Day Two Schedule: Friday 21 June

Published:  13 June, 2013

The first day of business sessions, with speeches from HSBC economist Mark Berrisford, Google's Richard Robinson, and keynote speaker Michael Portillo.

Day Two Schedule: Friday 21st June

Timings Event Speaker Location
07:00 - 08:40 Breakfast Chili Restaurant
08:45 Delegates Assemble at Conference Centre Fenix One and Two
9:00 Session One Fenix One and Two
Introduction to the Conference Ben Shephard Fenix One and Two
Welcome John Newcomb, BMF managing director
Key Note Speaker Mark Berrisford-Smith, HSBC economist Fenix One and Two
Welcome Noel Shanahan, Fakro GB managing director Fenix One and Two
The Housebuilder's Perspective Garry McDonald, Miller Homes Fenix One and Two
The Sunday Times Best Companies Jonathan Austin, CEO Fenix One and Two
Q&A, chaired by Ben Shephard Garry McDonald and Jonathan Austin Fenix One and Two
11:10 Coffee Fenix One and Two
11:30 Session Two Fenix One and Two
Corporate Wellness Dr Dorian Dugmore, CEO Wellness International Fenix One and Two
Business Technology Richard Robinson, Google Fenix One and Two
Builders' Merchants Awards for Excellence Jennie Ward, Group Editor, BMN Fenix One and Two
13:00 Lunch Menta Restaurant
14:00 Key Note Speaker Michael Portillo Fenix One and Two
14:30 Meet the Merchant Fenix Three
17:00 Close

Evening: Delegates are at leisure, optional organisers Dinearound held at Akvavit Restaurant, Vilamoura Marina

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