Football duo to kick off Live North


More guest speakers announced for NICEIC & ELECSA event

Mark Lawrenson & Ray Stubbs have been announced as guest speakers at this year’s Live North.
Ron_and_mark_speakers.pngThe duo, who were mainstays of BBC’s football coverage, will kick off the event, which is hosted by NICEIC & ELECSA, and brings together electrical contractors from across the north west of England.
They will be dipping into their enormous treasure trove of football tales to discuss what it takes to get to the top. It’s a chat that combines humour, determination and the will to succeed from two of the game’s most famous faces.
Mark Smith, marketing and communications director at NICEIC and ELECSA, said: “We are delighted to have Mark and Ray join us for a day of what promises to be both fun and educational.
“As a centre back for Liverpool, Mark was an integral part of one of the greatest teams ever, He will be discussing what qualities are required to build a team, while Ray, who started out as a footballer, will talk about the changes he had to make to become one of the nations’ best sports reporters.
“It’s a talk that will resonate not only with football fans, but everyone who has a will and desire to succeed in their chosen career.”
Live_north_event_crowd.jpgLive North will also feature a series of seminars from some of the electrical industry’s biggest names.
NICEIC and ELECSA’s technical experts will be providing an overview of the changes contained within the 18th Edition of the wiring regulations.
Billy Byrne, the resident electrician on BBC TV’s DIY SOS will be chatting about life on the show, Mark Coles from the IET will discuss Surge Protection Devices and there will be a series of talks and workshops to help contractors build their business.
Attendees will also be able to access some great discounts from suppliers including Bosh, ESP, Scolmore, Brother and many more in a packed exhibition hall.
“The 18th Edition regulations will be coming into operation just over a month after Live North, so for many it will be the last chance to find out all the information they need to know,” added Mark.
“It will be a chance for attendees to quiz our experts and discuss some of the changes. We will also have a good mix of other business and technical seminars from some of the industry’s biggest names.”
Live North takes place on November 22 at Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool.
Tickets cost just £29 plus VAT for NICEIC, ELECSA and ECA contractors, and £49 plus VAT for non-registered persons. Apprentice passes are available free of charge.
For more information, and a full line up of the seminars, visit

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