Highway Electrical Association

Annual Conference & Exhibition

Thursday 2nd November 2017 | The Celtic Manor & Resort Hotel


About the HEA Annual Conference, Exhibition & Awards Dinner 2017

The HEA is uniquely placed to represent all those involved in the highway electrical sectors covering areas such as street lighting, traffic signals, cameras, communications, traffic signs, variable message signs and environmental monitoring equipment. The HEA has in excess of 110 organisational Members covering contracting organisations, manufacturers and distributors as well as a number of consultant/overseeing and client organisations. Accredited to ISO9001, the HEA is one of the largest and most influential bodies in the highways/lighting/electrical sectors.


The Conference

The HEA Annual Conference and Exhibition is THE standout event of the calendar in the highway electrical sector. A packed and compact programme of events includes the HEA AGM (HEA and HEA-HEMSA Members only), a dedicated exhibition showcasing the very latest in energy-saving and efficient products and services for the highway electrical sector - putting theory into practice - and a technical programme of papers covering topical and relevant subjects - all CPD approved. In addition HEA staff will be on hand at the registration desk all day, so if you’ve got questions about HERS such as on portfolios, Client Fast-Track, CBQ-NVQs or HEA Members’ help – come along and get the answers.

This is your chance to stay at the forefront and network with colleagues and key industry figures. It’s your employer’s chance to ensure you have the right tools and the latest information to make the right decisions and be best placed to deliver an effective and efficient service and improve value for money for your organisation.

HEA Annual Conference and Exhibition Presenter


The Exhibition

The event includes a dedicated exhibition showcasing the very latest in energy-saving and efficient products and services for the highway electrical sector - putting theory into practice.

Approximately 45 HEA-HEMSA Member and HEA Member exhibitors - including all the most influential national and international companies will be exhibiting with a range of products and services. Time spent in the exhibition hall viewing stands enables attendees to:

  • View and research products and services in One Place and at One Event
  • Take the opportunity to question manufacturers and suppliers about the pros and cons of products and services
  • Follow up enquiries with specific manufacturers and suppliers
  • Find out What’s New
  • Network with like-minded individuals

Exhibition viewing time is declarable under CPD.

Further Information
Attendees: An Exhibitor List will be uploaded to this website once it is finalised. The opening times of the Exhibition are from 10.30-16.30.
Exhibitors: Please note that you will be contacted closer to the time with further logistical details.



HEA Annual Dinner and Awards

The Dinner & Awards

Finally in the evening, there is the HEA Annual Dinner and Awards – a sparkling event recognising the very best organisations, employees and initiatives in the highway electrical sector.

The Awards celebrate excellence from the industry’s top performers and recognise the valuable contribution made by employees of HEA Members.

It is a great evening, with great company and good food. Come along and celebrate the “Best of the Best!”

Please refer to the attached ‘Shortlisting Process and Rules’ for further details on the Awards.

Shortlisting Process and RulesHEA Awards Rules and Shortlisting Process



The Venue

The HEA Annual Conference and Exhibition is taking place at the Celtic Manor & Resort Hotel in Newport, Wales - a prestigious venue for a prestigious event.

Celtic Manor & Resort Hotel in Newport, Wales

For more information about the upcoming HEA Annual Conference and Exhibition please contact us by contact@thehea.org.uk or call the HEA on: +44 (0)1903 705140