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Innovation and learning at the heart of Build Show 2017

  • 18 Jul 2017

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UK’s biggest show for tradespeople, housebuilders & contractors

The Build Show, the largest show during UK Construction Week, returns for the third year to the Birmingham NEC, 10-12 October 2017, showcasing the latest  building industry products and solutions. Buildshow is biggest UK event for tradespeople, housebuilders and contractors.


Workshops at Build Show 

In light of recent tragic events, safety, quality and fire prevention in buildings has become a topic for national debate and the industry needs clear, unbiased, factual guidance. The Build Show has taken the proactive step of providing this information in the form of one-hour workshops delivered by industry experts who will be covering topics from the latest regulation on building materials to advice on fire prevention. These workshops will be free of charge to help ensure that the industry is kept abreast of this fast moving topic. 

 Headline sponsorship deal with Easy-Trim

The Build Show sponsorship deal with leading roofing manufacturer Easy-Trim Roofing & Construction Products Ltd is for has 4 years  As headline sponsor, this British manufacturer to support The Build Show, recognises its importance and popularity within the industry, which attracts thousands of construction professionals from tradespeople to housebuilders and contractors.

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Jamie Govier, Managing Director of Easy-Trim: “Since launching three years ago, The Build Show has managed to carve out a reputation as one of the largest and most popular trade events in the country. Its popularity is based on showcasing the latest products and innovation in the construction sector, and the opportunity to meet with leaders in the built environment. We’re proud to be supporting The Build Show and look forward to bringing everyone together for what is set to be the most significant show yet.”

How to Theatre’ sponsored Trimaco

The Build Show focus will also be on educational opportunities for the sector with a ‘How to Theatre’ sponsored Trimaco, providers of surface, personal and jobsite protection products.

‘How to Theatre’ will feature product demonstrations and advice for SMEs. An Education Hub will offer CPDs in partnership with BSI, attendees can benefit from learning new skills during the show. In light of recent tragic events,

Free dedicated education hub

The Build Show will also have a dedicated hub to provide free education, guidance and advice on building safety and quality.

 Regional Development Hub

A  Regional Development Hub, is a new feature that will explore development opportunities in the Northern Powerhouse, Midlands Engine, and major cities across the UK. Confirmed speakers include: Pat Smith, Councillor & Cabinet Member for Homes at Bristol City Counci;  Edward Rowberry, Chief Executive of Bristol and Bath Regional Capital CIC; and Jamie Kerr, Managing Director of HS2 Growth Partnership.

Additional zones and theatres

These include Health and Safety; Windows & Doors;  Roofing & Insulation; Tools; the Builders Merchants Federation Pavilion; BIM Prospects Theatre delivered by BRE; and Offsite Theatre in association with the Modular and Portable Building Association


A diverse range of exhibitors including Gripple, Jigtech, Knauf Insulation, Portakabin Group, Screwfix, and Velux Modular  – with more signing up every day.

Nathan Garnett, Event Director at Media 10, which runs the show: “The Build Show 2017 comes at a crucial time when there are many questions in people’s minds over building safety, quality and regulation. The Build Show can provide the industry with a much-needed space to network, develop and learn. We aim to bring people together from across construction so they can benefit from the new solutions and products on offer that will enhance their businesses. We can already tell that this will be our busiest show to date and we’re committed to making it the best platform for collaboration, innovation and education in the built environment.”


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