See you next year

See you next year
CBS Arena, Coventry 21 - 22 May 2025

Cold Comfort has a new home

Cold Comfort took place at the CBS Arena in Coventry on 22-23 May 2024 and will be co-located with Traffex, Parkex and Evex. Cold Comfort was free to attend, with one ticket giving delegates full access to all four shows.

Cold Comfort 2024 Highlights

Supported by DfT and National Highways

As the UK's leading roads and extreme weather conference, Cold Comfort brings together highway management and operation leaders from central government and local councils to examine winter maintenance across the UK's strategic road network.

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  • I found the Cold Comfort experience to be informative and interesting, with a good balance of different topics and speakers covered, which has provided a good background to help us enhance our winter maintenance service in the future.

    Sarah Bartlett Senior QS and Winter and Emergency Project Lead Skanska
  • Cold Comfort continues to deliver and present an international experience of winter service delivery, this is well-supported by valuable coverage of the winter technology and innovation agenda.

    David Batchelor Project Manager - Severe Weather Highways England
  • Excellent conference, well worth going as it gave fantastic opportunities to network and also to find out about latest initiatives, procedures, legislation and how others are implementing these into their winter plans.

    Richard Stacey Assistant Network Manager Hertfordshire County Council
  • A fantastic snap shot and insight into the winter maintenance, operations and service industry.

    Samantha Ford Business Support Officer Highways England
  • For a first timer the event was way over my expectations!

    Toni Korjus Head of Infrastructural Services City of Espoo
  • An interesting and informative event well worth attending.

    Gareth McMullan Fleet Engineer Department for Infrastructure
  • Great to network with so many of the key stakeholders involved with the delivery of Severe Weather services across the UK.

    Philip Cueto Network Availability Manager AD13 Highways England
  • Brilliant and eye opening.

    Nick Millington Highways Foreman Skanska