Summit speakers announced

The first speakers have been announced for the Glazing Summit.

A line-up of industry speakers and panellists include: David Leng, CEO of Customade Group; Sean Parnaby of West Port Windows; Samantha Nuckey, MD of Window Ware; and Business Micro’s MD Graeme Bailey.

Other panellists include: Russell Yates, MD of Aluk; Chris Alderson, MD of Edgetech; GQA chairman Mike Morris; Jade Greenhow from Insight Data; and Paul Atkinson, director of Yale.

Another panellist Andy Jones. group sales and marketing director at Synseal, said: “The industry is evolving fast and it’s important to keep your finger on the pulse. This is a must-attend event for senior management involved in the fenestration industry.”

Several entrepreneurs who have built, acquired or sold high growth window companies will also be speaking, including Hayden Rushton, managing director of Britannia Windows and a serial investor, who has acquired a string of window companies including Launa, AGS and Crown.

The Glazing Summit takes place on May 22 near Birmingham and almost 300 business owners and directors from across the UK and Ireland have already booked tickets. The day provides decision makers with the opportunity to network with peers, meet suppliers and the media, and includes refreshments and lunch.