Monday, 13 May 2019 08:23

New Steel Framing Conference Launching Next Month!

Bringing together light steel frame manufacturers and industry professionals, the Focus on Framing conference and exhibition is new for 2019 - the first highly specialist event of its kind. Taking place on 04 of June at the NEC Birmingham, Focus on Framing will take an in-depth look at pioneering projects presented by those who conceived and developed the buildings that are gaining global attention.

2019 05 13 082201Created for specifiers, engineers, architects, contractors, housebuilders, developers and manufacturers, this is a ‘must attend' conference for construction professionals looking to explore the latest technological developments and solutions to overcome the challenges presented by new Building Regulations.

Sponsored and hosted by the Light Steel Frame Association (LSFA), the event will bring together professionals from across the industry to gain insights and network with those who are shaping the future of light steel framing.

The Light Steel Frame Association aims to market the industry in a way that positively influences legislation and engages with stakeholders, government departments, ministers and relevant industry bodies to ultimately increase market share for the steel sector.

Darren Richards Managing Director of Cogent Consulting and member of the LSFA steering group said: "Light steel frame systems are a fundamentally important offsite technologies that are used in so many building types and applications. With the recent Building Regulations restriction, I can see steel framing technology becoming even more integral to the future of construction."

The Focus on Framing conference will feature high-profile speakers discussing the significant role that light steel frame plays in the UK's major developments across all sectors, from residential to commercial, education, retail and leisure. 

Headline sponsor of Focus on Framing, Steve Thompson, Managing Director for EOS said: "The aim of the Light Steel Frame Association is to raise the profile of the steel framing industry, and what better way to do that than a dedicated steel technology event where manufacturers and supply chain members can network with construction industry professionals and share our specialist expertise?"

Focus on Framing speakers include: 

• Richard Lankshear - Innovation Manager - NHBC 

• Peter Burchill - Business Development Manager - EOS 

• Robert Clark - Head of Business Development - Fusion Building Systems 

• Colin Westpfel - Head of Design - Balfour Beatty 

• Andrew Waddell - Metframe Sales Manager Voestalpine Metsec 

• Andrew Way - Associate Director - SCI 

• Darren Richards - Managing Director - Cogent Consulting (Event Chairman) 

Tickets cost £125 plus vat which includes entry into the conference and exhibition, lunch and refreshments throughout. You can book your tickets for the Focus on Framing event at www.focusonframing.co.uk   LSFA members are entitled to a 20% discount.

The Light Steel Frame Association was launched this March at Futurebuild 2019. Representing the steel sector, the focus of the association is to raise the profile of steel technology and engaging with construction industry stakeholders. The LSFA's remit will focus on industry marketing initiatives and engagement with architects, engineers and contractors to ensure greater use of light steel framing technology. For more information please visit the website: www.lsf-association.co.uk

Focus on Framing, hosted by the LSFA, will shine a spotlight on pioneering projects using innovative light steel framing solutions. A fundamentally important offsite construction solution, light steel frames are used on a range of building and applications, from hotels to hospitals and housing to commercial offices. With prominent speakers in the steel industry, the conference and exhibition present a great opportunity to gain insight and network with those who are shaping the future of the light steel frame industry. The event will be taking place on 04 June in the NEC in Birmingham. More information can be found here: www.focusonframing.co.uk or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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