PAST FORS EVENTS
FORS provides speakers and exhibits at many industry events across the UK. We are always looking for opportunities to engage with our current and new members about the latest FORS news, developments, toolkits, training and member only offers.
To view current events, please click here.
See below for a summary of some of the key events in the FORS calendar.
FORS Members’ Conference 2019 – 15 October 2019
The fourth annual FORS Members’ Conference returned to the National Conference Centre in Birmingham on Tuesday, 15 October 2019.
The conference explored how FORS makes road transport operators ‘Safer, Smarter, Greener’, and provided an update on current FORS developments. The event, which remained free to FORS members, offered a fantastic opportunity to network with over 450 like-minded professionals and the chance to hear from a varied panel of industry experts.
To find out more about the FORS Members’ Conference 2019, including photos from the day, please click here.
FORS Members’ Conference 2018 – 16 October 2018
In October 2018, FORS held its biggest FORS Members’ Conference to date. Coinciding with the 10 year anniversary of the scheme, FORS, together with in excess of 450 members, celebrated evolving best practice and what it has meant to FORS and its members.
To find out more about the FORS Members’ Conference 2018, including photos from the day, please click here.
WhatVan? Awards, 13 December 2017
FORS was proud sponsor the Safety Award at the WhatVan? Awards 2018. The annual awards ceremony recognised the outstanding performers in 19 pivotal light commercial vehicle categories as well as naming the winner of the Driver of the Year – Stephen Bray of FORS accredited company City Electrical Factors (CEF).
Listen to FORS Concessions Director, John Hix, talk about some of the benefits associated with collaborating with this prestigious event:
FORS Members’ Conference, 17 October 2017
In October 2017 FORS held its second Members’ Conference which was attended by almost 400 delegates and by all accounts was a great success. The event was described by many as ‘even bigger and better’ than last year’s, with delegates, exhibitors and speakers looking forward to a repeat in 2018.
To find out more about the FORS Members’ Conference 2017, including the conference report and photos from the day, please click here.
CV Show, NEC Birmingham, 25 – 27 April 2017
FORS described its time at the CV Show 2017 (NEC, Birmingham) as ‘even better than last year’ following the three-day commercial vehicle exhibition at the NEC. Whilst there, FORS handled a large volume of on-stand enquiries with contact with over 470 individual operators.
“We were rushed off our feet,” said stand manager and FORS marketing manager, Marieta Koleva, “From the first morning onwards, we saw incredibly high numbers of visitors, including existing members and, encouragingly, operators new to FORS making serious enquiries into how the scheme works and the many benefits membership can bring. It’s been an extraordinary few days,” she said, “and even better than last year.”
To view the image gallery for this event, please click CV Show gallery 2017.
FORS Members’ Conference, 9 November 2016
In November 2016 FORS held its very first Members’ Conference which was attended by over 350 members. It was the first FORS Members’ Conference, and was hailed a complete success. The conference was praised by delegates and exhibitors alike for providing a highly relevant agenda, delivered by a panel of industry experts each fully conversant with the issues affecting today’s transport operations.
To find out more about the FORS Members’ Conference 2016, including photo gallery and post-event report, please click here.
CV Show, NEC Birmingham, 26 – 28 April 2016
This year was the first time the FORS team attended the CV Show show since 2008 and was the ideal opportunity for the team to showcase the latest developments and growth of the award-winning scheme.
As well as signing up many new members it was fantastic for the team to meet so many of our accredited operators and to hear your positive experiences as a FORS member.
To view the image gallery for this event, please click CV Show gallery 2016.