David Metcalfe, vice-president of the BJGF
Federation, said: "This forward thinking initiative will bring critical mass to two trade associations that already have a formidable track record at effectively representing their members.
The new name, it was suggested, would enable the Federation to retain its high profile BJGF
acronym, while acknowledging the important role of the Surface Engineering Association under the BJGF
John Swain, president of the BJGF
said: 'The board of directors of the BJGF
is looking forward to welcoming Krys to the team at Federation House and we are confident that she will prove to be a real asset to the organisation.
David Metcalfe, managing director and chairman of TPS and John Swain, president of the BJGF
conducted a tour of some halls and then hosted Clare at lunch with Barry Cleverdon, chief executive of the NEC and other BJGF