Build for the Future: East Midlands Exhibition 2022

We returned for our third event on Tuesday 17th May 2022, hosted by Heritage Lincolnshire and Archaeological Project Services, and working in partnership with the Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce.

2022's event welcomed 60 exhibitors showcasing their businesses across the construction, heritage, property, trade and sustainability industry, a full talks programme including Building Regulations Update, a networking event which welcomed over 80 businesses and hundreds of delegates who came along to network, connect and building relationships.

With thanks to David Harrison Photography, our media partner for the event for being on hand to capture the event through pictures

Testimonials from 2022's Build for the Future event

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Short videos from 2021's Build for the Future Exhibitors

This annual event is directly marketed and aimed at those within the Construction, Property, Heritage, Sustainability and Trade Industries across the East Midlands.

The main aim is to connect businesses together within these industries, to ensure that they are accessible to businesses of all sizes and capacity.

Prices are below the average price to exhibit at an event such as this and we are hoping to draw in attendees from across the East Midlands area by working with some key partners and influencers in the industry.

Why should you take part?

We are returning for our third event in 2023, following the successful events in February 2020, September 2021 and May 2022.

The annual event is returning for its fourth year on Tuesday 23rd May 2023 at the Lincolnshire Showground, following the successful events in 2020, 2021 & 2022, which have connected hundreds of businesses.

Hosted by Heritage Lincolnshire and Archaeological Project Services and working in partnership with the Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce this event has already grown significantly from the small event that started in February 2020.

The annual event is directly marketed and aimed at those within the Construction, Property, Heritage, Sustainability and Trade Industries across the East Midlands and its goal is to become the biggest in this UK region for supporting and connecting businesses.

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Archaeological Project Services

Archaeological Project Services (APS) are a long established commercial archaeological practice offering a comprehensive range of consultancy and fieldwork services. Based in Heckington, Lincolnshire, we serve clients across the construction and development industries, public bodies and private individuals throughout the county.

APS offer cost-effective, tailor-made solutions to all archaeological and cultural heritage needs in the planning and development processes. Our highly experienced project management team will respond quickly to find the right solution for your project, from initial planning, through site investigation to mitigation and report publication.

Heritage Lincolnshire

Heritage Lincolnshire are a long established charitable organisation dedicated to preserving and developing historic buildings as well as engaging and benefiting the wider communities around them. We deliver a range of expert heritage consultancy services to the public and private sectors, communities and individuals throughout Lincolnshire and the wider East Midlands. Heritage Lincolnshire have a breadth of experience in developing successful funding bids for conservation projects, producing options appraisals and viability studies, in addition to providing effective and sustainable conservation plans.

We also offer a range of services to enable you to engage and consult communities and the wider public, including activity statements and plans, national curriculum linked education and archaeology clubs for schools, as well as traditional building skills training. Our highly experienced project management team can provide you with bespoke support and services to fulfil the specific needs and requirements of your project.

Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce

Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit organisation supporting local businesses in Lincolnshire.

 The Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit membership organisation supporting around 1,000 local businesses to come together, make connections, share knowledge and grow. We do this through a variety of networking opportunities, PR and marketing support, signposting and connection opportunities and much more.

Our members are made up of every size and sector of business, from start-ups to large and established businesses. We operate across professional services, food, drink and hospitality to manufacturing, construction and engineering.

2022's Sponsor and Exhibitor list

Headline Sponsors

Arion Ltd is a health and safety company offering a variety of bespoke services to suit every business. We are nationally recognised in training, consultancy, occupational health, and our fire safety and risk assessment services. We distinguish ourselves through our extensive knowledge, and ensuring that our clients are fully compliant.

Sister company Arion Shop is a one-stop shop for all your PPE and clothing needs. Our fully stocked shop, friendly staff, and specialist embroidery and printing equipment will help with all your company and branding needs. Arion Shop is a national distributor of high-quality clothing and PPE brands at wholesale prices.

Working in partnership with the Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce

Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit organisation supporting local businesses in Lincolnshire.


