Meet and do business with top ADI industry suppliers

50+ exhibitiors showcased their latest products and services for the driver instructor market. This event gave visitors the unique experience to engage face-to-face, all under one roof, during just one day, with the UKs industry leading suppliers. 

The Heart of England Conference and Exhibiton Centre, Meriden, proved to be a fantastic venue.

Over 700 delegates will attended year 1 of this new event, which offered the dual benefit of hearing from expert speakers in multiple seminar sessions, whilst also engaging with the expected 0+ industry suppliers at the trade show. With such a large audience, it was an extremely busy day for exhibitors, whilst offering fantastic exposure for sponsors.

  

  

Confirmed exhibitors

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At Marmalade Network we’re dedicated to working with, supporting and rewarding driving instructors.

Our members can boost their income by earning commission across the complete range of five  Marmalade Learner and New Driver insurance products. We also offer a raft of reduced rate and free services specially chosen to enhance an ADI’s business.

Working closely with the ADINJC and other highly respected bodies, we strive to keep abreast of, and inform our members about, changes within the driving instruction industry. Finally, we’re an upbeat company with an excellent customer service ethos, so whether you’re an independent ADI or head up a large school, we’re here to help you!

Contact name: Suzy Walsh
Telephone number: 0333 323 2615
Email address: info@marmaladenetwork.co.uk
Website: www.marmaladenetwork.co.uk

AcciDON’T provide a variety of services to both their commercial customers and instructors.  Based in Nottingham with offices from Dorset to Darlington, we mainly provide licence acquisition training to the UK armed services.

Conventional driving schools are also part of our portfolio as are two DVSA Customer Sites for vocational training and testing.

We also provide an fully integrated back office system that allows schools to manage enquiries, place them with instructors automatically and integrate with other products such as TotalDrive’s App. Probably one of the largest supplier of intensive courses in the UK >4,000 per year.

Contact name: Simon Johnston
Telephone number: 0115 704 3283
Email address: simon.johnston@accidont.co.uk

Website: www.accidont.co.uk

Whether you’re independent or a franchisee, Dualdrive offer the best value for money and most flexible approach to dual control vehicle leasing. Experts in sourcing and supplying dual control vehicles, our knowledgeable and friendly team guide you through from quote to delivery and help to tailor a lease to your requirements.

Contact name: Dan Tattersall
Enabling drivers and fleets to get on the road safely for over 30 years, it’s no wonder Hitachi Capital were crowned ‘Leasing Company of the year 2019’. Offering the latest car models to both ADI and PDIs, their dedicated experts will help you to find the best deal.
ADINJC is a well-established, leading national association run by ADI’s on a not-for-profit basis. ADINJC work tirelessly to inform, represent and support our members.
Contact name: Sue Duncan
Telephone number: 0800 8202 444
Email address: secretary@adinjc.org.uk
Intelligent Instructor is the market-leading brand in the driving instructor market. Since the monthly magazine launched in 2015, it quickly became the trusted resource for Approved Driving Instructors (ADIs), providing highly targeted content to driver trainers across the UK. intelligentinstructor.co.uk is a news-based website, complimented by a weekly iiNewsletter, to offer instructors their fix of industry news and in-depth articles. We are also proud to partner up with the ADINJC to run this expo and conference, as well as hosting the inaugural Intelligent Instructor Awards, a gala evening to reward instructors, driving schools and industry suppliers.
Contact name: Richard Storrs
Telephone number: 0845 47 47 035
The essential admin tool for savvy ADIs, helping to manage students, diary, lessons, progress, payments and tax returns online and offline, saving time and money.
Contact name: Daniel Hill
Telephone number: 01252 757 314

FBTC Accountancy Services aims provide the most trusted and reliable accountancy and tax support for driving instructors, offering peace of mind and a value for money service.

Contact name: Amy Hartley
Telephone number: 0344 984 2515
Email address: fbtcenquiries@fbtc.co.uk
Website: www.fbtc.co.uk

RED Driving School’s focus is on safe driving from delivering driving lessons to Fleet Training. RED provides a rewarding and worthwhile career that allows you to pass on essential life skills.
Contact name: Andy Mitchell
Telephone number: 0330 332 2689

Driving Instructor Training for those wishing to become an ADI; CPD, ‘Train the Trainer’ Training, ORDIT Development and Training, Business Development, Coaching and Apps and Online Training and Courses to ADIs and Apps and Online Training for Learner Drivers.

Contact name: Adam Bragg
Telephone number: 01642 955 392

TTC Group are a leading provider of road safety training and services, educating nearly 500,000 drivers and riders every year. We offer fleet risk management services and driver training for companies with commercial vehicles, PCV’s, fleet vehicles and grey-fleet drivers.

