Talent in Logistics is the only conference and awards event completely dedicated to the exceptional training, learning and development professionals in the logistics, transport and warehousing industries. Following the sell-out success of Talent in Logistics 2017, the industry-leading event will return, bigger and better on Thursday 21st June 2018 at the Telford International Centre in the West Midlands. 

The conference is packed with insightful sessions around the key issues facing training, learning and development managers, as well as materials handling equipment and LGV Instructors.  Plus, the event will include live forklift competitions and be followed by the glamorous Talent in Logistics Awards evening.

Here are just five of the many reasons why Talent in Logistics 2018 is not to be missed:

1. A professional development opportunity

Talent in Logistics is the only conference and awards completely dedicated to exceptional training, learning, and development professionals in the logistics, transport and warehousing industries. The agenda has been designed to provide training, learning and development managers, and forklift and LGV driving Instructors, with the relevant professional development opportunities that are so rarely available.  What’s more, CILT UK members will receive 3 hours CPD by attending the event.

2. Acquire skills and knowledge with business benefits

The event includes a daytime logistics and transport conference, with seminars, panel discussions and debates exploring the key challenges faced across the transport and logistics industry. It’s a chance for delegates to learn new skills and gather information from top industry experts that will help benefit their businesses, and the industry as a whole.

The sessions are varied and engaging. For example, there will be a live, educational demonstration to show the importance of LGV walk-around checks, plus a practical session that will teach materials handling equipment professionals how to properly conduct pre-use forklift truck inspections.  

3. Network with industry experts and suppliers

It is not always easy to know what kind of training will best suit the needs of an organisation and its people. Visitors looking to procure and deliver the right training can visit the Talent in Logistics Information Zone for an opportunity to meet with experts and reputable suppliers from the transport and logistics industry.

With no other events specifically for learning and development professionals in the logistics industry, it’s also an unmissable opportunity to network with peers, discussing challenges and share experience.

4. Support the best forklift operators and instructors

The exciting Forklift Operator and Forklift Instructor of the Year live finals will both take place alongside the Talent in Logistics conference. It’s a chance for delegates to see best practice in action, and to cheer on the deserving Grand Finalists.

Featuring some of the most talented lift truck operators and instructors from across the UK and Ireland, the competition will test their practical skills and knowledge via a series of live action challenges.  Winners of both competitions will be announced later that evening at the glamorous Talent in Logistics Awards event.

5. Reward People and Celebrate Success at the Talent in Logistics Awards

The unique Talent in Logistics Awards recognise and reward the people that are essential to the success of the transport and logistics sector in UK and Ireland. By entering employees, organisations have an opportunity to demonstrate their commitment to quality training while acknowledging the exceptional work of their staff.

The Awards include categories for everyone from Training Managers, Driver CPC Training Providers and Instructors, through to Warehouse Managers, Apprentices and LGV Drivers. It is simple and completely free to enter the awards online at www.talentinlogistics.co.uk, where the full list of Awards Categories for 2018 is available.  Nominations and entries open on 3rd January 2018.

The winners of the prestigious Talent in Logistics Awards will be revealed by a celebrity host during a black-tie awards event, also held at the Telford International Centre on 21st June 2018. Guests at the Awards evening will have the opportunity to socialise and network with other learning and development professionals, as well as potential suppliers, during a champagne reception and gourmet three course meal. 

Limited early bird tickets are available for the daytime conference and the evening awards event. Plus, special discounts are available when purchasing combined conference and award tickets, or booking a table of 10 for the Talent in Logistics Awards.

There are also opportunities for transport and training companies to support the event by becoming a sponsor or exhibitor. Supporters will have a chance to promote and advertise their company to a relevant industry audience, whilst demonstrating their commitment to the future of skills for logistics. Details of the different packages are available at www.talentinlogistics.co.uk, or a bespoke package can be created to meet companies’ specific business and marketing objectives.

For more information, visit www.talentinlogistics.co.uk  or contact the friendly Talent in Logistics team today by emailing talentinlogistics@captib.co.uk  or calling +44(0)1952 520 216.