Door Industry Journal - Summer 2018

Also online at: THE door industry journal summer 2018 Industry News Feature 12 DOM UK to sponsor MLA Expo 2019 The Master Locksmiths Association (MLA) are delighted to announce that MLA Expo will take place at Telford International Centre between 4th to 6th of October 2019. Started in 1979, the first major MLA exhibition was held at Brandon Hall Hotel and it hosted 26 manufacturers and suppliers. Four decades later, MLA Expo takes up two halls at the purpose-built exhibition venue the Telford International Centre, and with over 100 major manufacturers and suppliers exhibiting, with the next show looking to grow even more and cement its position as the No.1 show in the locksmithing and physical security industry. After the phenomenal success of the MLA Expo 17; the largest show to date, manufacturers and suppliers appear to be excited for the chance of being again a part of the largest show in the locksmithing industry. Despite MLA Expo 19 stand sales only officially launched on 1st of May 2018, with more than one and a half years to go the event, 70% of the present available space has been already sold with 60 exhibitors having already signed up! MLA Managing Director Dr Steffan George said: “MLA Expo; an event that has grown in the last few years to be the largest and most successful show for the locksmithing industry in Europe, it’s set up to become bigger and better, and dare I say, based on feedback from visitors last year, looking on course to become the largest in the world. We are delighted to see the record number of stand bookings for the show so early on, and we look forward to welcoming everyone to what will no doubt be a great event in 2019”. The MLA were delighted to be approached by DOM UK who have signed a deal to sponsor MLA Expo 2019. Jerome Denis, the Managing Director of DOM said: “We at DOM are proud to be sponsoring the largest Locksmith event in the UK – the MLA Expo 2019. We focus on the locksmiths’ wishes and expectations, thus helping them improve on their business and provide innovative solutions. We have invested in new technologies and product lines such as the launch of our new DOM ix Twinstar cylinders, our new range of panic hardware and our DOM D31 Certifire lockcase range. This year, we will also be introducing new service solutions which offer significant advantages to our DOM Partners, recognising them as professionals on the market.” All areas of the wider Locksmithing industry will be covered during the MLA Expo, from tools, to key machines, all forms of door hardware, padlocks, alarms, CCTV, security doors, safes, post boxes, access control, van security etc. The MLA are once again pleased to be working with our colleagues at the Auto Locksmiths Association (ALA) to host “The Garage at MLA Expo” – a show within a show and an area dedicated to auto locksmithing. As well as the exhibition element itself which will feature a variety of product launches etc. there is also the very important and well-respected training aspect too, with seminars and technical training being run over all 3 days of the event. MLA Expo 2019 is a major event for the locksmithing industry that cannot be missed. If you would like to find out more about MLA Expo 19 or you are interested in booking a stand, please get in contact with the MLA team as soon as possible as the space is limited. Phone: 01327 262255 E-mail: Website:

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