Britmet Lightweight Roofing: What we have Coming up in 2022

Now that a new year has begun let's take a look at our 2021 recap blog which highlights the events, exhibitions and awareness days we took part in. Whilst 2021 was a great year of growth for Britmet, we have a lot in store for 2022 and we hope to make this year count! Keep scrolling to find out all the exciting things we have coming up this year.

Motorsport Sponsorship

In June 2021, Britmet announced that we are the proud sponsor of motorsport rising star, Tristan Powell, during his debut in the Daniel Ricciardo Series (DRS). The exclusive racing club helps to promote new, young drivers into the karting industry positively. 

Tristan competing in the DRS in 2021

Tristan competing at Wilton Mill in January 2022

This year, we will continue to sponsor Tristan for another season of the DRS, as well as his debut in the WMKC Championship in the Junior X30 class. Follow him on Instagram to get updates.

Modular Matters: 15th - 16th February 2022

We will kickstart this year by exhibiting at the Modular Matters Show for the first time at the National Conference Centre, Birmingham on the 15th & 16th of February 2022. The Modular Matters Show covers a range of vertical marketing including, education, commercial and healthcare. We look forward to exhibiting at the Modular Matters Show for the first time. 

Futurebuild: 1st-3rd March 2022

This year we are also exhibiting at Futurebuild for the first time at the ExCel, London on the 1st-3rd of March. Previously known as Ecobuild, sustainability is at the heart of the event. Its mission is “to cultivate cross-sector collaboration to inspire the transformational change needed to propel the construction industry to the ambitious goal of achieving net-zero.” We can’t wait to exhibit our sustainable range of products, including our Liteslate composite tile made from over 90% recycled polymers. 

GGP Installer Awards: 10th March 2022 

For the 3rd year in a row, Britmet Lightweight Roofing is sponsoring the GGP Installer Awards which will be taking place at the Albert Hall, Manchester on the 10th of March. GGP magazine’s Installer Awards celebrates the UK’s very best window, door and conservatory installers, awarding companies and individuals for their achievements. 

Our Sales and Marketing Director, Chris Powell, with British Journalist and former news presenter, Louise Minchin at the Installer Awards 2019 (formerly known as C&O Awards).

Our Sales and Marketing Director, Chris Powell, with some of the clients attending the awards.

After the 2021 virtual awards ceremony, our Sales and Marketing Director, Chris Powell, and National Account Manager, Ben Moss, are looking forward to attending this year. Having only attended the virtual show, this year will be Ben’s first time going to the awards ceremony in person. 

Our National Account Manager, Ben Moss, presented an award at the 2021 virtual event. 

The sales and marketing team attended the virtual GGP Installer Awards in March 2021.

Pyjamas For Pancreatic Cancer: 8th April 2022

Pyjamas for PanCan takes place in April every year to help raise vital funds for pancreatic cancer. At Britmet, we will be wearing our pyjamas in support of this wonderful charity and say ‘Goodnight’ to pancreatic cancer. We hope to raise funds and awareness to help patients who have been diagnosed at an early stage so that they have the best chance of survival. 

Schools and Academies Show: 27th April 2022

The Schools and Academies Show is a place for modern-day leaders in the education sector to source solutions for their schools. Our Business Development Managers, Chris King, Jack Mushing, Laurence Jones and Neil Sprackling, will be exhibiting at stand M6 on Wednesday 27th April 2022 at the ExCeL, London. 

FIT Show: 10th – 12th May 2022 

Britmet’s FIT Show debut was in 2019 when we launched two new products to the industry. In conjunction with Icotherm, we manufactured a model apex roof showcasing Liteslate on one slope and Shingle on the other. Since then we’ve implemented 7 production lines manufacturing Liteslate, ensuring 14 slates are made every 45 seconds to supply mass customer demand. We are looking forward to attending the FIT Show this year and showcasing the exponential growth that Britmet has seen these past two years. 

