Engineering Around Us - Stannah Supports IET President’s Address

On 6th October 2016 Savoy hosted a day of activities and inspiring talks to mark the IET’s first Engineering the Future Festival. Closing the day was the IET’s President’s Address where incoming president, Jeremy Watson, presented the case for interdisciplinary and inclusive approaches to education, professional engineering support and career development.

To help illustrate the breadth of engineering disciplines and outputs the IET partenered with ITN Productions, ITN’s bespoke production hub, to produce Engineering Around Us. The new-style programme showcases the increasingly diverse and multi-disciplinary nature of engineering and features key industry interviews and reports along with sponsored editorial profiles. As a leading British engineering firm, Stannah was delighted to be invited to contribute to the programme.

The full Engineering Around Us programme can be viewed at

About the IET

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is one of the world’s largest engineering institutions with over 163,000 members in 127 countries. It is also the most interdisciplinary – to reflect the increasingly diverse nature of engineering in the 21st century. Energy, transport, manufacturing, information and communications, and the built environment: the IET covers them all. The IET is working to engineer a better world by inspiring, informing and influencing our members, engineers and technicians, and all those who are touched by, or touch, the work of engineers. We want to build the profile of engineering and change outdated perceptions about engineering in order to tackle the skills gap. This includes encouraging more women to become engineers and growing the number of engineering apprentices. For more information, visit

About ITN Productions

ITN Productions is ITN’s bespoke production hub producing creative and commercially valuable content for the corporate, commercial, broadcast and digital sectors. Industry News forms part of this offering and is a communications tool for leading industry bodies and national associations produced in a broadcast news programme format, including interviews, news-style items and sponsored editorial profiles. For more information visit

About Stannah

Stannah is a world leader in lifts, offering stairlifts, passenger lifts, escalators and moving walkways, vertical platform lifts, goods and service lifts. It is one of Britain’s foremost engineering companies and remains an independent, family-owned and run firm. The company is one of the longest standing in the lift industry, originating in cargo lifts in the 1860s. In 1975, Stannah designed its first affordable, quick-to-install and easy-to-use stairlift and has since sold over 600,000 worldwide.

MariaJ 11-10-2016