Unimer's Suzanne Millward explains how merchants can become PfH trading partners.

Unimer success at UK’s largest conference and exhibition for social housing providers

Published:  28 June, 2012

UK: Unimer recently attended the UK’s largest social housing conference and exhibition. Held in Manchester Central, Procurement for Housing's annual conference was this year co-located with Chartered Institute of Housings yearly event, solely focused on the needs of social housing providers.

“This is UK’s leading event for social housing providers, and we were very pleased to show our support to the PfH and for the social housing sector, said Suzanne Millward, Unimer's marketing manager.

“Having a presence here over the three days has given me the opportunity to promote Unimer merchants to over 5000 visitors. I have received a number of enquiries, both from PfH members and other social housing providers who are keen to work with independent merchants. It has been invaluable being here as it has enabled me to get a better understanding of the requirements in this sector and also to explain how Unimer merchants can become trading partners and where independent merchants’ strengths lie.

“It is not always about the price, but the flexibility, supportiveness and added-value services that the social housing sector are looking for from a trading partner, and that’s where independent Unimer merchants excel,” concluded Ms Millward.

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