Tuesday, 26 January 2016

BMF Members' Day looks to help merchants accelerate towards a successful future by teamwork

The Builders Merchants Federation has announced that Dr Mark Jenkins, Professor of Business Strategy at Cranfield School of Management and the author of Performance at the Limit: Business Lessons from Formula One Motor Racing, is to speak at BMF Members' Day this coming September, where the theme is 'Together Towards Tomorrow' which is how teamwork can power us to success.

This is the first time that BMF Members' Day will feature a speaker from Cranfield, a world leader in management education and research that helps both individuals and businesses learn and succeed by transforming knowledge into action.

Mark’s teaching, research and consulting activities focus on the areas of competitive strategy, and innovation.  He is also a keen motor racing fan and his research using Formula One Motorsport to understand how strategy, teamwork and innovation creates high performance provides real insights for organisations and their managers to learn from. 

BMF MD John Newcomb said: “This year our Members’ Day business conference takes the theme Together Towards Tomorrow focusing on using the power of teamwork to create success. Mark Jenkins is one of the country’s leading authorities on management strategy and his work with Formula One teams including Williams, McLaren and Manor has many interesting lessons for organisations in our industry to take on board.”

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BMF Members’ Day will be held on 20 and 21 September 2016 at a convenient central England location, Jurys Inn Hinckley Island Hotel in Leicestershire.  The two-day event will combine informal networking opportunities, a black-tie Awards Dinner, and informative business sessions with a range of thought-provoking guest speakers. The event's main sponsor is ACO.

The BMF is offering early bird discounts on all Members’ Day tickets booked by merchants before 31 March 2016.  For more information, and to book your place, please contact june.upton@bmf.org.uk.

Picture: Steering Wheel Of Mercedes Formula 1 Car. Photo by franky242 via http://www.freedigitalphotos.net

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