Seminar registration opens for important 2010 manufacturing events

Online registration is now open to attend the free comprehensive series of independent seminars at the Drives and Control 2010 Exhibition (, Air-Tech (, The International Fluid Power Exhibition (, and The Plant and Works Exhibition ( The seminar programme will take place alongside the shows at the NEC, Birmingham, 8-10 June 2010.

The free industry focused seminar programme, which will run across the three days of the shows (8-10 June 2010), will include a variety of half-hour presentations ranging from technical seminars to marketing strategy and even an insight into the financial world to help visitors understand the often misunderstood concept of lending criteria and what banks are looking for in manufacturers in today’s financial world. Graeme Allinson, head of manufacturing, transport and logistics at Barclays Commercial Bank, has confirmed he will be presenting at the shows, to talk about what banks look for when they lend money. Commenting on his presence at the show he said: “I am delighted to be presenting at the 2010 exhibitions. Visitors to these shows are confronting a difficult economic situation and this is a fantastic opportunity to give them a comprehensive insight into what banks look for when they lend money. Barclays Commercial Bank remains dedicated to increasing lending so that our clients are able to pursue their business agendas, indeed our lending was up 10 per cent in the first half of 2009 compared with the same period last year and we are focused on getting closer to our clients than ever before.”

Show organiser DFA Media Ltd, announced the seminar registration launch to co-inside with its new exhibition websites. The new sites not only showcases the latest event news, but are also industry portals for exhibitor products and services. The websites are designed to offer a more time effective approach to visiting exhibitions, providing comprehensive information in advance of the series of shows.
Visitors can also pre-register to attend the shows at: