The British Institute of KBB Installation (BiKBBI) has announced the speakers for its annual conference which takes place in London on February 6, 2024.
Held at the QEII Conference Centre, it will be themed ‘Driving industry change through collaboration’ and will explore the power of uniting to shape the future of the KBB installation industry.
Deputy editor of The Times Enterprise Network Hannah Prevett will return for a second year as conference host.
She will preside over a programme of keynote speakers which include deputy director of Infrastructure, Construction & Rail at the Department for Business & Trade (DBT) Fergus Harradence, and CEO of the Trade Association Forum (TAF) Emily Wallace.
Fergus Harradence will provide an update on the UK Government’s 2024 predictions on the home improvement sector, while Emily Wallace will explain how collaborative industries unlock greater opportunity to thrive.
The itinerary also includes panel discussions, presentations and workshops from a range of presenters and businesses including BiKBBI patron Stephen Metcalfe MP, AMA Research, eBay, Triton Showers, the Bathroom Manufacturers Association, the Ministry of Defence and BiKBBI Diversity Ambassador, Rt. Hon Stuart Lawrence.
The BiKBBI expects attendees to gain insight into industry trends, technological advancements, and best practices, as well as participate in interactive sessions aimed at enhancing collaboration within the KBB installation community.
Wing commander Calvin Bailey MBE, Commanding Officer of 70 Squadron RAF will also share his knowledge on leadership and teamwork, as well as anecdotes of his life experiences as a Royal Air Force Detachment Commander.
BiKBBI director of marketing & communications, Michelle Daniels said: “We are excited to bring together professionals from across the KBB industry at the BiKBBI Annual Conference 2024.
“This event provides a unique platform for collaboration, enabling attendees to exchange ideas, share experiences, and collectively contribute to the advancement of our industry.
“We are confident that the content of the conference will inspire meaningful partnerships and drive positive change within the sector.”
During the evening, the BiKBBI will hold its Installation Awards and announce the winners of 12 categories, which recognise and reward excellence.