Hosted at the National Motorbike Museum in Birmingham on April 25th, if you’re looking for a place to meet your peers, fulfil all of your supplier, educational and networking needs all under one roof, then Evolving Connectivity is unmissable.
Evolving Connectivity 2019 provides many opportunities to connect with the local and global industry community, allowing you to meet like-minded individuals and subsequently, leverage the best contacts - this is invaluable in today’s competitive market. Not only will you meet them in both a professional and social environment but, you’ll also get to break down those awkward barriers around networking etiquette which will allow you to comfortably mix business and pleasure.
Evolving Connectivity 2019 will be a great place to polish up your industry skills and find out about the latest innovations and trends. You will also get a good indication of where the industry is headed and get a chance to learn as much as possible.
CAI will be holding a prize draw for you to win £300 training voucher – to be in with a chance to win this you will need to place your visitor badge in the prize draw box located in reception when the event closes. The winner will be notified on Friday 26 April.
Grax Ltd will be holding a business card prize draw on stand 7. The lucky winner will receive a top prize of a £500 voucher.
Unitron Group will also be holding a business card prize draw on stand 6. The lucky winner will win a Johansson Profiler Revolution.
As will Utility Aid Ltd on stand 12. All you need to do is supply your business card/contact details of the person responsible for energy in the business and you will entered into the draw.
• Education & knowledge from insightful, leading industry keynote speakers
• Live demonstrations & interaction with latest products
• Networking with new & existing industry colleagues
• Key suppliers with premium brands
• Expert advice on specific commercial challenges
• Multiple prize draws
• Free attendance & online registration
• Free parking
9:30 - Registration & Show Opens
10:30 - Les Hampson, Chairman, CAI
Welcome & Introduction
10:45 - Andy Carr - Head of Supply Chain, Freesat
The best of free television - Freesat is the UK’s leading free-to-air satellite TV provider. The company will present its latest figures, share the many ways to receive the service and talk about the current changes in the broadcast market and how that will affect installers. Our mission is simple: We believe that great TV should be free from monthly bills and that you should be able to watch what you want, when you want.
11:15 - Ben Roome - Chief Executive Officer, DMSL/at800
700 MHz clearance update - Ben will provide an update on the activity of viewer support for 700 MHz clearance through 2018. The session will cover some of the reception issues that have been seen during clearance and how these have been addressed. There will also be a look ahead to the major changes occurring as a result of clearance in the next 12 months.
11.45 - Short Break
12:00 - Alex Buchan - Head of Wireless Technologies, Digital TV Group
DTT in Europe: The end of TV as we know it? - With over 80% of adults streaming TV, big brands like Samsung and Apple working together to bring new TV experiences to viewers, France upgrading their DTT network to 4k/UHD, and conversely Denmark switching DTT off, where will we take TV next in the UK?
12.30 - Peter Madry - Principal Broadcast Specialist, Ofcom
Trends and Developments in Broadcasting - An update on viewing and listening trends, what changes are taking place on the terrestrial broadcasting networks and what might be happening in the near future.
13.00 - Lunch Break
14:00 - Angeleen Hill – Scheme Manager, CSCS Ltd
CSCS update - This is a CSCS update of our card changes, Construction Leadership Council minimum requirements and the overall strategic direction of the scheme.
14.30 - Simon Ayers - Chief Executive, TrustMark
Developing Quality Services - A discussion on how this is important to the industry.
15.00 - Short Break
15.30 - Gareth Jones - Business Development Manager, Sky UK
Sky Q in New Build & Flats & working with the independent market - A look at how Sky are working with Developers, House Builders and their Installers to provide Sky Q to customers living in specialist properties
5.00 - Exhibition Closes