Pump Centre Conference
3rd May 2018
International Centre, Telford.

The Pump Centre Conference and Exhibition is being held at Telford International Centre on the Thursday 3rd May 2018. It is now recognised as the leading event of its kind within the UK​.

For 2018 the main technical theme ​is:

Resilience of Pumps and Pumping Systems 

Manufacturers and operators have been aware for a long time of the various options to improve the reliability of assets and pumping systems. The importance of delivering reliable and resilient systems has a high profile across industry with more emphasis being applied at the specification and design stages to meet end user requirements. Improved reliability also underpins improved resilience, which has become one of the key targets for many industries including the water industry where Ofwat, the industry regulator, will be introducing regulatory drivers from 2020.

Partnering strategies between contractors, suppliers and operators are focusing more on the implementation and facilitation of approaches to improve the resilience of pumps and pumping systems. There are a number of ways to deliver higher levels of resilience including:
     • Innovative and intelligent design
     • Smart and good quality maintenance/asset management
     • Improved product and system reliability to ensure maximum availability

Opportunities to influence and improve resilience are available at all stages from initial specification and design through to operation and maintenance and throughout the industry supply chain.

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The one day event attracts over 1000 attendees. There are plenty of things to do including attending the main conference, sitting in on a selection of technical breakouts & training sessions, visiting the Project of the Year zone & the Young Engineer Award area or walking around the exhibition made up of over 100 stands from the UK’s leading manufac​​turers and suppliers.

Visitors include many utility and water supply companies, the Environment Agency plus many other pump users with an interest in pumps, pumping systems and associated equipment and services. For those interested in pumps and pumping the conference has become the event to attend.

Delegates - why attend?​

Delegates will be able to:
Meet over 100 of the UK's major manufacturers and suppliers - see list below.
Network with industry experts and key players from across the supply chain.
See the latest products and technology in the large exhibition.
Improve their technical knowledge at the breakout sessions.
Learn about the industry via the conference and exhibition.
Discover new solutions to their pumping issues.​

Delegates get FREE ACCESS to the whole Conference & Exhibition. *Plus they get free refreshments, packed lunch and car parking (* subject to availability).

All the presentations from the Main Conference and Breakout Sessions will be uploaded to the FREE ZONE about one week prior to the conference.
Main Technical ProgrammeConference Timetable V3.pdf
Breakout Session List -  Breakout List V4a.pdf
Breakout Session TimetableBreakout Timetable V4.pdf
Don't take our word for it - see what exhibitors & delegates say!
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Interested in Exhi​​biting?

The Pump Centre Conference is the ideal event for those interested in pumps, pumping systems and the associated mechanical and electrical equipment. The conference and exhibition attracts all the key players into one exhibition area on the same day. It is a fantastic place to meet and network with old clients and new contacts who are interested in your products and services.

If you want more information about exhibiting – please see our Exhibitor Information page, or contact Jim Eaves on 07968 707753 or email

Main Sponsors for ​​2018

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Media Sponsors for ​​2018

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