We have been supporting businesses for over 130 years, so join us and around 700 other local businesses to come together, make connections, share knowledge and grow.
We do this through a variety of events and networking opportunities, PR and marketing support, signposting opportunities and much more.

Zone Sponsors

Adaptability to Climate Change

Amelio Solar Energy is Lincolnshire’s award winning solar panel installation specialist.  It designs, installs and maintains commercial and residential solar pv installations across the East Midlands and further afield.  Led by Chartered Surveyor Richard Jones, it offers advice on the latest pv and battery technologies and their installation to best suit the needs of occupiers, developers and investors.

Construction Sponsor

Allied Associate Geophysical Ltd supply instrumentation to the Geophysical, Archaeological, NDT, & Structural Monitoring sectors to name just a few.

With the built environment aging, test and monitoring is essential and we offer many technologies to assist the asset owner deal with a non-invasive approach to testing, be this roads, buildings, or sub-surface investigation.

New for 2022 are large magnetic mapping systems used for Solar fields, checking for any signs of archaeology prior to installation, large radar array systems used for Utility detection and ultrasonic scanning solutions for concrete inspection.

SALES    -              RENTALS      -       TRAINING       -         SOFTWARE        -     REPAIRS

Property Services Sponsor

UNiBLOCK Ltd is a manufacturer of Insulating Concrete Formwork (ICF) developed for the construction industry. It is classed as a Modern Method of Construction (MMC) that can be used in all sectors of the construction industry: residential, commercial, industrial and institutional. Using ICF, as part of a modern method of construction, we can contribute towards a lower build cost with faster construction & lower labour expenses. We also offer our Express Wall pre-cut option system ready for installation saving even more time & waste on site. The UNiBLOCK product is manufactured from our own UK based production facility in Scunthorpe.

Heritage Sponsor

Charles Thomas Heritage Fire Protection Specialists are installers of bespoke wireless fire protection systems in period properties. We offer the following services and a no compromise approach to protecting life, period buildings and possessions:

  • Wireless Fire Detection & Alarm Systems (reducing the need for cables or containment fixed to the fabric of the building)
  • Wireless Fire Alarm Signalling (Alarm Receiving Centre – keyholder / Fire & Rescue Service response)
  • Air Sampling Smoke Detection (high sensitivity smoke detection systems)
  • Intelligent Emergency Lighting (self-testing and self-reporting systems)
  • Video Smoke Detection (via intelligent camera software algorithms, smoke & flame detection systems)

Media Partner

David Harrison Photography is a local Lincolnshire Photographer. David was on board for 2020's event and took the above photographs.  David creates commercial images that get your business seen and will be back for  2021's event to ensure that we have great photos captured.

2022 Exhibitors include:

Heritage Lincolnshire is your local and most active Buildings Preservation Trust in the East Midlands. Founded in 1988 Heritage Lincolnshire is a local charitable trust which undertakes a range of activities in the promotion and conservation of the County's heritage.  Our charitable aims are lifelong education, building conservation and archaeological fieldwork and research.  We also have a national reputation for the conservation and re-use of historic buildings and for delivering innovative activities that engage and enthuse local people.

An established company with over twenty-five years experience, Archaeological Project Services are well placed to solve a range of planning-related archaeological issues for our clients.Formed in 1993 as the commercial archaeology division of Heritage Lincolnshire, we have a long pedigree in providing expert advice and high quality archaeological services. Our Chartered Institute for Archaeologists Registered Organisation status is our guarantee of professionalism and high standards, along with several other accreditations and memberships we hold.Based in the East Midlands and working nationwide, our hugely experienced and client-friendly team at APS is dedicated to creating rapid and cost effective solutions for our client’s planning and pre-planning requirements.

EV Camel specialises in the installation, operation, management and maintenance of electric vehicle charging points in Lincolnshire.

Including home and workplace EV Charging, EV Charging for customers and Car Park & On Street Charging

BJ Waller Ltd are an Architectural Ironmongery company trading for nearly 40 years. We can provide Ironmongery and joinery solutions for all requirements from New Build PAS24 Part Q 2016 through to matching existing traditional furniture on heritage sites.

