Networking & Knowledge Sharing 

At Excel we believe that the strength of our personal and business networks is vital to our success. Our customers, supply chain partners and consultants are vital to the performance of our business and help to share technical, commercial and industry knowledge as well as underpinning our mission to provide industry leading customer service. 
 
From March 2017 we are running a quarterly lunchtime business network encouraging representatives from local and regional companies across the construction industry to get together over a light lunch and listen to one or two short briefings offered by one of our network partners as well as growing their own networks to benefit their business. 
 
If you would like to be included on the invitation list or would like to present at one of the upcoming events please contact us. 
 
Excel Structures Limited
Our next lunchtime networking event will be held on FRIDAY 6TH OCTIBER 2017 
European Health & Safety Consultants
Becky Staincliffe - Eurpoean Health & Safety Consultants 
Bid & Tender Support
Katy Berrill - Bid & Tender Support 
Lunchtime Networking #2 Friday 9th June 2017 
Our second lunchtime networking event focussed on supporting businesses tender activity with an additional focus on Health & Safety 
 
Beckie Staincliffe gave us a useful update on the current health and safety thinking and offered opinions about the potential impact on H&S legislation of our exit from the EU . In addition to ensuring that our businesses have a focussed and effective approach to health and safety, Beckie outlined how we should incorporate our credentials within a tender to support to greatest effect. 
 
Katy Berrill provided a summary of ideas to support the strategic approach to tender opportunity selection, bid presentation and content - if we dont win business, we don't have a business! Many of us dedicate significant resource to preparing quotations and tender bids, Katy's overview provided a chance to reflect on our approach and consider strategies for improving our effectiveness and conversion rate. 
 
To view our speakers presentations please click on the images. 
Alan Budden
Alan Budden - Eco Design Consultants 
PassivHaus Update 
Paul Surin
Paul Surin - Wienerberger 
Digital Building 
Lunchtime Networking #1 Friday 24th February 2017 
Our very first Networking Lunch was was very well attended. Our theme for the day was centred around the future of housing design and delivery. Our guests enjoyed two very enlightening presentations which prompted some lively discussion and debate. 
 
PassivHaus design principles are widely accepted as delivering healthy zero energy homes. Alan Budden, Managing Director at Eco Design Consultants and expert PassivHaus designer gave us an update on PassivHaus in the UK and work that he has been doing to develop additional design templates delivering low carbon/low energy housing performance. 
 
The future of housing design, delivery and performance is link to the fast paced development of digital technologies. Whats coming in the not too distant future will make 'controlling your heating from your phone' look like beta-max video! Paul Surin, Head of the Built Environment at global corporate Wienerberger provided a fascinating insight into his work on digital construction incorporating BIM modelling and intelligent control systems. 
 
To view our speakers presentations please click on the images. 
 
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