A New Conference For Future-Proofing Facades

The QUALICOAT UK and Ireland conference 2022 will gather representatives from across the building and construction sectors to discuss, discover and learn of developments in finishing technology for architectural aluminium.

Our conference and exhibition space enables our members and partners to meet face-to-face with delegates to learn, network and build the relationships required to future-proof our facades.

Date: 14th June 2022

Location: The Building Centre, Store Street, London.  WC1E 7BT

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A Unique Opportunity

The event will be attended by architects, specifiers, procurement managers, façade consultants and manufacturers, all of whom must ensure that future project specifications offer the very best protection.

At the conference they will be able to hear and discuss the latest developments in finishing technology, with the QUALICOAT global and UK & Ireland board and members.

It offers a unique and invaluable opportunity to support the specification, design, and procurement of future-proofed facades.

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Topics and Agenda

The conference day will comprise valuable and informative presentations, with audience engagement via interactive Q&A. Topics will include:







14th June 2022 @ The building centre, Store street, london.

Doors open: 9.30
Conference: 10.00 – 16.00

Free to attend
+ Refreshments

Highlights include:

  • Future proofing facades
  • The future of aluminium in façade construction
  • Fire safety and facades
  • Specifying powder coating
  • QUALICOAT: a global perspective
  • Panel discussions and keynote speaker
Evening Reception

Evening Reception

Evening drinks reception and three-course dinner, with wine at the Building Centre, London.

Places are limited. For tickets and information click here.

Dress code: Smart

Headline Speakers

Headline Speakers

We have selected well-informed speakers so the level of expertise at the event is of the highest standard.

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Maxwell Hutchinson

Maxwell Hutchinson

We are pleased to announce that Maxwell Hutchinson will be our keynote speaker at this years conference.

Renowned throughout the architectural sector Maxwell is an enthralling presenter and is sure to pose some interesting thoughts.

He will be joined by industry experts throughout the day including Prof Michael Stacey and our Chairman Angus Mackie.

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Qualicoat is a global quality label organisation committed to maintaining and promoting the quality of lacquering, painting, and coating on aluminium and its alloys for architectural applications.

QUALICOAT’s mission is to provide best practice rules to obtain a good quality coating on aluminium.

To achieve this QUALICOAT defines the quality requirements and monitors their compliance by licensed plants worldwide. It establishes, develops, and improves specifications for processes, products, and tests to be used by the coating plants. Granting licenses to coating plants that apply for the quality label.

It tests and approves the chemicals and coating products to be used and monitors the correct application of the specifications in licensed plants.

The QUALICOAT quality label is a product certification scheme.

QUALICOAT UK & Ireland is the National Association for QUALICOAT approved companies.

Farnborough Business Park

The Building Centre, Store Street, London. WC1E 7BT

By Rail: walking distance of several mainline railway stations.

Via Underground: nearest stations are Goodge Street (Northern Line), Tottenham Court Road (Northern and Central Lines), Euston Square (Circle, District and Metropolitan Lines), Russell Square (Piccadilly Line) and Warren Street (Victoria Line)

By Bus: The Building Centre is well served by bus routes from all directions