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CEF LIVE is BACK...

We're pleased to announce that on Thursday 8th June 2017, we will open the doors to the second CEF LIVE event. With over 45 leading suppliers already confirmed, and lots to see, hear and do, you can guarantee that the 2017 event will be even bigger and better.

Friday 9th June, primarily focuses on electrical apprentices with workshops, skills challenges and guidance on how to get ahead in the electrical industry.

Watch this space to stay up to date as we get closer to the event – and why you really have to be there!

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DAYS

HOURS

MINS

and counting



REASONS TO ATTEND

Ticket

Fun and free

Free parking, free entry and free lunch and refreshments plus a chance to win lots of great prizes, including a branded Transit van for 12 months, VIP tickets to the UK Moto GP and a Mercedes AMG driving experience.

Brands

Leading Brands

Meet the industry leading brands, and see the latest products and technology. Share expertise and watch live demonstrations of what’s new.

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On the Day Deals

Grab some fantastic deals on the day, with discounts and special offers that can’t be missed - or repeated!

Seminar

Knowledge Seminars

Ahead of The IET Wiring Regulations 18th Edition, visitors can gain a first insight into how the new edition of BS7671 could affect the way they work and hear from industry experts on the key changes and additions available to view in The Draft document. There will also be seminar sessions on the latest trends and technologies including technical talks.

Skills

Skills Challenges

Informative workshops and fun-packed skills challenges will be available throughout the day.

Apprentice

Apprentice Focus

On Friday 9th, the event has a special focus on young professionals, and a host of activities designed specifically for those entering the trade. Come along to find out how to get ahead in the electrical industry – and grab some unmissable and exclusive apprentice deals.

KNOWLEDGE SEMINARS

THURSDAY 8 th - CUSTOMER DAY

TIME

TITLE

PRESENTER

10:30 - 10:50

JTL - Taking on an Apprentice

JTL are joined by one of their employers to give an open and honest account of taking on an apprentice and the benefits and struggles from an employers point of view.

11:15 - 11:45

Preview 18th Edition Regulation Changes

With the 18th edition document for public comment due any time now, learn about the proposed changes and how they could affect the electrical contractor. Voting pad technology will be used to see if you agree with some of the changes proposed.

Tony Cable and Darren Staniforth - NICEIC & ELECSA

11:45 - 11:50

Q&A

12:15 - 12:30

CEF Online

Learn about the largest online range of electrical products in the UK, and explore the fantastic benefits available to you, including over 32,500 products from 300 leading brands with next day delivery on orders placed up to 8pm.

Jeremy Saunders - CEF General Manager

12:45 - 13:15

Energy Efficiency

Energey efficency is expected to feature stongly in the 18th edition of the IET Wiring Regulations. Learn about the need for energy efficient electrical installations, current practice, legislative drivers and how regulatory changes could affect the installer.

Mark Coles - IET

13:30 - 13:55

EICR Coding

Learn about industry guidance on EICR coding, and understand what warrants a C1 C2 or C3 rating. This presentation includes interactive audience participation - so you can code real life installations and compare answers with your peers.

Tony Cable and Darren Staniforth - NICEIC & ELECSA

14:15 - 14:45

Electrical Waste - A Business Opportunity

Electrical Waste legislation is complex and may seem daunting. Find out how to comply and how you can offer additional services to your customers and and make money from it.

Shaun Donaghey - Group Operations Director, Electrical Waste

15:00 - 15:30

Preview 18th Edition Regulation Changes

With the 18th edition document for public comment due any time now, hear about the proposed changes and how they could affect the electrical contractor. Voting pad technology will be used to see if you agree with some of the changes proposed.

Tony Cable and Darren Staniforth - NICEIC & ELECSA

15:30 – 15:40

Q&A

FRIDAY 9 th - APPRENTICE & CUSTOMER DAY

TIME

TITLE

PRESENTER

10:30 - 10:50

JTL - The Apprenticeship Journey

A former JTL apprentice and her employer, who started as an apprentice himself and has now run his own business for over 30 years, talk about their apprenticeship journey together.

Sam Jones - JTL Graduate
Melvin John - Former Apprentice/Employer

11:15 - 11:45

Preview 18th Edition Regulation Changes

With the 18th edition document for public comment due any time now, hear about the proposed changes and how they could affect the electrical contractor. Voting pad technology will be used to see if you agree with some of the changes proposed.

Tony Cable and Darren Staniforth - NICEIC & ELECSA

11:45 - 11:50

Q&A

12:05 - 12:20

CEF Online

Learn about the largest online range of electrical products in the UK, and explore the fantastic benefits available to you, including over 32,500 products from 300 leading brands with next day delivery on orders placed up to 8pm.

Jeremy Saunders - CEF General Manager

12:30 - 13:00

Earthing and Bonding

Earthing and Bonding are two different concepts - learn how both can be used to create a safe electrical system.

Tony Cable and Darren Staniforth - NICEIC & ELECSA

13:15 - 13:45

Selection and Installation of Products Manufactured to Required Standards

Learn the importance of using products that have been manufactured to the required standards, the consequences that could arise from using substandard tools and materials and how to avoid inadvertently purchasing substandard materials.

Steven Devine - IET

14:00 - 14:30

Protective Devices Explained

With so many types of protective devices to choose from, understand how each device performs its intended function to keep the end user safe.

