10 Events You Don’t Want To Miss In 2023

    The UK is a hub for infrastructure development and as such, it is home to some of the world’s largest and most comprehensive transportation, highways and construction expos. In 2023, the industry is expected to host several events aimed at showcasing the latest technologies and innovations in the field. Here are the top 10 events you don’t want to miss:

    1. Highways UK – 18th – 19th October 2023 – Birmingham NEC | Highways UK is one of the largest events in the highways and transportation sector in the UK. The event brings together key industry players, including contractors, consultants, and suppliers to discuss the latest advancements in the field.

    2. UK Construction Week – 2nd – 4th May, 2023 | ExCeL / 3-5 October – Birmingham NEC | Construction Week is one of the most significant events in the construction industry, bringing together a wide range of industry
    professionals, including architects, engineers, contractors, and suppliers. The event offers an excellent platform for attendees to network and learn about the latest innovations in the field.

    3. Rail Live – 21st – 22nd June, 2023 – Long Marston Rail Innovation Centre, Warwickshire | Rail Live is the UK’s largest rail event, providing a platform for exhibitors to showcase their products and services to a large and diverse audience. The event also features a conference program, with industry experts discussing the latest trends and challenges in the rail sector.

    4. Railtex – 9th – 11th May, 2023 – NEC Birmingham | Railtex, the International Exhibition of Railway Equipment, Systems & Services, will take place from 9th – 11th May 2023 at the NEC, Birmingham and occupy Hall 3.Situated in the heart of solid innovative developments in the railway industry, Railtex brings together all rail professionals from various sectors.Renowned as the leading one-stop-shop event for the entire railway industry in the UK, the exhibition reflects the dynamic developments in the sector and the vision of the rail network of the future.

    5. CIHT Annual Luncheon – 8th December, 2023 – JW Marriott Grosvenor House | The CIHT Annual Luncheon is the largest event in the CIHT calendar. It is the perfect opportunity for CIHT Members to invite their valued guests to a grand event and network with other members and professionals in the industry. They have over 1,800 bookings for the biggest highways and transportation event of the year.

    6. Bridges 2023 – 8th – 9th March, – Coventry Building Society (CBS) Arena | Bridges 2023 is a leading event for the bridge design and construction sector, attracting professionals from across the industry, including engineers, contractors, and suppliers. The event features a conference program and an exhibition showcasing the latest products and services in the field.

    7. Road Expo Scotland 28th-29th November, 2023 – SEC Glasgow | Road Expo Scotland is a dedicated event for the roads and bridges sectors for the first time. It provided a platform for visitors to see and learn how new technology is driving change on the network as well as giving bridge engineers and owners the latest insight into bridge design, construction and maintenance.

    8. Highways Awards – 11th October, 2023 – Park Plaza Westminster Bridge | Now in its 19th year, these prestigious awards celebrate the great and the good from across the highways industry. The evening itself is a black tie celebration and gala dinner bringing together 500+ highways professionals and giving you the chance to reconnect with old friends, colleagues and fellow industry experts.

    9. National Road Safety Conference – 15th – 16th November, 2023 – Cotswold Waterpark | The National Road Safety Conference is Road Safety GB’s flagship annual event. The conference moves around the country and is hosted and organised each year by a Road Safety GB Regional Group or Groups.Delegates comprise local authority road safety officers, police and fire & rescue officers, central government departments, academics and representatives from other road safety stakeholder organisations in the private and third sectors.

    10. Traffex / Parkex – 6th – 8th June, 2023 – Birmingham NEC | Traffex ’23 will bring together the entire transport, mobility, maintenance, safety and sustainability supply chain to do business with buyers, exchange innovative, cutting-edge ideas and keep Britain moving.With CPD-certified content from influential policymakers, sector innovators and cutting edge commercial suppliers Traffex ’23 attracts senior representatives from the public and private sectors for three days of strategy and supplier evaluation.