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The FMB North Joint Area Board Meeting, Yorkshire and Trent AGM, Presidents Dinner and Annual Conference will be held on Friday 9th February in Leeds city centre. The day will start with the Yorkshire and Trent AGM followed by a North Joint Area Board meeting. A mini business conference and exhibition is planned for Friday afternoon. The evening will feature the Yorkshire and Trent President's Dinner to round off the event.

The mini business conference Scaling up: How SME house builders can build big will focus on the four key barriers to SME housebuilding and will give practical advice on how SME builders can tackle these, scale up and build big in 2018.

The Yorkshire and Trent President’s Dinner will be held in the evening and will bring the SME building community together for first-class industry networking.

This event is aimed at building professionals, industry stakeholders, industry partners, suppliers, architects, local authorities, civil servants, builders merchants and, of course, Master Builders.



Programme for the day

  • 10.00am - 10.45am: Yorkshire and Trent AGM

The Yorkshire and Trent AGM is free and open to all FMB members.

  • 11.00am - 2.30pm: North Joint Area Board Meeting

Including a light lunch, this is a closed board meeting for the North board members.

  • 2.30pm - 5.00pm: Builders’ Business Mini Conference and Exhibition

Beginning with welcome refreshments the Scaling up: How SME house builders can build big conference programme will be made up of four senior industry speakers each giving practical advice on tackling the key barriers to SME housebuilding including access to finance, addressing the skills gap and the planning process.

  • 7.30pm to 11.00pm: President’s Dinner

The event will bring the North SME building community together for an evening of first-class industry networking as well as the opportunity to taste some fantastic food. Guests will enjoy a three course meal and a welcome drink on arrival. After dinner entertainment by Lizzy Mack:- UK & International recording artist, Professional Vocal Coach, Choir Leader, BBC TV talent show judge (The 100 All Together Now - to be aired on BBC1 early this year). The dress code for this event is lounge suits.


Sponsors

Headline sponsor

With a network of 31 timber and builders’ merchant branches offering a wide range of timber and building materials, plus facilities including brick matching, specialist timber treatments, cutting to customers’ specifications and more, Howarth Timber & Building Supplies provides a complete service to construction companies, specialist contractors, house builders, professional tradespeople, plumbers and self-builders.

With over 175 years' trading experience, Howarth Timber & Building Supplies has grown to provide not only the widest range of products, but expertise, service and knowledge you can rely on, as well as a brand new online store featuring live stock levels and online ordering.


Fees

Yorkshire and Trent AGM:

  • Members only: Free

Mini conference:

  • Members: Free
  • Non-member: £35 + VAT

President dinner:

  • Members: £37 + VAT
  • Non-members: £45 + VAT

Accommodation

For the best rates for accommodation please call the Park Plaza Leeds reservations team on 0113 380 4043 or visiting there website.


Venue

Park Plaza Leeds

Boar Lane,

Leeds

LS1 5NS

The closest car park is provided by Q-Park, located 5 minutes’ walk away to the hotel, where you can take advantage of the concessionary rates to FMB event guests at Park Plaza Leeds. For discounted rates, please speak to the Park Plaza Front Desk Team upon arrival at the venue.

If you have any access requirements please let us know in advance, as there are a large amount of stairs at this venue.


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