About the organisers

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 85% of the lift and escalator industry, LEIA represents a single voice for the sector within the UK.

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:LEIA logo 200

  • 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

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