Our debut at the FIT Show in 2019

Platinum Jubilee: 2nd – 5th June 2022

On the 6th of February this year, Her Majesty The Queen will become the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee, marking 70 years of service to the people of the United Kingdom, the Realms and the Commonwealth. To celebrate this wonderful milestone the UK will enjoy the bank holiday weekend from Thursday 2nd to Sunday 5th June. This bank holiday weekend will include a variety of public events and community activities as well as a look back on the Queen’s 70 years of service. 

The World of Park and Leisure Homes Show: 8th – 12th June 2022

We will be attending The World of Park & Leisure Home Show at the NAEC Stoneleigh park. The Park and Leisure Home Show is an annual calendar, showcasing a wide variety of lodges, park homes, suppliers and services. Visitors can explore the latest models, new designs, innovations and ideas for this increasingly popular leisure lifestyle. The World of Park and Leisure Home Show is free to enter, free to park and all visitors receive a complimentary show guide. 

Our stand at The World of Park & Leisure Home Show in 2019

Our stand at The World of Park & Leisure Home Show in 2019

Offsite Expo: 20th – 21st Sept 2022 

The Offsite Expo 2022 brings together those who are driving change in the construction sector. Throughout the two days, the show will welcome over 4,000 visitors, host over 100 exhibition stands, hear from 100 speakers and facilitate over 300 meetings in the buyers and specifiers lounge. We had a great experience at the 2021 show, gaining new contacts and a keen interest in Liteslate. We are looking forward to attending this year's Offsite Expo Show.

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Macmillan Coffee Morning: 24th September 2022 

The Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 24th September is Macmillan’s biggest fundraising event for people facing cancer. Founded in 1911 by Douglas Macmillan, Macmillan’s Cancer support has grown into the UK’s leading source of cancer aid. We are proud to say that Britmet will be partaking in our 5th Macmillan Coffee Morning this year and we look forward to supporting this amazing cause again this year. 

Our Macmillan Coffee Morning in 2019. Spot office dog, Yarra, eyeing up the cakes!

Office Manager, Rachel Attley, and Client Support, Mollie Constable at our Covid-19 secure Macmillan Coffee Morning in 2020.

Technical Trainer, Chris Morris, brought in this amazing Britmet inspired cake for Macmillan Coffe Morning 2021.

UK Construction Week: 4th – 6th October 2022 

The UK Construction Week is the UK’s largest construction event. As the largest event dedicated to knowledge sharing, best practice, problem-solving and product sourcing, it is the environment for the whole industry to discover, develop, discuss and do business; providing all the answers for how we build for our future. We are looking forward to attending the UKCW and showcasing Britmet’s growth throughout 2022.

Business Development Managers, Jack Mushing and Laurence Jones, at UKCW in 2021.

Samaritans Shoebox Appeal: November 2022

Every year we gather donations for Operation Christmas Child which is a Samaritans Purse project which collects shoebox gifts-filled with fun toys, school supplies and hygiene items. For many children, the gift-filled shoebox would be the first gift they have ever received. We received an overwhelming response from our amazing team and were able to fill over 20 shoeboxes, we look forward to taking part in this wonderful organisation again this year. 

Our Office Manager, Rachel Attley, delivered shoeboxes to Eunice at The Peoples Church, Banbury, in 2019.

Our Senior Marketing Executive, Bridey Aris, and Marketing Assistant, Sharan Kandola, delivering shoeboxes to The Peoples Church, Banbury in 2021.

Christmas Jumper Day – 10th December 2022 

The most magical time of the year brings Christmas Jumper Day will be celebrated in the UK on December 10th 2022. At Britmet we can't think of a more fun way to get into the spirit of the season than wearing your favourite possibly ugly Christmas Jumper. The most important part of this day would be the joy of raising funds for a great cause on Christmas Jumper Day. 

Christmas Jumper Day 2019

A socially distanced Christmas Jumper Day in 2020

A hybrid Christmas Jumper Day in 2021, with some staff members working in the office and some at home

Written by: Sharan Kandola

Date Posted: 2nd February 2022

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