Events

FFX Tool Show 2020

Kent Event Centre, Detling, Maidstone
The best hands-on tool show for the professional and DIYer. Three-day event.
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kbb Birmingham 2020

NEC Birmingham
Europe’s largest exhibition dedicated kitchens, bedrooms and bathrooms. Join 400 brands displaying the latest product innovations to over 16,000 retailers, designers, installers and developers.
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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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FutureBuild 2020

ExCeL London
The built environment event where brands of all sizes can share innovations, from products, to processes and solutions, with over 27,000 industry influencers and shapers.
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Toolfair - Manchester

Eventcity, Manchester
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BMF Marketing Forum - Spring 2020

JCB Rocester
The Forum programme will cover a range of topics that we feel would be top of most Marketing Directors'/Managers' minds.
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Roofing, cladding & insulation show

Ricoh Arena, Coventry
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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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 2020

Ricoh Arena, Coventry
The Gala Dinner is an excellent networking event. Over 500 Members and Suppliers attend each year with the event having excellent after dinner speakers.
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NMBS Exhibition 2020

Ricoh Arena, Coventry
Over 280 supplier and manufacturers are exhibiting at the show, making it the biggest buying and selling event for Independent Builders, Hardware, Timber, Roofing, Plumbing and Heating Merchants.
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Toolfair - Exeter

Westpoint Arena, Exeter
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BMF Decorative Forum

PPG Architectural Coatings, Batley
The Forum programme will cover a range of topics that we feel would be top of most Decorative Directors'/Managers' minds. The event is organised by James Spillane and chaired by Gary Good of MP Moran. The Forum is open to both Suppliers and Merchants.
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BMF/JCB Charity Golf Day

JCB Golf & Country Club, Rocester
Attendance is by invitation only. Contact june.upton@bmf.org.uk for further information.
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Installer 2020

Ricoh Arena, Coventry
Held annually in Coventry at the Ricoh Arena, the Installer event connects over 150 suppliers with a visitor audience of over 5,000 people.
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Toolfair - Harrogate

YEC Harrogate
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NMBS Golf Day 2020

Woburn Golf & Country Club
More than 100 players from a cross-section of NMBS’ 1,100 independent merchant members and 600+ suppliers turned out for a round of golf at the prestigious golf course in Buckinghamshire.
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NMBS Conference 2020 Vision

Hilton Sorrento Palace, Italy
The programme will combine current subjects, interesting keynote speakers and structured sessions so that delegates can tailor the conference to their own needs.
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Wellbeing in Construction Summit

ExCeL London
This one day thought-provoking conference provides a platform for business leaders, HR and wellbeing professionals to come together to learn, network and share the necessary strategies on tackling suicide prevention and ways to improve physical wellbeing, personal and mental ill-health within the workplace and amongst their construction employees.
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BMF Tools, Fixings and Workwear Forum

BMF, Coventry
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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Bob Beaver Memorial Clay Pigeon Shoot

Royal Berkshire Shooting School
The sixth Bob Beaver Memorial Clay Pigeon Shoot is being organised by MDA. A terrific day’s shooting and culinary dining will be afforded to those lucky few who are able to secure a place. The event is a great opportunity to network with senior figures from the industry. Proceeds will go to the Rainy Day Trust.
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BMF Mastermerchant

Lake Disstrict
SOLD OUT. The popular rock climbing activity, Ghyll scrambling, zip wire and water activities remain in the programme, together with many other challenging and fun activities.
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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 Annual Members Conference and Awards 2020

De Vere Beaumont Estate, Windsor
A great way of networking and getting to know industry colleagues.
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Toolfair - Coventry

Ricoh Arena, Coventry
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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 - 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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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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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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UK Construction Week 2020

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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BMA Industry Conference 2020

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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UFEMAT Congress 2020

London, UK
Theme: European unity in the digital age
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NMBS Dinner Dance 2020

Grosvenor House, London
The biggest and best social event in the Independent Merchants calendar. Up to 1,200 members and suppliers attend the Dinner Dance. Amazing entertainment every year.
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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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Toolfair - Surrey

Sandown Park, Surrey
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NBG Conference 2020

NBG partners, suppliers and special guests take part in two days of networking, fundraising and celebrations.
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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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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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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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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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January 2020