Timber Expo returns as part of UK Construction Week 2016

The most important event in the timber industry’s calendar Timber Expo is back for 2016, returning as part of UK Construction Week. Strengthening its roots in Birmingham, Timber Expo will take place on 18 – 20 October at the NEC.

With some of the timber industry’s biggest names already on-board including Steico, W Howard Group and Jagram, as well as additional support from leading timber trade associations such as The Timber Research and Development Association (TRADA), visitors to Timber Expo 2016 will not want to miss the landmark event.

Exhibitors will cover the breadth of timber applications from timber frame, sawmills, merchants, glulam, SIPs, CLT, fixings and fastenings, timber cladding, doors/windows, mouldings, skirtings and flooring.Providing the perfect opportunity for individuals in the industry to network with fellow professionals and develop new business. In 2015, Timber Expo attracted more than 6,000 visitors, with 60% of the UK’s top 100 architectural firms represented.

In what has been a hugely eventful year for the trade, the event will be brimming with the latest products, innovations and developments across the sector. An informative educational seminar programme led by TRADA will also be held, along with a discussion of the key issues currently facing the industry.

Nathan Garnett, Show Director, commented:

“As the UK’s only dedicated timber event, Timber Expo 2016 provides a fantastic opportunity for the collective industry to converge on one location, network together and build new avenues for business. What’s more, with the continued support from TRADA this year, we’ve developed an educational seminar programme guaranteed to benefit professionals at every level within the industry.”

Reaffirming its position within the industry, Timber Expo is also proud to announce it will be sponsoring the Innovation Award at the TTJ Awards 2016. Celebrating some of the most exciting new developments in the industry the Innovation Award this year will be split into two categories: Innovative Product Development and Innovative University Timber Research.

Visitors to Timber Expo will also have wider access to the other events being held at UK Construction Week. With some of the UK’s biggest names in construction attending such as Wilmott Dixon, Travis Perkins, Redrow Homes and Saint Gobain, as well as local councils and over 7,000 individual companies, all to discuss current and future projects with numerous high value orders being placed at the show.

For more information, booking enquiries and exhibitor testimonials please visit our newly redesigned website www.timber-expo.co.uk or follow @TimberExpo on Twitter.