Who should attend?

The annual Bridges conference and exhibition regularly attracts more than 400 attendees from all facets of the bridges industry and would be of benefit to:

  • Bridge owners and managers
  • Local authority bridge specialists 
  • Local authority asset managers with responsibility for bridges
  • Consultants
  • Contractors
  • Bridge specialists
  • Architects

Past Bridges attendees included representatives from Amey, Arup, Atkins, Balfour Beatty Living Places, Birmingham CC, Bolton MBC, Canal & River Trust, Danish Road Directorate, Essex Highways, Highways England, Hull CC, Humber Bridge Board, Jacobs, Kent CC, Lancashire CC, Leeds CC, Mersey Gateway Crossings Board, Mott MacDonald, National Composites Centre, Pitney Bowes Software, Sheffield CC, Skanska, Somerset CC, TAMESIDE MBC, Transport Scotland, University of Cambridge, Welsh Government, West Sussex CC, Wigan CC, WSP and more.

The new eBridges format for 2021 opened the event up to the wider world - attracting 450+ paying delegates/attendees from over 35 countries. In December last year, Bridges Scotland also became eBridges Scotland with the global Bridge design & engineering audience attracting almost 1,300 free-to-attend visitors across 40 countries. eBridges Scotland attendees included representatives from Ayrshire Roads Alliance, Transport Scotland, Forestry and Land Scotland, Westlothian CC, Highland CC, Falkirk CC, Perth & Kinross CC, Fife CC, Glasgow Council, Montreal Gov, Victoria Gov, Queensland Gov, NSW Transport Authority, Halifax Dartmouth Bridge Commission, British Columbia Gov, Rail Baltica, US Department of Interior, Virginia DOT, Illinois DOT, Groningen Province, Auckland Gov, Infrastructure NI, Highways England and many more!

"Well organised event with good speakers covering a range of topical subjects. Good facilities for exhibitors who displayed a variety of interesting bridge related subjects"
Director, Goldhawk Bridge Restoration

Adrian Tatum 3
Delegates 25
Delegates 30

The highlight of the bridge engineering year.

Sue Threader, Chief Executive, Rochester Bridge Trust

A great day meeting lots of like-minded people, exploring new innovations and products from exhibitors and listening to some inspiring speakers.

Kevin Dentith, Chief Bridge Engineer, Devon County Council

Excellent networking and knowledge sharing opportunity, everyone who works in bridges should be there!

Liz Kirkham, Network & Strategic Asset Manager, Gloucestershire County Council

Very good conference and excellent networking opportunities.

Paul Tucker, Senior Bridge Engineer & Team Leader, Somerset County Council

Once again a great opportunity to see and hear from market leaders in bridges innovation.

Adrian Worthington, Technical & Design Officer, Wigan Council

The event is always informative, inspiring and relevant - a really good blend of asset owners, researchers, designers and contractors. A must for all bridge engineering professionals!

Phil Raven, Head of Technical Design, Milestone Infrastructure (Oxfordshire Highways)

The event is an opportunity to meet the some main suppliers and service providers in the UK industry
and to gain an understanding of the status quo and the trends in the bridge through the problems faced and solutions found.

Philip Corbett, Concessionaire for the Rion-Antirion Bridge - Greece, GEFYRA SA