Clearview North September 2014 - Issue 154 - Page 44

industryNEWS FIT’S A HIT FOR HUNDREDS ON YOUTUBE They just can’t get enough of the FIT Show – weeks after the 2014 event ended, literally hundreds are logging on and watching their favourite clips via YouTube and the FIT Show own TV portal http://www. Biggest hits among exhibitors included Batimet, Eurosash, Big Wipes, Georgian Bar Co and Chase Taylor, while many clicked onto reminders of the superb Gala Dinner with cabaret by comic ventriloquist Nina Conti. Hosted by lively presenters Kirsty and Nicky, more than a dozen clips together give over an hour of review of the show, the exhibitors and the 5,000plus visitors who made it such a success. In just the first few weeks after the show – at The Telford International Centre – nearly 600 people had watched clips, with the number of ‘likes’, comments and shares growing all the time. FIT Events Managing Director Paul Godwin said: “There was such a buzz about the whole show and the response to the TV clips shows they have caught it perfectly. Check out our website for info on the April2016 Show.” VOLKSWAGEN GETS IN EARLY AT THE BUILD SHOW As preparations are gaining traction for the industry’s only contractor focused exhibition, the Build Show is pleased to announce that three Volkswagen Van Centres will be exhibiting at next year’s inaugural event. The Manchester, Cheltenham and Chelmsford Volkswagen Van Centres will be showcasing their newest models at the exhibition, including the new Caddy, Crafter, Transporter and Amarok. Not only this, but visitors to the event will be able to take advantage of exclusive Build Show offers that caters for all aspects of the industry and we all know how important a reliable vehicle is to running a successful trade. Having the Volkswagen Van Centres on board is great news and it’s really exciting that they will be offering exclusive deals to our visitors.” that provide massive savings and handy extras to anyone who purchases a vehicle during the show. Paul Godwin, Managing Director of the Build Show, said: “Our aim is to put on an event ‘it’s really exciting that they will be offering exclusive deals’, for more information about Volkswagen Van Centres – Manchester, Cheltenham and Chelmsford, please visit DIARY DATE RICS Building Control Conference Compliance, design and risk management. Conference Birmingham, 23 September 2014. Extensive building regulations provides many compliance and risk assessment c hallenges for professionals. Local councils, government authorities and fire services all require consultation approval and consent. Building control is also joining the sustainability agenda. This conference provides you with risk management, compliance and design solutions 44 SEP 2014 across a broad spectrum of building control disciplines. During the morning session, the fire service will take you through the building control statutory consultation process and in the afternoon there will be an update on the consultation to the revisions of the fire safety code BS9999. Risk management is also covered through legal updates on your building control and design liabilities. BIM can play an integral role in building control and this event will look at the government task force progress in achieving this crucial objective. The cost for RICS members is £220 plus VAT, for non-members, £297 plus VAT. To read more, visit