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Lawrence lines up for BMF All-Industry Conference Forum 

Builders merchants trade association, the Builders Merchants Federation has confirmed the final speaker line up for its Industry Forum debate at this year’s All-Industry Conference. Neil Lawrence, Chief Operating Officer of Jewson, left, and Mark Vandecruys, Chairman of Belgium-based Fedrus International, will join David Young of Bradfords Building Supplies and …

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Counter-terrorism chief to speak at BMF Conference

Richard Walton, a former Commander at New Scotland Yard who led London’s Counter Terrorism Command both during the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and the London Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2012 is to speak at the BMF All-Industry Conference in Dubrovnik in June. Walton, who spent the majority of his thirty-year …

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IoD boss to speak at BMF All Industry Conference

Stephen Martin, Director General of the Institute of Directors (IoD), Britain’s longest-running organisation for business leaders, is the latest speaker confirmed for the BMF All Industry Conference in Dubrovnik in June 2019. Martin, who took over the top role at the IoD in 2017, is no stranger to the building …

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FTA Conferences break attendance record 3 years in a row

The Freight Transport Association’s Transport Manager 2018 conferences have exceeded all previous attendance records for the third year running, with a total of around 1,600 delegates already signed up for or attending this year’s events.  And with bookings still being taken for the remaining three conferences in Newcastle, London and …

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MD of Ibstock Kevington gives his reaction to Conservative Party Conference

Darren Bowkett, Operations Director at Ibstock Brick and Managing Director of Ibstock Kevington provides his insight on James Brokenshire’s speech at the Conservative Party Conference: “Once again, the Government has demonstrated its firm commitment to keep Britain building with James Brokenshire, Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, …

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Lib Dem Peer confirmed for BMF Members Day

Lord Andrew Stunell, the Liberal Democrat’s spokesperson on the Construction Industry, will speak at the Builders Merchant’s Federation’s annual Members’ Day Business Conference on 27th September. Stunell has been a member of the House of Lords since 2015, following his retirement as an MP.  He is currently working with the …

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FLTA unveils stellar programme for National Forklift Safety Convention

Final details confirmed for15th annual National Forklift Safety Convention After much teasing, the Fork Lift Truck Association has revealed a stellar programme for its 15th National Forklift Safety Convention. Delegates at this year’s event will learn how to develop a safer culture, understand parallels between safety and combat, and hear …

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Impey Attends Women Installers Together Conference 2018

  On 4th July, specialist wetroom manufacturer Impey attended the Women Installers Together Conference 2018.  Organised by Stopcocks Women Plumbers, the event saw over one hundred female installers gather to celebrate women in the plumbing and gas fitting industries and has been described by the Impey team as: “Modern, refreshing …

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NMBS launches All-Industry Conference app

To help delegates maximise their time and the benefits of attending its 2018 All-Industry Conference, NMBS has developed and launched a new and bespoke conference app. Available for both iOS and Android mobile devices, the new app offers an impressive breadth and depth of information which can be accessed in …

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Harrison and Kilburn headline Young Merchants Conference

 Andrew Harrison and David Kilburn, two of the most influential leaders in the builders’ merchant industry, are to speak at the BMF Young Merchants Conference at the NEC, Birmingham in October. Harrison, Deputy CEO – Plumbing and Heating at Travis Perkins and Kilburn Executive Chairman of MKM Building Supplies will …

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