Gold Sponsor

Thomas Bell-Wright International Consultants is Dubai-based, multi accredited and privately held engineering firm providing independent Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC) services primarily for the building construction sector. Mainly focused on large commercial buildings, we provide a range of TIC services for building architectural elements, as well as for fire separation and material safety. The year 2017 marks our 23th year of business in Dubai. We delivered professional services & assistance to the industry in UAE & the whole region.

We are located in Jebel Ali Industrial Area 1, we hold accreditations to ISO 17025 (Testing Lab), ISO 17020 (Inspections), ISO 17065 (Certification Body) and AC291 (Special Inspections Agency) by UKAS, IAS and GAC. Our schedules of accreditations are available on our website  We are the principal route to Civil Defence approval for many manufacturers of passive fire protection products.
We are team of over 90 people. Our departments are Façade Consulting, Curtain Wall Testing, Fire Testing, Product Certification, Firestop & Special Inspections, Admin, Marketing and Management.

Thomas Bell-Wright International Consultants has Branch office in Abu Dhabi & Qatar.

Silver Sponsor

ATG Lanka (Pvt) Limited (formerly John Ward Ceylon (Private) Ltd –"JWC") is a privately owned company established in Sri Lanka in1992. It is today a recognized global player, operating across continents and in multiple countries.

Focused on innovation and quality, ATG® designs, develops and manufactures gloves that enhance the performance of the most sophisticated work tool, the hand.

Our customers say that ATG® stands for value for money, quality, innovation, enthusiasm and a sense of competitive challenge. We deliver quality products and services through a core team that tracks markets, observes products in use and discusses with end-users, which forms the basis to continually improve the customer’s experience through innovation.

When we start developing a glove or service or enter a new market, we base it on hard research and analysis. Typically, we review the industry and put ourselves in the customer’s shoes to see what could make it better.

Official Coffee Partner

Kent Smoke and Fire Curtains is a British owned firm which was established as the sole manufacturer of Smoke and Fire Curtains in the heart of Middle East. Originated in the UAE, with its manufacturing facility in Dubai, we are one of the few facilities across the globe producing smoke and fire curtains with passion and expertise. With a facility spreading across 3500 sq meter area, Kent is equipped to cater to the growing demands for active fire fighting solutions in the dynamic construction landscape existing in the GCC Market and across the globe. Manufacturing in a faclity equiped with advanced technology and the latest modern methods, at Kent we promise quality for bespoke active life safety systems produced with dedication to prioritising our clients’ needs.

Our state of art facility in Dubai is equipped with skilled technicians and advanced European technologies enabling us to manufacture curtain system with commitment of great quality and meeting requirements in terms of designs, technical assistance and unmatched lead times. Our team at Kent Smoke and Fire Curtains, headed by thirty years of experience in the curtain industry handles and offers the best of the design and technical assisatnce on projects varying in terms of scales, designs and requirements.

We are determined to ensure our clients receive the highest quality of equipments and to do so, we have ensured our systems are tested and certified to relevant standards , globally. At Kent, AutomaticSsmoke and Fire curtains have been tested to BS EN standards, UL norms and recognized with Third Party Accreditations.To manage and assure our management systems are up to the mark, , we have are registered and certified by ISO 9001:2008.

Official Evacuation Partner

Evac+Chair International are the world’s Number 1 suppliers and original manufacturers of evacuation chairs. The chairs are designed to accommodate disabled or mobility impaired people, allowing them to descend a staircase in an emergency situation without the need of great physical strength or lifting.

Alongside our extensive range of chairs we also have a variety of emergency solutions equipment including the ‘Smart’range of products from Sigma Fire & Security and the CardiAid Automated External Defibrillator

With over 35 years’ experience, Evac+Chair have become leading specialists in emergency evacuation, providing comprehensive training and education to ensure the effective use of its products, ensuring their customers comply fully with health and safety regulations, this can range from providing products, advising on the legalities that surround evacuation planning and deployment to specific and regular maintenance.

Official Insurance Partner

Official HSE Software Partner

UL is a premier global independent safety science company that has championed progress for more than 120 years. Its more than 11,000 professionals are guided by the UL mission to promote safe working and living environments for all people. UL uses research and standards to continually advance and meet ever-evolving safety needs. We partner with businesses, manufacturers, trade associations and international regulatory authorities to bring solutions to a more complex global supply chain.

