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2017 Business Conference, Master Builder Awards, Presidents’ Dinner & AGM
Fri, 12 May 2017, 09:30 – Sun, 14 May 2017, 11:00 BST
Friday 12th and Saturday 13th May, 2017
Bookings are now being taken for the Southern Counties & London Region annual business conference and AGM weekend. As usual there will be whole host of activities some of which are free and others which are paid for. These include overnight accommodation packages, tickets for a free-to-attend Business Conference & Exhibition, presentation to the regional winners of the Master Builder Awards 2017, Presidents’ Black-tie Gala Dinner & Dance, AGM and end of event Fancy Dress Party. This is a fantastic opportunity to mix business with pleasure at the luxurious Miramar Hotel which overlooks the sea in Bournemouth.
You can book for the competitively priced combined two-day package which includes Friday & Saturday night accommodation and breakfast, Friday night Presidents’ Dinner and Saturday night Fancy Dress by clicking above. For a full rundown of the weekend, click here.
We regret to inform you that the Combined Friday and Saturday package is now fully booked.
We are however delighted to welcome you on Friday to our Brexit Uncovered Conference, Master Builder Regional Awards, Presidents’ Dinner and on Saturday to the evening Fancy Dress.
In order to reserve your place(s), please click now on the green Tickets button to make your selection.
Please note that there are a number of hotels in the locality who may have overnight accommodation. Alternatively, should we have any late cancellations, we would endeavour to accommodate guests on our standby list on a first come, first served basis. Please contact Laura Fernandes if you wish to be put on the list.
COMBINED FRIDAY & SATURDAY RATE: Single room
Price includes overnight bed and breakfast accommodation on Friday 12th May & Saturday 13th May plus 1 ticket for Friday night’s Presidents’ Black-tie dinner dance and 1 ticket for the TV theme Fancy dress party on Saturday night.
If you would also like to attend Friday’s Brexit for Builders Conference and also the presentation of the regional winners of the Master Builder Awards 2017, please register separately for your free tickets as numbers are limited.
Events at a Glance:
Friday 12th May:
Brexit Uncovered: What it means for Builders - Business Conference
This year’s keynote theme is “Brexit Uncovered: What it means for Builders” and the implications it poses to the thousands of small building businesses across the country. We have a line-up of expert speakers including:
- Conor Burns MP, Parliamentary Private Secretary at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
- Prof Noble Francis, Economics Director, Construction Products Association
- Tim Colman, Head of Procurement, Federation of Small Businesses
- Matthew Percival, Head of Employment, CBI
Attendance is free but admission is by advance booking only. Places are limited. Open to FMB members and non-members. For full details click here or to reserve your seat right now, click Tickets.
Master Builder of the Year 2017: Regional Awards
Are you an aspiring nominee or are you keen to find out what makes FMB builders some of the best in the country? The Regional Awards showcase the best of 9 categories across the Southern Counties & London. We will be announcing the winners of each category who will then move on to the National Awards. Attendance is free but admission is by advance booking only, as places are limited. Open to FMB members and non-members. Click here for more information or book now by clicking “Tickets” above.
Federation of Master Builders Presidents’ Dinner Annual Black- tie Dinner Dance
Join us on Friday evening for the prestigious Black-tie Gala Dinner hosted by Southern Counties and London region Presidents Phillip Hall and Philip Roach. During the evening, the winners of the coveted Master Builder Lifetime Achievement Awards will be announced. Drinks reception 7.00pm, followed by dinner and then music and dance until 1.00am. Book now by clicking “tickets” above. (Already included if you have booked the combined package)
Saturday 13th May:
Southern Counties and London Region AGM and Area Board meetings
An opportunity for new members to put their own nominations forward to join their Area Board. All full FMB members are eligible to attend. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are based in the Southern Counties region or email@example.com if you are a London member.
Federation of Master Builders Fancy Dress party with buffet and live music by 'Haywire'
Saturday night we let our hair down and go haywire with our fancy dress party which this year is themed on TV characters - from any well know TV programme over the years. The party kicks off at 7.00pm, with a hot fork buffet. The party offers a great way to make new friends and meet other FMB members. Book now by clicking “tickets” above. (Already included if you have booked the combined package)
Thursday evening Early Bird Option:
Are you travelling from further afield and would like to arrive at the hotel on Thursday evening and enjoy an informal social evening and dinner at one of the best seafood restaurants on the South Coast? All you need to do is book and pay for your room for Thursday evening separately and directly with the hotel by calling 01202 556581 – Tell them you’re part of the FMB weekend and they will endeavour to allocate the same room for the duration of your stay. Please also let Jim Barton know you wish to join us for dinner on Thursday night by either emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling Jim on 07778 603250. All other bookings for the weekend will need to be made by clicking on the green “Tickets” button on this page.