Contact name: Customer services
Telephone number: 0330 024 1805
Email address: contactus@ttc-uk.com
The Honest Truth is a national road safety project working to reduce the number of people killed or seriously injured on UK roads, delivered in collaboration with driving instructors, police, fire and local authorities.
Contact name: Annette Lloyd
Telephone number: 07508 234898
Email address: info@firstcar.co.uk
Speed Of Sight is a unique, automotive charity that offers less able people of all ages from 6 to 90 the opportunity to have a life-enhancing driving experience they believed to be beyond their reach. Inspired by 9 times Guinness World Record holder Mike Newman, Speed Of Sight make the impossible, possible for anyone with any kind of disability. There are no passengers at Speed Of Sight!
Contact name: Mike Newman
Telephone number: 07779625185
Email address: mike@speedofsight.org 
Driving Test Success has helped over 12 million learners prepare for their tests and recently been named Apple’s most popular paid iPhone app of 2018.
Contact name: Boyd Ingram
Telephone number: 01889571206/07970692515
Collingwood have been providing our customers’ value and excellent customer service since 2006.  We won the Insurance Choice Award for Best Specialist Insurance Provider 2018, the DIA Award for Best Learner Driver Insurance Provider 3 years in a row and have a Trustpilot score of 9.8/10 – one of the highest rated car insurance providers.
Contact name: Helen Ferrar
Telephone number: 03454700014/07789998894

As the UK’s largest provider of driving instructor insurance, our award-winning service provides access to a panel of 6 insurance providers. We can include protection for dual control replacement cars, comprehensive cover and off-road tuition cover. Providing specialist driving instructor insurance to Approved Driving Instructors (ADIs), Potential Driving Instructors (PDIs), driving schools, commercial tuition fleets and dual control contract hire vehicle operators.

Contact name: Symon Weedon & Pete Johnsen
Telephone number: 01603 753888
Fleet Driving assessment and training provider. Vary your working life and grow your income with our Fleet Training Course for ADIs.
Telephone number: 0330 111 7230
Specialist Vehicle rental specialise in the short and long term supply of dual controlled vehicles, our fleet also includes dual controlled vehicles with adaptations for learners with disabilities. We provide excellent levels of customer service and very competitive rates.
Contact name: Juggy Kudhail
Telephone number: 01922 624967
Cycling UK, the national charity, inspires and helps people to cycle and keep cycling, whatever kind of cycling they do or would like to do.
Contact name: Duncan Dollimore
Telephone number: 01483 238 309

Big Learner Relay is a 15 day, 3000 mile relay of driving lessons across England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales buy hundreds of driving instructors and pupils, raising money for Children in Need.

Contact name: Lou Walsh
Telephone number: 07783351024
Proximo are a leading specialist supplier of dual-control vehicles, providing a ‘one-stop-shop’ facility via efficient processes and dedicated, knowledgeable staff trained to assist and support customers throughout the journey of their claim.
Contact name: Gemma Instone
Telephone number: 07500056599
Driving Instructor Services is the original industry-specific call handler and service provider for driving instructors and driving schools throughout the UK.
Contact name: Eve Wakeford
Contact telephone number: 01792 870700
Contact email address: Eve@DrivingInstructorServices.com

Get your lease car, business products, help and support from one source. Family run business that specialises in knowing its customers and provides excellent customer service.
Contact name: Tina Janson-Caddel
Telephone number: 07710599877
Email address: tina@adindi.co.uk
Website: www.adindi.co.uk

Road Safety GB is a leader in the field of road safety education and training for professionals. We specialize in Behavioural change technique training, and intervention development; set the standards for road safety delivery UK; and provides a national qualification for practitioners.
Contact name: Alan Kennedy
Telephone number: 07738946139
He-Man Dual Controls is the UK’s largest manufacturer of dedicated dual controls. We have been established since 1931 and have good relations with all the main car manufacturers.   
Contact name: Stuart Betts
Telephone number: 02380 226952 
From online courses and eBooks to combat test nerves & anxiety to instructor websites, we have a range of services to help you and your business.
Contact name: Diane Hall (‘L of a way 2 pass’)
Telephone number: Diane Hall – 07930 697406
Email address: Diane Hall – Lofaway2pass@gmail.com
A lifetime of save driving. Ensuring the vehicles and drivers that use our roads are safe.
Contact name: John Sheridan
Telephone number: 07866728018
Website: DVSA.gov.uk
InstructorcoverPlus is a division of Watkin Davies Insurance Consultants Ltd, a long established insurance broker based in Cardiff, South Wales. We have been the pinnacle of ADI & PDI insurance for over 20 years and work with our underwriters to ensure our cover meets the demands of the modern driving instructor.
Contact name: Gina Dixon
Telephone number: 02920 626 226
Leicestershire Fire & Rescue Service deliver an educational road safety message, through the medium of 360-degree Virtual Reality films, to our inexperienced, young road users.
Contact name: Paul Speight
Telephone number: 01162292226
Email address: speight@lfrs.org

We are dedicated to developing driving instructors potential by using CPD that will raise standards with in our industry, ultimately benefiting road safety.

