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informative and a must for anyone involved in the bathroom
and kitchen industry.
Among the workshops taking place is Training People for the
Industry by the Industry delivered by the KBB NTG, Kitchen
Trends by Poggenpohl, Colour and Contrast RIBA CPD
delivered by NCH Colour Centre and a Water Efficiency
Workshop by the BMA & Waterwise.
THE SEMINAR PROGRAMME
The Bathroom & Kitchen EXPO seminar programme will be
another key reason for visitors to attend the event. A total of
12 seminars will run throughout the course of the show
delivered by a fantastic line-up of esteemed professionals in
their respective fields.
Among the seminars taking place is “Design Trends”, which
will see well respected journalist Grahame Morrison
interviewing renowned fashion designer Ben de Lisi on his
year’s show, and offer a great opportunity for visitors to see
design trend predictions for the future. Industry association,
where the industry is heading in the future.
RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) will lead a
presentation on the opportunities facing the bathroom and
kitchen industry in the run up to the 2012 Olympics, and
This year’s event is fully supported by the industry’s leading
Roger Kyme, managing director at Ripples, will talk on
associations, the Bathroom Manufacturers Association (BMA),
effective showroom design.
Kitchen, Bathroom, Bedroom Specialists Association (KBSA),
the Kitchens, Bathrooms and Bedrooms National Training
Group (KBB NTG) and the Royal Institute of British
ExCeL London is within easy access of central London via
three on-site DLR stations, and the Jubilee Line is in close
Working closely with organisers, dmg world media, these
proximity to London City Airport and easily accessible from
influential trade associations will help ensure a successful
London’s other four main airports - Heathrow, Gatwick,
Bathroom & Kitchen EXPO, by actively promoting the event
Stansted and Luton. There are regular direct flights from
to respective member companies and the industry at large.
numerous UK destinations, including Liverpool, Newcastle,
They will also be helping to compile the event’s popular
Dundee, Edinburgh, Isle of Man, Jersey and Manchester to
seminar and workshop programme, providing speakers, content
nearby London City Airport.
and advice on key presentation topics.
The venue features six on-site hotels, offering over 1,500
bedrooms and parking for 6,000 cars, which will be extended
THE WORKSHOP THEATRE by a further 1,600 by the time Bathroom & Kitchen EXPO
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workshops will be on offer to EXPO visitors. Delivered and
supported by the industry’s leading trade associations, the OPENING TIMES
BMA, the KBSA, the KBB NTG and RIBA - as well as a Sunday, May 13th: 10.30am-6.00pm
number of highly respected manufacturers - the Workshop Monday, May 14th: 10.00am-6.00pm
Theatre programme promises to be educational, highly Tuesday, May 15th: 10.00am-5.00pm
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