What are exhibitions? In a nutshell, they are trade shows that offer a wide platform for brands to showcase their products, services and communicate their key message to a large audience that is at least interested in it. It can help people meet others that share the same interest and skill, widen their connections, and learn more about those that would normally stay in a separate area.
For business owners, it helps them market their products and services to a large audience, boosting their sponsorship and advertising opportunities. The people there are in the right frame of mind to hear others out. Finally, it helps business owners learn about their competitors and think about how they can compete against them more effectively in the future.
There are many exhibitions for all types of interests, you might even find a reptile show, the perfect place for you to learn about your favourite snake.
Locksmithing as a skill has been around for over 4,000 years, the first recorded locks dating back to 704 BC. As people that specialize in metal and repair work, locksmiths have been the perfect pick for everyone when it comes to their security, even after literal thousands of years.
With how important they are, of course, locksmiths have exhibitions as well!
MLA Expo, or Master Locksmiths Association Expo, is the UK and Europe’s largest locksmith exhibition. In the year 2021, they will return as the security event of the year, arguably the safest place to be.
From starting out as a small event in hotels, MLA Expo has grown significantly and is now the largest Locksmith and Security event of its kind in Europe, requiring a purpose-built exhibition venue of 6000+ square meters to house the significant number of exhibitors and visitors who attend the event.
Included in the list of exhibitors that will be visiting is APECS, Van Guard Accessories Ltd, Metric Safes, Adaptalock, Souber Tools, Abloy, Sold Secure, and way more! Each of them has their own forte, length of experience, and have all been recognized because of their work. They’ll present the best deals for locks, keys, and more items you might need for your security system.
Why should you attend MLA Expo? As you would with any expo, this is your chance to get your hands on the latest locksmith tools and security products, great show deals and the usual Excellent Locksmith Training, all at the premier locksmiths exhibition. It is open for anyone whether you are an aspiring locksmith in the industry or a simple citizen that is interested in learning more about them.
Besides stalls you can visit, and announcements you may listen in to, there will be training and seminars to help you widen your knowledge about locksmithing. Apparently, there will be over 80 classes being run with over 30 being free of charge, it continues to prove itself as a huge opportunity you shouldn’t miss.
If you want to read more about the event, the MLA has a website you can view where you can register to attend for free. If you’re reading this after the event has taken place, it is your chance to think about whether you want to join for another exhibition in the future.
What’s The Damage supports events that promote locksmithing and show how useful the industry can be.