Industry Events

Meet the Buyer Event- Monday, 26th April

If you are a Barnet based business OR are engaging with local Barnet businesses, that provide technical services to the Construction and Built Environment sector, we would like to invite you and/ or your local supply chain to join us and find out more about opportunities on your doorstep.

This event aims to provide Barnet businesses with a unique opportunity to meet with Procurement Teams from Argent Related,Bouygues, St Georges PLC, TfL, VolkerFitzpatrick and Wates to learn more about their process to bid for immediate and upcoming work.

The event is supported by London Borough of Barnet. We value the capabilities of our local business community and want to develop a platform of local suppliers, that connects directly with main contractors/ developers operating in the borough.

This event builds on the success of our first virtual Meet the Buyers held in October 2020 and will be opened by our Deputy Chief Executive Officer; Cath Shaw.

If you would like to get involved, please visit Meet the buyer event | Barnet Council to learn more about the event and complete the questionnaire.

Once completed, please RSVP and RETURN Questionnaire to Cali Ibrahim, London Borough of Barnet by Monday, 19th April 2021

Cali.ibrahim@barnet.gov.uk

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Fire Door Installation Awareness Course 22nd – 23rd JuneManchester – Victoria & Albert Hotel (Rooms available for overnight stays) As an approved NOCN training provider we are approved to deliver the SiteRight assured BWF Fire Door Installation Awareness 2-day course.

Course Content

  • The role of timber fire door assemblies and door sets and why it is important that they are installed correctly
  • Understanding how fire door assemblies and door sets work and their place in the wider passive fire protection system
  • Legislation and guidance associated with fire door assemblies and door sets
  • Considerations before installing fire door assemblies and door sets
  • Considerations when installing fire door assemblies and door sets
  • Considerations on completion of the installation of fire door assemblies and door sets

A Certificate of Achievement will be awarded upon completion of the course.The course is suitable for anyone involved with fire door specification, installation or maintenance and is the theory element of the NVQ module:M/616/5829   Installing Fire Resisting Timber Door Assemblies and Doorsets in the Workplace

Limited places available – £600 per person excluding VAT

Please contact: training@independentfire.co.uk for a group quotation

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The Construction Leaders’ Summit: Building for the Future

The construction industry is continuously evolving. The need to adapt and embrace new working practices and technologies is crucial in building a better and more sustainable future. NBS, are committed to providing the construction industry with the tools and resources needed to help. As part of this commitment, They’re delighted to announce our next online conference the Construction Leaders’ Summit: Building for the Future, on Wednesday 21 and Thursday 22 April, 9 am to 2 pm (BST).

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Passive Fire Protection for Contractors, Installers & Dry Liners – 21 April, 12-1pm

This hour-long session will provide an overview of passive fire protection installation considerations. It will discuss the scheduling of PFP work and when to involve PFP specialists. It will feature an introduction from the ASFP and input from our guest speaker Joe Cilia, Technical Director of FIS (Finishes and Interiors Sector)

Developing Digital Leadership Skills in Construction SMEs – a series of webinars focussed on improving business performance by adopting digital solutions

Digital Boardrooms – Peer support with digital and change experts

Digital Focus Groups – Exploring business processes

Digital Discovery Sessions – Raising the awareness of the tools available