Infrarail 2018, the UKâ€™s leading exhibition of railway infrastructure equipment, products and services, is now less than five months away.
The biennial event returns to ExCeL London in the capitalâ€™s Docklands from May 1 to 3 - and with more than 120 exhibitors already signed up, it promises to be one of the biggest in recent years.
Over 16% more space has already been sold compared to this stage in the Infrarail 2016 campaign.It is that growth that has exhibitors excited ahead of the 12th edition of the series, which has firmly established itself as one of the highlights ofthe rail industryâ€™s calendar.
The event will showcase the very latest railway infrastructure technology and expertise, with a list of high-profile organisations exhibiting, including HS2, the Railway Industry Association, CEEQUAL, Rail Baltica, the Permanent Way Institution, RISQS and the Rail Supply Group as well as a broad spectrum of companies representing the entire supply sector.
Infrarail 2016featured 240 exhibitors, including those in the CITE Hub, while 5,300 industry professionals attended the show.
Many exhibitors reported securing key new contacts and valuable new business leads, with 97 per cent achieving their pre-show participation targets.
Kirsten Whitehouse, exhibition manager for Infrarail 2018, said: â€œWe are very excited by the continued growth shown by Infrarail in recent years, and anticipate another busy schedule next year.
â€œ2016â€™s show was a triumph and we fully expect next yearâ€™s event to be an even bigger success as hundreds of exhibitors from across the full range of sectors provide valuable insights into their markets.
â€œInfrarail 2018 will once again provide a friendly and engaging platform for rail industry professionals to meet, network, and do business while alsodiscovering the rail sectorâ€™s latest technologies and innovations.â€
As well as the opportunity for networking, viewing products and exchanging ideas with exhibitors, Infrarail 2018 will offer keynote speeches by leading figures, plus industry seminars, project briefings and discussion groups- all free to attend.
Entry is free for pre-registered visitors- registration opens in January 2018. For more information, visit www.infrarail.com