• POLYFRAME LAUNCHES BEST EVER HOMEOWNER GUARANTEE

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    16 April 2019
    Polyframe has teamed up with leading household brand Yale to launch the industry’s best ever homeowner guarantee at the FIT Show. The ‘Polyframe Protection Promise’ is backed by Yale and delivers up to £6,500 in the event of a break-in through correctly configured Polyframe windows and doors. The...
  • CUSTOMADE GROUP REVEALS THE SECRETS TO ACHIEVING BUSINESS GROWTH AT FIT

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    16 April 2019
    Industry pioneers Customade Group will be demonstrating the tools to set their customers on a path to sustainable growth at this year’s FIT Show. After revealing that it will be launching a string of new developments at FIT to add value to customers’ businesses, the group has now announced it will be...
  • BRISANT’S CONNECTING WITH FIT

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    16 April 2019
    Brisant-Secure brings innovations for today’s doors enhancing appearance, longevity and security.  Their range of performance locks and door hardware will be on show at the FIT Show 2019 this May with some added Smart innovation.    Brisant-Secure is proud to be at the FIT Show this year, because not...
  • HODGSON TO SEAL A FIT SHOW LAUNCH

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    16 April 2019
    Hodgson Sealants will be launching their next generation HY-SPEC hybrid sealant on stand F35 at the FIT Show and this exciting development will provide fitters and installers with a better performing product in many ways, the company says. As a company now in its 51st year, the business of Hodgson...
  • A WIN-WIN FOR ALUK CUSTOMERS

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    16 April 2019
    AluK is leading the way at the FIT Show once again with an exciting stand packed with innovation, market leading products, great advice, and even the chance for installers to win their first AluK aluminium window and door order worth up to £10,000. Managing Director Russell Yates says it’s a...
  • FIT Show Gala Dinner Gets Glittering Makeover

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    11 April 2019
    FIT Show’s popular Gala Dinner has undergone a glittering makeover ahead of its return for 2019. The event will take place on Wednesday 22nd May and will debut at NEC Resorts World, in The VOX. Taking on board feedback from its audience, organisers have announced a restructure to the Gala Dinner...
  • SupaLite to launch new SkyElevate lantern at The FIT Show

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    11 April 2019
    SupaLite, the Preston-based tiled roof specialists, have confirmed that The FIT Show will see the official launch of SkyElevate, their brand-new roof lantern system. Designed to expertly complement their popular flat roof orangery system, SkyElevate offers trade partners a kit-form solution which...
  • Edgetech to unveil innovation and digital evolution at FIT 2019

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    08 April 2019
    Warm-edge experts Edgetech are set to launch a brand-new product at FIT Show 2019. From the 21st-23rd May, the respected firm will be showcasing the new offering, alongside a range of other cutting-edge innovations, to thousands of visitors from right across UK fenestration. For the past two years the...
  • VBH to launch 11 new products at FIT

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    04 April 2019
    Fabricators and installers have good reason to visit Stand Q20 at the FIT Show in May – 11 of them. VBH (GB) will be showcasing an impressive 11 new solutions for bi-fold and patio doors, windows and entrance doors. Among the new products are two additions to the Aspire patio handle suite. The...
  • Official FIT Show 2019 Preview

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    04 April 2019
    FIT Show 2019 is set to deliver a record breaking industry showcase with more brands, products, materials and overseas exhibitors than ever before. With so much crammed into the 2019 schedule, here’s a preview of what visitors can expect when they descend on the NEC from May 21st to 23rd. More...
  • Glass Goes BIG at FIT Show 2019

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    04 April 2019
    FIT Show 2019 is set to deliver a record breaking industry showcase with more brands, products, materials and overseas exhibitors than ever before. With so much crammed into the 2019 schedule, here’s a preview of what visitors can expect when they descend on the NEC from May 21st to 23rd. More...
  • Showstopping Learning Programme Announced for FIT Show 2019

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    04 April 2019
    FIT Show, the UK’s only dedicated event for the glass and glazing industry, has announced the launch of its free three-day learning programme for its 2019 show (Birmingham NEC, May 21st - 23rd). The showstopping programme is made up of over 20 hours of learning content, with 50 sessions that have...
  • FIT Show TV open for submissions, says main sponsor Timberweld®

