NMBS reveals Conference 2014 Itinerary

Builders merchant buying group NMBS has released the agenda for its All Industry Conference.

NMBS reveals Conference 2014 Itinerary

Taking place between the 19-22 June at the Gran Melia Palacio de Isora hotel in Tenerife, the event opens with a golf tournament on the Thursday morning followed by a welcome dinner in the evening, which includes the screening of England’s crucial World Cup group match against Uruguay.

Sports broadcaster and host for the event James Pearce starts proceedings on the Friday morning, with a variety of speakers including chief government advisor on Construction Peter Hansford set to appear throughout the day.

Saturday begins with ‘Meet the Merchant’ followed by a variety of master classes. Key Note Speaker Sir Clive Woodward makes his highly anticipated appearance just after midday.

The full programme for the conference:

Day 1 : Thursday 19 June

The Conference will open with a Golf Competition sponsored by Alumasc

Golf Agenda

0800 Depart Hotel Reception

0900 First Tee Time (Two Tee Start)

Approx 1330 Lunch followed by transfer back to Hotel

Welcome Dinner

2000 onwards – Welcome Drinks and Dinner in the Oasis Bar sponsored by Fakro World Cup England Match to be shown

Day 2: Friday 20 June

0700 – 0840 Breakfast in the Pangaea Restaurant

0845 Delegates Assemble in EOS 2 & 3

0855 Session One

· Introduction to the Conference – Host – James Pearce

· Welcome – Chris Hayward – NMBS

· Industry Matters – Economic/Industry Overview – Chief Government Advisor on Construction – Peter Hansford

· Building the Brand – Rita Clifton

· Grow the Core – David Taylor

11.05 Coffee

1130 Session Two

· Customer Service – Linda Moir – Virgin Airlines

· Outside the Box – Shed Simove

· Summary & Close Morning Session

1300 Lunch

1400 Session Three

· Welcome Back – James Pearce

· Customer Insights and Launching the brand – Paul Alexander

· Your Industry – Mike Rigby

· Your Brand – Paul McGee

1600 Summary & Close for the Day

Friday Night Banquet

From 1930 Meet in Hotel reception for Coach transfers to the Abama Hotel

2000 Pre-dinner drinks

2030 Dinner served around Pool Area sponsored by

Aco, Aggregate Industries, IKO, Knauf Insulation and Polypipe

Approx time of return coaches will be 2300

Day 3: Saturday 21 June

0700 – 0845 Breakfast in the Pangaea Restaurant

0850 Delegates Assemble in Atlas Room – Welcome from Host

0900 Meet the Merchant

1040 Master Classes (3 x 20 mins sessions)

· Shed Simove

· Linda Moir

· David Taylor

· Mike Rigby

· Paul Alexander


12.00 BMF Conference 2015 – John Newcomb

1215 Brand Development Team Sky – Robert Tansey

1245 Key Note Speaker – Sir Clive Woodward

1325 Summary & Close by host

1330 Lunch

Gala Dinner

2000 Pre-dinner drinks in Plaza Atlantica Area

2030 Dinner served in Plaza Atlantica Area sponsored by SIG Plc

H+H UK BMJ conference coverage sponsor

About Fiona Russell-Horne

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