Tag Archives: Conference

Leading organisations launch Construction Inclusion Coalition

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Leading organisations in the construction industry, representing over 250,000 workers, have launched a coalition that aims to tackle a lack of diversity across the industry. The Construction Inclusion Coalition has been established by CEOs at organisations including Aliaxis, Baxi, Bradfords, Highbourne Group, Ibstock PLC, Knauf, Travis Perkins PLC, Wavin, Wolseley, …

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NBS Construction Leadership summit to discuss Safety and Sustainability

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NBS has announced its Construction Leadership summit will have Dame Judith Hackitt deliver a keynote speech on the Golden Thread of information and progress on building safety. The summit will take place on October 17, at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, and the one-day summit will cover major industry …

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BMF announces its Young Achiever and Marketing Awards shortlist

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The Builders Merchants Federation has announced its shortlists for its 10th annual Young Achiever Awards, and for a new award for Marketing Excellence – the winners will be announced at its BMF Annual Conference and Awards dinner on September 21. The BMF Young Achiever Awards are open to anyone under …

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Mark Foster to host 2023 BMF Members Conference and Awards

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The BMF has announced that Mark Foster, one of the UK’s most successful swimmers, has been announced as its host of its 2023 BMF Members’ Conference and Awards on September 21. Foster won 47 major international titles, competed in five Olympic games and broke eight world records, he is also …

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BMF announces ‘Bionic woman’ will speak at its conference

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The BMF has announced that Claire Lomas the “bionic woman”, made headlines worldwide as the first paralysed person to walk the 2012 London Marathon, will be the keynote speaker at its conference which takes place on September 21. In 2007, Lomas’ life changed overnight following a horse-riding accident that left …

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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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