SUPPLIERS APPLICATIONS are open for the industry-leading RVE Meet The Buyer event at Modern Railways RVE. In a new two-stage application process co-ordinated by Rail Forum Midlands, suppliers seeking appointments with buyers must register by 4 September before submitting targeted applications to the buyers they wish to meet by 11 September. RVE Meet The Buyer will take place at Modern Railways RVE on Thursday 5 November, when the show will return to Derby Arena.

Supplier applications due in early September: Rail Forum Midlands has launched the application process for this year’s RVE Meet The Buyer event at Modern Railways RVE.

Eighteen companies had confirmed their participation as buyers as Modern Railways went to press, with a full list on the Modern Railways RVE website at www.rve-expo.co.uk. Further information about RVE Meet The Buyer can be found on the show website, in the Rail Forum Midlands column on p90 of this issue and on the RFM website at www.midlandsrail.co.uk/rvemtb, where applications should be submitted.

Visitor registration for Modern Railways RVE is now open via the show website. Pre-registration for the show is essential this year to ensure the smooth and safe entry of all visitors to the show – visit www.rve-expo.co.uk and click on the link at the top of the page to register your attendance.

More exhibitors have also confirmed their attendance at Modern Railways RVE, with Paintbox UK, EBC Brakes, Transport Design International, Blocksil Coatings Innovation, Crowle Wharf Engineers and Porterbrook Leasing all signing up to exhibit at this year’s show.

Also in preparation is the Modern Railways RVE conference programme – look out for full details of this to be confirmed soon via the show website.