RIA at Railtex 2019

RIA Hub at Railtex 2019

RIA is a key partner of Railtex 2019, UK’s premier exhibition of railway equipment, systems and services. This important industry event creates
maximum engagement for visitors by placing thousands of professionals together in one place at one time, featuring companies serving all aspects of the infrastructure and rolling stock sectors. 

This year, RIA will have a dedicated hub – an area of RIA Member stands, located together with RIA’s own stand – supplemented with a programme of activities including presenters at Railtex’s RIA-hosted Knowledge Hub, the Future Focus Conference, networking drinks reception and a dedicated platform for SMEs to showcase their products and services.

We invite all RIA members to book a stand within the RIA hub at Railtex, which will enhance your presence at this important event.

As a RIA hub exhibitor, you’ll have additional exposure through:

- RIA hub’s section on the Railtex website (with an extra 50-word entry – same or different from the one for the online and catalogue exhibitor entry)
- Railtex’s and RIA’s newsletters, with a special feature presenting what you will be showcasing at the exhibition (sent to around 75,000 industry contacts)
- Railtex’s Preview, Show Catalogue and other event related materials.

Unlocking Innovation SME pitches

If you are one of RIA SME members exhibiting at the RIA Hub, you'll get additional exposure at the Unlocking Innovation SME pitch sessions. This platform will give SME exhibitors the possibility of pitching their products and services to clients and attendees in general. Don't miss the opportunity and book your stand today! Furthermore, the RIA hub will be constantly promoted during the events days, as a key feature of Railtex 2019, inviting attendees to visit the hub and take part in our unique programme of activities.

If you have already booked a stand and would like to change your location to the RIA hub, please contact: Natalie.Parker@mackbrooks.co.uk

Click here to book a stand in Railtex

The Future Focus Conference

RIA will be organising, for the first time, a one-day Conference in Railtex, on Wednesday 15 May. The event will cover key challenges and opportunities the UK rail will face in the coming years. 
We are preparing a sought-after programme that will include a number of senior players across UK rail and will bring together supply chain, clients, decision makers, influencers and policy makers for a day of informative discussions. The Conference will focus on 3 main themes:
High Speed Rail, looking at adding capacity and connectivity to the UK rail network;
Digital Railway, focusing on technology and how the supply chain can engage; and
Decarbonisation in the Rail Industry

Confirmed speakers include:
- Andrew Jones, Rail Minister
- Simon Adams, Head of Commercial and Controls, Crossrail 2
- Michael Flynn, Programme Director for Digital Railway
- HSRIL panel includes: 
o John Downer, Director, HSRIL and Director for Rail Solutions, Jacobs 
o Andrew Went, Director High Speed Rail, Arup 
o Peter Woodward, Chair in High Speed Rail Engineering, University of Leeds 
o Jo Hensher, HS2 rolling stock bid director, Siemens 

Find out more about the programme here

RIA's Knowlede Hub

This year, the knowledge hub, organised as usual by RIA, will focus on updating the supply chain on new/upcoming business opportunities, project updates as well as creating a forum for discussion with industry leaders.
The programme is almost finalised, and confirmed speakers include:
Sam Stephens, Director, TBAT Innovation, Anna DelVecchio, Commercial Account Director, Amey, Tom Appleton, Director of Work Winning, Morgan Sindall Infrastructure, Robin Lapish, Supply Chain Manager, Rolling Stock, HS2, Kelvin Davies, Innovation Lead - Rail, Innovate UK, Pete Colley, Director, PKLG Services, Kaspars Briskens, Head of Business Development, Rail Baltica and many more. 

Find out more about the programme here

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