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Keynote speaker announced for BMA Annual Industry Conference 2024

The Bathroom Manufacturers Association is thrilled to announce that Oliver Heath, a renowned figure in biophilic design and sustainable architecture, will be the keynote speaker at our 2024 Industry Conference. The event will take place on September 16th and 17th at the prestigious Queens Hotel in Leeds.

With this year’s conference theme, ‘building growth’, Oliver Heath’s choice as the keynote speaker couldn’t be more fitting. As the UK gears up for a crucial election year, decisions made will profoundly impact economic growth, personal prospects, and the persistent challenge of addressing the housing crisis, so securing a visionary like Oliver is a coup.

Oliver is an industry-recognised expert in biophilic design, sustainable architecture, and interior design. His innovative approach creates human-centred spaces that foster occupant well-being through a deepened connection to nature. As the founder of Oliver Heath Design, his practice leads the way in sustainable design, utilising research-led insights to implement biophilic principles across all building types.

Tom Reynolds, Chief Executive of the BMA, expressed his excitement about having Oliver as the keynote speaker, stating, “We are delighted to have Oliver join us at our Industry Conference. His expertise in sustainable design and biophilic principles is unparalleled, and his insights will undoubtedly inspire and inform our attendees as we explore strategies for building growth in the UK.”

Oliver Heath’s extensive experience spans over two decades, including work as a designer and presenter on various television and radio programs for prestigious networks such as the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Discovery Channel, and Norway’s TV2.

The BMA Industry Conference promises to be a gathering of industry leaders and innovators. Attendees can expect a transformative experience that will shape the future of the bathroom industry and beyond. Discussions on driving economic growth and addressing critical challenges, including the housing crisis, will take centre stage.

For more information about the conference and to register, please visit the Industry Conference 2024 website.

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