COVID-19 Announcement - LiftEx 2020 Series rescheduled

Due to the COVID-19 situation globally, LEEA regretfully announces the postponement of all LiftEx events scheduled for 2020.

This includes LiftEx and the LEEA Awards in Liverpool, LiftEx Middle East in Bahrain and LiftEx Lite in Cairo. We are working on rescheduled dates in 2021. Currently we have:

  • LiftEx 2020 and the LEEA Awards - we are working with the Exhibition Centre Liverpool to source similar dates in the autumn of 2021.
  • The first ever LiftEx Middle East will now be held on the 8th and 9th of March 2021 at the same venue, the Gulf Hotel and Convention Centre, Manama, Bahrain.
  • The first ever LiftEx Lite will now be held at the JW Marriott, Cairo, Egypt in the Spring of 2021 with a date yet to be confirmed.

We will bring you further details as soon as possible. Please visit this site throughout the year for new developments. For information on LiftEx and LiftEx Middle East, or to understand your options if you have already confirmed to sponsor or exhibit, please contact Leah Phelps on +44 (0) 203 488 2865 or email

For Information on LiftEx Lite in Cairo, please contact

What is LiftEx?

Our flagship show LiftEx in the UK is the unmissable global event for the lifting industry, taking place each Autumn in the UK. The event includes:

  • 100 exhibitors
  • Over 1000 industry professionals attending
  • 2 days of educational content
  • Prestigious LEEA Industry Awards

LiftEx is the flagship event of LEEA (Lifting Equipment Engineers Association), the leading global representative body for all those involved in the lifting industry Worldwide.

The event inspires, educates and unites the industry through educational and technical sessions, presentations on innovation, a packed exhibition floor and the must-attend LEEA Awards dinner.

You’ll join your peers and potential suppliers and customers industry professionals from a wide range of vertical markets, including rail, construction, renewable energy, civil engineering, entertainment, road & maritime transport, health & safety, utilities and manufacturing.

Take a look at LiftEx 2019

What to see at LiftEx 2020



Catch up with existing & future suppliers, view demos and explore the latest lifting solutions from the industry's top vendors.

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3rd Annual LEEA Awards

3rd Annual LEEA Awards

The prestigious evening celebrating successes in the lifting industry

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Innovation Award Showcase

Innovation Award Showcase

Featuring a dedicated demonstration area and pitches from the finalists of the prestigious Innovation Award, with visitors voting for their favourite to be announced at the Awards ceremony that evening.

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Open Learning Zone

Open Learning Zone

Access to completely free training sessions by LEEA L&D and Technical teams, with the opportunity to gain a certificate of CPD attendance, as well as the very first chance to get the new edition of COPSULE.

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2019 Sponsors

Gold Sponsor
Silver Sponsor
Badge and Lanyard Sponsor
Innovation Awards Showcase Sponsor
Safety Award Category Sponsor
Apprentice of the Year Award Sponsor
Customer Service Award Sponsor
Sustainable Solution of the Year Award Sponsor
Unsung Hero Award Sponsor