UK lifting trade show Vertikal Days took place at The East of England Arena on 22nd and 23rd September, 2021. After two previous cancellations due to Covid exhibitors and visitors, from both the UK and overseas, were excited to escape the confines of their (home) offices and to once again see industry peers, colleagues, and old friends in the flesh.

With no height restrictions at the showground the spectacle of multiple booms and jibs punctuating the skyline was a heartening sight.

Adding to the already buzzing atmosphere the weather was great, aiding social distancing regulations, with many enjoying the sunshine. The good weather also meant that networking continued long into the evening under a bright, full moon accompanied by the sounds of a live jazz band.

Exhibitors reported a renewed positivity in the market, with many high-quality enquiries and sales leads. And with a plethora of new product launches, product demonstrations, and crane handovers, visitors were spoilt for choice as to what to see. The following is a snapshot of just some of the cranes and lifting equipment on display at the event…