On 21 November, 2014, London’s Lancaster Hotel played host to almost 600 key figures from the UK builders’ merchant industry in a highlight of the annual merchant calendar.

The NMBS All-Industry Conference took place on 19 to 22 June, 2014. Held at the Gran Melia Palacio de Isora hotel in Tenerife, the Conference theme invited delegates to 'Build the Brand... Build the Future'. 

It was a busy day for merchants and suppliers at the 2014 NMBS Exhibition!

Student successes were highlighted at the recent Worshipful Company of Builders' Merchants City & Awards luncheon, with The Rt Hon The Lord Mayor of London Fiona Woolf CBE in attendance.

On 22 November, over 470 key figures from the UK builders’ merchant industry met in London to celebrate the 12th Builders’ Merchants Awards for Excellence.

The National Merchant Buying Society recently marked its 50th anniversary with a dinner dance at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London.

Earlier this year, EH Smith carried out a complete overhaul of its flagship Solihull branch to improve its customer service offering for product collections.

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