The Home of Offsite Technology Innovation

The construction sector is at a critical crossroads - offsite technology is now recognised as providing the most important solution to overcome many of the challenges facing the industry today.

Bringing together the sector’s most influential innovators who are driving change in the construction industry, OFFSITE EXPO provides fast and efficient access to a wealth of knowledge and offsite innovation. By attending this one highly focused event, construction professionals can gain a broad spectrum of offsite industry intelligence and practical insight – all under one roof.

Taking place at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry on 22 and 23 September 2020 – OFFSITE EXPO is the focal-point of innovative building and digital construction technologies. Presenting a compelling proposition, Offsite Expo will feature a combination of advanced manufacturing approaches and smart digital construction technologies. With innovative displays, live demonstrations, and pioneering speakers – the event will play host to leading experts, offsite manufacturers and component suppliers showcasing a broad spectrum of panelised, volumetric modular systems, pod and prefabricated MEP solutions.

In 2019 Offsite Expo exceeded expectations attracting 2,874 unique visitors, over 100 professionals with purchasing power participated in the Offsite Connect Buyers and Specifiers Forum, in excess of 100 exhibiting companies promoted offsite solutions and smart technologies and more than 40 hours of CPD Accredited presentations took place. The feedback was universal - Offsite Expo was acknowledged as featuring the most informative and inspiring content.

EXPLORE – OFFSITE TECHNOLOGIES

The case is unequivocal – offsite technology challenges outmoded construction practices and is a progressive and productive step that is set to revolutionise the way buildings are designed and assembled. Every major review of the construction industry has in some way recommended a move towards advanced factory-based construction methods.

This specialist offsite technology event is destined to become Europe’s largest dedicated event, providing direct access to explore this innovative and fast-moving sector. Get to grips with the latest offsite methods and smart digital technology – Offsite Expo showcases the widest and most comprehensive display within the built environment including but not limited to:

• Framing Solutions in Concrete, Timber and Steel
• Modular Volumetric Systems
• Bathroom and Kitchen Pods
• Pre-engineered MEP Building Services
• Prefabricated Building Components
• Digital/ BIM/Augmented Reality (AR)/ Virtual Reality (VR)


EXPERTISE – CPD ACCREDITED MASTERCLASSES

Presenting the optimum personal development opportunity – rapid and efficient access to the latest information is crucial to success. Advanced offsite approaches and innovative technologies are changing the face of construction, the Offsite Masterclass Theatre provides over 40 hours of CPD Accredited presentations in a dynamic and interactive format for those looking to learn direct from eminent offsite industry experts.

CALL FOR PAPERS

Speaker opportunities are now very limited, however if you have a ground-breaking project that you would like to present at OFFSITE EXPO, email Rhian Hassall, Event Manager: Rhian.Morris@radar-communications.co.uk to find out how you can get involved.

EXPECT – BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITES

The Offsite Connect Forum is the most dynamic ‘meet the buyer’ business development opportunity of the year. Offsite Expo exhibitors can gain access to key industry professionals with a buying or specifying remit. This Forum offers a structured, highly effective way for new and existing offsite industry suppliers to connect with potential customers easily and cost effectively in highly focused meetings.

The greatest success of the 2019 event for many, were the business development opportunities secured in the Offsite Connect Buyers and Specifiers Forum, which was a hive of activity and open exclusively to exhibitors. With over 100 buyers and specifiers participating from high profile construction companies such as Mace, Willmott Dixon, Kier, Balfour Beatty, Galliford Try and the NHS – over 330 business meetings took place and feedback from both the buyers and exhibitors has been outstanding.

Participating buyer, Julian Humphreys, Programme Manager at Community Health Partnerships said: ‘Offsite Connect was a very useful forum that enabled contact with organisations associated with the offsite market, and I established a number of new connections. The offsite market is expanding, and the event provided the ability to explore new opportunities and new products at a single location, making Offsite Expo a very efficient and cost-effective method of networking.’

If you have influence over procurement or specification decisions and would like to take part in structured, highly effective meetings with new and existing offsite industry suppliers, email Jessica Holland on: jessica.holland@radar-communications.co.uk

EXPOSURE – Offsite Awards

It is not only the exhibition that has exciting development plans, for the first time Offsite Expo 2020 will host the dynamic and innovative Offsite Construction Awards at this new high-profile location. Taking centre stage the Offsite Construction Awards will take place at Offsite Expo on 22 September 2020. Since inception six years ago, the Awards have been on an upward trajectory presenting professionals operating in the sector with outstanding opportunities to showcase excellence and network with those who are gaining industry recognition.


It is not only the venue that is changing, with three new categories introduced by the organisers for 2020. The Offsite Awards is expanding its reach and reflecting the wider adoption of offsite technology. These new categories include Building Performance Pioneer Award which focuses on the importance of energy efficiency post build and International Offsite Project of the Year – opening the Awards to worldwide entries. The Housing Project of the Year has also been split into two sectors – Private Housing and Social Housing.

The deadline for submissions has been extended until 03 July 2020, with the finalists being announced ahead of the Award ceremony which will take place at OFFSITE EXPO on the 22 & 23 September 2020. For more information or to enter the Offsite Construction Awards, visit: www.offsiteawards.co.uk

EXPERIENCE – THE OFFSITE EVENT OF THE YEAR

Showcasing the greatest display of offsite building and digital construction technologies under one roof, Offsite Expo will attract circa 5,000 delegates and is geared towards creating the ultimate visitor experience. New for 2020 and hosted by Cogent Consulting the ‘Ask the Expert’ guided technical tours will allow Offsite Expo VIP visitors the opportunity to meet one-to-one with leading industry experts and discuss live projects and explore design efficiencies, engineering challenges and supply-chain development opportunities. Offsite Expo is the place for people to engage with key industry contacts, acquire new knowledge and network in vibrant surroundings.

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

The health and wellbeing of all attendees, speakers, exhibitors and staff are the event organisers top priority. Measures are being put in place so that the exhibition and Offsite Awards can take place in a safe and controlled manner. The event will be following strict social distancing and hygiene protocols. Hand sanitisers will be available at show entrances and exits, plus areas across the exhibition together with additional washrooms. Directional marked aisles will allow visitors to travel through the show in a controlled flow. Masterclass theatres will have spaced seating and clear marked staging to keep multiple delegates and speakers at a safe distance.

GET CONNECTED

To join the offsite conversation, become a member of the Explore Offsite LinkedIn Group or to stay up to date with the latest announcements – follow #OffsiteExpo on Twitter at @ExploreOffsite


GET INVOLVED AS AN EXHIBITOR OR SPONSOR

With over 75% of the inaugural exhibitors and sponsors rebooking for the 2020 event, construction businesses are advised not to leave it too late to book promotional packages to ensure they maximise this highly targeted business opportunity.

Here is just what one exhibitor had to say about the Offsite Expo: “We had an excellent couple of days exhibiting at Offsite Expo. The quality of visitors and the seminars were outstanding. Great to make so many new contacts and what a way to showcase our Thrubuild® range of complete walling solutions. It was a thoroughly productive couple of days.’ Steve Thompson, Managing Director, EOS.

For more information on getting involved in OFFSITE EXPO 2020 as an Exhibitor or Sponsor contact Julie Williams on 01743 290042 or email: julie.williams@radar-communications.co.uk


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