The Emergency Services Show has attracted over 400 exhibitors who will be showcasing cutting-edge equipment, vehicles and technology from around the world. It takes place on 24 and 25 September at the NEC in Birmingham, UK and is open to all ranks throughout the fire and rescue service and industrial brigades, including overseas visitors.
Global brands exhibiting include Panasonic, Draeger UK, Mercedes Benz, Bluecher Group, Godiva, Interspiro, Bristol Uniforms, Ferno, Excelerate, WL Gore & Associates, Scott Safety, Serco Fire, Babcock Critical Services, Rosenbauer, Jaguar Land Rover, ISG Thermal Imaging and AMDAC Carmichael.
Leaders in fire vehicles will be at the Show including Rosenbauer, who will be showing the world class Metz L32A XS turntable ladder and WH Bence who will unveil its latest vehicles. Volvo Trucks’ vast range of reliable and durable quality commercial vehicle chassis for the fire and rescue services will also be on display.
Visitors can also see live demonstrations and attend free seminars. The Innovation Seminars will cover the latest developments in PPE, social media and mobile communications. Among the speakers is Matthew Wroughton of West Midlands Fire Service who will tell visitors about a software project to video stream live footage from smart phones during emergency calls. David Frodsham, Product Specialist at W.L. Gore & Associates will present on heat stress in firefighter PPE and Malcolm Peattie, a specialist advisor on CBRN PPE will also host a seminar. The Highways Agency will be speaking about the CLEAR Initiative (Collision, Lead, Evaluate, Act, Re-open).
Meanwhile the Interoperability Seminars, developed in partnership with Joint Emergency Services Interoperability Programme (JESIP), will include case studies of successful multi-agency networking presented by responders from UK emergency services’ teams.
The NEC is physically linked to Birmingham International Station and Birmingham Airport and is directly accessible from the UK motorway network. Parking for visitors and exhibitors will remain free of charge and there is a discount for visitors travelling by Virgin Trains.
To register and to see the full seminar programmes visit www.emergencyuk.com