Tony Cable and Darren Staniforth - NICEIC & ELECSA

14:45 - 15:15

Electrical Waste - A Business Opportunity

Electrical Waste legislation is complex and may seem daunting. Find out how to comply and how you can offer additional services to your customers and and make money from it.

Shaun Donaghey - Group Operations Director, Electrical Waste

PRIZES

THURSDAY 8 th - PRIZE DRAW 14:00

  • £500 CEF Online credit for the winner of the JTL Challenge

    The JTL Light It Up Challenge is all about speed and expertise, come and show us how fast you can wire a plug and light up a lamp, sounds easy?! The speediest contenders will be entered onto our leader board and the fastest of the day will win.
    Kindly donated by JTL.
    T&Cs: £500 net value after customer standard terms. Orders to be placed no later 30th June for immediate delivery.

  • Branded Transit Van for 12 months

    New Ford Transit Custom 270 L1 H1 2.2 TDCi 105 ps van.
    T&Cs: Winner must be a registered business either a limited company or sole trader. Age requirement 25Years+. User’s business to arrange fully comprehensive business insurance. Copy of insurance policy to be passed to Ford prior to delivery of the new van. Mileage cap -12,000 miles or 12 months, whichever is sooner. End user can apply their own sign-writing subject to removal before the van is returned.
    Kindly donated by Ford.

  • 1 x VIP tickets for Silverstone Moto GP 2017

    Grandstand seats, tech 3 hospitality including garage tour. 2 nights accommodation with all meals included [no drinks].
    Kindly donated by DeWalt.
    T&Cs: Purchase required to enter. Minimum spend £50. All purchases made up to 13:30 on Thursday 8th June will qualify.

  • Milwaukee M18 ONE KEY Fuel 6pc Powerpack Kit [worth £1,499]

    CEF Online/National Accounts, F1 simulator challenge. Best score across Thursday 8th and Friday 9th will win. Winner announced on the Friday. Kindly donated by Milwaukee.

  • Mercedes AMG Driving Experience

    1 hour AMG Driving Experience at MB World. Voucher valid for 12 months. Kindly donated by Mercedes-Benz.

FRIDAY 9 th - PRIZE DRAW 13:45

  • £1,000 CEF Online credit for the winner of the JTL Apprentice Challenge

    The JTL Apprentice Challenge – come and watch 5 apprentice teams from across the midlands will battle it out in a series of electrical based challenges to prove they are the champions! The winning team will receive a £1,000 shop- ping spree at CEF for their college. Kindly donated by JTL.
    T&Cs: £1,000 net value after customer standard terms. Orders to be placed no later 30th June for immediate delivery.

  • Milwaukee M18 ONE KEY Fuel 6pc Powerpack Kit [worth £1,499]

    CEF Online/National Accounts, F1 simulator challenge. Best score across Thursday 8th and Friday 9th will win. Winner announced on the Friday. Kindly donated by Milwaukee.

  • £5,000 worth of Schneider products

    CEF Online credit. Kindly donated by Schneider.
    T&Cs: £5,000 net value after customer standard terms. Orders to be placed no later 30th June for immediate delivery.

  • 3 x Klein Apprentice Tool Kits:
    - Ultimate Professionals Kit [worth £750]
    - Bumper Backpack Kit [worth £500]
    - Tote Tester Kit [worth £250]

    Kindly donated by Klein Tools.

  • DeWalt 18V Combi Drill and Impact Driver Twin Pack [worth £229.95]

    Kindly donated by DeWalt.

  • 3 x ETHOS 8400 Multifunction Tester Kits [worth £495] and 3 x ETHOS Electrician Kits [worth £84.95]

    Kindly donated by ETHOS.

PRIZE WINNERS

THURSDAY 8 th

  • Branded Transit Van for 12 months

    Dave Brown, EMCE LTD

  • 1 x VIP tickets for Silverstone Moto GP 2017

    Rob Akinson, Rapid response

  • Mercedes AMG Driving Experience

    Andrew Stratton, Enterprise Electrical

FRIDAY 9 th

  • £5,000 worth of Schneider products

    John Chang, JDC Electrical Engineers LTD

  • Ultimate Professionals Kit

    Darren Smith, Derby College

  • DeWalt 18V Combi Drill and Impact Driver Twin Pack

    Michael Cooper, Walsall College

GETTING THERE

Calendar

WHEN

Thu 8th June - Fri 9th June
10am-4pm

Location

POSTCODE

B40 1NT

Building

LOCATION

NEC Hall 9

ACCESS

On arrival at the NEC, there will be electronic signage provided by the onsite team directing CEF attendees to the right car park area (North 2).

Parking is free. Once you’ve parked, please walk to the hall using the signposted footpaths. Members of the CEF LIVE event team will be on hand to direct you to Hall 9. Please register now for faster entry on the day.

REGISTRATION

Registration is free and easy. Please click here or use one of the REGISTER FREE buttons to register.

Prior to the event you will be emailed a personal bar code. You will be required to print and bring this with you, or alternatively show it from your mobile phone / tablet device so we can print your badge at the registration desks.
On the day, registration is possible but not recommended.

CATERING

Free food and drink will be available during the event, with morning and afternoon tea / coffee stations and lunch provided. We would be more than happy to cater for any special dietary requirements – please advise where applicable on the registration form and on arrival at the event please make yourself known to the CEF LIVE event team.

COACHING

Please get in touch with your local branch to see if they are providing coach transportation.

If you have any questions please contact:

01509 410739
CEFlive@aandievents.com

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