Contact name: Susan McCormack

Telephone number: 0800 058 8009

Email address: info@tri-coachingpartnership.co.uk

Website: www.tri-coachingpartnership.co.uk

TSO are the official publishers for DVSA. We produce a range of official titles to help you through your driving and riding life.
Contact name: Tim Key
Telephone number: 01603 694805
Email address: timothy.key@wlt.com
Midrive is an online, national driving school that makes learning to drive easier, safer and
more affordable for everyone, by using the latest in-app technology and matching learners
to trusted instructors.
Contact name: Rhys Hayter
Telephone number: 020 3095 7376
Email address: rhys@midrive.com
Website: www.midrive.com

Total Drive is a management system and app for independent instructors, driving schools and multi-instructors.

Instructor features include full admin area, diary, finance system, progress record, payments and calendar sync.

Pupils have their own app with automatic reminders, lessons, reflective logs and driving progress updates.

Contact name: Ross Kernick & Tom Wotton
Telephone number: 01803 670 069
Email address: hello@totaldrive.co.uk

Scalextric track, in association with Bill Plant Driving School!

Record the fastest lap on our giant Scalextric track courtesy of Bill Plant Driving School. All entry fees will be donated to Speed of Sight, the chosen charity of the conference & expo.

BSM has been synonymous with quality, expert driving lessons for over a hundred years. Today BSM offers a range of services including the new Partner Lite.
Contact name: Luke Davies
Telephone number: 07738795655
Email address: Luke.Davies@theaa.com
Website: www.bsm.co.uk
MSA GB offers regional centres of activity providing information, representation, services and support. wholly owned by and run entirely for the benefit of its members.
Contact name: Peter Harvey
Telephone number: 01625 664501
Email address: info@msagb.com
Website: msagb.com
Cabung is a car accessory designed to fit all cars to stop losing objects down the side of car seat making driving safer.
Contact name: John England
Telephone number: 07540835367
Bill Plant Driving School is one of the UK’s largest Driving Schools with hundreds of Driving Instructors Nationwide.
Contact name: Liam Stephenson
Telephone number: 0330 555 2254
Email address: join@billplant.co.uk

Pass N Go is an award winning nationwide driving school, offering the highest quality tuition from our hundreds of instructors

Contact name: Lee Clark
Telephone number: 0333 207 0663
Email address: lee.passngo@gmail.com
Website: www.passngo.net

 

Specialists in Driving Instructor and Young Driver Insurance. Speak to us about our Driving Instructor referral scheme where you earn £50 a policy.
Contact name: Shelley Holbrook
Telephone number: 01553 845198
Lesson enhancing student logbooks and app system. A convenient and exhaustive resource for learner drivers.
Contact name: Chris Thompson
Telephone number: 07748874630
A not for profit Community Interest Company providing impartial advice for disabled people wanting to learn to drive or return to driving after accident or illness.
Contact name: John Rogers
Telephone number: 07775 810852
YLOODrive … powerful, smart, enterprise-level driving school management software in asingle platform automating your business operations from lead generation to financial reporting under your brand
Contact name: Dion Changuion
Telephone number: +61 401 524558
Email address: dion@yloodrive.com
The British Horse Society is the largest equine charity in the UK. The Dead Slow campaign is informing drivers how to pass horses safely.
Contact name: Alan Hiscox
Telephone number: 07972 720429
Email address: alan.hiscox@bhs.org.uk
Slater and Gordon is one of the UK’s leading serious and specialised personal injury law firms committed to delivering exceptional world-class legal services.
Contact name: Steve Williams
Telephone number: 0161 383 3200

DIA is the largest professional membership body for driver and rider trainers in the UK. We offer support, advice, professional development and training.

Contact name: Carly Brookfield
Telephone number: 0208 686 8010
Email address: help@driving.org

Colour Academy is a start-up book publishing company. In November 2018, we launched the first educational colouring book for the UK Car Theory Test.

Contact name: Matthew Carter
Telephone number: 07814 389 667

British designed and Engineered connected technology for motor vehicles, making Britain’s roads safer by educating and empowering motorists to make better decisions about their driving.

Contact name: Gary Digva
Telephone number: 0115 975 8600
Email address: Gary.Digva@ipiltd.net

The Driving Instructor review website – We help Driving Instructors raise their profile, build trust and earn more.

Contact name: Perry Hall
Telephone number: 07759832336