CPA holding open meeting at Executive Hire Show

02 February 2016

The UK Construction Plant-hire Association said it planned to hold an open meeting discussing machinery security and other subjects at the upcoming Executive Hire Show.

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Executive Hire Show, taking place on the 10th and 11th February at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry, UK.

The CPA will be exhibiting at the EHS for the 10th year running, and will also be celebrating its 75th anniversary.

The CPA’s open meeting will take place on the morning of Wednesday 10thFebruary from 11.00am to 13.00pm in the Jaguar Suite at the Ricoh Arena. Discussion topics will include the apprentice levy, Datatag’s new Micro Cesar Scheme and other topical subjects.

The CPA said it would also talk about new projects the association is planning to undertake in 2016.

It said confirmed speakers included Kevin Howells, managing director of Datatag, who will be talking about Micro Cesar Scheme; Sam Alcock, product leader for construction at HSB Engineering Insurance, who will be talking about Insurance & Fraud; and CPA director Kevin Minton, who will be talking about the apprenticeship levy.

CPA will also be promoting its ‘Stars of the Future’ award scheme, now in its fourth year, for trainees in the plant-hire industry held in conjunction with a number of UK colleges offering plant mechanic apprentice training.

Team members will be on hand advising visitors to the show on its wide range of services offered to Hire Industry professionals and publicising the CPA Plant-hire annual conference, which is taking place on the 9th November, 2016.

The meeting is open to all and free to attend, but delegates will need to register for the Executive Hire Show – also for free.

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