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    04 April 2019
    It’s widely expected that 2019 will be the year of the flush sash, so it’s appropriate that Timberweld® is the main sponsor of FIT Show TV. Timberweld® is the patented method of jointing that makes perfect corners, and creates a butt-joint effect outside and inside a window for an authentic timber...
  • See perfect Timberweld® corners at FIT

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    04 April 2019
    Fabricators and installers can see just how authentic the Timberweld® timber butt-joint effect looks at this year’s FIT show. Three stunning sash windows from Masterframe, and four beautiful casement flush sash windows from Timberweld  licensees will be on display on stand I40, Hall 6. Timberweld “is...
  • Introducing Solutions-IG

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    04 April 2019
    Solutions-IG provides the Glass Industry Security of Supply as the industry's leading IG components provider. Hundreds of companies have partnered with Solutions IG to sell, integrate, and provide professional services to the glass industry worldwide. “Solutions-IG offers rapid and reliable IG...
  • Join the Revolution to attract new skills at FIT Show

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    02 April 2019
    Building Our Skills is set to help create a real buzz at this year’s FIT Show with a huge emphasis on promoting ways for employers to attract new talent and skills by taking part in the revolution to ‘Make Fenestration A Career of Choice’. The campaign launched last year was set up to highlight...
  • Stay in Control with GEZE Cockpit

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    29 March 2019
    A smart hub that lets you take control of door, window and safety systems has been launched by GEZE UK. GEZE Cockpit acts as ‘a brain’ - intelligently integrating door, window and safety technology into building management systems – and giving building designers greater options to create the next...
  • GEZE UK finds showcase a FIT

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    29 March 2019
    GEZE UK will be providing a ‘window’ on a range of new products and solutions at the UK’s only event for the glass and glazing industry - the FIT Show. Geared to meet the needs of specifiers, fabricators and installers, the exhibition takes place at the NEC, Birmingham, 21-23 May and includes the...
  • Challenge Us…To Go the Extra Mile

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    28 March 2019
    From their stand F25 at FIT Show 2019, Alutech Systems will be asking visitors, “What’s your biggest personal challenge this year? And how can we help you to achieve it?” To mark the official launch of their charity road trip, ‘The 2CV Challenge’, the aluminium systems house is inviting...
  • Teknos UK announces new Managing Director, Emma Moore

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    27 March 2019
    Emma Moore, the Finance Director at Teknos GBI for the past five years, has been appointed Managing Director. Emma takes the helm from Michelle Alcock who has relocated to the USA to run and develop Teknos USA. Emma originally joined Teknos UK Ltd. in April 2014 as Finance Manager and gradually...
  • ROOF MAKER LAUNCHES NEW CONSERVATION LUXLITE™️ ROOFLIGHT

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    27 March 2019
    Designer, manufacturer and supplier of rooflights, Roof Maker, is maintaining its position at the forefront of industry developments with the launch of its new rooflight, the Conservation Luxlite™️. The conservation area friendly rooflight has been designed to help architects and installers ...
  • Marketing Village lands at the FIT SHOW

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    27 March 2019
    The Marketing Village is the latest addition to The FIT Show exhibitor line-up. This exciting new initiative brings together everything business owners and marketing professionals need to know about marketing under one roof over three days. The impressive 120m² stand features an enclosed seminar...
  • PROFINE BECOMES RECORD MAIN SPONSOR OF 1. FSV MAINZ 05

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    27 March 2019
    profine Group, with its KÖMMERLING brand have already been a sponsorship partner for five years of Bundesliga football club 1. FSV Mainz 05 and since 2015 as the shirt sponsor of the team. Now they have extended this commitment for another four years until 2023. The contract had originally run...
  • Camden launch new patio doors at the FIT Show

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    26 March 2019
    The Camden Group has chosen the FIT Show to launch their innovative oversize sliding patio door. The profile have been specially engineered to ensure the PVCu door frames are strong enough to take the extra size of the glazing units. Until now PVCu were limited in size and the only option for...
  • Chase Taylor Plan FIT Show Blinder

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    26 March 2019
    Fenestration recruitment specialist, Chase Taylor is set to pull off a ‘Blinder’ of a FIT Show having doubled the footprint of its stand to reflect its growing presence in the industry. Alongside a Peaky Blinders themed showcase, FIT Show visitors will be able to benefit first hand from the Chase...
  • Winkhaus returns to 2019 FIT Show with latest autoLock innovations and EN-accredited Fire Doorsets

