabusi to headline Live North

Olympic medallist Kriss Akabusi tops the bill at Aintree event from NICEIC and ELECSA

Olympic medallist and motivational speaker Kriss Akabusi will be the keynote speaker at NICEIC ELECSA Live North, held at Aintree Racecourse on 23 November. 

Akabusi will talk about his own athletics career, including winning the 400m hurdles gold medal in the 1990 Commonwealth Games and the bronze in the 1992 Olympic Games, where he set a British record that still stands today. 

Darren Staniforth and Alan Wells will also be on hand to inform delegates about the proposed changes to the upcoming 18th edition and the recent document for public comment, while the IET’s Mark Coles will also provide an overview on Part 8 of the regulations.  

Harvard Technology to deliver ground-breaking controls system at EMEX 2017

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Harvard Technology, a pioneer in the design, development and manufacture of smart lighting solutions, will be showcasing its ground-breaking wireless lighting controls system EyeNut on stand E5 at The Energy Managers Exhibition (EMEX) at the ExCeL Centre in London on November 22-23.

 

Building on an award-winning system, which has already delivered substantial monetary and energy savings for many leading blue-chip clients across the world, the latest evolution of the Internet of Things (IoT) enabled wireless control and management solution adds new pioneering features, including Building Energy Management System (BeMS) integration and emergency testing functionality.

 

The european PVC cables sector plugs into innovation and sustainability

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PVC4Cables hosted yesterday its first conference ‘Sustainability, Innovation, Market: The new horizons of the PVC cables industry’ in Lyon, France, attracting more than 110 delegates from all over Europe. Focus of the Conference was the significant progress made by the PVC cables industry in terms of sustainability and innovation, particularly thanks to the development of new formulations; and a factual debate on the impact of the European regulation on the market, notably in relation to CPR (Construction Products Regulation) and RoHS Directive.

Neil Salt appointed Managing Director at Gooee

Neil Salt appointed Managing Director at Gooee

 Gooee, the award-winning Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem that provides space and occupancy analytics, wireless lighting control and beacon networking for the smart building industry, has appointed Neil Salt as Managing Director. This announcement is in advance of Gooee’s official European launch at LuxLive 2017, Nov 15-16, Excel London.

 
In 2014, alongside Andrew Johnson and Simon Coombes, Neil co-founded Gooee, drawing on his extensive experience within the lighting and building industry as a founding director and CMO of the Aurora Lighting Group.

Final chance to secure your place for powerBall 2017

Final chance to secure your place for powerBall 2017

The most anticipated dance extravaganza – powerBall 2017 is fast approaching. Don’t miss your chance to dance the night away to the best 70s classics while witnessing the phenomenon of the Saturday Night Fever tribute show. Book your place today to avoid disappointment.

 

This year powerBall promises to bring you the best entertainment with iconic 70s hits including If I Can’t Have You, More Than A Woman, Night Fever and Stayin’ Alive.

 

This unmissable event in the electrical industry’s calendar will get each and every one of you dancing all night long to the best entertainment from Madhen and DJ Laura. You will also have a chance to witness the ground-breaking performance of a Saturday Night Fever tribute show choreographed by Nikki Trow.

 

EC Electronics to showcase new Product Realisation service at Engineering Design Show

Product Realisation

EC Electronics, electronic manufacturing experts with over 30 years of experience, will be demonstrating its new Product Realisation solution at this year’s Engineering Design Show. Helping entrepreneurs and established businesses take their idea from concept through to market, the new offering will help design, manufacture and distribute the latest innovations inspired by the Internet of Things (IoT).

EC Electronics will be exhibiting at the Engineering Design Show in Coventry on stand J44 from 18th–19th October, exploring the impact of IoT on Product Realisation and demonstrating its heritage in the manufacturing industry.

The Electrical Industries Charity takes on the Arctic Adventure

The Electrical Industries Charity takes on the Arctic Adventure

The Electrical Industries Charity together with Power Players 2017 winners Joseph Wu of T Clarke and Charlie Harwood of CEF are set to take on the Arctic Adventure to raise vital funds for the Dickinson family.

 

The Arctic Adventure is part of the Electrical Industries Charity’s second Challenge for a Cause campaign which aims to raise £250,000 to purchase a house and work with industry partners to carry any renovation work which is required to safeguard the future of Caz Dickinson and her family.

 

Recent Power Players winners won an opportunity to be part of the Charity’s Arctic Adventure and will embark on this unforgettable journey together with the Charity’s Managing Director Tessa Ogle to Finland in 2018.

Gira exhibit at ELEX, 2017 / 2018

Gira exhibit at ELEX, 2017 / 2018

Gira, one of the worlds leading full-range suppliers of intelligent system solutions for building management, is pleased to announce its participation in the upcoming UK tour of ‘The Electricians Exhibition’, ELEX.
 
The UK’s dedicated trade show for electrical contractors, ELEX pays tribute to the latest products, innovative technologies and brands that serve the electrical contract sectors.
 
Gira is set to attend all ELEX Shows throughout the 2017/2018 series, and it will display an array of new and existing intelligent building solutions and technology.
 

NAPIT EXPO Announces Full Technical Line-up

NAPIT EXPO

NAPIT EXPO 2017 kicks off on 7th September in Bristol and has announced a line-up of technical presentations which cannot be missed! 

 

NAPIT will be visiting four major locations in the UK this year with NAPIT EXPO. The EXPO brings tradespeople from all across the UK a day packed full of technical knowledge, industry updates and an exhibition full of the latest products and services useful for their business.

