Managing Editor, IFSEC Insider

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James Moore is the Managing Editor of IFSEC Insider, the leading online publication for security and fire news in the industry. James writes, commissions, edits and produces content for IFSEC Insider, including articles, breaking news stories and exclusive industry reports. He liaises and speaks with leading industry figures, vendors and associations to ensure security and fire professionals remain abreast of all the latest developments in the sector.
May 18, 2023


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FIREX 2023

What’s on at FIREX today?

FIREX returns to ExCeL London this week, alongside it’s co-located shows, IFSEC, Safety & Health Expo and Facilities Show. As always, there will be plenty of presentations to watch, new tech to get your hands on, and networking to be done.

Here’s what’s on the agenda today for fire safety professionals on the final day of the 2023 event…

Not registered yet? No problem – come down to London’s ExCeL today and get your free ticket on-site!


Day one of FIREX 2023 in full swing at the Expertise & Guidance Theatre

What’s new at FIREX 2023?

New to this year’s show is the Distributor Network, so be sure to catch up with your favourite partners throughout the day. 11 of the UK’s leading distributors will have stands located throughout the show, including: ADI Global, CIE-Group, COP UK, DTS.Solutions, DVS, Dynamic CCTV, Mast Digital, Nimans, PureTech and Security Dynamics!

This year’s charity partner is Mates in Mind, and the mental health charity will have a team based on the Fire Industry Association (FIA) Networking Bar to pop in and speak to all three days.

Find out more about the work Mates in Mind does in the wider construction sector, and what support it can offer your business as we make sure that mental health is a priority in the sector.

Why not check out the ASFP pavilion, too? While the leading association in passive fire protection’s presence isn’t new, the team will have virtual reality training this year! Visitors can get an opportunity to test out the new VR training courses hands on, and how they can help you demonstrate competency.

Content – What’s on the agenda for FIREX today?

The two popular content theatres return to FIREX for 2023 – The Expertise & Guidance Theatre and the Fire Protection Association InfoZone.

Both have sessions running throughout today – find out more on the links below:


Day three highlights include:

  • Expertise & Guidance Theatre | 11:00 – Building Safety Act – Knowing your responsibilities
  • Expertise & Guidance Theatre | 11:45 – Preparing a safety case for a higher-risk building
  • FPA InfoZone | 12:30 – Arson: Raising awareness of one of the biggest potential causes of fire in your premises
  • FPA InfoZone | 13:15 – Technology: Get your head in the cloud – how cloud services are changing the fire industry

Engineers of Tomorrow also returns! Be sure to check out the next generation of fire and security systems installers battling it out all day at the Engineers of Tomorrow finals for a place at WorldSkills UK.

Aside from all this, be sure to check in with the Fire Industry Association at its Networking Bar (featuring a fire truck) to catch up with colleagues and the FIA team, while there are hundreds of exhibitors to get round and speak to!

And don’t forget, there’s plenty to see in the other co-located events, with your free ticket granting access to IFSEC, Safety & Health Expo and Facilities Show – all of which feature a great selection of content and networking sessions in their own right!


Secure your ticket for FIREX 2023!

16-18 May 2023, ExCeL London | Bringing competency in fire safety to the forefront

Connect with the fire safety community at FIREX 2023. You'll find hundreds of leading exhibitors from the active and passive fire sector, showcasing all the latest in fire protection, prevention and detection solutions. With third-party product approvals a condition of exhibiting, visitors can be assured of the quality of solutions they're seeing, and the all-new distributor network is also launching this year.

Network with thousands of peers and likeminded professionals, while attending dedicated conference sessions covering updates in legislation, technology and building safety from leading figures in the industry.


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