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    26 March 2019
    At the 2019 FIT Show, Winkhaus will be presenting its high-quality locking solutions for the trade, retail, fire and security markets, including the newest addition to its autoLock collection – the AV3-E Heritage Plus.  Displayed in a composite door, the AV3-E Heritage Plus is designed for 21st...
  • SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS URGES FIT SHOW DELEGATES TO START HAVING DIFFERENT CONVERSATIONS ABOUT GLASS

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    25 March 2019
    How to provide the right type of glass to add value and meet the changing needs of your customers will be discussed at a seminar by Saint-Gobain Glass at the FIT Show in May, where the glass manufacturer will also be exhibiting on stand B16 within the Visit Glass arena. Kirsty Pamment, Market...
  • Soft Tech to demo latest V6 Software including new online V6 module at FIT Show

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    22 March 2019
    This year, Soft Tech are making a FIT Show debut at stand F23 in the Council for Aluminium in Building Pavilion. Visitors to our stand will experience how our industry specific software, Soft Tech V6, enables customers to produce designs faster than their competitors, deliver accurate quotes they...
  • WINDOW WIDGETS TO GO PINK AT THE FIT SHOW

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    22 March 2019
    A distinctive pink livery from Window Widgets will be on display at the FIT Show this May, where the company will showcase a wide range of ancillaries for PVCu and aluminium window and door systems, along with other industry product solutions. Window Widgets will also be looking to highlight the...
  • ALUK REVEALS C70S AT FIT – WITH PRE-INSERTED GASKETS

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    20 March 2019
    AluK will be revealing a brand new 70mm window system at the FIT Show – complete with pre-inserted gaskets. This is thought to be the first time that an aluminium window system has been available in the UK with the gaskets pre-inserted – a move with AluK estimates could halve the time it takes...
  • BUSINESS MICROS PROMISES SOMETHING BRAND NEW

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    20 March 2019
    The FIT Show will be the focus of Business Micros’ 40th anniversary celebrations, as the company, which was founded in 1979, thanks all of those customers, colleagues and staff who have helped to make it the industry’s favourite software supplier. All of the Business Micros team on the stand...
  • ERA TO COMBINE PRODUCT INNOVATION AND CONNECTIONS AT FIT SHOW

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    20 March 2019
    ERA, the security expert, will be using the 2019 FIT show to demonstrate how it continues to drive the innovation that underpins home security. Visitors to the show will be able to see the company’s full range of hardware and smartware products, including new product developments, all backed up by...
  • Anticipation about Epwin Window Systems’ launch is building

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    20 March 2019
    Epwin Window Systems will be launching what it promises will be an exceptional star performer at the FIT Show this year – and excitement is building rapidly. Fabricators and installers have been invited to register their interest to be the first to receive pre-launch information. Gerald Allen,...
  • DEMOS AND PREVIEWS FOR BM ALUMINIUM CUSTOMERS AT FIT

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    19 March 2019
    BM Aluminium will be giving aluminium fabricators a sneak preview at FIT of what they can expect from its LogiKal v12 software when it officially launches later in 2019. Already the aluminium sector’s favourite software solution, visitors to the show will be able to see some of the new features...
  • BIGGER AND BETTER FROM EMMEGI (UK) AT FIT

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    19 March 2019
    FIT Show 2019 promises to be Emmegi (UK)’s biggest and best exhibition yet. The machinery specialist has been at every FIT Show so far and its stands have grown in size and scale every single time. Managing Director Ian Latimer said: “We know the FIT Show is just about the perfect platform for us...
  • Liniar Goes for the Hat Trick

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    19 March 2019
    While cutting-edge systems company Liniar has been hard at work designing ground-breaking new products before the FIT Show in May, that's not all they've been up to. Manufacturer of the Year Award In 2018, the marketing team at Liniar entered its trading company HL Plastics into the 2019 Midlands...
  • GGF CONFIRMS OPENING SEMINAR AT THE FIT SHOW

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    19 March 2019
    The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) is delighted to confirm that Kevin Buckley, GGF Group Chief Executive will present the opening seminar at The FIT Show in Birmingham NEC on 21 May at 10.30am in the Insight Theatre in Hall 20. In his presentation, Kevin will cover the major issues affecting...
  • Brookvent to showcase new specialist acoustic window vent range