UL EHS Sustainability empowers organizations to protect the well-being of workers, reduce risk, improve productivity, enhance compliance, and drive measurable business improvement through its EHS, occupational health, environmental, supply chain, sustainability, and corporate social responsibility platforms. Its new PURE™ Platform is a full suite of environment, health, safety, sustainability and supply chain software solutions designed for users who want total connectivity and visibility into the overall health, safety, and sustainability of their organization. More than 2,000 organizations in over 20 major industries including manufacturing, healthcare, and construction & energy, trust UL’s tools to meet their expanding needs. To learn more, visit


Founded in 2007, having 4000+ products, ARASCA Medical equipment Trading LLC is an ISO 9001 certified company and the most Trusted and Well-Known supplier for prehospital medical equipment within the UAE, GCC,Middle East & Africa. Our vision is to provide quality products based on peoples’ needs to ensure public care and safety. ARASCA is committed to play its role in fulfilling the aim of UAE government of healthy and safe environment for residents by investing in bringing innovative solutions and right products for the health and safety of the people. ARASCA believes in corporate social responsibility by returning a part of its earnings to the society via donations, sponsorships and charity events. ARASCA offers complete fire/emergency evacuation solution. Major products used in fire/emergency evacuation are, Proskid, Albacmat, Basket Stretcher, Fire Blanket, Burn Kits, Mobile Trauma First Aid Station, Emergency Stretcher etc. ARASCA is the proud sole distributor for Philips, Spencer (Italy), HSE products from St. Johns (UK), Reliance Medical (UK) in the UAE region.

Al Hoty-Stanger Laboratories (AHSL) has operations in K.S.A. since 1975 and in the U.A.E. from 1990 offering a range of TESTING services from our accredited independent laboratories  in Dubai, Abu Dhabi , Fujairah and Ras Al Khaimah  .

AHSL has been accredited against ISO/IEC 17025:2005 by Dubai Accreditation Department (DAC) since 1999 and Emirates National Accreditation System (ENAS) for Environmental and Food testing.

AHSL offers services for the testing of food, water, wastewater, construction materials and environmental parameters.

AHSL has an extensive client list including premium hotel and food establishments in the U.A.E. and the region. Clients seek assistance from AHSL for reliable and professional chemical ,microbiological , environmental sampling and studies.

Laboratory testing could assist you to meet your  obligations by:

  •  supporting your Health and  Occupational  Management System
  •  helping reduce energy consumption  for a sustainable future

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TenCate Protective Fabrics is the global leader in the design and production of protective fabrics for the emergency response, industrial, and military markets. We offer a comprehensive range of products that exceeds all others in quality, comfort, and FR performance. Nearly 100 years ago, TenCate set the industry pace by creating first-to-market, breakthrough solutions based on unmatched scientific expertise.

TenCate Protective Fabrics has long been-and remains-the most trusted company in the production of inherently FR fabrics for PPE that stand up to thermal events and protects people all over the world. TenCate Protective Fabrics holds numerous patents with a long history of cutting-edge achievement as a fully vertical manufacturer.

Manufacturing processes include yarn formation, weaving, non-wovens and dyeing/finishing. Using time-proven, environmentally sound manufacturing and proprietary techniques, TenCate Protective Fabrics ensures consistent quality and, with our supply chain partners, product availability.

TenCate Protective Fabrics offers four manufacturing facilities in the Unites States employing more than 500 American associates.

TenCate provides protective fabrics for Emergency Response, including Structural Firefighting, Technical Rescue, stationwear, Wildland Firefighting, Emergency Medical Service, and Law Enforcement.

TenCate also delivers inherently FR fabrics for use by electrical linemen, oil and gas workers and any industrial workers who need FR protection.

TenCate FR fabric is the first choice of the U.S. Army and Marines. Our full line of inherently flame-resistant protective fabrics, provides the best overall fabrics for fire hazards encountered by the military. Our fabrics are the FR choice of the Army and Marines, and are certified to meet or exceed the rigorous standards of performance as mandated by government specifications for protection, comfort and durability.

TenCate Protective Fabrics help save lives. To the men and women we serve, TenCate is the most trusted name in personal protective fabrics because there is no compromise in our commitment to safety, innovation and quality.

KARAM is a renowned name that spells & narrates the Safety Story in a unique way. For over a decade now, we have been making this planet, a safer place to work in. As a leading supplier to many Industries, KARAM has earned a reputation of Trust and Reliability in the world of Safety.

KARAM specializes in the field of fall protection and manufactures the highest quality equipment, leading the way with new innovative products and solutions.

With an exhaustive assemblage of Fixed Vertical and Horizontal Anchorage Line Systems, Special Purpose Full Body Harnesses and a range of Retractable Fall Arrester Blocks, KARAM today stands as a one-stop solution in the field of Fall Protection.

KARAM established its Middle East office in Dubai as KARAM Safety DMCC in 2011 to give faster service and prompt response to our customers in MENA and CIS Region. Riding high on the successful completion of more than 18 years in the field of Personal Protective Equipment and training with a Global reach, its UAE office is certainly a new feather in its cap.

Official Mock Trial Partner

Clyde & Co is a dynamic, rapidly expanding global law firm focused on providing a complete legal service to clients in our core sectors. We advise businesses that are at the heart of worldwide commerce and trade. Our combination of sector expertise, commercial attitude and in-depth regional understanding provides a unique perspective.

We have one of the only dedicated teams of lawyers specialising in all aspects of Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) law in the MENA region. The team is experienced in guiding clients through this complex area of law and advises clients in the private and public sector on health, safety and security compliance issues across the MENA region.