Get set for IMHX, the UK’s premier logistics event

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Get set for IMHX, the UK’s premier logistics event

February 27
12:48 2013
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The International Materials Handling Exhibition (IMHX) – which takes place 19-22 March at the NEC – will showcase thousands of innovative solutions for intralogistics. Registration is now open at www.imhx.biz.

Sponsored by BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions, IMHX 2013 will feature over 400 exhibitors, many of which will use the show as the launch pad for new products and services. Visitors will enjoy an informative and exciting experience, with a number of feature areas as well as free conference sessions, product launches, live 

demonstrations and prize competitions. The IMHX Logistics Excellence Conference will feature a series of seminars at strategic level delivered by renowned industry experts, while the IMHX Logistics Case Study Conference will offer presentations that demonstrate best practice from a range of blue-chip companies. The exhibition will be opened by world land speed record breaker, RichardNoble OBEin front of his latest record-attempting vehicle, the jet- and rocket-powered BLOODHOUND SSC (SuperSonic Car)– which issponsored by Linde Material Handling – in the show’s first ever Skills & Apprenticeships Zone. Richard – who is Project Director for the latest land speed record attempt with Royal Air Force Fighter Pilot, Andy Green, at the wheel – will also be updating IMHX visitors with the latest project news in a special presentation.

As well as brand-new areas – including the UKWA 3PL Zone, hosted by the United Kingdom Warehousing Association, and the International Visitors’ Lounge– many features will make a welcome return to the show. The Design 4 SafetyCompetition will be held once again, recognising the importance of product design in improving safety throughout the materials handling industry. The winners in seven award categories will be celebrated in the Design 4 Safety Zone at the show and visitors will be invited to vote for an overall ‘People’s Choice’ award. The heats of what promises to be another hotly contested RTITB Operator of the Year Competition will also take place at IMHX. Over the four days of the show, forklift operators from across the UK and Ireland will compete in a special arena, with the best then moving forward to the Grand Final in September. IMHX will once again feature the AMHSA Pavilion, hosted by the Automated Material Handling Systems Association, with a number of AMHSA member stands clustered around a hospitality and presentation area in which members will give short ‘Meet the expert’ talks on key automation topics. Finally, the exclusive VIP valet parking scheme will operate once again, allowing top executives to drive straight up to the show’s entrance, have their vehicle parked securely by a professional driver and enjoy access to the VIP Lounge with complimentary refreshments and Internet facilities.

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