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September 6, 2019

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The next next Fire Industry Manufacturers’ (FIM) Expo takes place Wednesday 16 October 2019 at Sheffield United Football Club.

Organised by the Fire Industry Association (FIA), FIM Expo features many of the UK’s leading fire detection and alarm manufacturers and focuses on showcasing the latest products and developments in this sector of the industry.

With a wide range of exhibitors confirmed so far, FIM Expo is for anyone working in this area, whether as an installer or maintainer of fire detection and alarm systems, a manager of such systems in commercial premises or as an architect or person specifying what type of fire protection systems should be installed in a building.

The FIA will also be hosting two free, CPD accredited, seminars at the Expo. Both sessions will focus on key topics affecting the FD&A world.

The Fire Industry Association will also have a stand, so that those interested can meet the Membership Manager and enquire about the benefits of FIA membership (which includes discounts on fire protection training and qualifications, and the possibility of a stand at FIM Expo).

Chris Tilley, FIA Membership Manager comments that: “Competency and how you prove it is at the forefront of everyone’s mind right now, and if it’s not then it should be. At FIM Expo this October the FIA have invited BAFE and leading Certification Bodies to offer you a one-stop shop solution. Come and visit us to get expert industry advice on how best to achieve competency for your company and engineers.”

With an average of 25 exhibitors over the last few years, FIM Expo has grown to become the best local expo for the fire industry.

FIM Expo is open from 08.30 to 14.30 on Wednesday 16th October and is free to attend. Parking and refreshments are also available free of charge, including a buffet.

Find out more and register to attend.

About the FIA

The FIA is a not-for-profit trade association promoting professional standards in the UK fire safety industry.
The Association was formed in April 2007 out of a merger between two longstanding and well-respected trade associations, FETA (Fire Extinguishing Trade Association) and BFPSA (British Fire Protection Systems Association). The FIA is ‘owned’ by its members, which means that they are answerable to and representative of their members.

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