As we have shown on Oakham Castle, we can ensure that door and window furniture can meet the current security standards, health & safety and disability recommendations. Also ensuring our ironmongery compliments the history and grandeur of the historical castle.

New or Old, Modern or Heritage we can work with you no matter how large or small your requirement may be.

Clarke Group Construction are based in Boston, Lincolnshire.  Clarke Group are an experienced and passionate contractor; combining considerable expertise in heritage building work with a passion for the vision of historical and architectural design. A keen eye and attention to detail ensures a complete one-stop service from inception through to the high-quality completion of the project. Great care is taken at all times to create and maintain long term relationships with customers.

Lincoln College – producing the next generation of the local work force.

Looking to save time and money on future recruitment? See how Lincoln, Newark and Gainsborough Colleges can help you to fill your skills gaps. Our students can add value to your workforce, whether directly through construction trades or support roles such as HR, admin, accountancy, marketing or catering amongst others. Ask us about Industry Placements and Work Experience.

Come and chat to us at our stand to see how easy it is to set up and what our learners can provide for you.

Wardour Secure Networks Ltd provide hosted voice, security and networking to businesses across the UK.

Lincoln Security Ltd was founded 45 years ago as Lincolns local and affordable locksmith for domestic clients across the city. Starting off offering a key cutting service and domestic locksmithing services, the business quickly began to grow as a trusted security provider. Over the past 40 years the business has moved on a lot, growing from a traditional locksmith to an all-round security provider supplying everything from CCTV Systems, Intruder Alarms, Access Control, Fire, Security & Automatic Doors, Master Key Suites, Safes and more.

Virdis - Smashing the RIBA 2030 Challenge!

The heart of our work is net zero, low carbon and energy efficiency. At Viridis, we know the importance of buildings and how every single detail in their construction or renovation has an impact on their users – and our environment. Our designs have met or exceeded the RIBA 2030 Challenge since 2014.

Working alongside architects and other build team partners, we implement net zero energy-saving elements, provide intelligent, innovative and, above all, sustainable building services to projects across a wide range of sectors; all to achieve maximum environmental gain at the lowest possible cost.

From designing in core sustainable principles at the earliest stages, through to delivering low-carbon, low-cost lighting, water and energy systems, Viridis brings vast expertise, joined-up thinking and a pragmatic approach to every project.

White 7 Lincoln offers a personalised, high quality chauffeur service for corporate travel, weddings and special occasions, operating throughout Lincolnshire and nationwide.

The BMW 7 Series is equipped with on-board Wi-Fi with integrated tablet, a drinks fridge and nappa leather seating, creating a luxurious and comfortable space.

White 7 can fulfil the need for simple yet luxurious transport on one level, as well as satisfying clients’ self-desire to treat themselves, do it differently and arrive in style!

By offering that little bit extra White 7 is known for a high level of service, professionalism and attention to detail. That uniqueness makes White7’s clients feel special, unique and valued.

Tick HR Solutions is a forward thinking human resources consultancy and support business helping clients throughout the UK with bespoke support, tailored to match their requirements.

We approach HR support with the employee lifecycle in mind.  Employing people is necessary to grow your business and attracting and retaining the talent in your organisation is key to success.

Oakley Estates are a Surveying and Access Consultancy. We offer a range of Building Surveying Services to Homeowners, Landlords and Businesses. Our passion and specialism is assessing and adapting buildings of all types to ensure they are accessible to people with disabilities, ensuring these adaptations are compliant and functional but also beautiful spaces. We undertake access audits and design appraisals of a wide range of business and public premises, including leisure and cultural facilities.

We are a small local surveying company with a varied range of experience and skills, if you have something you need advice and support with and its property related then please give us a call, we really are happy to help and love a challe

CITB, the industry training board for the construction sector in England, Scotland and Wales, aid the construction industry to attract talent and support skills development.  CITB offer support through grants and funds helping employers to train their current workforce and new trainees by contributing to the cost of training and qualifying the workforce; construction related short courses, industry recognised qualifications and Apprenticeships are all supported.

