The 2021 series of Builders Merchant Building Index (BMBI) Expert Debates took place virtually, given the restrictions imposed by the Coronavirus pandemic. Chaired by Tim Wood, editor of Builders’ Merchants News, BMBI’s leading industry Experts debate key topics affecting the building industry and its suppliers.

The debates were recorded via Zoom and each session covered a specific topic. Each debate is also reported in the following issues of Builders’ Merchants News: July/August 2021, September 2021 and October 2021. View or download here:

Topics covered were:

Debate 1: Capacity & Product Materials Availability
Debate 2: Digital and Online
Debate 3: Sustainability

Participants of BMBI Virtual Debates 2021