FIS President’s Lunch – 4 February 2020

FIS President’s Lunch – 4 February 2020

FIS President’s Lunch 2020

A look at our video from the 2019 Presidents Lunch

Tickets are now on sale for our 2020 President’s Lunch. The event will be held at Plaisterers’ Hall in London, on Tuesday 4 February.

The event will see the winners of the Fit-Out Futures Awards announced and presented. The Fit-Out Futures Awards seek to recognise the outstanding contributions and achievements of individuals who have demonstrated excellence, dedication and commitment to their personal development, organisation and the finishes and interiors community. The people who make us great.

Event Details

Date: 04 February 2020
Location: Plaisterers’ Hall, One London Wall, London EC2Y 5JU
Time: 12:00 – 15:30
Ticket price: £175 + VAT
Cancellation: Refunds will only be given if FIS is advised six weeks prior to event

Our guest speaker for the event will be Michael ‘Eddie’ Edwards.

Guest will hear an entertaining and inspiring talk from ‘Eddie the Eagle’ who was destined to carry on the family business and become a plasterer, but aged 13 following a school skiing trip all that changed. He got the skiing bug and as soon as he was old enough, travelled to Europe to teach skiing in many of the winter resorts. He holds the current British Olympic record for ski jumping 71 metres andhis personal best is 119.5m!

Watch our interview with 2019 Apprentice Of The Year winner – John Taylor

Sponsorship opportunities

There are a number of sponsorship opportunities available at this event, from headline event sponsorship through to award category sponsorship. This provides the sponsors with the platform to promote their organisation to some 300 members and guests at the event, as well as extensive coverage across the FIS social channels, website and through our SpecFinish magazine.

Full details here

FIS North West Contractor Forum – 22 January 2020

FIS North West Contractor Forum – 22 January 2020

FIS North West Contractor Forum – Manchester

Event Details

Date: 22 January 2020
Location: Transport for Greater Manchester, 2 Piccadilly Place, Manchester M1 3BG
Time: 16:00 – 18:00

Join the FIS North West Contractor Forum 4pm – 6pm on 22 January Arrival from 3:30pm.

At the event Iain McIlwee, FIS CEO will update delegates on the new Interior Systems Apprentice Standard and FIS tools to support members in managing risk and quality.

We will also be joined by Wayne Timperley, Building Control Manager, Manchester City Council who will be giving us insight from local authority building control, looking how the environment and priorities are changing post Grenfell, key changes to the Regulation and the Regulatory Structure, how the Building Control Process is Changing and the key things/common faults that his team see when out on site.

We will also be joined by Joanna Lane, Senior Stakeholder Engagement Officer for Transport for Greater Manchester who will update on the new Greater Manchester Clean Air Plan.

Time at the end will be allowed for an open discussion and hopefully a few even less formal drinks afterwards.