InstallerFUTURES is the student programme at InstallerSHOW. It aims to provide students and apprentices with a meaningful and structured visit to the show.

We think it’s important to invest time in the next generation of heating, plumbing, electrical and renewable professionals, and to make them feel welcome at the industry’s number one trade show as these students are the next industry innovators and future customers.

Recruitment for InstallerFUTURES is done through our partnerships with local colleges and training centres.

The students are bussed in and are accompanied by their course leaders. InstallerFUTURES starts off with a short presentation, designed to give our student visitors some valuable insight into the industry they will soon be joining. These sessions are usually given by installers and industry insiders.

This is then followed by a manufacturer presentation, who will talk briefly about new technologies and what the future will look like. To finish, we will have a surprise visit from one of our celebrity guests.

Following the presentation, our student visitors are invited into InstallerSHOW, encouraged to visit the areas which most interest them, and given complimentary lunch vouchers.

As a sponsor, your business is seen to be actively supporting the next generation in the following ways:

  • Your branding will be visible on all InstallerFUTURES promotional material
  • You will be able to provide a branded goodie bag to all InstallerFUTURES student participants.
  • You will have the opportunity to present directly to InstallerFUTURES students.
  • You will be invited to work with the Installer team in developing the content for InstallerFUTURES.

Find more information in our InstallerFUTURES flyer.

Colleges who have attended the InstallerFUTURES programme in the past included:

  • Bedford College
  • Corby & Trensham Campuses, Bedford College
  • Cornwall College Camborne
  • Hybrid Technical College
  • Leicester College (electric)
  • Leicester College (plumbing)
  • Nottingham College
  • South Gloucestershire and Stroud College
  • St. Helens College in Merseyside
  • Weston College
  • Newcastle University
  • University of Birmingham
  • Hybrid Technical College
  • Hereford College
  • Hereford and Ludlow College
  • Coventry College
  • University of Edinburgh
  • Oxford Energy Academy
  • Bedford Plumbing Centre
  • South & City College Birmingham (SCCB)


For more information contact Henk Gieskens

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