Clearview Midlands February 2014 - Issue 147 - Page 20

DIARYDATES BPF 2014 Energy Seminar Fensterbau frontale 2014 Greenbuild EXPO 12th February 2014, BPF Offices, London The BPF has launched a seminar titled “UK Energy: Will Supply Equal Demand?” The seminar will examine the risk to the plastics industry of energy blackouts and will also look at future energy perspectives and prospects. It will give practical advice to companies on what to do in the event of power failures, including the provision of emergency supplies. The keynote speaker will be energy expert John Hall of Alfa Energy, who will explain Britain’s Energy future. The seminar will be of major interest to all plastics companies interested in their energy future and will provide a thorough examination of the issue. The event costs only £100 + VAT to members and £150 + VAT to non members. 26 – 29 March 2014, Nuremburg, Germany The wish for more sustainability and comfort continues to drive innovation in the window, door and facade construction sector. Architects, tradesmen, manufacturers and the trade meet at fensterbau/frontale to discuss how aesthetics and design trends can be reconciled with energy-efficient building. One main focus is on solutions for the automation of solar protection, locking systems or roller shutters. Some 99,000 visitors and 1,276 exhibitors in 2012 made fensterbau/frontale in combination with HOLZ-HANDWERK an impressive highlight for the industry. The new hall 3A will provide even more display space in 2014. 7th & 8th May 2014, Manchester Central The UK’s newest sustainable building and refurbishment event, an essential and informative event for the construction industry covering everything from training opportunities and renewable technologies to sustainable materials and legislation updates. For more information about the event or to book your place, you can visit the website: bit. ly/KsQIc1 or alternatively get in touch with Paul Baxter on The National Homebuilding & Renovating Show fensterbau frontale India 2014 27th February – 1st March 2014, New Delhi, India International Trade Fair Window, Door and Façade - Technologies, Components, Prefabricated Units. 27th – 30th March 2014, NEC, Birmingham If you target the self build, renovation or home improvement market The Homebuilding & Renovating Shows are a perfect way to gain access to over 78,000 visitors with over £3 billion spending power in the next 12 months. The FiT Show 2014: The Next Installation Telford International Centre, 10-12 June 2014 Following a sensational launch that was embraced by exhibitor and visitor alike when the inaugural event took place last April, the doors of The Fabricator Installer Trade (FIT) Show will once again be flung open between 10-12 June 2014 to the nation’s finest window, door and conservatory fabricators, installers and specifiers, providing the perfect opportunity for the industry to network against the backdrop of the latest and greatest products, services and brands, at the only showcase organised specifically for the UK glass and glazing industry. GPD CHINA 2014 4th – 6th March 2014, ExCel, London The world’s leading event for sustainable design, construction, energy and the built environment. 11th and 12th July 2014, Wills Hall, University of Bristol Bristol has long been at the forefront of green building organisations as well as exciting selfbuild projects and retrofit initiatives. Details will be on the website soon. Please contact Mr. Brown Onduso for details of sponsorship packages. Email: brown. or Tel: +358407739313 Ecobuild 2014 AECB Conference and AGM 12th April 2014, Shanghai, China GPD China 2014 will be held on Saturday 12 of April in Shanghai, just before China Glass exhibition on 14th April. The conference will address the issue of Energy efficiency and Sustainability in buildings, with a focus on intelligent glazing. North American Aluminum Trends 2014 17th – 19th March 2014, Florida, USA Why attend this event? Hear and learn from leading experts in the aluminum industry. Benefit from key information that is unique and exclusive to conference attendees. Achieve an insight into aluminum price drivers and direction – ensure you have all the information you need regarding price movements. Empower yourself with the tools to improve your business. Make first hand contact and share new ideas with fellow industry executives. naaluminumtrends/ glasstec 2014 3rd – 11th May 2014, ExCel, London The tenth Grand Designs Live in London so expect an even bigger and better show than ever before. Based on the Channel 4 TV series, and presented by design guru Kevin McCloud, the event will be packed with over 500 exhibitors, across seven different sections, covering interiors, gardens, food and housewares, kitchens and bathrooms, home improvement, self-build, renovations, technology and shopping. 21 to 24 October 2014, Düsseldorf Exhibition Centre, Germany (Incorporating solarpeq – International Tra