The FIA’s Annual Fire Industry Manufacturers Expo and FIA Conference comes to the Principality Stadium in Cardiff on 13th and 14th September. With just a month left before the, make sure you sign up now before it sells out!

15 August 2022

FIM Expo Cardiff – 13th September, Principality Stadium.

Come meet and network with 22 of the top manufacturers in the fire industry, gain great and valuable information on their industry-leading products, you can even place orders with them on the day. FIM Expo Cardiff is a fantastic opportunity to build business relationships by connecting with both potential and existing clients. This is a great chance to expand your own brand or find brands that you want and need.

Take a look at who will be exhibiting below:

Advanced Electronics Ltd

Aico Ltd

Apollo Fire Detectors Ltd

AVD Fire A Division of Dupre Minerals Ltd

C-Tec (Computionics) Ltd

Eurotech Fire Systems


Fireco Ltd

FireMate Ltd

FirePro UK Ltd

Global Fire Equipment

Hispec Electrical

Hochiki Europe (UK) Limited

Honeywell Fire

Hyfire Wireless Fire Solutions Ltd

Illumino Ignis Ltd

Kentec Electronics

Nittan Europe Ltd

Tio Fire Safety

Uptick Pty Ltd

Vimpex Ltd

Wagner UK

In addition to our industry-recognised exhibition, FIM Expo Cardiff has numerous other opportunities for delegates to take advantage of, there’s even the opportunity for a stadium tour! Join us for fantastic networking opportunities at the free buffet lunch as well as the free post-exhibition drinks reception. We know that networking is pivotal for growing your business so come along and form new relationships with some of the leading manufacturers and figures in the industry.

As well as growing your network, FIM Expo Cardiff also offers the opportunity to grow your knowledge. Take advantage of our free to attend CPD accredited seminars running from 10:00 – 12:00. Take a look at the CPD sessions below:

10:00 - 10:40

False Alarm Management

Martin Green, Hochiki 

10:40 - 11:20

Documentation and Special Inspection

Will Lloyd, FIA

11:20 - 12:00

Comparing the difference between commercial and residential

Peter Blandon, FirePro UK


FIA Conference, 14th September, Principality Stadium.

Our Conference titled 'In a World Post the Grenfell Tower Tragedy - What has Changed?'. This is a poignant subject that impacts everyone within our industry, our conference will highlight the developments we have made in the wake of the Grenfell Tower Tragedy and focus on how we can continue to put our best foot forward as an industry.

We are delighted to have South Wales Chief Fire Officer Huw Jakeway as our keynote speaker, delivering a presentation from the perspective of the Fire and Rescue Service. Our conference will also contain a host of CPD seminars from leading figures in the fired industry such as FIA CEO Ian Moore as well as FIA members.

As well as all of this, there will be further opportunities for networking with key industry stakeholders from across the fire industry such as installers, designers, maintainers, commissioners, local government, standard bodies, fire rescue service professionals, colleges, and universities.

Take a look at the Conference Agenda below:

10:00 – 10:15

Introduction to the FIA Conference.  Ian Moore, Fire Industry Association

10:15 – 10:45

The impact of the Fire Safety Act and the Building Safety Act on Fire Risk Assessment.  Iain Bowker, Ensure Safety & Compliance

10:45 – 11:15

Beyond compliance – achieving greater safety with integrated fire and emergency lighting systems. Matthew Jones, Advanced Electronics

11:15 – 11:45

The Grenfell Tower tragedy - what we now know as a Service – CFO Huw Jakeway, South Wales Fire and Rescue Service

11:45 – 12:15

Raising the Grade, based around BS5839 Pt6 Grade C and integration.  Speaker Andy Turner, C-TEC

12:15 - 12:45


12:45 - 13:15

FIA on Building Safety Information Portal.  Ian Moore, Fire Industry Association

13.15 – 13:45

The Importance of Digital Fire Logbooks to Service Companies and End Users. -Speaker Jason Hill, Tio Fire Safety

13:45 – 14:15

Documentation and Special Inspection - Will Lloyd, Fire Industry Association

14:15 – 14:45

Smart Home – The Link provides building owners with remote access to data (non-intrusive maintenance of flats) Andy Speake, Aico

14:45 – 15:00

Conference Summary.   Ian Moore, Fire Industry Association


We at the FIA are delighted to have FIREX as our headline sponsor at both FIM Expo Cardiff and the FIA Conference. We are incredibly excited to be working together and to deliver two fantastic events to the fire industry.  

With just a month to go until FIM Expo Cardiff begins spaces are selling fast - Sign up today to ensure you don’t miss out on an exciting two days in Cardiff and take advantage of everything we have on offer!