The Essential Selection
Offsite Expo has been designed by leading industry experts to create an interactive programme and stimulating exhibitor line-up. It will showcase offsite best practice, maximise knowledge transfer and facilitate collaborative opportunities to increase offsite technology uptake and improve construction productivity.
Get ready for two busy days bursting at the seams with the latest products, innovations and developments across the offsite sector. Where do you go first and what do you look out for? Here are some of the essential highlights not to miss at the UK’s premier national offsite show…
Over 100 companies from all four corners of the offsite industry will unveil their latest products and services plus give advice on how best to use this dynamic construction method. With live demos showcasing the latest digital innovations, new products, custom-built features and offsite technology showcases – construction professionals will be able to review and interact with the widest display of new technology and offsite methods. View the full exhibitor list here
A key element to the show and a central part of the Offsite Expo experience. With over 40 confirmed eminent speakers, gain insights, learn from the best and meet experts offering in-depth analysis and technical know-how in an extensive range of CPD-accredited sessions – all free of charge. Presented by a host of UK pioneers in two dedicated custom-built theatres, The Masterclasses are split into offsite and digital technologies, including Precast Concrete, Digital Construction, MEP & Pod, Light Gauge Steel Frame, Skills & Innovation, Hybrid, Structural Timber, Training & Skills, Volumetric Modular and Roofing.
The Masterclass Theatres will be built by two offsite construction specialists. One will be built from cross-laminated timber (CLT) by B&K Structures and the second will feature light gauge steel frame from EOS. Grab a seat early. View the Masterclass schedules here
Offsite Connect Buyers & Specifiers Forum
At the heart of Offsite Expo, you will find the Offsite Connect Buyers & Specifiers Forum. This provides a structured, effective way to meet with new and existing offsite industry manufacturers and suppliers who are exhibiting at the event. If you have booked a range of face-to-face discussions and appointments or need to know more go to Stand
B22 and speak to the team. Offsite Connect is also situated next to the VIP Lounge sponsored by FP McCann. View the buyers here
Sponsored by Sigmat, the Offsite Cafe is one of our central ports of call to pick up show information, network, relax with refreshments and soak up news from across the show. There will also be a special industry networking event on 24 Sept 17:30 – 19:30 around the Offsite Café for 350 exhibitors, speakers, buyers and selected VIP guests. You can also pick up your show edition of Offsite Magazine. Head for Stand D22
Ask the Expert
Led by Cogent Consulting, alongside representatives from Geraghty Taylor, Peter Dann, International Fire Consultants and Meinhardt - the Ask the Expert team will be on hand to offer free one-to-one consultations, bringing an impartial perspective, embracing the whole supply chain and range of construction technologies and products. This presents a great opportunity to get the facts straight from offsite specialists – and explore how an offsite approach can improve predictability, productivity and profitability. No appointment is necessary, just head to Stand Z20 with your scheme concept details or drawings and the team will be delighted to meet you and offer free expert advice.
An exclusive and high profile aspect of the show. Featuring a host of international speakers and chaired by some of the industry’s biggest names including Mark Farmer – Director of Cast and Author of the ‘Modernise or Die’ report – the Offsite Summit will bring to life some of the most inspirational and ground-breaking offsite projects from around the world. The Offsite Summit will focus on best practice by facilitating a unique networking opportunity right at the heart of the UK’s largest exhibition of offsite construction technology. Over 30 international speakers ranging from architects and specifiers to engineers, manufacturers and project managers will be participating. Advanced offsite approaches and smart technologies are changing the face of construction globally – learn from the way that other countries are addressing similar challenges. See who is speaking here
Offsite Awards 2020
The industry-leading Offsite Awards will be moving to co-locate with Offsite Expo in 2020. To mark this move and to highlight what is new for 2020 there will be a formal Launch Event at the Offsite Award Gallery Stand from 14.00 - 15.30 on 25 September, where you will hear from past winners, judges and industry dignitaries about what is proposed for 2020 and how to go about entering when the call for entries opens. For more information about the Offsite Awards click here
The ERDF-funded Construction Futures Research Centre (CFRC) Launch will take place on Tuesday 24 September 2019, 08.30.00 – 11.00. Based at the University of Wolverhampton, it will help transform the region’s construction sector. CFRC will form a hub, spearheading collaborative R&D for the built environment sector, focusing specifically on offsite construction, offsite manufacturers and offsite construction supply chains to increase speed and efficiency of construction through integrated process simulation for the entire supply chain. For more information about CFRC click here