Speakers include Cristiano Giavedoni, director at Blumani, which specialize in lifting and load bearing solutions for the events industry. Giavedoni will discuss how end users in the sector follow legislation when integrating and using chain hoists and winches.

Barrie Mordue, director of Tensology, will explain how and why magnetic testing of wire rope is set to play a wider role in lifting equipment examinations in future, and Richard Halsted, membership engagement director north at manufacturers’ organization EEF, will look at the latest trends in UK manufacturing and the importance of building a relationship with Europe following Brexit.