BMF Timber Forum – Winter 2018 | 27 November 2018 | Nottingham
29th October 2018

BMF Timber Forum – Winter 2018 | 27 November 2018 | Nottingham

The BMF’s Winter 2018 Timber Forum will take place at the Green Energy Centre in Nottingham on Tuesday 27th November 2018.

The Forum programme will cover a range of topics that would be top of most Timber Directors’/Managers’ minds. The event is organised by the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF), in collaboration with the Timber Trade Federation, and is open to both Suppliers and Merchants.


The Forum will be chaired by the BMF Timber Forum chairman Norman Evans, Director at FW Morgan.

09.30 – Tea/coffee and registration
10.00 – Welcome: Norman Evans – FW Morgan; Forum Chairman
10:05 – Timber Sales from a Merchant Member perspective: Michael Tomlinson Manningham Decking and Fencing
10:45 – Timber Sales from a Supplier Member perspective: David Webb Norbord
11:15 – Break
11:30 – Homegrown softwood timber supplies David Chapman BSW
12:00 – Impact of Brexit on UK timber supply : Dave Hopkins TTF
12:30 –  Open forum session chaired by the Forum Chairman on timber state of trade/product availability/shortages.

13:00 – Networking lunch followed by a site tour hosted by Dean Monks from John A Stephens The Forum is a great networking opportunity.

The Forum is restricted to a maximum of 2 people per organisation, with ideally one of them being a Director or Manager.

For more information and registration, contact Richard Ellithorne at richard.ellithorne@bmf.org.uk.