BHETA forum targets home improvement suppliers

BHETA’s next networking forum will feature guest speakers from three leading home improvement companies.

The event takes place on September 26 at BHETA’s headquarters in Birmingham.

Selco Builders Warehouse finance director Rob Brewill will talk about his company’s plans.

David Hibbert, joint managing director of wholesaler Stax Trade Centres, will outline supplier opportunities with independent retailers and professional users throughout the UK.

Also taking to the stage will be Nils Kernchen, who is head of business development UK & Germany for online marketplace ManoMano, which stocks 177,000 DIY, home improvement and gardening products.

Finally, KPMG head of retail Paul Martin will discuss the economic situation as it affects the home improvement industry.

BHETA home improvement sector director Paul Grinsell. “This line-up of speakers will provide an excellent chance for suppliers to hear the latest news from three very different routes to market – and to understand the opportunities in each.”

The forum starts at 10am with registration from 9.15am and includes a networking lunch.

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