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    18 March 2019
    At Brookvent, we are extremely excited to be a part of the FIT Show once again and are looking forward to showcasing our extensive window vent range, including our latest specialist acoustic window vents at stand R55. Since its beginnings in 1984, the ethos within Brookvent has always been to...
  • NEW SOFTWARE BRAND SET TO MAKE A SPLASH

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    18 March 2019
    Infinity is the newest brand to enter the fenestration software market and will be making quite a splash at FIT with three brand new products promising ‘endless possibilities’ for both fabricators and installers. All are designed specifically for this industry and all deliver advanced technology...
  • Get Smart Ready

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    14 March 2019
    The world is getting smarter with a £10.8bn predicted spend on smart home devices in 2019, but to date windows and doors have been lagging well behind heating, lighting and entertainment when it comes to getting Smart. But Smart Ready® is about to super charge Smart onto every window and door...
  • CUSTOMADE GROUP LEADING THE WAY AT FIT

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    14 March 2019
    ‘Made to make you more’ will be the message radiating from Customade Group stand as it prepares to wow visitors with a big reveal on stand L20 at this year’s FIT Show. The Group has announced that it will be unveiling a host of groundbreaking developments that will set a new benchmark for the...
  • Oakland Glass Gets FIT

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    13 March 2019
    Oakland Glass Ltd will once again be exhibiting at the FIT Show this year to catch up with friends and colleagues away from the office, and to promote best practice in glass with an exciting new launch. “We do things a little differently at Oakland Glass,” explains Tina Moorhouse, Managing...
  • MACO Confirm First Product for FiT SHOW 2019 – The A-TS Auotmatic Door Lock

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    13 March 2019
    Introducing the A-TS The self-locking automatic door lock from MACO, the A-TS triple locks the door automatically when closed. The 3-fall principle ensures high contact pressure and proper closing before the two steel hooks and also the main locking bolt extend automatically. The 3-fall principle:...
  • Discount on Garage Door Operators for Installers at Stand F25

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    11 March 2019
    JD (UK) Ltd will be exhibiting their Alutech garage doors at FIT Show 2019 and is offering a special exhibition discount of 10% off a batch order of 10 Alutech Levigato garage door operators or more, to every garage door installer that registers at stand F25. JD (UK) will share a stand with...
  • Building Our Skills Supports FIT Show’s Skills Thursday Initiative

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    11 March 2019
    Building Our Skills, the industry-led campaign designed to attract young people and career changers to choose Fenestration as a career of choice has been chosen to support the FIT Show event with its new initiative - ‘Skills Thursday’ at this year’s show. ‘Skills Thursday’ will take place on 23th...
  • BARRIER COMPONENTS TO LAUNCH LATEST INNOVATIONS AT FIT

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    09 March 2019
    Architectural hardware suppliers, Barrier Components Ltd., is to exhibit at the FIT Show to be held at the NEC from 21 – 23 May. They have launched new products at all the FIT shows since conception in 2013 and this year will be no exception with new pocket door and concealed door kits, new...
  • Roof maker to showcase new rooflight at FIT Show 2019

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    07 March 2019
    Roof Maker design, manufacture and supply world class rooflights. They will be showcasing their innovative new rooflight to installers, fabricators, housebuilders and construction professionals from 21st – 23rd May at the NEC, Birmingham. On stand K40, professionals can get a step ahead of the...
  • Tremco-illbruck to bring the future to FIT 2019

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    07 March 2019
    Tape, sealant and adhesive experts tremco-illbruck are bringing the future of window installation to FIT Show 2019. From the 21st to the 23rd of May, the world-leading firm will be showcasing an array of cutting-edge products designed to help installers fit more quickly and efficiently than ever...
  • Montgomery Appoints MD to New Design and Build Division

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    05 March 2019
    Global events company, Montgomery has announced the launch of a brand new Design and Build division, appointing FIT Show event director Nickie West to head it up. West will spearhead a portfolio which includes FIT Show, W Exhibition and Montgomery’s 50% of Surface Design Show. Part of her remit as...
  • ISO-CHEMIE ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIP AT FIT SHOW

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    27 February 2019
    ISO-CHEMIE’s Andy Swift will be announcing a major new partnership with other sector leaders at FIT Show 2019 Foam tape sealant specialist ISO-CHEMIE stand (N35) will be marking 10 years in the UK at the FIT Show 2019 with plans for an ‘exciting’ new partnership and displays of high-performance...
  • CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE – MORE IMPORTANT THAN PRICE AND PRODUCT