One Stop Business Finance provide a local personal service exploring the best options for your finance with a mixed offering of Own Book and Broked options. We are known for "Doing the deals the banks can't do" offering responsible lending, fully secured with an exit strategy initially for a maximum of 24 months. This is via a Working Capital Loan or Development Funding. Through our Brokerage we can also offer Invoice Finance, Property Finance (Longer term) and HP and Lease Finance.

Optimum Safety brings the very best qualified advice and support as well as consultancy and training.

We aim to take care of everything and make what is a business critical area as easy as possible

Scorer Hawkins Architects are an RIBA Chartered Practice based in Lincolnshire, specialising in the design and conservation of buildings in historic settings.

Acis HomePlus is here to help people remain independent in their home for as long as possible. We can help prevent slips, trips and falls in the home by installing new home adaptations such as wet rooms, accessible kitchens, ramps, stairlifts and handrails. Our team of specialists provide a high-quality service from design to install, working hard to meet all customer needs.

The Eco Build Store Ltd are the North East Agents, stockists and suppliers of Durisol woodcrete ICF blocks.  An alternative to traditional building materials capable of building to passive house standard. Manufactured in the UK and made from recycled wood, the blocks offer a low carbon solution for future builds and properties of low U values

Willmott Dixon Construction established in 1852, is a family run and owned company. It is the UK\'s leading independent construction and property services company

Simons Design is part of the Carpenter Investments Group, a property solutions business providing development, design and construction solutions tailored to meet individual client’s specific requirements. Simons Design is a RIBA accredited practice which forms a separate, yet integral part of the Carpenter Group. Established in 1972, our teams of architects, technicians, interior designers and sustainability experts have developed an excellent reputation or delivering inspirational, high quality, sustainable designs which have been transformed into award winning buildings and environments for both the private and public sectors.

DB Fire Safety are an independent fire safety consultancy specialising in carrying out fire risk assessments.  They also work with architects and building contractors helping to develop appropriate fire strategies for new constructions, and building renovations.

Established in 2009, AW Safety Management Ltd is a professional health & safety consultancy and training provider.

We provide expert services across the UK from our well-situated offices in Cumbria and Nottinghamshire.
Our team boasts expertise and experience that allows them to adapt and deal with a wide variety of Health & Safety related scenarios.

Our consultancy services include Health & Safety Audits, Policies, Competent Person, CDM Regulations, Risk Assessments, Fire Risk Assessments, Human Resources plus much more.

We also have expertise in the following training services, First Aid, Mental Health First Aid, IOSH Managing Safely and much more.

24/Three Consultants offer a comprehensive route through planning, be that an Outline submission for a Masterplan or a domestic application. We have a wide range of experience and expertise, from Residential, Commercial to Historic buildings. Our team can offer Architectural services from masterplan layouts to creating housetypes, Heritage Impact Assessments and Design & Access statements. Our team are able to manage the entire process on your behalf using our Architects, Engineers and Consultants to prepare the relevant drawings and application documents, negotiate with the Planning Authority and help to discharge any conditions pursuant from the granted permission.

AAG IT Services Ltd offer a full suite of IT and digital transformation services - delivered specifically for your business. Improve your performance. Unlock your potential. Work smartly towards your ambitions.

ProTen Services are a specialist property preservation company who as contractors and surveyors provide property preservation, protection and repair solutions to homes, commercial and historical properties throughout the UK. We support our clients from survey, carrying out the onsite work through to provision of long-term treatment guarantees for lasting peace of mind. Our aim is to instil confidence at every stage of the property preservation and repair process to ensure clients receive the best in customer care and are confident in our recommendations and the range of treatments we deliver.

Ecology Resources are a ecological and arboricultural business based in Oakham with nationwide coverage. We carry out protected species surveys and inspections for customers from private home owners to large infrastructure projects.

