2024 is the ‘Year of Warehousing’

The grand unveiling came at our recent annual House of Lords Luncheon that set our spirits soaring. We’re eager to start this journey as we navigate through our 80th anniversary year filled with progress and transformation.

Join us in celebrating the critical role of warehousing in supply chains

  • Driving economic growth
  • Delivering social value
  • Generating solar power

2024 will see the launch of a high profile, year-long campaign to highlight the critical role of warehousing in supply chains, the sector’s major contribution to the UK economy, essential employment of 1m people, and the key role it is set to play in embracing solar power to achieve UK’s net zero goals.


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We organise and host 20+ high-profile industry specific events each year, creating effective networking opportunities for our members, and helping 100s of organisations make valuable connections and develop relationships.

Each year, we host a series of Flagship Events, which are listed below.

  • National Conference

    East Midlands
    Conference Centre,

  • Parliamentary Reception

    House of Commons,

  • Annual Lunch & Awards for Excellence

    Royal Lancaster London,

  • House of Lords Luncheon

    House of Lords,

We will also be running a number of special events to celebrate 2024: The Year of Warehousing

Watch this space for more information

‘2024: The Year of Warehousing’ will coincide with the 80th anniversary of the Association’s inception in 1944, and will include an ambitious program of 80 site visits across the UK by UKWA CEO Clare Bottle, whose aim is to showcase the high tech, fast-moving working environments inside UK’s warehouses and raise public awareness of the sector.

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