BKBG, Forte To Conduct Fall Conference

BKBG, Forte  To Conduct  Fall Conference

Bloomington, IL The Bath & Kitchen Buying Group, along with its strategic ally the Forte Buying Group, Inc., will conduct their Fall 2001 Conferences this month in this Chicago suburb, the pair of buying groups announced.

BKBG's conference, called "Partnerships for Progress," will take place Oct. 10-14 at Indian Lakes Resort, in Bloomington, IL. The conference will consist of a number of educational sessions, board of directors meetings, new member and vendor orientations, a mini-trade show and a series of social and networking events. Also included will be presentations by vendors, as well as a plant tour of the nearby Elkay Mfg. sink production facility.

The Forte Buying Group conference is set for Oct. 13-16 at the same site, the organization said.

The Houston-based BKBG serves more than 200 kitchen and bath showrooms and 78 manufacturers. The Forte Buying Group involves high-end decorative plumbing and hardware showrooms.