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    27 February 2019
    Well according to recent research  (https://www.walkerinfo.com/knowledge-center/featured-research-reports/customers-2020-a-progress-report) by 2020 the customer experience will overtake price and product as the key brand differentiator. We have seen this evolve within the UK window and door...
  • Hörmann UK to showcase new internal doors at FIT Show 2019

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    22 February 2019
    Hörmann UK, Europe’s leading door manufacturer, will be launching its new internal timber door offering to fabricators and installers from the 21st - 23rd May at the NEC, Birmingham, whilst also showcasing its high quality steel and aluminium entrance doors. Having firmly established itself as the...
  • WE’RE LOOKING FORWARD TO FIT, SAYS THE RESIDENCE COLLECTION

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    22 February 2019
    The Residence Collection have a long association with the FIT Show that dates back to 2013, when R9 was launched as ‘Windows the way they’re meant to be.’ This year the company will be returning to the show with what they promise will be a new product range to complement the existing collection. R9 is the...
  • FIT Show Fenestration Hotseat: Tyler Shutts

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    22 February 2019
    Name: Tyler Shutts Company: VBH Job Title: Area Sales Manager Qualifications / education path - what you studied and where: 2:1 degree in Business Management from The University of Sheffield (graduated 2015) What your day-to-day role entails: -Conversing with customers about our product...
  • FIT Show Fenestration Hotseat: Karl Thompson

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    22 February 2019
    Name: Karl Thompson Company: VBH (GB) LTD Job Title: Purchasing Manager Qualifications/education: I have a BTEC National Award in IT Practitioners at Mid-Kent College What does your role entail? My role is varied and challenging, but also very rewarding. In addition to day-to-day tasks such as...
  • FIT Show Fenestration Hotseat: Sarah Talbot

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    22 February 2019
    Name: Sarah Talbot Company: VBH (GB) LTD Job Title: Internal Sales Manager Qualifications/education: I have a Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Team Leading What does your role entail? I manage the general running of the customer service department, providing support to the external sales team and, of course,...
  • FIT Show Fenestration Hotseat: Gerald Allen 

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    22 February 2019
    Name: Gerald Allen  Company: Epwin Window Systems Job title: Marketing Manager Qualifications/education: I studied Business Studies, and I have a CIM Marketing Diploma. What does your role entail? I have overall marketing responsibility for the window systems and fabrication businesses within the...
  • FITshow 2019 seminar encourages learning mental health skills - Education NOT therapy to nurture a thriving workforce

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    20 February 2019
    Continuing the skills theme of this year’s FITShow, exhibitors and visitors will be able to learn how education not therapy is becoming the most productive and effective way of tackling the difficult, sensitive and apparently complicated issue of mental health in the workplace. Kate Ashley-Norman of The...
  • #COMEALONG TO KOMMERLING AT THE FIT SHOW

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    20 February 2019
    KÖMMERLING have just launched their #ComeAlong video and social media campaign for the FIT Show to encourage customers, fabricators, installers and business partners to visit them at the show in May this year at the NEC, Birmingham.  Underpinning the #ComeAlong campaign will be six main videos...
  • Liniar launches online search facility

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    18 February 2019
    Over the last few years, the marketing team at Liniar has witnessed a marked increase in customer enquiries across all of its product ranges. Following increases of 150% on phone enquiries and an 80% increase in Live Chat and email enquiries within a just few months last year, the Liniar team knew...
  • Profit from Visiting Windowlink at FIT Show

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    08 February 2019
    Windowlink, the window and conservatory software experts are to exhibit at FIT Show 2019. As well as demonstrating their window and conservatory pricing and presentation software, the Windowlink team will be on hand to talk to installers about the real savings benefits of ‘going digital’ with...
  • Exciting announcements planned as Milwood Group returns to The FIT Show for 2019

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    08 February 2019
    Milwood Group, the G18 nominated outdoor living specialists have confirmed they will be making a big return to The FIT Show in 2019. The Kent-based firm, which manufactures premium aluminium verandas, canopies and carports will be showcasing their range of shelters at Stand K70. The Milwood team...
  • Heathrow Airport Set to secure supply chain for its ongoing Noise Insulation Programme at FIT Show 2019

