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Join some of the most innovative and contemporary figures in modern transport at Traffex, as our content partners The Department of Transport, Highways England, CIHT, IHE, ITS (UK) and ADEPT tackle the industry’s biggest challenges. 


Traffex TheatreHighways & Transport TheatreDirector Briefings

Round Table DebatesSmart & SafeTraffex Event Dinner 2017

Women in ITS Breakfast


Traffex Theatre 

The Traffex Theatre is dedicated to bringing you strategic and high-level content through presentations and informal debates that will highlight some of the key themes and challenges in the highways and transport sectors.

The six main themes are:

  • The challenges of delivering local and national transport and highways infrastructure to enable growth and prosperity
  • The importance of investing in local infrastructure
  • Better contracting and procurement
  • Road and road worker safety
  • Devolution and regional transport
  • Collaboration

View the full programme.


Highways & Transport Theatre

The Highways and Transport Theatre will cover a number of themes encompassing the development and continued advancement of the highways and transport sectors. Sessions will be led by our key partners including ADEPT, CIHT, ITS (UK) and the DfT among others.

Related topics will include: 

  • Bridges & structures
  • Highways management & maintenance
  • Traffic management and transport planning
  • Street lighting
  • Street works
  • Public realm/street scene
  • The future of ITS technology
  • Winter service/extreme weather
  • Data
  • Mobility as a service

View the full programme.

Director Briefings - Tackling priorities
at the very top of the transport agenda  

Traffex 2017 Director Briefings will bring together Directors, Senior Portfolio Officers and Heads of Highways and Transport along with other key industry stakeholders, organisations and member associations, offering a major platform for discussion and debate on how the industry addresses forthcoming challenges across the road, traffic and transport sectors.

Please note: These briefings are invite only but if you require further information please contact: Adrian Tatum on +44 (0) 193 537 4013 or at a.tatum@hgluk.com.

For sponsorship opportunities please contact: Steve Cobb: +44 (0) 207 973 4683 or Andrew Dodds: +44 (0) 207 973 4607


Round Table Debates

Hosted by Highways Magazine, Surveyor & Transport Network in association with some of the industry's leading suppliers and organisations, the Traffex 2017 series of round table debates will focus on delivering high-level deliberations and discussions around the road, traffic and transport sector’s pivotal issues. Our round tables offer clients direct access to key personnel in highways, transportation, planning and environment departments as well as offering publicity across our media network.

Please note: These round tables are invite only but if you require further information please contact: Adrian Tatum +44 (0) 193 537 4013, a.tatum@hgluk.com.

For sponsorship opportunities please contact: Steve Cobb: +44 (0) 207 973 4683 or Andrew Dodds: +44 (0) 207 973 4607.


Smart & Safe

Located at the rear of the exhibition hall is this year’s Smart & Safe feature area. This will enable Traffex visitors to see products at close hand including the life-saving products employed by the emergency services to deal quickly and safely with incidents on the road network. All this as part of a “Public Highway” environment in which cars, LGVs and emergency services vehicles will be part of the fully interactive feature layout incorporating a real crash scene and a live road works area.

For further details see the Smart & Safe page.


Traffex Event Dinner 2017 - Tickets are now on sale

We're delighted to announce our first ever Traffex Event Dinner, taking place on the 5th April 2017 at Resorts World Birmingham, The Vox.

The dinner will bring together key professionals from the transport sector for an evening of networking with speakers in a relaxed environment, plus a keynote address from a leading industry figure.

It is designed for attendees to build valuable relationships in the highways and transport sectors, networking with key influencers who drive best practice and set the policies for highways and local roads.

Join us for an exclusive networking evening in an elegant setting, including a drinks reception and a three course meal.

Book your tickets now by contacting Jasvinder Sidhu - Event Director (e: j.sidhu@hgluk.com t: +44 (0)207 973 4700)


Women in Intelligent Transport Systems - Breakfast

Hosted by Siemens & ITS (UK)

Join visitors on stand C10 for an hour of coffee, pastries and networking at the start of the third day of Traffex. All are welcome – including men who support diversity in the ITS workforce Traffex (Stand C10 Siemens) 9.30 – 10.30 Thursday 6 April 2017

Contact – mailbox@its-uk.org.uk