Event
Parliamentary Reception
24 Apr 2018
In 2018 BMF is celebrating its 110th anniversary as a trade body and 40 years as the Builders Merchants Federation. To recognise this significant milestone, BMF is hosting a reception in the Houses of Parliament on 24 April.
BMF Marketing Forum - Spring 2018
25 Apr 2018
The Spring Marketing Forum will be held at the Dulux Academy in Slough. The Forum programme will cover a range of topics that we feel would be top of most Marketing Directors'/Managers' minds.
BMF Technology Forum - Spring
02 May 2018
The Forum programme will cover a range of technology topics that we feel would be top of most merchant, supplier and service members' minds.
BMF Transport and Distribution Forum
03 May 2018
The Forum programme will cover a range of topics that we feel would be top of most Transport and Distribution Directors'/Managers' minds. The event is open to both Suppliers and Merchants.
BMN/BMF Women in Merchanting Round Table
14 May 2018
Builders’ Merchants News and The Builders Merchants Federation have teamed up to launch ‘Women in Merchanting’, a series of discussions that will highlight some of the many issues facing women in the modern merchant and construction sector.
BMF Northern Ireland Regional Meeting - Spring
15 May 2018
The BMF Northern Ireland regional meeting is organised by BMF Regional Manager Graham Bolton and will be held at a venue to be confirmed soon.
BMF Yorkshire Regional Meeting - Spring
16 May 2018
The BMF Yorkshire regional meeting will be held at Doncaster racecourse. The event is being organised by Regional Manager, John Stephenson.
BMF HR Forum - Spring 2018
23 May 2018
The Forum programme will cover a range of topics that we feel would be top of most HR Directors'/Managers' minds. The event is open to both Suppliers and Merchants.
BMF Plumbing & Heating Forum - Spring
24 May 2018
The Forum programme will cover a range of topics that we feel would be top of most plumbing and heating merchant and suppliers' minds. The event will be held at the Regional Centre of Excellence at Grundfos, Leighton Buzzard.
BMF Civils & Drainage Forum Workshop
29 May 2018
The Forum programme will cover a range of topics that we feel would be top of most Civils and Drainage Directors'/Managers' minds. The event is organised by John Stephenson and is open to both Suppliers and Merchants.
BMF Bricks, Blocks & Lands Forum
30 May 2018
The Forum programme will cover a range of topics that we feel would be top of most Bricks, Blocks and Landscaping Directors'/Managers' minds. The event is organised by Richard Jones and is open to both Suppliers and Merchants.
VADO Rally 2018
07 Jun 2018 - 10 Jun 2018
BMF will be supporting the Rally for the third consecutive year in 2018. This year the BMF team entering will be John Newcomb, Oz Bham, James Spillane (BMF) and Mike Tattam (Lakes Bathrooms). This year the Rally challenge is to trek through Copenhagen, Namur, Amsterdam, Lüneburg and Malmo in a road-legal car (worth under £500) in just 4 days! To top it off each day we will be wearing fancy dress as part of the theme given for that day, also completing challenges along the way - all in aid of Variety and the Rainy Day Trust.
NMBS Conference Italy 2018
14 Jun 2018 - 17 Jun 2018
The 2018 NMBS Conference will be held at the Grand Hotel in Baveno, overlooking Lake Maggiore.
BMF Health & Safety Forum - Summer 2018
21 Jun 2018
The Forum programme will cover a range of topics that we feel would be top of most Directors'/Managers' minds. The event is organised by Richard Ellithorne and is open to both Suppliers and Merchants.
BMF Timber Forum - Summer 2018
27 Jun 2018
The Forum programme will cover a range of topics that we feel would be top of most Timber Directors'/Managers' minds. The event is organised by Richard Ellithorne and is open to both Suppliers and Merchants.
Bob Beaver Memorial Shoot 2018
12 Jul 2018
The fourth Bob Beaver Memorial Clay Pigeon Shoot is being organised by MDA. Proceeds will go to the Rainy Day Trust.
BMF Mastermerchant
13 Jul 2018 - 15 Jul 2018
Following another very successful Mastermerchant event in 2017 the event will be held again at Ambleside YHA. The popular rock climbing activity, Ghyll scrambling and water activities remain in the programme, together with many other challenging and fun activities.
56th FEST Congress - Vienna
13 Sep 2018 - 15 Sep 2018
FEST (The European Federation for the Sanitary and Heating Wholesale Trade) will be holding another of its popular European Field Trips, where merchants from the member countries across Europe are given the opportunity to visit other merchant operations in another country.
BMF Marketing Forum - Autumn 2018
19 Sep 2018
The Forum programme will cover a range of topics that we feel would be top of most Marketing Directors'/Managers' minds.
BMF Young Achiever Awards
27 Sep 2018
These awards were launched in 2013 to recognise and reward talent, commitment, innovation and achievement. This year's awards will be presented at Members' Day on 27 September.
BMF Scotland Regional Meeting - Autumn
04 Oct 2018
The BMF Scotland regional meeting is organised by BMF Regional Manager Graham Bolton and will be held at a venue to be confirmed soon.
UK Construction Week 2018
09 Oct 2018 - 11 Oct 2018
The BMF will have a bigger Pavilion at the Build Show at the NEC in Birmingham this year. Join us on our new pavilion and enjoy special BMF member rates or just visit our great new networking hub.
BMF Young Merchant Conference
11 Oct 2018
With the theme "Building for the Future", BMF are holding the first ever Young Merchant Conference as part of its' 110 year anniversary
B & K Conference 2018
15 Oct 2018 - 16 Oct 2018
Join us at the B & K conference at Vale Resort, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales. Come and say hello to us at our BMF stand.
BMF Anglia Regional Meeting
24 Oct 2018
This regional meeting is being organised by BMF Regional Manager Alex Clifford and will be held at Ridgeons Regional Centre of Excellence in Pampisford.
BMF North East regional meeting - Autumn 2018
01 Nov 2018
The BMF North East regional meeting will be held at Ramside Hall, Carrville, Durham. The event is being organised by Regional Manager John Stephenson.
BMF Plumbing & Heating Forum - Autumn
06 Nov 2018
The Forum programme will cover a range of topics that we feel would be top of most plumbing and heating merchant and suppliers' minds. The event will be held at Generit/Twyfords in Warwick - a BMF Regional Centre of Excellence.
Builders' Merchants Excellence Awards 2018
23 Nov 2018
The search for the best merchants in the industry begins once more as the Builders’ Merchants Awards for Excellence is underway. The Awards will be held in at the Hilton, Park Lane in London again.
Roofing, Cladding & Insulation Show 2019
27 Mar 2019 - 28 Mar 2019
The BMF will have a Pavilion at the 2019 RCI show at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry. Discounted rates are available for BMF members wishing to exhibit.