BAPCO Annual Conference and Exhibition is brought to you by British APCO


Launched in June 1993 as the British Association of Public Safety Communications Officials, British APCO, also known as BAPCO, is now acknowledged as the leading UK based Association for all professionals using or developing Public Safety technology.

British APCO is a growing community with extensive knowledge in Public Safety technology as a result of our members' use and delivery of real life public safety solutions. We are an independent, user led, not for profit association working to improve emergency services and public safety communications and information technology for everybody’s benefit..


MA Exhibitions is an event organiser established in 2015 to house the Mark Allen Group’s growing portfolio of exhibitions.

  • Through our market-leading brands, MA Exhibitions now organises some of the UK’s largest trade shows in their markets, including BAPCO Show, Optrafair, the Engineering Design Show and Nursery World Show. Many MAX shows have been recognised for their success, innovation and customer experience.

  • MAX has a highly talented team of exhibition professionals, who have years of experience in organising award-winning exhibitions. Our teams are embedded in their markets. As a result, associations and organisations ask to partner with us to help them deliver world-class service and execution of their events.