Birmingham eclipses others to win Solar Power confex

The
organiser of conference Solar Power UK (SPUK), Solar Media, has moved the event
to Birmingham
and introduced an exhibition element.

SPUK
conference and exhibition will be held at the ICC Birmingham and will attract
around 3,000 solar industry delegates.

“Last year,
when we held the event in London, we had a small area that consisted of
16 ‘table top’ exhibitors. But we received feedback from delegates and other
companies stating that a proper exhibition element would be welcomed,” SPUK
Operations Director, Joy Brettschneider, tells CN.

The
decision to move to Birmingham was decided by its
central UK location and its growing status as
a champion of the developing solar industry, according to the organiser.
Birmingham has
pledged to reduce CO2 emissions by 60 per cent by
2026.

“The ICC is
a ‘green’ venue and Business Birmingham will partner with Birmingham City
Council to host a week-long schedule of
sustainable events
, topped off by SPUK,” added
Brettschneider.

The exhibition will take
place in Hall Three, which covers 3,050sqm. So far, SPUK has sold 35
per cent of its exhibitor space.

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Paul Colston

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