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The Bathroom Academy would not exist without the full backing and support of the Bathroom Manufacturers Association (BMA) members. BMA members invest heavily into the Bathroom Academy with both their time and money and thanks to them, Bathroom Academy courses are heavily subsidised helping to keep costs at a minimum for Bathroom Academy students. All course material is written by leading experts from BMA member companies and their pledge is to continue investing into the Bathroom Academy to raise standards across the Industry and ensure that in generations to come the Industry is in the best hands possible.

We wish to thank the following companies for their sponsorship:

Market leading national trade publication, which delivers up to date kitchen and bathroom news, views and industry comment every month, backed with inspirational editorial. The magazine is completely FREE to those people who work within the kitchen and bathroom industry.

Essential Kitchen & Bathroom Magazine

The market leader in integrated kitchen and bathroom design software for the home improvement sector both in the UK and worldwide. Renowned for its superior graphics and unrivalled presentation quality, 20-20 Technologies deliver innovative planning solutions, a wide range of quotation and pricing tools to allow seamless integration into existing business systems and ordering processes of independent retailers and major corporate businesses

Fusion by 20-20 Technologies

The leading media company in the kitchen, bedroom and bathroom sector. Its portfolio of magazines, websites and events cover the principle business and consumer titles in the market with its brands of kbbreview and Kitchens, Bedrooms and Bathrooms. Kbbreview magazine was established over 25 years ago and its Kbbreview annual awards evening is widely considered as the biggest and best networking gala dinner in the industry.

Taylist Media Limited

The UK's first and only institute dedicated to the installation of kitchen, bedroom and bathroom product. As a non-profit-making organisation, their aim is to define and launch specific installation standards for KBB installation, whilst supporting reputable installation businesses with their commercial aspirations. Providing UK consumers with an informed choice and driving down complaints is a priority for The Institute, and this is achieved via the innovative iSP initiative, in addition to independent accreditation for kbb installers.


The National Home Improvement Council has an important Educational Trust. Established as a charitable foundation in 1980 to compliment the broad aims of the NHIC, it was found that many organisations were more comfortable talking to a charity rather than to an organisation such as the NHIC.

The Trustís altruistic aim is to educate the general public, politicians, local authorities, housing associations and others in the importance of modernising and improving in order to maintain the housing stock, enhance the quality of peoplesí life and to assist in reducing fuel poverty.

Contact: andrew@nhic.org.uk

NHIC Educational Trust

"The NTG will recognise and align the skills and development needs of the industry to improve training opportunities and encourage individuals to choose KBB as a career"

The KBB NTG was formed in 2004 and is dedicated to developing training and educational programs for the KBB sector. One of their main objectives is to up-skill the existing workforce to reduce the skills shortage and to establish career paths for new entrants into the industry.

With this in mind, the NTG has put together a portfolio of training courses that focus on expanding existing ability levels and developing new skills, as well as increasing product knowledge for individuals across all disciplines.

To find out more about the KBB NTG and the courses available in the portfolio, please take the time to look through the website.


Since 2006 Strategic Professionals have been building positive, long term relationships with their clients by providing practical and effective support and advice, going that extra mile beyond the scope of the project.

They have experience of working in many industries Ö and with people in a wide range of roles.

As qualified trainers and business professionals they understand that people gain skills in different ways. A college course isnít for everyone. Sometimes people need to discuss things in the context of their own work in order to gain a greater understanding.

Strategic Professionals
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.

UBM Built Environment


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