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    05 February 2019
    The FIT Show is pleased to welcome Heathrow Airport for the first time – as the airport will utilise the event as a platform to secure key elements of its supply chain to deliver its ongoing ‘Heathrow Quieter Homes Scheme’. The scheme, designed to make noise attenuation improvements to windows,...
  • Unprecedented Support for FIT Show 2019

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    05 February 2019
    FIT Show, the UK’s only dedicated event for the glass and glazing industry, has announced an unprecedented amount of support for its 2019 show (Birmingham NEC, May 21st - 23rd). Organisers have reported an uplift in exhibitors with more space sold than the entire 2017 event already. The lineup...
  • Second success on cards for Dekko at FIT Show

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    04 February 2019
    Dekko Window Systems will be looking to follow up on an impressive FIT Show debut in 2018 with a second success at the next one thanks to the array of premium products and services on display. Visitors to Dekko’s stand will be able to take a closer look at Infinity, the seamlessly welded uPVC...
  • Liniar Looks into the Future with Resurgenc

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    01 January 2019
    Innovative, cutting-edge products keep rolling out of Liniar’s Design and Development department, and they’re kicking off 2019 with a bang. Resurgence, the modern world’s answer to the PVCu flush sash, features a 70mm sash within an 80mm frame and comes ready for triple glazing. While the...
  • FIT Show Calls on Exhibitors to Use their HUB

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    10 December 2018
    The FIT Show team have noticed that a number of exhibitors have not yet accessed their Hubs. The Hub is one of the most important tools for maximising the ROI of exhibiting at FIT Show, and a primary platform for accessing all of the things needed to let people know that you are exhibiting and why...
  • NEC Photography & Filming Day (24th January)

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    10 December 2018
    On Thursday 24th January FIT Show organisers will host a photography and filming day for exhibitors who missed out on the October event. Taking place at the NEC from 10.30am until 16.00pm, exhibitors are invited to pre book a photography and filming slot, as well as a 1-2-1 session with the FIT...
  • FIT Show Gets CPD Certified

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    08 December 2018
    The learning programme for FIT Show 2019 is set to becoming CPD (Continuing Professional Development) Certified. FIT Show has become a CPD member and is working towards developing a number of CPD certified seminars as part of its 2019 learning programmes. Engaging in continuing professional...
  • FIT Show 2019 Set for a Tech Takeover

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    12 November 2018
    The FIT Show 2019 floor plan has seen an emerging trend for tech-based companies who are signing up to exhibit at the NEC from May 21st to 23rd next year in their droves. Adding to the growing tech lineup in recent weeks are eight new brands made up of Business Pilot, Klaes, WindowLink,...
  • FIT Show Gala Dinner set to Raise Funds for GM Fundraising

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    25 October 2018
    FIT Show organisers have announced a restructure to its popular Gala Dinner evening by revising the format and holding the event in support of GM Fundraising and Hope House Children’s Hospices. The event will take place on Wednesday 22nd May, following the second day of the 2019 FIT Show...
  • Flurry of WWA Members Sign Up for FIT Show 2019

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    12 October 2018
    Timber companies have thrown their weight behind FIT Show, the UK’s only dedicated event for the glass and glazing industry, with a number of leading brands and WWA members signing up to exhibit in 2019. FIT Show has broadened its offering in recent years and the influx of timber brands will...
  • Exhibitor Day Set to Provide FIT Show 2019 Campaign Preview

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    10 September 2018
    It’s back! On Wednesday October 17th, we’ll be taking over three rooms at the NEC to deliver our exhibitor day. Clear your calendar from 11.00 am onwards and get set for a full programme of not-to-be missed exhibitor content. This event is the perfect opportunity for you to find out more about the...
  • All NEW Master Fitter Challenge 2019 – supported by The FIT Show

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    03 September 2018
    The ever-popular Master Fitter Challenge is returning once more, and with a brand new format. Supported by The FIT show and managed by GQA Qualifications, the 2019 Master Fitter Challenge sees the introduction of a regional format with the winners being announced once again at the FIT Show Gala...
  • Flat Glass Industry Throws its Weight Behind Visit Glass

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    29 August 2018
    The flat glass industry is throwing its weight behind FIT Show’s newest event feature, with a number of key brands signing up for Visit Glass in recent weeks. Dubbed FIT Show’s ‘show within a show’, Visit Glass is brand new for 2019 and will provide a dedicated area for the UK’s rapidly expanding flat...
  • Back to School for FIT Show & 12th Man Solutions

