2019 Sponsors & Media Partners

Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Please contact Leah Phelps at enquiries@L2Events.com or telephone +44(0) 203 488 2865 to discuss the available options.

Gold sponsor

Rope and Sling Specialists

RSS are dedicated to providing industry with a complete service covering:

  • The manufacture, supply and hire of quality lifting equipment
  • Service and repair of all types of lifting equipment
  • Proof load testing and thorough examination to meet statutory requirements.

Our fully trained staff have many years of experience in providing mechanical handling solutions. Our widespread and varied customer base ensures that the company is fully conversant with the requirements of modern industry, especially in providing a consultative service to ensure safety and productivity in the workplace.

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Silver sponsor

Van Beest

‘Green Pin® is the leading manufacturer of premium quality below-the-hook lifting and lashing fittings such as shackles, turnbuckles, hooks, and Green Pin Tycan® Chain. Green Pin® combines innovative, high quality products with industry leading availability and comprehensive, worldwide support. This unique combination means that you are always ready to get the job done with Green Pin® products: you are Green to Go. Green Pin® is a brand of The Netherlands-based Van Beest Group and is sold in more than 90 countries worldwide.’

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Badge and Lanyard Sponsor

Jtagz® Pty Ltd

Jtagz is the leading manufacturer of visual identification products that are specifically designed for equipment used within the Lifting and Rigging Industry. The RigTag is our most sought-after product and is guaranteed to withstand the toughest conditions. Our range of products (including inspection tags, adhesive labels, metal tags, container seals and more) are fully customisable and can include your business details, logos, inspection dates, numbering sequences and barcodes! With more than 35+ years servicing the Lifting and Rigging Industry our team know what they are talking about. Don’t settle for second rate imitation products, contact us today!

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Apprentice of the Year Award Sponsor

Bridger Howes

Bridger Howes (BH) is a specialist provider of public relations, marketing, and media consultancy services for the lifting and material handling industries. Core competencies include writing press releases, case studies, and other announcements that engage target audiences and gain clients column inches in trade magazines and websites. BH, launched in 2014, also provides social media management, ghostwriting, media buying, and additional services. Its customers include a number of manufacturers and resellers of lifting and rigging equipment, many of which are LEEA members and LiftEx exhibitors. BH recently launched a new website, including client pages featuring downloadable content.

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Customer Service Award Sponsor


Europe’s Lifting Leader

Certex (UK) belong to the business unit Lifting Solutions Group within Axel Johnson International. It is a global player that specialises in steel wire rope, lifting equipment, cargo control, training and services. Certex (UK) serves clients in a wide range of industries, including construction, manufacturing, renewable energy, ports, shipping, automotive, engineering, mining, oil & gas and steel.

The group has a long history in the business and are well known and established. Several have even been around for more than a century. Together, they possess a vast resource of specialist knowledge in lifting and steel wire rope.

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Safety Award Sponsor

Rigging Services

Rigging Services was established in 1997 as an equipment resource for all areas of the entertainment industry. Staffed by personnel with strong experience in lifting equipment, production management and rigging, the operation has grown to become one of Europe's leading rigging equipment suppliers, dealing with all the major players in live production services. With five strategic locations and future plans to increase our network further still, our reach across the UK continues to improve resulting in greater convenience to our clients.

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Sustainable Solution of the Year Award Sponsor


Since 1976 Straightpoint's world-class, solution-based systems have been at the forefromt of industrial weighing and load monitoring technology. With UK headquarters, a US subsidiary within the Crosby Group, and global dealer network, the simple to use, cost-effective product range which has enhanced safety for engineers and rigging professionals worldwide for 40 years. The engineering team design and manufacture a broad spectrum of first-class products to capabilities in excess of 1,500 tonnes to include: Tension 'Link' load cells, shackle load cells, crane scales, compression load cells, load pins, wire rope tension meters, running line dynamometers and Software solutions.

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Unsung Hero Award Category Sponsor


Lift and Hoist International (LHI) is published by Heartland Publishing International Ltd (HPIL). Each issue includes comprehensive coverage of, and for, the industrial lifting community. LHI provides news and insights on overhead cranes and hoists, access equipment, heavy lift material handlers as well as regular contributions from leading trade associations. Available in both print and digital format, LHI is devoted to the manufacturers, suppliers and users of technologies that lift and move materials and people.

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