Bathroom, heating and air conditioning brands will join together under one roof at the InstallerSHOW, held at the NEC in Birmingham from June 27-29, 2023.
Over 450 companies will be exhibiting at the three-day show, which is its biggest to date, and a programme of talks will feature 160 speakers.
Around 15,000 visitors are expected to visit the show, and here we offer curated highlights of some of the brands of interest to bathroom professionals.
Bette will be demonstrating its BetteLevel shower tray installation, designed to be easier and faster to fit and created in conjunction with installers.
Show visitors will have the opportunity to see and try the self-locking, telescopic foot system which can be used to mount, level, and adjust the shower tray to the desired height.
Also on show will be Bette’s BetteAir flush-to-floor, glazed titanium steel shower tray, available in 33 colours and its “virtually invisible” anti-slip finish for shower trays and baths, BetteAnti-Slip Sense.
German brassware specialist will be holding live product demos, a sustainability seminar, attending the Merit awards and holding daily competitions at the InstallerSHOW.
It will be hosting two dedicated iBox training sessions per day and participating in the BMA branded Bathroom Zone.
In addition, the Hansgrohe training vehicle will also be present to offer working water experiences, allowing installers to discover the product performance when adjusting flow rates, feel the difference between spray patterns and realise the performance of its Ecosmart products.
Returning to the InstallerSHOW, there will be a UK debut of the company’s Hydro In-Tank WC, alongside The Gap furniture unveiled in Blue and its T-500 shower mixer and Victoria shower column in Matt Black.
A working model of the Hydro In-Tank WC will demonstrate how its doesn’t need a separate cistern or power source, as all flushing is integrated into the bowl and powered by hydraulic pressure from the mains supply.
Completing the showcase will be its Mediterranean inspired Ona series (shown). Its Smart shower, Duplo frames for WCs and The Gap D-Trit macerator WC with three inlets.
In addition, there will be copies of The Bathroom Selection brochure, which brings together the company’s most popular products, available on stand.
At this year’s Installer Show, Schlüter-Systems will be focusing on its range of underfloor heating solutions of electric and hydronic (water-fed) systems.
The Ditra-Heat-PS is a peel and stick version of the company’s established electric system, which can be used with timber and tile backerboard substrates.
In addition, Schlüter-Systems will demonstrate Schlüter-Bekotec-therm, water-fed underfloor heating with low construction height.
The team will be also conducting practical demonstrations throughout the show
British ventilation manufacturer Vent-Axia will showcase its latest continuous ventilation solutions at this year’s InstallerSHOW.
Visitors to Vent-Axia’s stand will be able to discover solutions designed to remove the risk to installers when retrofitting ventilation by ensuring compliance with the latest Part F (Means of Ventilation) of the Building Regulations.
On show will be a range of continuous ventilation including Vent-Axia’s app-controlled Lo-Carbon Svara, its Lo-Carbon NBR dMEV C, and the Vent-Axia PureAir Sense which is reportedly the only bathroom fan with Odour Sense technology.
Making its debut at InstallerSHOW, VitrA will be showcasing its front of the wall and behind the wall products, such as frames and concealed cisterns.
Installers will not only be able to get hands-on with product but also learn more about VitrA’s V-care Smart Shower toilets and Aquacare WCs which have the added function of a bidet.
Complementing the product launches, VitrA has included a basketball court on the stand, with a toilet seat hoop. Anyone shooting three hoops can try and crack a safe containing a pizza oven, with basketballs available whether the safe is cracked or not.
Plumbing influencer James Lawrence from Plumberparts will be on the stand on Tuesday 28 and Wednesday 29.