Welcome to LIFTEX 2019, which takes place at ExCeL London in May 2019. The full website will be live in May 2017. In the meantime, have a look at the video of 2016, below, or click here to see the 2016 Facts and Figures.

View the Highlights of LIFTEX 2016

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LEIA is the trade association and advisory body for the lift and escalator industry, formed in 1997 by the merging of two long standing associations with a history dating back to 1932.  With a membership covering some 95% of the lift and escalator industry, LEIA represents a single voice for the sector.

LEIA members supply passenger and goods/service lifts, stairlifts, homelifts, lifting platforms, escalators, passenger conveyors and a range of component parts for such products.  LEIA members also undertake the maintenance of over 250,000 products falling within the scope of the Association.

LEIA objectives include:

  • Provision of advice on health, safety and standards matters
  • Determination of skills requirements and the promotion of education and training
  • Co-operation within the sector and between the sector and its customers and suppliers
  • Development of the commercial environment
  • Maintaining the best standards of quality and workmanship.

For more information, including details on how to join, please visit