LA Solutions (Training) Ltd have been supplying a full range of training for over 14 years and has vast amounts of Industry Knowledge. We can fulfil your training requirements including, but not limited to Manual Handling, Forklift and Telescopic Handlers.
We have always been a valuable partner to our clients and only supply training, which is required, we don’t push you to pay for unnecessary sessions. We like to combine a professional service with a friendly approach and unlike most providers we are always available to answer your questions 245/7, a true partnership should feel like a big family.

Greens Water Systems Suppliers and installers of domestic and commercial water softeners, drinking water filter systems and drinking water taps.

The Flood Innovation Centre at the University of Hull offers a range of funded services to help businesses and communities become better prepared for rising flood risks.
We help businesses understand the effects of flooding on their operations and what flood protection measures could help them bounce back more quickly after a flood event. We also offer bespoke innovation support packages to help businesses develop new products, processes and services to establish them in the growing flood resilience market. Our clients include construction companies, manufacturers, community interest companies, architects and civil engineers. Visit our stand to find out what we can do for you.

Since 1999, BSP Consulting has completed more than 2000 projects across the UK. Ranging from comprehensive regeneration schemes to individual commercial, industrial, medical, retail and residential developments, the breadth of our expertise extends across all the main sectors. We have worked on regeneration projects alone worth more than £1 billion.

BSP Consulting is a structural, civil, transportation, environmental and geotechnical engineering consultancy providing a comprehensive service to a wide range of clients and sectors from our four offices Nottingham, Derby, Leicester and Sheffield. Based in the heart of the country, with easy access to all areas of the UK.

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Ruddy Raven Marketing offer design and marketing insights via original customer research into:

Your customers’ experience offline and online leading to improving product experience design

identifying your customers’ behavioural archetypes, needs and motivations (personas) leading to better offerings, branding and messaging

Tradeglaze are an award-winning manufacturer and supplier of windows, doors, conservatories and curtain walling for the Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire and South Yorkshire areas. We manufacture for trade and commercial projects, both supply & fit and supply only. Since 1995, Tradeglaze have been providing bespoke service, from specifying to surveying, manufacturing to installation. We work with British market-leading profile suppliers to manufacture innovative, energy-efficient bespoke glazing products, manufactured here in our state-of-the-art Lincoln factory. 2022 Product Supplier of the Year Award winner in the Greater Lincolnshire Property & Construction Awards.

SLR Consulting’s Environmental Specialist Department includes a team of Heritage professionals providing advice to clients across all UK sectors. We specialise in projects with heritage and archaeological constraints, assisting a wide range of clients towards successful project outcomes. We sit alongside expert colleagues in Acoustics, Vibration, Air Quality, Ecology, Landscape Architecture, Civil & Structural Engineering and Geotechnical Engineering. We believe in strong teamwork with our One Team Culture cultivating an entrepreneurial and collaborative spirit helping all of our clients achieve their goals.

Baumit is a leading European brand renowned for sustainable, high-performance plaster, paints, render and external wall insulation. Baumit offers the most extensive render colour range with all products suitable for renovations and new build.

TheUrbanGlow champion the fusion between good Heritage Management and Urban Design and Placemaking. We specialise in new developments within historically sensitive places, Conservation Area analysis, appraisals and Area Masterplanning. We pride ourselves that our work is easily accessible and visually attractive to all as well as being robust in content when under examination.

BAM is a leading construction, facilities management and property services company, part of Royal BAM Group.

Burmor Construction Ltd are design and construction at affordable housing estates across Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire and the East Midlands

Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) are experts in business, we offer our members a wide range of vital business services including advice, financial expertise, support and a powerful voice heard in government.

Our mission is to help smaller businesses achieve their ambitions. The 5.8 million small businesses in the UK make up 99.3% all private sector businesses. They contribute a staggering amount to the UK’s economy, as well as being a major source of employment. This is why we stand up for and speak up for them every day.

Together, we are stronger so come and find out how we can make your business fly.

