Events

The Online P&D Show

Online
Keep right up-to-date with all that’s new and best in the trade.
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BMF Plumbing and Heating Forum

Online
The forum programme will cover a range of topics that we feel would be top of most Directors'/Managers' minds.
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BMF Tools, Fixings and Workwear/ PPE Forum

Online
The Builders Merchants Federation turns to the lightside with its latest product Forum which will focus on Tools, Fixings and Workwear. The event will be chaired by Simon Bicknell, Marketing Director at Toolbank.
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London Homebuilding & Renovating Show

ExCeL London
The essential homebuilding and renovating event in the heart of London
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BMF Marketing Forum Webinar - Autumn 2020

BMF, Coventry
The Forum programme will cover a range of topics that we feel would be top of most Marketing Directors'/Managers' minds. The Autumn forum will be held at the BMF Offices in Coventry.
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BMF HR Forum

Online
The Forum programme will cover a range of topics that the BMF feel would be top of most HR Directors'/Managers' minds. The event is open to both Suppliers and Merchants.
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BMF Technology Forum

Online
The Forum meeting will be held at the BMF in Coventry. The Forum is organised by Richard Johnson, BMF Membership/IT Manager.
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Futurescape

ExCel, London
The UK’s must-attend landscaping trade event. Make strong and valuable connections for the future development of landscaping, landscape and garden design and grounds maintenance – from start-ups, small and growing businesses to large organisations and practices, all hungry to learn.
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Builders’ Merchants Awards 2020

Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, London
A celebration of the best and the brightest in the merchant industry.
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National Painting and Decorating Show

Ricoh Arena, Coventry
Held over two days, the show is a celebration of all that is best in the painting and decorating industry.
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BMF Parliamentary Reception

House of Commons, London
This event will showcase sustainability in the manufacture and distribution of building materials & home improvement products to show MPs and Peers how BMF members use materials’ science and process technology to develop low-carbon solutions, increase resource efficiency, and improve product performance.
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The Roofing, Cladding and Insulation Show

Ricoh Arena, Coventry
The RCI Show is the largest UK event where the entire roofing, cladding and insulation supply chain comes together. The vibrant two-day event allows visitors to compare and source new products, learn from the experts and hear about the important issues currently impacting the market.
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International Hardware Fair

Cologne, Germany
With 2,770 exhibitors from 58 countries, EISENWARENMESSE - International Hardware Fair Cologne is the largest and most international exhibition worldwide. The offer ranges from tools, to fasteners, fixings and fittings, through to industrial and home improvement supplies.
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Futurescape Spring

Sandown Park Racecource, Surrey
he UK’s must-attend landscaping trade event. Make strong and valuable connections for the future development of landscaping, landscape and garden design and grounds maintenance – from start-ups, small and growing businesses to large organisations and practices, all hungry to learn.
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Homebuilding & Renovating Show

NEC Birmingham
The go-to exhibition for self builders and renovators. No matter what stage your project is at, there will be sessions, experts and exhibitors at the show to help you bring your project to life.
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NMBS Gala Dinner

Ricoh Arena, Coventry
Held the night before the NMBS Exhibition at the Ricoh Arena on the 13th April 2021. The Gala Dinner is an excellent networking event. Over 500 Members and Suppliers attend each year with the event having excellent after dinner speakers which have included Kevin Keegan, Howard Webb, Paul Merson and Frank Bruno in recent years.
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NMBS Exhibition

Ricoh Arena, Coventry
The NMBS Exhibition is the UK’s Leading Exhibition for independent building, timber, plumbing and hardware merchants and is a prime opportunity to do business and meet existing and potential brand leading manufacturers/ distributors in an informal atmosphere.
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UFEMAT Conference 2021

London
Conference and AGM of the European Association of National Builders' Merchants Associations and Manufacturers
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UK Construction Week 2021

London, Excel
UK Construction Week is free to attend and consists of multiple sections: Build, Building Tech, Civils, Energy & HVAC, Surface & Materials and Timber.
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NFB Construction Summit 2020

Chelsea Harbour Hotel, London
A place for the construction industry to comes together to learn, share ideas and best practice, discuss critical issues, influence policy makers and cement relationships.
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FIT Show 2021

NEC Birmingham
Whether you’re a systems house or fabricator, installer, architect or specifier, this it the UK’s only dedicated event for the window, door, flat glass, and components market.
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BMA Industry Conference 2021

Carden Park Resort, Chester
A two day event with workshops, a General Council meeting and networking dinner on Monday. There will be a gala black tie dinner on Tuesday evening after the conference.
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BMF All Industry Conference 2021

North Yorkshire, UK
In the year that the UK begins a new relationship with the European Union, the Conference theme "Building Beyond Boundaries" could not be more topical, as the country looks beyond traditional geographical boundaries to build new trading relationships, and the industry moves beyond the boundaries imposed by the Covid health crisis and responds to Government incentives to "Build, Build, Build".
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BMF MasterMerchant

YHA Ambleside
MasterMerchant is a team competition open to all BMF Members, whether you are a supplier, merchant, distributor or service member. It’s demanding, provides great networking opportunities for members, helps build relationships between not just companies but individuals too – and it's great fun as well!
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Pavestone Rally 2021

Across Europe
Third edition of the event. Buy a car for under £500, dress it and yourselves up for a fun filled adventure across Europe, raising money for charity,
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Garden and Leisure Equipment Exhibition (GLEE)

NEC Birmingham
The UK’s most valuable garden and outdoor living trade show, showcasing the freshest and most exciting brands, amazing new products and inspiring garden retail insights.
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BMF Members' Annual Conference and Awards 2021

De Vere Beaumont Estate, Windsor
The theme for the event is "Sustaining Excellence".
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UK Construction Week 2021

NEC Birmingham
UK Construction Week is free to attend and consists of multiple sections: Build, Building Tech, Civils, Energy & HVAC, Surface & Materials and Timber.
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BMF Young Merchant Conference 2021

NEC Birmingham
The Conference is being held in connection with UK Construction Week and will include a visit to the Build Show which is adjacent to the Conference Suite. TV Presenter, Nick Knowles has been announced as Keynote Speaker.
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57th FEST Congress

Lisbon, Portugal
The 57th Congress of the European Federation of the Sanitary and Heating Wholesale Trade will explore the transformation of the customer experience.
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SEMA Safety Conference

National Motorcycle Museum, Solihull
The SEMA Safety Conference is an annual event designed to update all players in the storage industry supply chain on the latest health and safety developments affecting the sector. Speakers include industry experts, health and safety officials and key authorities on safety matters who provide presentations on legislation, regulations and best practice affecting end users, designers, manufacturers, suppliers and inspectors.
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National Painting and Decorating Show 2021

Ricoh Arena, Coventry
The industry’s biggest annual event. So if you use, sell, stock or specify P&D products, the exhibition is one you can’t afford to miss. Held over two days at an easy-to-find venue in the heart of England, it’s a celebration of all that is best in this vibrant industry, both at home and abroad.
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NMBS All Industry Conference

Sorrento, Italy
The All-Industry Conference is dedicated to the building, plumbing, heating, hardware and timber sectors, giving merchants and suppliers alike the chance to take time out from their day-to-day work to hear from expert speakers on a wide range of topical subjects. They can then take what they learn back to the UK, newly-inspired and ready to implement new ideas in their own businesses.
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September 2020