BMF Digital & Technology Forum - Summer 2024

The BMF Technology Forum will be held on Tuesday 11 June 2024 at the BMF Head Office in Coventry.

This is a great networking opportunity and is restricted to a maximum of 2 people per organisation, with ideally one of them being a Director or Manager.*

The event starts at 10am and will run to approximately 12:30, followed by a networking lunch.


10:00             Welcome and Introduction to new Forum Chair, Pierre Krause, Competition Act - Pierre Krause - Group Commercial Operations and Pricing Director at IBMG.

10:10             Pierre Krause (IBMG / Forum Chair) & Oz Bham (BMF) - Product Data standardisation Update

10:20             Near St: Nick Brackenbury, CEO - The local future of online retailing.

10:40             Tradekart: Harry Tyndall Director of Growth and Partnerships - Q-commerce for merchants.

11:00             Epicor: Adam Lee & Michael Kirkham, Head of UKI Distribution - The rise of AI ERP technology to future-proof your business in 2024 and beyond

11:20             Break

11:40             ECI Software Solutions: Paddy Donnelly, Business Unit Leader - "AI can help drive eCommerce results – we’ll show you how!”

12:20             Open Forum / Q&A

12:40             Networking Lunch

All meetings will be held in accordance with the BMF's Competition Act compliance procedures, to the effect that at no time would there be any discussion on subjects that were prohibited by the Competition Act 1998 or the Enterprise Act 2002. In particular, the issues of prices and market share or any other issues covered by the legislation would not be raised or discussed. If they were, the chairman would immediately terminate the meeting.

To book your place at this forum, please make sure you are logged in.

Please note, this forum is CPD Accredited, therefore you will be issued with the relevant number of CPD Points following successful attendance at the forum.

For further information about this event, please contact Richard Johnson at [email protected].

Terms & Conditions
These events are free to BMF members, but please note that if you book a place and fail to cancel your booking a minimum of 2 working days before the event, a cancellation charge of £25+VAT will be charged to cover catering and administration costs.
6/11/2024 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Builders Merchant Federation, 1180 Elliott Court Coventry Business Park Coventry CV5 6UB England

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