Delta-Simons is a multi-disciplinary environmental and health and safety consultancy providing trusted advice and solutions for sustainable development.

For the past 30 years, our team has provided a holistic suite of trusted environmental services and advice to clients across multiple sectors. Services designed to mitigate risk to both people and environment, whilst removing the pain from planning or maintaining buildings and/or assets.

We understand the importance of knowledge-sharing and storytelling to increase visibility and subsequent action needed to mitigate climate change and drive towards a positive future for the planet, in line with our purpose, to protect people and planet.

As a division of Lindum Group Ltd, Lindum Joinery is based at Lindum Business Park in North Hykeham where we have our modern, well equipped 12,000 sqft workshop.
Lindum Joinery offers a comprehensive service, from advice, design and manufacture through to installation, with extensive expertise in heritage and restoration work, along with sliding sash windows as a speciality.

Kingsgate Electrical Services is an NICEIC Approved contractor and we provide all electrical services from design, installation, testing, maintenance and repairs.

We cover all aspects of Domestic, Commercial, Industrial and Agricultural installations.  We believe our strengths lie in being honest, flexible and meeting the individual needs of all our clients. At our core we provide innovative designs on all types of properties including bringing a modern twist and practicality to historic, listed and period buildings.

Hay Hampers are passionate creators and suppliers of luxury wine and food gifts. We supply a variety of business sectors including construction companies such as Ashwood Homes with completion hampers, recruitment companies with welcome hampers for example, We have gifts for every occasion. All our gifts are beautifully packaged and sent with free UK delivery including a proper gift card. We cater bulk orders and bespoke hampers for our corporate business customers sending hamper gifts to employees or clients. We are passionate about customer service and will always do whatever we can to help you.

The IHBC Institute of Historic Building Conservation is the professional body for building conservation practitioners and historic environment experts working in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, with connections to the Republic of Ireland. The Institute exists to establish, develop and maintain the highest standards of conservation practice, to support the effective protection and enhancement of the historic environment, and to promote heritage-led regeneration and access to the historic environment for all.

TC Harrison JCB is one of the largest JCB dealers in the UK.  Our success is based on our unrivalled wealth of experience, with over 50 years in new, used and second hand JCB sales, service and parts.  We currently operate from six regional depots covering Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Derbyshire and the North East.

Zebedee® is, quite simply the only hanging rail designed specifically for sloping ceilings.  It has a unique spring coil which captures and holds coat hangers allowing you to hang your clothes, with style from virtually any angle of ceiling.  From understairs cupboards to loft conversions, dormer bedrooms to sheds, it is the storage solution.  Zebedees stunning designer simplicity will compliment and complete any interiors project.

Initially designed by Diane Challender for her own bedroom in 2016, Zebedee is Made in Lincolnshire and is now sent around the world.

Why are we holding this Exhibition?

With the current economic climate affecting the Construction industry and the uncertainty of Brexit and now post-Covid, we wanted to bring businesses together in the East Midlands area to facilitate collaborative working, using local services and like-minded business people.

Being a small county-wide charity, we have some great assets and a strong, highly qualified and dedicated team. However this doesn’t always reflect in our marketing of the company due to budget constraints. It does not mean that we are unable to do the job, or less skilled, purely that we cannot shout about what we do as loudly as others. How many other businesses are in the same position? We want to put as many businesses as possible on a level playing field, to showcase what their qualities and services are, and how we can all work together.

For more information on sponsorship and exhibiting please contact or download the pack from below:

To attend the day as a delegate is free of charge and booking is essential.

Sponsor and Exhibitor Applications: Don't Miss Out

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2023's Exhibition will be bigger and better than ever before and bookings for Exhibitors and Sponsors are already underway.

Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to showcase your organisation at this prestigious Lincolnshire event whilst developing your network and taking advantage of the panels, talks and seminars available, aimed at helping your business to get ahead in today's trade environment.

Keep up to date with sponsors and exhibitors as the list develops below.

Information and exhibitor booking form for 2023's Exhibition