BMF MasterMerchant - July 2024

The BMF MasterMerchant Competition will return by popular demand and will be held in Ambleside, The Lake District, on Friday 12 – Sunday 14 July 2024
Our annual MasterMerchant competition will return for 2024 at the YHA Ambleside, overlooking Lake Windermere. 

What is MasterMerchant?
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!

The weekend involves a series of mental and physical problem-solving exercises such as code breaking, map reading, logic problems, climbing/abseiling, ghyll walking, zip wires, canoeing, clue trails and other tasks designed to test your creativity, leadership skills, and improve channels of communication. The tasks for the weekend are kept under wraps before the event starts to give everyone a fair chance!

Who is eligible to enter?

A team consists of any 4 people - male or female, counter staff through to Managing Directors! 

Teams can represent a whole company, a region, area or branch. Or why not invite your customers to join you?

The Competition
The weekend event begins as teams arrive on Friday evening, when each team is given their 'starter pack' and a briefing for the first day. Late arrivals are catered for where possible. The weekend will then conclude with lunch on Sunday where the results will be announced with presentations.

Entry Fee
To enter a team of 4, the cost is £1500+VAT  - that's just £375 per person! 

This includes accommodation for 2 nights, all meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner!), instructors and equipment for each activity. 

The cost excludes transport to and from the Lake District, which should be organised by each individual team.

Approximate Timings

 Friday 12 July 2024
5.00pm    Arrivals at the YHA Ambleside for registration. 
6.00pm   Dinner provided the YHA Dining Room
6.45pm    Networking and ice-breaker tasks 
8.30pm    Team briefing - providing all teams with further details regarding the weekend
 Saturday 13 July 2024
7.30am   Breakfast available in the YHA Dining Room
9.00am    Travel to site of activities
9.30am   Morning activities start 
12.30pm    Lunch (provided by YHA)
 1.30pm   Afternoon activities start
 6.00pm   Dinner provided in the YHA Dining Room
 Sunday 14 July 2024
 7.30am   Breakfast available in the YHA Dining Room
9.00am    Morning activities start
 12.30pm   Lunch (provided by YHA)
 2.00pm   Results & Presentations 
 2.30pm   All teams depart

7/12/2024 5:00 PM - 7/14/2024 3:00 PM
GMT Daylight Time
YHA Ambleside Waterhead Ambleside LA22 0EU England

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Friday, 12 July 2024

SOLD **NEW FOR 2024!** Taking delegate feedback into account, we will be providing all delegates with a goody bag to take away with them after the event. Sponsors will receive 1 Team entry into the competition, along with their branding on the goodies for all delegates to take away.
7/12/2024 - 7/14/2024
Team Entry for Master Merchant Competition 2024. Each team consists of 4 Players at a cost of £1500+VAT, which is just £375 per person!
7/12/2024 5:00 PM - 7/14/2024 3:00 PM
7/12/2024 5:00 PM