The event is designed in line with the FIA’s principal objectives and will cover the most pressing subjects in the fire industry. Let’s take a closer look at the seminar plan, list of exhibitors and training schedule.


FIA’s FIM Expo

Our FIM Expo features many of the UK's leading fire detection and alarm manufacturers and focuses on showcasing the latest products and developments in this sector of the industry. It is completely free for delegates to attend, it provides an excellent opportunity to get hands-on product demonstrations, have in-depth technical discussions, and compare products between manufacturers – all whilst in the friendly, relaxed atmosphere of a local expo, including a free lunch for all.

Here are some of the exhibitors that you can meet at FIM Expo:

🗸 Advanced 🗸 Eurotech 🗸 Kentec
🗸 Aico 🗸 Everlux 🗸 Nittan UK
🗸 AllSaved 🗸 FFE 🗸 Tio Fire Safety
🗸 Apollo 🗸 Firepro 🗸 Vimpex
🗸 C-TEC 🗸 Global Fire Equipment 🗸 Wagner
🗸 Drax360 🗸 Hyfire  
🗸 Eaton 🗸 Hochiki  


Enjoy in-depth conversations with experts and installers. What’s more, we know how important great conversations can be in sales, so why not put yourself on the best platform to boost sales and meet customers both old and new.


Free CPD accredited seminars

Seminars Time
FIA - Guidance on BS 7273 part 4 and part 6 10:00 – 10:20
Advanced - The best route to compliance for your emergency lighting 10:30 – 10:50
AICO – Domestic Alarm Technology 11:00 – 11:20
FFE - Using Flame Detection in compliance with BS 5839-1 13:00 – 13:20
Hochiki – BS 5839 Part 1 or Part 6 13:30 – 13:50
Apollo – FAQ’s about EN54-23 14:00 – 14:20


Take advantage of CPD accredited seminars that have been through the FIA CPD Certification centre to maintain and enhance the knowledge and skills you need to deliver a professional service to your customers, clients and the community. Delivered by industry recognised professionals on topics ranging from fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings, the best route to compliance for your emergency lighting, domestic alarm technology installation and much more. Full details below:

Sign up to attend FIM Expo for free


FIA’s industry-leading training

We are taking FIA’s industry leading training to Belfast to ensure that fire professionals in Northern Ireland can benefit from being trained by industry recognised qualified trainers. The FIA’s new Fundamentals Qualification helps you become more competent in line with Hackitt’s recommendations by giving you a comprehensive introduction to the Fire Detection and Alarm (FD&A) sector and a core understanding of BS 5839-1. The FIA will also be providing training on servicing and maintaining portable extinguishers. For those who have already passed the FIA is delivering a refresher course which allows technicians to keep their skills and knowledge up to date – as per the recommendations of BS 5306.

Date Event Location
18/10/21 Servicing & maintenance of portable fire extinguishers (4 days) Clayton Hotel Belfast
18/10/21 Fundamentals in FD&A Unit 1 (2 Days) Titanic Centre
19/10/21 Fire Industry Manufacturers’ (FIM) Expo Titanic Centre
20/10/21 Fundamentals in FD&A Unit 2 (2 Days) Titanic Centre
21/10/21 Refresher on the servicing & maintenance of portable fire extinguishers (1 Day) Clayton Hotel Belfast