Plumbing Africa August 2018 - Page 28

26 EVENTS AND EXHIBITIONS PLUMBDRAIN Africa 2018 – it’s showtime The biggest local show in the history of plumbing is happening this month. PLUMBDRAIN Africa 2018 is taking place at Nasrec from 15 to 18 August 2018. By Cherry Ellis The show is co-located with Interbuild, Africa’s largest construction and building services exhibition, which this year celebrates its 50th anniversary. Several exhibitors have indicated that they will have new technology on show, alongside the running of various competitions. In addition, the PIRB has confirmed that three CPD points are up for grabs to everyone who takes part in the ‘CPD Hunt’, which can be downloaded from the plumbing app. PLUMBDRAIN Africa has a reputation for showcasing the latest innovations in products and services that adopt eco-friendly technologies, which help create sustainable changes in the industry. Seminars and workshops educate the audience about new products and solutions in the world of plumbing and offer insights into new quality standards in the industry and relevant updated legislation. As the only dedicated plumbing, drainage, sanitation, water, and sanitaryware exhibition in Africa, this event covers all aspects of plumbing, from commercial and industrial to standard domestic plumbing products and services. Live demos and hands-on training give exhibitors an edge to market their products to the industry effectively. The organisers urge all exhibitors to create interactive stands that will encourage professionals and trades to experience and understand the material fittings and technology that is on offer, coinciding with the mandatory standards that apply to plumbing and affording great plumbing practices the attention it deserves. Exhibitors at the show cover a broad spectrum of products and services, including: • Pumps and pump technology • Geysers and hot water systems • Solar heating and