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30th June 2020
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Creating opportunity out of change: Host and first speaker for B&K Conference 2017 announced
The organiser of the Bathroom & Kitchen Business Conference, has announced the host and the first speaker in the line-up for the day-long 'Creating opportunity out of change' event on 17th October 2017 at The Belfry Hotel & Resort, Sutton Coldfield.
Nick Owen, the television broadcaster, has been secured to host this year's industry conference. Nick has worked in regional and national television since the late seventies. He came to national prominence in the early eighties as one of the first faces to appear on breakfast television in Britain. He was recently awarded an Honorary Doctoraof Letters by the University of Worcester.
Nick is a highly skilled conference facilitator and has a wealth of experience hosting events both at home and abroad. He was recently awarded Speaker of the Year by the Association of Speakers Club.
Rob Brown (right) comes to conference highly recommended and will open the conference with a motivational presentation designed to be 'entertaining, educational, passionate, engaging, challenging, practical, ROI-focused and interactive'!
Rob is the bestselling author of Build Your Reputation and according to LinkedIn, is the world's most recommended networking expert.
A featured TEDx speaker, Rob says his specialties are in high level business networking and personal reputation building. All of his work is dedicated to helping people network more confidently and effectively for more business and a higher profile.
Says Yvonne Orgill, chief executive of the BMA: "We are really thrilled that we have been able to secure Nick and Rob for this year's conference.
"Conference continues to develop and expand its reach, and to have these people with us for the industry's most important annual business event, is excellent news.
But these are just the first of a planned line-up of 11 speakers, the largest gathering of experts we have engaged for our industry's event of the year. Don't miss it!
"Businesses, in constantly-evolving industries such as ours, have to adapt and look for positives that can be turned into profit. This year, the conference will hear world-class speakers who will give us their views and ideas on the theme 'Creating opportunity out of change'."
Delegates from the bathroom and kitchen industry will be encouraged and inspired to expand their horizons beyond their four office walls and take a fresh look at how they do their work. New ideas and stretching boundaries are firmly fixed to the agenda.
The aim of the carefully constructed programme is to generate fresh thinking to embrace the quickly changing world of bathrooms and kitchens.
There will be opportunities for delegates to network, build bridges and exchange ideas during the informal refreshment breaks.
Conference 2017 will offer delegates a unique and quite remarkable opportunity to glean information that will enable them to develop their businesses and remain competitive in rapidly changing world markets.
The accompanying Charity Golf & Networking Event will take place on Monday 16th October 2017, and will be followed by the conference itself on Tuesday 17 October 2017.
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