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NMBS highlights women in industry

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?

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

Fiona Russell-Horne

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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Paralympic athlete to speak at BMF All-Industry Conference

Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE, Britain’s best known Paralympic athlete, joins the line-up of speakers from the worlds of business, politics and sport at the BMF All Industry Conference in Dubrovnik in June. Grey-Thompson has performed at world class level in distances ranging from 100m to the marathon and has competed in …

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Housing Minister to address BMF Members Annual Conference

Kit Malthouse MP, Minister of State for Housing, will speak at the Builders Merchants Federation’s  Annual Members’ Conference on 19 September 2019. Malthouse is responsible for housing & home ownership and planning & development in England. Specific policies such as Help to Buy, affordable & social housing, Building Regulations and …

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Leading sports psychologist confirmed for BMF All-Industry Conference

Michael Caulfield Msc, one of the UK’s leading sports psychologists who has worked with England football manager Gareth Southgate, as well as teams and players in both the Barclay’s Premier League and international and domestic cricket, has been confirmed as a headline speaker at the BMF All-Industry Conference in June. …

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Aico Supporting and Attending ASCP Conference

Aico, the market leader in domestic Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms is pleased to be sponsoring, and exhibiting at, this year’s Association of Safety & Compliance Professionals (ASCP) Conference at Celtic Manor, Gwent 24th – 25th April 2019.   Formerly known as the Association of Gas Safety Managers (AGSM) Conference, …

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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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