FORS EVENTS

FORS will be providing speakers and exhibiting at many industry exhibitions and conferences all over the UK. Come and visit us at one of the following events to find out about the latest FORS news, developments, toolkits, training and member only offers.

Please see below (month by month) all the events we will be attending this year:

To view past events, please click here.

UK Coach Awards 2020:

The UK Coach Awards returns for 2020 at Viva Blackpool FY1 1HJ and will be taking place Thursday 30 April.

The 2019 event saw a record-breaking number of guests, raising an impressive £2,700 for the Family Holidays Association.

FORS will be exhibiting at the event. Please drop-in at our stand where FORS experts will be happy to answer any queries you may have regarding your level of accreditation or the benefits of your membership.

For more information on the UK Coach Awards 2020, click here.

RoSPA Fleet & Road Safety Event 2020:

The RoSPA Road Safety Conference takes place on Thursday 27 February at Stamford Court, the Leicester Conferences in Leicester. The event will explore how behavioural change, supported by enforcement and targeted educational interventions can reduce road casualties.

FORS will be exhibiting at the event in promotion of its voluntary accreditation scheme committed to the driving-up of standards in the road transport industry.

For more information on RoSPA Fleet & Road Safety Event 2020, click here.

NI Logistics and Transport Gala Dinner:

CILT’s Northern Ireland Annual Gala Dinner will once again take place in the Titanic Suite of Titanic Belfast on Thursday 27 February.

The occasion provides the opportunity for members and non-members to promote and network with key decision makers from across the industry.

FORS is an acting sponsor of the annual event, widely regarded as the premier dinner of the logistics and transport field.

For more information on the NI Logistics and Transport Gala Dinner, click here.

CLOCS City Inspiration events

Construction Logistics and Community Safety (CLOCS) will be delivering a series of four free-to-attend events in Birmingham, Cardiff, Leeds and Liverpool and discuss the benefits of implementing the CLOCS Standard with key industry professionals. The events will be taking place from 11-12 March.

FORS and CLOCS work together to keep compliance simple.  If you work in the construction industry and operate vehicles, FORS Silver accreditation will ensure you meet the CLOCS contractual requirements.

FORS will be exhibiting at all four events and will be available to discuss the benefits of joining FORS.

To learn more about the CLOCS City Inspiration events, click here.

ITT Hub – Innovation and Technology in Transport:

In partnership with the Fair Trade Association (FTA), ITT Hub 2020 will feature a high-profile conference programme, taking place alongside the exhibition on both days of the event. The new event is free to attend and will be taking place from 13 – 14 May at Farnborough Exhibition Centre.

FORS will be exhibiting at the premiere event and will be available to discuss all things FORS.

For more information on ITT Hub, click here.

Global Fleet Champions Summit

Brake’s annual Fleet Safety Conference has rebranded to the Global Fleet Champions Summit and will be taking place 14 – 15 October at the Ethiad Stadium in Manchester.

The Summit offers members of the transport industry the opportunity to share best practice in managing work-related road risk while networking with industry specialists.

FORS will be exhibiting at the event and will be available to discuss the benefits of FORS accreditation.

For more information on the Global Fleet Champions Summit, click here.

Microlise Transport Conference 2020:

The Microlise Transport Conference 2020 will take place Wednesday, 20 May in the Jaguar Exhibition Hall at Ricoh Arena in Coventry.

The conference is a free-to-attend one-day event for those involved in the operation of a road transport fleet wishing to increase their knowledge on key industry topics.

FORS will be among the many exhibitors attending and will be available to discuss any queries in regard to your FORS accreditation.

For more information on Microlise Transport Conference, click here.

LGA Annual Conference and Exhibition 2020:

Held from 30 June – 2 July, the 2020 LGA Annual Conference and Exhibition is set to take place in Harrogate.

The conference will provide opportunity for delegates to participate in a variety of sessions explaining how innovation and practice can deliver the highest results for public services in local communities. The conference will also be holding policy discussions on subjects ranging from sustainable funding, adult and children’s social care, and housing and homelessness.

FORS will be among those exhibiting at the three-day-long event.

For more information on the LGA Annual Conference and Exhibition 2020, click here.

RWM Exhibition:

FORS will be exhibiting at this year’s Radioactive Waste Management (RWM) Exhibition at the NEC, Birmingham 16 – 17 September.

The RWM Exhibition is the UK’s largest free-to-attend trade show for recycling and waste management, with over 500 exhibitors, 350 seminars and 50 free-to-attend theatres, making it the biggest platform for the latest innovations in the sector.

FORS will be exhibiting at the two-day event. Please drop-in at our stand where FORS experts will be happy to answer any queries you may have in regard to your level of accreditation or the benefits of your membership.

To read more on the event, click here.

FORS Members’ Conference 2020:

The fifth FORS Members’ Conference will be held on Tuesday 13 October 2020 at the National Conference Centre, Solihull.

The conference is confirmed following the growing success of the annual event since it began in 2016.

Last year’s conference was attended by 450 delegates and joined by 35 FORS Associates and four FORS Affinity Partners supporting the line-up of speakers, in a unique exhibition of products and services all designed to help FORS members meet the FORS Standard and drive-up industry best practice.

This year’s event will focus on all things FORS, focusing heavily on the upcoming FORS Standard version 6 update to be introduced in early 2021.

To catch-up on last year’s conference and to view images from the day, click here.

CILT Annual Awards for Excellence:

The 2020 CILT Annual Awards for Excellence returns on Thursday 22 October to the Royal Lancaster Hotel, London.

The prestigious event attracts leading transport professionals from across the industry for a night to celebrate exceptional achievements and to promote the highest professional standards in logistics and transport.

To read more on the CILT Annual Awards for Excellence, click here.

Freight in the City Expo:

Visit the FORS team at the Freight in the City Expo taking place on Tuesday 3 November at Alexandra Palace in London.

The conference agenda will be focused on the key trends in urban deliveries. Policy-makers, vehicle experts and leading freight operators are prepared to share tips on best practice covering to city logistics.

FORS will be exhibiting at the key industry event and will be happy to answer any queries you may have regarding your level of accreditation or the benefits of membership.

To learn more about the Freight in the City Expo, please click here.

Coach & Bus UK:

FORS will be exhibiting once again at Coach & Bus UK taking place between 2 – 3 October at the NEC in Birmingham.

The free-to-attend trade show is the essential showcase for coach and bus operators, local authorities and transport planners. The event draws in over 180 of the industry’s leading suppliers displaying over 70 of the latest vehicles as well as an abundance of technology and service innovation of the UK market.

Visit the FORS team at our stand during this two-day event. Our experts will be ready to answer any queries you may have about your level of accreditation or the benefits of membership.

To read more on the event, click here

WhatVan? 2020:

The WhatVan? Awards 2020 took place Wednesday 11 December 2019 at the Hilton London Bankside.

FORS won in the Risk Management category, judges recognising FORS’s continued work to help light commercial vehicle operators and drivers manage risk.

To show its continued dedication to driving up best practice in LCV sector, FORS will be sponsoring the Safety category at the forthcoming annual award ceremony taking place later this year.

For more information on the WhatVan? Awards 2020, click here.