Tag Archives: NMBS

NMBS Buyers Guide makes its digital debut

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A digital tool delivering independent merchants up-to-the-minute supplier details, product information and terms, plus support in sourcing new suppliers and products has now launched digitally for the first time in its history. The Buyers Guide is live on OnePlace which will make sourcing suppliers, brands, and products easier than ever. …

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NMBS hosts first Dinner Dance post-pandemic

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More than 1,050 independent builders’ merchants and suppliers donned black tie and ballgowns to celebrate the first NMBS Dinner Dance since the pandemic. The event, which took place on October 22, featured a night of entertainment and networking at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel. NMBS CEO, Chris Hayward took to the …

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UK merchants head to Lisbon

FEST Congress 2022

NMBS is supporting the 57th FEST Congress, attracting record numbers of UK merchants making it one of the largest country groups attending the two-day event. The FEST Congress will take place on September 22-24 in Lisbon. The main theme for the business session, held in the Portuguese capital, is “Transformation …

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New website heralds move to digital-first approach for NMBS

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The National Merchant Buying Society (NMBS) has launched a brand-new website as part of a wider investment in digital services for its members. The new website is part of a programme of work to improve and develop the technology used within NMBS to maintain and build on the valued service …

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Viv Anderson joins ArtificialGrass.com at NMBS 2022

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Continuing its footballing tradition at its stand at the NMBS exhibition in April, ArtificialGrass.com will be partnered once again by a headline football legend. This year ArtificialGrass.com will welcome Viv Anderson, ex-England football pioneer. Anderson will be available on ArtificialGrass.com’s stand number 51 at the annual NMBS event, taking place …

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NMBS & BMF join forces to support smaller merchants

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NMBS has partnered with the BMF to create the NMBS Kick-Start Growth & Development Scheme. The scheme is designed to help NMBS’ smaller members to join the BMF for the first time, and it is available to any business with an annual turnover of less than £2m. The NMBS grant …

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NMBS champions CRASH fundraising

NMBS Fundraising Champion 2020 Certificate

Independent builders merchant buying group NMBS has been named a 2020 CRASH Fundraising Champion in recognition of its support over the past year. The 17 Fundraising Champions have been recognised for going above and beyond to carry out fundraising between March 2019 and April 2020. Thanks to a combination of …

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NMBS postpones 2020 conference


The builders metchant industry confetence for 2020, the NMBS All Industry Conference, has been postponed due to the ongoing effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Originally due to take place in Sorrento from 18th – 21st June,  the event will be rescheduled for 16th-19th June 2022. NMBS managing director Chris Hayward …

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NMBS Exhibition 2018

Independent builders merchant buying group  NMBS has cancelled its April gala dinner and exhibition due to the coronovirus pandemic. exhibition The NMBS Exhibition and Gala Dinner was due to take place on 21st & 22nd April 2020 The organisation said that, due to the ongoing focus to delay the spread …

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Setcrete joins National Merchant Buying Society

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Setcrete has become a supplier member of the National Merchant Buying Society (NMBS). The company’s range features levelling compounds to create smooth, level subfloors prior to the installation of floor coverings, such as vinyl, wood and ceramic/porcelain tiles. Products include best sellers: Setcrete 2K Pro levelling compound, which can be …

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