Builders merchants trade association the Builders Merchants Federation has made the decision to postpone its BMF Annual Conference & Awards, due to be held at the De Vere Beaumont Estate, Windsor until next year, due to the social distancing rules still being in place. Instead, the event will be held online as a virtual event on Thursday 17 September 2020, while the event next year is scheduled for the same venue from Wednesday 22 – Thursday 23 September 2021.
The BMF has issued a draft programme for the 2020 Virtual AGM and Annual Conference, which will include the launch of the BMF All Industry Conference 2021
Programme – BMF Virtual AGM and Annual Conference 2020 – Thursday 17 September
09.30 Welcome and opening – HOST, Kevin Parr
09.35 Richard Hill, BMF Chairman – Intro and BMF AGM
09.55 John Newcomb, BMF CEO – BMF Update and Construction Leadership Council
10.15 Nathan Garnett, UK Construction Week
10.25 Peter Hallitt, Trading Director, Marshalls (Headline Sponsors) – “Running a Manufacturing Business through COVID”
10.30 “BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE BRITAIN”
Lord Deben, Chairman of Climate Change Committee
Megan Adlen, Head of Sustainability, Travis Perkins
11.35 KEYNOTE SPEAKER TBC
12.00 LAUNCH OF BMF ALL INDUSTRY CONFERENCE 2021.