The Top Industrial Awards and Events You Can Still Attend This Year
The year may be past the halfway point, but there’s still time to catch some of the best Industrial awards and events in 2019.
These events bring together professionals and experts (like you) from across the industry and they’re an excellent opportunity for sharing experiences, seeing the latest in trends and innovations as well as various chances to network. Check out below our list of events that you still can attend and you certainly will not want to miss.
National Payroll Week: 4-6th September
National Payroll Week was established to raise the profile and awareness of payroll in the UK. It helps demonstrate the impact payroll has on the UK economy through contributing towards the £4.46bn* collected through income tax and National Insurance.
Celebrating payroll professionals, this week highlights that they do more than just push a button and how integral they are to organisations. We will certainly be celebrating the week with our own payroll team (look out for our posts online) will you be celebrating with yours?
TCT Show: 24-26th September
The TCT Show is a world-leading design-to-manufacturing event displays the latest technology in manufacturing, 3D printing, design and engineering. The TCT Show has been around for the last 20 years and brings together speakers, exhibitors and over 10,000 visitors from 60 countries. Additionally, they also host an award show on the 26th, are you one of the finalists? You can see the list of finalists here.
IMHX 2019: 24-27th September
IMHX is the largest event in the UK for professionals within the logistics, supply chain and materials handling industries. If you’re looking to see the newest products and services to enter the market, connect with new and existing suppliers, and stay one step ahead of the trends that are transforming the logistics industry – this is the event for you. Held at the NEC in Birmingham the event boasts 400+ exhibitors and over 16,000 visitors each year, with a host of seminars and workshops there’s definitely something for everyone.
The Logistics Awards: 26th September
The Logistics Awards are the Rolls Royce of awards events for logistics and supply chain operations. In association with SHD Logistics magazine, the awards have been running since 2014 and they recognise the most impressive achievements throughout the industry over the last 12 months. The finalists have already been named and there are lots of familiar names on there (good luck to all of you!)
PPMA Total Show: 1-3rd October
PPMA Total Show 2019 is the UK’s largest event dedicated to state-of-the-art processing and packaging machinery. It comes around every three years, so there's every reason to visit this October. You'll be face-to-face with over 450 exhibitors, a host of new product launches and the latest technological innovations. Every aspect of the production line will be represented, from labelling, filling and packaging to processing, robotics, automation and industrial vision systems. Rounding off this fantastic event will be an awards event – you can have a look at the awards categories here.
PrintWeek Awards: 21st October
The PrintWeek Awards celebrate the power of print - the judging panel is made up of more than 20 leading print buyers and who are experts in their fields. You can look forward to being wowed by some of the awe-inspiring projects that have completed over the past 12 months. And with more than 20 PrintWeek Prisms up for grabs this year, including several new and reconfigured categories, so if you have entered the odds are stacked in your favour of promoting your prowess to clients and prospects alike. You can see last year’s winners here.
CIPD Annual Conference: 6-7th November
The Annual Conference and Exhibition (ACE) which is the largest and most successful HR event in the UK. Every year, it brings together thousands of HR professionals from across the world to find out and discuss the latest strategies and developments in the world of work.
The exhibition, visited by more than 4000 attendees every year, features hundreds of HR and L&D providers and dozens of free learning sessions are also available over the two days. You can download the show brochure here.
The events are always great opportunities to meet like-minded people from your industry. Please let us know if you (or any of your colleagues) are attending any of these events as we will be attending a selection of these ourselves.