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NMBS champions CRASH fundraising

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 CANCELS EXHIBITION

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

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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NMBS recruits new suppliers to online ordering portal

Merchants are continuing to flock to the NMBS’ Online Ordering Portal as new suppliers sign up to add their products to the system. The Portal was originally created in April 2018 to give independent merchants direct access to Worcester Bosch products following the closure of the BCG distribution business. Now, …

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NMBS Sorrento conference sponsorships sold out

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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Dinner Dance triumphs as the merchant industry parties the night away

London’s Grosvenor House Hotel was the venue for a fantastic night of dancing, networking and entertainment as the NMBS Dinner Dance brought the industry together in celebration of another great year. NMBS is the largest buying society for independent builders’, timber, hardware, and plumbing and heating merchants, and the annual …

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NMBS helps promote industry bursary scheme

NMBS is playing its part in promoting training and skills development across the merchant industry by supporting the Worshipful Company of Builders’ Merchants’ (WCOBM) Bursary scheme. The WCOBM provides bursaries of up to £2,000 per person to help young people in the industry with training, development and skills training. Working …

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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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NMBS to hold first Women in Industry Conference

Independent builders merchant buying group NMBS is holding its first-ever Women in Industry Conference. The invitation-only Conference will feature speakers including professional footballer Jill Scott and NMBS’ own finance director Julie Langford, who will be speaking alongside keynote speaker Mandy Hickson, and Sally Beavan, a managing director within the Corporate …

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