Four industry figureheads representing builders’ merchants and building materials suppliers took part in a forum to discuss how they have built momentum and focus in their respective businesses.

Kriss Akabusi MBE.

Legendary athlete Kriss Akabusi MBE left delegates at the BMF All-Industry Conference in Malta on a high with a presentation full of humour, inspirational stories, and bags of energy and enthusiasm.

Following their presentations, both Tommy Walsh and Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen took part in a Q&A session, chaired by conference host Sharron Davies. This gave delegates the opportunity to ask for their thoughts on the industry and the challenges it faces.

Marketer and author Geoff Ramm entertained delegates with an inspirational speech on how to create memorable customer service and ‘OMG’ marketing moments that help you stand out from the competition.

Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen talked design, housebuilding and why the industry needs to create a legacy of inspirational homes for the future.

Geoff Ramm, an award-winning marketing speaker, and Mark Mallinder, marketing director at EH Smith Builders Merchants, came together to give a workshop on how to ‘Know your customers’ - enlightening the audience with customer service and marketing ideas that are designed to improve a business and inspire a workforce.

Best known as Britain’s most successful female canoeist, two-time Olympian and six-time World Champion, Anna Hemmings MBE, knows what it takes to succeed. Her personal story of triumph over adversity and her commitment to continuous and never-ending improvement was the perfect motivation speech for delegates at the BMF All-Industry Conference.

Pete Rea, author of ONE LIFE ONE SHOT! and a motivational speaker, gave a captivating presentation on how to strive for success in order to get more out of your life and business.

Tommy Walsh joined the Conference to give delegates The Builders' Perspective.

John Newcomb, managing director of the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF), welcomed the 454 delegates to first day of the conference this morning. Over the next two days, the delegates will hear from a number of motivational, political and industry-focused speakers with a number of presentations all based around the theme of 'Building Momentum and Focus'.

BMF chairman Peter Hindle MBE welcomed delegates to the 2015 BMF All-Industry Conference this morning, giving his views on apprenticeships and the state of the industry.

Pete Rea

Two new motivational speakers have been announced for this year's BMF All-Industry Conference.

Kriss Akabusi MBE will speak at this year’s BMF All-Industry Conference in Malta.

The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has confirmed Kriss Akabusi MBE as the final speaker at the BMF All-Industry Conference.

The PYP-V high pivot PVC roof window.

Next month’s BMF’s All-Industry Conference in Malta once again sees FAKRO as a headline sponsor. Having surprised merchants unfamiliar with the quality and extent of its range at the 2013 event, the company will be offering further proof this year of its commitment to innovation.

Laura Smith, head of construction and manufacturing at the CBI.

In another not to be missed session at the BMF All-Industry Conference in June, the CBI will join the political strategist and writer Alastair Campbell to run a workshop and Q&A session discussing the impact of the newly elected government on UK construction and the building materials industry.

Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen has been announced as the latest speaker who will appear at the BMF All Industry Conference in Malta, this June.

David Hebdon is one of four who will lead an Industry Forum at the BMF All-Industry Conference in June.

Four figureheads representing leading builders’ merchants and building materials suppliers will take part in an Industry Forum at the BMF All-Industry Conference in June.

Malta is the location for next year’s Builders Merchants Federation’s All-Industry Conference, which will be held on 18 to 21 June, 2015. Find out more details and watch the video they created to introduce the event!

Geoff Ramm, a multi-award winning keynote speaker who has inspired audiences from across five continents, has been confirmed for the BMF All Industry Conference 2015.

The latest speaker announced for the BMF All-Industry Conference 2015 is Anna Hemmings MBE, Britain's most successful female marathon kayaker. Ms Hemmings overcame a chronic condition mid-career and went on to win three World titles and to compete in her second Olympic games.

TV builder, Tommy Walsh.

The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has lined up TV builder, Tommy Walsh, to speak at the BMF All-Industry Conference in Malta next June.

Encon Insulation and Marsh Industries have been announced as the final two key sponsors for the BMF All Industry Conference 2015, which will take place in Malta next June.

Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has already seen an overwhelming response to the launch of the 2015 all-industry conference.

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