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Meet the industry’s leading manufactures, find out more about their latest products, innovations and network with your colleagues in the professional Painting & Decorating Sector.


CompanyDetails of sessionTime
Tax Tips for Trade Decorators: How to Keep More of Your Hard-Earned Cash

This presentation will provide valuable insights on how trade decorators can navigate the UK tax system to maximize their tax deductions, reduce taxable income, and avoid any tax-related pitfalls.

The presentation will be delivered in a fun and engaging way, incorporating relatable examples to make taxes more approachable for attendees. Overall, the presentation aims to empower trade decorators to take control of their finances and keep more of their hard-earned money in their pockets.
A-Plan Insurance
Liability Insurance – The Most Important Tool for Tradespeople

A-Plan will host an engaging Insurance Workshop covering the risks faced by tradespeople, and the importance of having adequate insurance coverage. Attendees will learn the importance of Public, Employers Liability and property insurance, as well as how to assess their insurance needs and how we find the right insurance provider for them.

A-Plan will also provide tips on how to reduce insurance premiums and how to manage claims effectively. Overall, the aim of the seminar is to help tradesmen protect their business, assets and employees against unexpected events and minimise financial losses, there will also be open Q&A session in which we can help with any difficulties you are experiencing with finding coverage.
Secured by Design

Reduce your risk to vehicle crime & tool theft

Join Hazel Goss from the official police security initiative Secured by Design as she discusses the steps that you can take to reduce their vulnerability to crime, as well as discussing the type of products that can be used to deter thieves, Hazel will demonstrate how these products work and discuss the best security measures to use in different scenarios.

This session will leave you with a better understanding of how you can protect your vehicles and tools. Topics covered include van and vehicle security; forensic marking; garage security; shed & outbuilding security; RFID security and the security of tools.
Appy Quote
Quoting – Estimating - Invoicing App for Decorators

AppyQuote will be doing a live presentation on the revolutionary new software helping decorators save time and increase win ratios through professional implementation.

Jamie Mintrim, CEO and founder of AppyQuote and fellow Decorator for over 18 years, will be showcasing the product, highlighting what’s coming next, the future of technology in the industry, and telling his story about how he got into the decorating trade and built an app for his fellow decorators.

Don’t miss this groundbreaking and revolutionary new application for decorators, and Jamie’s incredible story.


Training sessions
Day 1 - Wednesday 21st June
CompanyTraining session
William Smith

Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm
Discover the latest kitchen refurbishment technique that's taking the industry by storm!

William Smith’s kitchen wrapping masterclass will teach you how to transform kitchen units, doors, and worktops without breaking the bank. You'll learn the art of kitchen wrapping from our expert trainers, who will guide you through the entire process from start to finish.

This hands-on course will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to take on kitchen wrapping projects with confidence. Don't miss out on this opportunity to stay ahead of the curve and elevate your kitchen refurbishment game!
Repair Care

Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
How can you identify and repair existing wood rot?

Join our training course to learn from the experts.

They will learn about the common causes of wood rot and how to identify existing damage that needs repairing. With the guidance of our experts, attendees will carry out a variety of repairs on their own window corner block using Repair Care's high-quality resins.

The course will cover modelling techniques when working with the resin, how to complete a durable repair, and our 7 Step Process for successful wood repair. This training course is ideal for professionals looking to expand their skillset and enhance their knowledge of wood repair. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from the best in the industry!
Day 2 - Thursday 22nd June
Nick Sammut

Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm
Mist-free spraying from Nick Sammut & Colin Bidwell

Looking to take your painting skills to the next level? Look no further than our upcoming training session featuring the innovative Mist-free Nespri-TEC system from Wagner!

With the Nespri-TEC system, you'll learn how to spray Caparol Nespri emulsions and masonry paint onto plasterboard sheets for beautiful, even coverage on walls and ceilings. Say goodbye to uneven brush strokes and hello to a professional-grade finish!

The system is based upon traditional airless spray technology and operates in much the same manner. However, when Caparol silicone based interior emulsion or exterior facade paints are circulated through the system, heated in the hose and ejected through the unique “twin tip” nozzle, the zero-overspray results are quite outstanding.

Don't miss out on this opportunity to improve your painting skills with the latest technology from Wagner & Caparol.