Tag Archives: Conference

It’s show-time


We light it up, we won’t come down And the sun can’t stop us now Watching it come true, it’s taking over you Oh, this is the greatest show They say that the measure of true fellowship is how long it takes you to pick up as though no time …

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Property guru to speak at IoBM conference

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Property expert, writer and broadcaster, Kunle Barker is to speak at the first Institute of Builders Merchants  conference next week. Barker, who is a regular host and speaker at Grand Designs and UK Construction Week, will be joining keynote speaker Lt Col (Retd) Stewart Hill and David Kilburn, founder of …

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Top flight sports speaker to appear at European Builders Merchants Conference

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Michael Caulfield Msc, one of the UK’s leading sports psychologists, takes the Keynote Speaker slot at UFEMAT’s European Builders Merchants Conference, taking place in London at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium from 28-30 April 2022. Before training as a performance psychologist, Caulfield was Chief Executive of the Professional Jockeys’ Association and he …

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Nick Knowles answers young merchants’ speaker SOS

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Nick Knowles, presenter of BBC TV’s DIY SOS will be the keynote speaker at the Builders Merchants Federation’s Young Merchants Conference this year. The event takes place on Wednesday 7 October, during UK Construction Week at the NEC, Birmingham. Knowles, who spoke at the BMF’s All-Industry Conference in Dubrovnik last …

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NMBS Sorrento conference sponsorships sold out

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Sponsorship packages have completely sold out for the 2020 NMBS All-Industry Conference in Sorrento, Italy. Makita is returning as headline sponsor for the Conference, while the social activities are being sponsored by  suppliers VELUX, Polypipe and Knauf Insulation. The Conference will take place at the Hilton Sorrento Palace between 18th …

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The NBG Annual Conference returns

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On the 19-20th November, NBG is taking place in Glasgow and will see hundreds of delegates arrive at the Scottish Event Campus. Over the two days delegates will have access to exclusive deals, a first-look at new products and the opportunity to network with like-minded partners and suppliers from the …

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Velux to unveil new products at Installer Conference

Installers with VELUX Roof Window in Loft Conversion

Roof window manufacturer, VELUX®, is inviting tradespeople to attend their first ever Installer Conference in London on 13 November. The event will give industry professionals, business partners and their apprentices an exclusive first-look at an exciting new range of products by VELUX, who create better living environments for people by …

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NMBS highlights women in industry

The Master joins the industry panel at NMBS Women In Industry Conference...

Independent builders’ merchant buying group NMBS brought together a selection of women from the merchanting industry at its first Women in Industry Conference last Friday (September 13). The brainchild of NMBS finance director Julie Langford, the invitation-only event, held at the London Stock Exchange, was designed to encourage women in the …

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What’s App-ening at the BMF Annual Conference?

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For the first time, this year Conference delegates will have access to a great networking tool that will help them to maximise their time at the BMF’s Annual Members’ Conference on 18-19 September at St George’s Park, Burton on Trent. The BMF Conference App will help them to meet other …

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It’s really, really good to talk

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Mate. Don’t be embarrassed. Over the years in this industry, I’ve sat through a lot of conference presentations. Some good, some outstanding, some tedious in the extreme. Some instantly forgettable, lots memorable, though not always for the right reasons (death by crane off-loader – those of you who were there …

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