As the green shoots begin to appear in the UK economy, the storage and handling sector is gearing up for its flagship exhibition, IMHX 2010, which open for four days at the NEC in Birmingham from 16-19 November.

With the event taking place only once every three years, IMHX is a must-attend event for all professionals involved in the supply chain. The show will feature all the industry’s major players, with over 300 exhibitors expected to showcase their products and services and a number of product launches scheduled to take place.

Many benefits to visitors

Pre-registered visitor numbers are already at a higher level than for any previous staging of IMHX. This year’s show will feature a Free Seminar Series of over 30 highly informative, presentations from industry leaders on the themes of Information Technology (Tuesday16 Nov), Innovation (Wednesday 17 Nov) and Environment (Thursday 18 Nov). All the seminars are free to attend on a first come, first served basis – for a full list of seminars and speakers, visit the IMHX website. The exhibition’s organisers have also teamed up with leading independent supply chain consultants, OPS Logistics Consultancy, to offer a Free Advice Surgery for the very first time at IMHX. Visitors will be able to take advantage of a free,

20-minute consultation with one of the industry experts from OPS to explore ways of increasing revenue, reducing costs and improving customer experience. The surgery service will be available throughout the four days of the show and consultations can be booked in advance by visiting

Food & Drink Logistics Suppliers’ Pavilion

For the first time ever, IMHX will feature a Food & Drink Logistics Suppliers’ Pavilion – sponsored by the Food Storage & Distribution Federation (FSDF) – as well as the AMHSA Pavilion, hosted by the Automated Material Handling Systems Association.

It’s all under one roof at IMHX 2010!

Supported by main sponsor, Albury Asset Rentals – part of the BNP Paribas Lease Group and one of the UK’s leading providers of finance for forklift trucks – IMHX is the only exhibition at which visitors will find so many products and services from right across the industry. Besides materials handling equipment, exhibitors will be showcasing health and safety systems; software solutions; racking and shelving; storage systems; pallets and palletising equipment; property; recruitment and training services; third party logistics; transport and distribution; flooring; packaging; handling system design; financial services and warehousing.

Pre-register now for FREE to attend IMHX 2010

Visitors who pre-register for IMHX 2010 will receive a Priority Pass pack containing everything needed to maximise the benefits of a visit to the show – a delegate name badge, the ‘Little Black Book’ of handling industry contacts, a fold-out exhibition floor plan and key details of the show’s environmental zone. Pre-register now for free tickets to attend IMHX on line by visiting