Our first FIM Expo of the year will take place at Action Stations, located in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard on Wednesday 6th March.

The FIM Expo Portsmouth will feature many of the UK's top manufacturers showcasing the latest products and developments across a range of industry sectors. What makes FIM Expo different to many other trade exhibitions is the informal format, regional focus, and ability to see the latest products from all the major fire industry manufacturers in one place.

FIM Expo Portsmouth will coincide with an FIA conference. Our conference will take place simultaneously with the exhibition enabling attendees to meet all our exhibitors as well as gain valuable knowledge and insight from influential figures in the industry presenting at the conference. The conference will comprise of keynote speakers as well as highly engaging panel discussions, all of which will be CPD certified.

The Exhibitors:

FIM Expo Portsmouth offers a wonderful opportunity to meet and network with industry leaders. On the day, delegates can place orders with our exhibitors and gain valuable information about industry-leading products. Taking advantage of this opportunity is a fantastic way to build business relationships for 2024. There is no better place to expand your own brand or to find the brands that you want and need.

The Conference Agenda:





Welcome and Opening

Chris Tilley - FIA


Lithium-ion Battery Fire Issues

Robert Thilthorpe- FIA


Lithium Fire Panel Discussion

Robert Thilthorpe – FIA (Moderator)

Iain Bowker – Ensure Safety and Compliance

Stew Adamson, Deputy Chief Fire Officer - Hampshire and Isle of Wight FRS

Craig Halford - Jactone Products Ltd

Andy Speake - Aico Ltd




Building Safety Cases: The challenge of keeping them focused, proportionate and relevant.

Iain Bowker, Director - Ensure Safety and Compliance


Fire Safety Information and Regulation 38 Panel Discussion

Iain Bowker- Ensure Safety and Compliance (Moderator)

David Murphy, Imperium Fire Consultancy

Christiaan Wilde - KBS Maritime

Philip Bristow - Abri




Bridging together Industry and the Fire & Rescue Service: Collaboration and a look to the future

Stew Adamson, Deputy Chief Fire Officer - Hampshire and Isle of Wight FRS



Chris Tilley, FIA Commercial Manager

Engage in in-depth discussions with a diverse range of fire industry stakeholders. Specifically, from installation and maintenance companies as well as end users. With the FIA, you can expand your knowledge and network.

FIM Expo is free to attend and includes a buffet lunch! Don't miss out on a spectacular day; reserve your free spot today!