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    22 August 2018
    FIT Show is set to shake up its seminar programme with the help of 12th Man Solutions who have been appointed to help develop and manage on-site learning features for the 2019 exhibition. Alongside the traditional seminar programme, which is set to feature one-off content to create a ‘miss it,...
  • DISCOUNTED HOTEL ACCOMMODATION FOR FIT SHOW EXHIBITORS

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    20 August 2018
    The FIT Show team has partnered up with accommodation agency Event Express to provide discounted hotel accommodation and flexible cancellation policies exclusively for FIT Show attendees. Rates start at £99.00 per room per night at hotels spread across the NEC complex and Birmingham city centre, and...
  • Timber! FIT Show Sees Influx of Brands for 2019 Exhibition

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    01 August 2018
    FIT Show, the UK’s only dedicated event for the glass and glazing industry, has reported a growth in the number of timber brands signing up for its 2019 exhibition. Alongside the likes of Bereco, who have made big efforts to broaden its product offering to include this sustainable material, other...
  • GQA Qualifications Supports Launch of Initiative to Drive Quality through Qualifications

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    17 May 2018
    GQA Qualifications is supporting the launch of a new industry initiative which addresses the growing skills shortage, as a part of its wider drive to deliver Quality through Qualifications. In November 2017, The Telegraph newspaper reported on the lack of skills and labour shortages within the...
  • FIT Show Shortlisted for Two Prestigious AEO Awards

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    10 May 2018
      FIT Show is hoping to continue its award-winning streak after being shortlisted for two prestigious AEO Awards. The event organisers have been recognised as finalists in both the ‘Best UK Trade Show (more than 8000sqm)’ and ‘Marketing Campaign of the Year - Trade’ categories for the prestigious...
  • FIT SHOW STRENGTHENS FOR THE FUTURE: ORGANISER FORMS STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP

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    29 January 2018
    FIT Events Ltd, organiser of the highly successful FIT Show, has announced changes in its shareholding structure. Angus Montgomery Ltd, which has been organising events globally since 1895, has become the majority shareholder. Co-founders Matthew Glover and Paul Godwin remain shareholders and...
  • CARDINAL JOINS TIMBER’S TOUR-DE-FORCE AT FIT SHOW 2019

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    11 January 2018
    The development of timber windows in the FIT Show line-up has been further strengthened with the news that traditional sash manufacturer Cardinal Windows has signed up to the 2019 event. The company, whose key staff boast over 150 combined years of experience, offers bespoke windows to specifiers...
  • VISIT GLASS: Introducing a dynamic new event for the flat glass industry at the NEC

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    09 October 2017
    The FIT Show team organises a brand new event for processors, specifiers and buyers of flat glass in all its forms Following increasing demand indicated by visitors to the FIT Show, the organisers have announced the launch of Visit Glass, which will take place alongside the FIT Show in May 2019 at...
  • FIT Show first timers enjoy their debuts

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    11 August 2017
    FIT Show 2017 was a resounding success. Visitors, exhibitors, organisers, the media and even the NEC all thought so. And while there were many who had exhibited at a previous FIT Show there were also a large number of first timers in attendance this time around. With a record number of attendees...
  • FIT Show 2019: 50% of floor space booked

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    28 July 2017
    With FIT Show 2017 still fresh in the memory of the window, door and conservatory industry, attention now turns to the future and FIT Show 2019, especially as it hopes to top the huge success of this year’s first show at the NEC. The move to the National Exhibition Centre prompted a surge in...
  • "Exciting! Engaging! Educating! Enormous!" The FIT Show is a hit amongst visitors and exhibitors

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    30 June 2017
    This year’s FIT Show wasn’t that long ago but already efforts are in full swing to make its 2019 show the best yet. With a record number of attendees – 9,935 unique visitors, a number that rises to 13,285 when revisits are included – it’s fair to say that this year’s show was a success. With...
  • First FIT Show Gala Dinner at the NEC exceeds all expectations

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    22 June 2017
    With over 1000 people in attendance – a record – the first FIT Show Gala Dinner at the show’s new home, the NEC, Birmingham, proved a roaring success exceeding the expectations of not only the organisers but its attendees also. Arriving to a champagne reception, guests were spilling out of the NEC...
  • Big Tuesday proves a big success!

