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Traffex announces National Highways as Headline Content Partner

  • Wednesday May 8, 2024

Traffex has announced National Highways as Headline Content Partner for the 2024 event, taking place for the first time at the CBS Arena in Coventry, on May 22 and 23.

National Highways will take centre stage for the revamped 2024 conference programme, taking place over four dedicated theatres, covering management and mobility, safety and sustainability, road resilience and winter maintenance, as well as EV infrastructure. All conference sessions will be free to attend and offer CPD accreditation through the Institute of Highway Engineers.

Speakers already confirmed from National Highways include Elliot Shaw- Chief Customer and Strategy Officer, Nick Reed – Chief Safety Advisor and Andrew Kidd – Director of Environmental Sustainability Carbon Management, Lower Thames Crossing.

In total, National Highways will take to the stage in over ten sessions and appear alongside a wealth of market leading speakers from across the industry.

In addition to headlining the 2024 conference programme, National Highways has also confirmed it will be returning to the show floor, hosting hundreds of senior delegates from across the industry in the National Highways Lounge. Event attendees will include senior tier one representatives, heads of highways departments, local authority chief executives and National Highways representatives.

Elliot Shaw, Chief Customer and Strategy Officer at National Highways, said: “Traffex is one of the key events in the highways sector calendar, and a real opportunity for us at National Highways to engage with our partners and colleagues across the industry.”

Traffex director Gordon Kirk said: “We are delighted to further develop our close relationship with National Highways, and proud that National Highways will be our headline partner for the 2024 event. This will be our strongest conference line up to date. We are thrilled to be working with National Highways in bringing together all the major stakeholders responsible for the management, maintenance, planning and development of the UK’s national and local roads networks, from across the public and private sector.”

Visitor registration is now open – one pass gives visitors free access to all four events: Traffex, Parkex, Evex and Cold Comfort.

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