UK Construction Week was designed to be influential and challenge the industry from its very inception. Now, shortlisted ‘Best Launch Of The Year’ and ‘Best Team Of The Year’ for the PPA Connect Awards, having already won the ‘AEO Best Trade Show Launch’; it attracted a record number of visitors in its second edition and is showing no signs of slowing down.
Launched in October 2015, UK Construction Week just realised its second edition attracting more than 30,000 trade visitors (an increase of more than 6 thousand from the first year) and over 650 exhibitors to showcase their latest innovations, debate the industry’s biggest issues and do business together.
The most comprehensive industry trade event, it features nine shows under one roof: Build Show, Timber Expo, Civils Expo, the Surface and Materials Show, Energy 2016, Plant & Machinery Live, HVAC 2016 and Smart Buildings …show more content…
Construction employs 2.9 million people in the UK, and it needs to recruit another quarter of a million people in the next few years to make sure we have the homes we need and the roads, railways and infrastructure to compete and make sure the UK is in the best position to take the opportunities that lie ahead of us. It is a great time to be in this sector, and we launched UK Construction Week to help galvanise the industry and showcase construction in the best possible way. By getting over 30,000 to attend our second UK Construction Week, and the response we have had so far, we can tell that the success comes down to the sheer scale of the event, which gives people good reason to attend, and the opportunities that UKCW gives people by networking and doing business together at such a pivotal