 

Starting the events at Bristol Premier Training Academy, visitors have the option to attend one of two sessions on the day. The afternoon session, which takes place from 12-4pm, or the evening session which takes place from 4-8pm. Visitors can choose which time suits them best to attend so they can fit the EXPO around their working schedules.

IRWIN tools says thanks to tradespeople up and down the country

IRWIN Tools, a leading manufacturer in hand tools and power tools accessories, is celebrating the UK and Ireland’s trade professionals with the return of its National Trade Appreciation Day.

For the seventh year, IRWIN Tools is bringing back its National Trade Appreciation Day to salute the country’s real working hands, and inspire the nation to show more gratitude for our skilled workers.

On Friday 15th September, IRWIN Tools is encouraging people all across the UK to join in and celebrate the trade, even if it’s just with a simple ‘thanks’ to a trade professional.

Industry leaders back new tradespeople comparison service

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HaMuch, a new, pioneering comparison service for tradespeople, has partnered with a group of industry’s leading companies as it prepares its official launch.

The London-headquartered company has received support from 11 manufacturers and companies, which serve the various trades, including Grundfos, Danfoss, Fernox, Franke, Polypipe and WAGO.

Representatives from HaMuch, as well as a number of its partners, gathered at Grundfos’ Leighton Buzzard head office for a pre-launch event for HaMuch’s sponsors, as well as an introduction to the service.

HaMuch is set to be launched throughout the UK to the general public in October.

Get up to speed with the 18th Edition

Free webinar for all electrical contractors

 

With just one year to go until the introduction of the 18th Edition NICEC and ELECSA will be giving contractors a preview of what to expect in the latest edition of its live webinar – The Wire!

Industry experts Darren Staniforth and Alan Wells will be discussing the proposals and urging contractors to have their say on the draft for public comment – which is out now until August 23.

They will also be providing an overview of the latest industry news and answering any questions contractors might have.

The next edition of The Wire will be broadcast live on Thursday 6 July at 9am - 10am.

Thousands gain exclusive insight into 18th edition at CEF Live

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Around 3,000 visitors attended this year’s CEF LIVE event – the bi-annual electrical tradeshow hosted by the UK’s expert supplier of electrical products and services, CEF. Held at the NEC Arena on 8th and 9th June, the two-day exhibition featured exclusive insight into the much anticipated 18th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations.

CEF raising the roof for the Electrical Industries Charity

CEF raising the roof for the Electrical Industries Charity

City Electrical Factors (CEF) is set to Raise the Roof for the Dickinson family as part of the Electrical Industries Charity’s Challenge for a Cause campaign at CEF LIVE 2017.

 

Back by popular demand, CEF LIVE returns to Birmingham’s NEC Arena on the 8th - 9th June, 2017. Hosted by CEF, the UK’s expert supplier of electrical products and services, this year’s event runs across two days and will feature industry leading brands, exclusive on-the-day offers and vital information about upcoming industry changes. 

 

FIREX International and Autonomous FM add another phenomenal inspirational speaker to the 2017 June Keynote programme

FIREX International and Autonomous FM add another phenomenal inspirational speaker to the 2017 June Keynote programme

London, 17th May 2017:  Following the announcement last month of FIREX International’s best ever keynotes; rock star physicist Professor Brian Cox OBE; double Olympic gold medallist, Dame Kelly Holmes; and Falklands War veteran, Simon Weston OBE, FIREX International and Autonomous FM are thrilled to reveal a fourth inspirational speaker for this year’s event. Nigel Owens MBE, acknowledged as the best referee in rugby union, will join these phenomenal speakers on stage to discuss operating at peak performance and making tough decisions.

Commitment to quality assurance secures important inaugural LIA award for Tamlite Lighting

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UK lighting manufacturer Tamlite Lighting has been recognised for its commitment to best practice, excellence and quality assurance by the Lighting Industry Association’s Quality Assurance (LIAQA) Award. Tamlite is the first company to be bestowed this prestigious annual award.

 

Tamlite’s win was announced at the LIA’s annual luncheon in London – an event which brings together respected industry figures to celebrate the growth and successes of the lighting sector. 

The award acknowledges Tamlite’s exceptional support of the LIAQA scheme, a highly robust quality management system that is regarded as a mark of confidence across the industry.

 

NAPIT EXPO is Back and Bigger than Ever

NAPIT EXPO is Back and Bigger than Ever

NAPIT EXPO is back and bigger than ever for 2017.
 
The NAPIT EXPO team will be putting on their biggest show yet at four major locations in the UK, with a line-up of technical presentations set to impress!
 
The free-to-attend exhibition will take place all-day from 12-8pm. At each event there will be two seminar sessions running for three hours. Each session will be the same to allow working tradespeople to have the option of which sessions suites them the best to attend.
 

IFSEC and FIREX International announce keynotes for 2017; Professor Brian Cox OBE, Dame Kelly Holmes and Simon Weston OBE

London, 3rd April 2017:  IFSEC and FIREX International, organised by UBM EMEA, is thrilled to announce its best ever inspirational speaker line-up. Rock star physicist Professor Brian Cox OBE; double Olympic gold medallist, Dame Kelly Holmes; and Falklands War veteran, Simon Weston OBE. Taking place as part of the Protection and Management Series 2017, Europe’s leading events for security, fire, safety, workwear, facilities and service management, at London’s ExCeL from 20-22 June 2017, these three keynotes will support over 84 hours of security and fire safety content.