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Food for thought at Th!nkFM

24 February 2011

Independent contract caterer, BaxterStorey, has been announced as the headline sponsor at the ThinkFM Conference 2011, with leading economist Professor Joe Nellis of Cranfield University taking top billing as headline speaker.

Known for its award winning sustainable and fresh food, BaxterStorey is set to host a reception for delegates on day one of the new format conference, to be held at the East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham, 5 – 6th April, and will demonstrate their ethical approach to corporate dining as part of a competitive facilities management offer. Also confirmed as a ThinkFM sponsor is Moneypenny, the UK’s leading provider of telephone answering services.
Sure to be a main attraction is Joe Nellis BSc (Econ) MA PhD FHEA AcSS. Hot on the heels of the first Coalition budget, Joe will present his outlook on the economy and the implications for the FM industry. George Osborne has stressed the need for a ‘rebalancing of the economy’ away from over-reliance on debt-fuelled consumer spending and the public sector towards investment by the private sector and export growth, but how will he set about achieving this and what are the consequences for the pace of recovery and for FM business?
Other recently confirmed speakers include Thomas Palfreyman, chairman of eFIG the interior landscaping industry organisation, who will put the case for ‘Plants as a Secret Weapon’ as part of Hub 3: Sustainable Business – Actions not Words. Using his wealth of horticultural expertise he will explain how to embrace plants for both their design and practical functions and present fascinating global research that demonstrates real health and performance benefits to people in the workplace. 
Joining Tom in this Hub will be Sophie Hutchinson, sustainability manager at Morgan Lovell, who will be unraveling BREEAM (the BRE Environmental Assessment Method) and what it means for an FM professional.
Also new to Hub 1: Tough Decisions for Tough Times, is Steven Shrago, a specialist in organisational design and development whose presentation ‘A Pragmatists Guide to Avoiding the Top 10 Biggest Mistakes in Organisational Change (and come away smiling)’ is bound to attract a lot of interest.
Book your place at Th!nkFM today. Visit the website www.thinkfm.com or telephone 08701 632804.


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