UBM

KBB Birmingham is organised by UBM Built Environment, the UK's leading B2B information provider serving both the construction and commercial property communities. UBM Built Environment has revenues of £30+ and a proven track record of delivering high-quality products and services for customers, led by award winning commercial leaders and editors.

GM Distribution

Grafton Merchanting Distribution (GM Distribution) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Grafton Group Plc. Our Sole Mission is to provide logistics and administration services to Grafton Group businesses on a not-for-profit basis. GM Distribution are tasked with sourcing good quality products mainly for Grafton Group brands Plumbase and Buildbase, we are currently their 8th largest supplier and 2nd when based on through margin and in 2016 we helped these brands generate £7.9M in through margin. We also supply 13 other Grafton business units across UK and Ireland and these include Selco, NDI and MacNaughton Blair. Our products are private labelled products, predominantly in Suregraft branding. Suregraft was developed to identify high margin alternatives to Branded products to Branches and this enables the Grafton Group to have a group-wide private label brand that covers all product categories. The Products sourced are to be the same or better specification than branded equivalent, the Quality is not compromised for a cheaper price, suppliers chosen following quality and ethical audits and all our products are covered by the relevant certification

Builders Merchants Federation

The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) is the only organisation that represents and protects the interests of builders merchants, plumbing, heating, roofing, decorative and timber merchants and their suppliers. Total membership stands at 640 merchant and supplier companies (February 2018) who together have combined sales of £28bn and employ over 123,000 people in the building materials industry. BMF’s 340 merchant members operate in over 5,000 branches across the UK