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    22 June 2017
    Proving to be the biggest and best show yet, FIT Show 2017 was a roaring success making its debut at the NEC, Birmingham, with unique visitor numbers increasing by 17% compared to the previous show held in 2016. One of the many reasons for this was the introduction of ‘BIG Tuesday’. Extending its...
  • Generosity of Gala Dinner guests raises more than £15K for Macmillan

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    19 June 2017
    Guests at this year’s FIT Show Gala Dinner have reached into their pockets to raise a massive £15,233.57 following a heart-wrenching appeal for donations to Macmillan Nurses made during the event by Gary Morton, well known for his own charity work through GM Fundraising. With a call for donations...
  • Memories of the 2017 FIT Show bound to last for the Master Fitter Challenge Winners

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    02 June 2017
    The first FIT Show to take place at the National Exhibition Centre will remain in the minds of many of its participants but few will remember the event with such fondness as David Keates & Jonathon Mountford of DK Windows after they were declared the overall winners of this year’s gruelling Master...
  • Nordic Installations crowned FIT Show Installation of the Year winner

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    01 June 2017
    After six months of shortlisting stand out installations with the purpose of one being crowned Installation of the Year at FIT Show 2017, Nordic Installations came out on top taking the title for its bespoke new build in Dunsford, Devon. Receiving the award at this year’s FIT Show Gala Dinner,...
  • It's all about the Exhibitors at FIT Show Awards 2017

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    31 May 2017
    This year taking place for the first time at the NEC, Birmingham, the FIT Show proved to be a roaring success. However, without the exhibitors this wouldn’t have been the case. Acknowledging their efforts, which naturally contributed towards the show’s excellent visitor numbers and quality of...
  • FIT Show hailed as another great show

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    30 May 2017
    After an extraordinary three days at the National Exhibition Centre the 2017 FIT Show has been hailed as another momentous event in the series that first took place just four years ago. The event was universally praised as being an unequivocal success with exhibitors taking healthy numbers of...
  • 60 SECONDS WITH SARAH MCCARTNEY OF SIG BUILDING PLASTICS

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    17 May 2017
    The FIT Show is just around the corner, could you give us a hint as what to expect on your stand? In addition to promoting our market-leading products, we will be endorsing our comprehensive support to home improvement contractors for any type of roofline, rainwater, cladding, ventilation and...
  • 60 SECONDS WITH CLAIRE MILLER OF ATLAS GLAZED ROOF SOLUTIONS

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    12 May 2017
    Can you give us a sneak preview of anything new you’re bringing to the show? Atlas has created the UK’s finest looking collection of glazed roof products and we’ll be treating visitors to an array of spectacular designs, from stunning minimalist lanterns and flat rooflights, to our latest lean-to...
  • DON’T TOUCH THAT DIAL! FIT SHOW TO APPEAR ON TALKSPORT

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    12 May 2017
    FIT Show 2017 is fast approaching. Taking place at the NEC, Birmingham 23-25 May, it’s not the only thing that is right around the corner. With the final fixtures of the Premier league football season taking place the Sunday before the show, the organisers of the FIT Show have enlisted the help of...
  • FIT SHOW AWARDS SHORTLIST REVEALED!

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    11 May 2017
    FIT Show 2017 is almost upon us, which means that it’s almost time for the FIT Show Awards. Now in its second year the awards ceremony will commence on the evening of Wednesday 24th May at the FIT Show’s popular Gala Dinner and the shortlist of nominees has now been revealed. Shortlisted in the...
  • FINAL FIT SHOW IOTY ACCOLADE GOES TO UNI_SLIDE

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    08 May 2017
    That’s all folks! Monthly entries for the FIT Show’s popular Installation of the Year competition have now closed. Highlighting some of the best commercial and domestic door, window, orangery and conservatory installation projects in the business, the final winner of the competition, taking home...
  • FIT SHOW MASTER FITTER CHALLENGE FINALISTS ANNOUNCED!

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    08 May 2017
    Standards highest yet, say assessors Through a process that included interviews, site visits and a great deal of deliberation amongst some of the UK’s most experienced assessors, six finalists have been chosen to compete for the honour of winning this year’s Master Fitter Challenge, sponsored by...
  • FIT SHOW FIGURES FLOURISH

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    05 May 2017
    ‘FIT Fever’ is upon us and visitors have been registering in their droves to make sure they can skip the queues when the doors to FIT Show 2017 open for the first time at the NEC, Birmingham in just under three weeks. But it’s not just visitor figures that have risen. Exhibitor figures are up on...