Networking forums

DIY, Housewares & Garden forums are run on a regular basis offering retailers the unique opportunity to network with suppliers. In summary:

  • Unique networking opportunity to share your strategic goals and requirements with up to 100 suppliers
  • Seminars and workshops held on key industry issues like supply chain and category management
  • Insight into the latest consumer trends, market data as well as retail specific news
  • The latest market data and trend information from top brand providers like GfK, Conlumino, Scarlet Opus, Thomsons, Verdict and Experian

Recent guest speakers have included, Ben Philips, MD at Steamer Trading, Matthew Canwell, Director of Buying at Lakeland, Ian Bradley, Senior Category Leader for Home Living at Amazon, Commercial Team from Ocado, James Walker, Head of Innovation at Kingfisher Plc, David Hewitt, Merchandise Director of Bentalls, Ian Preedy, Group Commercial Director of Travis Perkins.

For a full list of upcoming BHETA events including forums, workshops and ‘Meet the Buyer’ days – see our Calendar of BHETA events page.

For further information contact:
BHETA Member Services
Tel: 0121 237 1130 or email