Peter Wheeler to Host East Midlands fba Awards 2017


Peter Wheeler, the legendary rugby player has been announced as the compère for the East Midlands fbe Awards 2017. This awards ceremony will take place on the 12th of October, with the former England International rugby player and ex-Leicester Tigers player acting as MC for the event.

It has been predicted that about 150 professionals will be in attendance, from a range of different industries such as the construction, development and property sectors. The awards ceremony will also be supporting a charity, and for the first time the East Midlands fbe Awards will be supporting the rugby charity Wooden Spoon. This charity is dedicated to delivering rugby coaching for both disabled and disadvantaged children. This amazing charity transforms the lives of young people across the UK and Ireland.

Peter Wheeler is the Honorary President of the Wooden Spoon charity for Leicestershire and is great for such a prominent figure from the East Midlands to promote such a worthy charity as well as host this year’s fbs awards. At what promises to be an amazing evening, usually sell out event will celebrate some of the best development projects carried out across Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, and Lincolnshire. The evening will be a great opportunity to network and build a stronger network of acquaintances for the industry professionals as well as raising money for a great charity and hear from a legend in Rugby Union.

The event will be held at the City Rooms in Leicester and in the past tickets have sold out for the event in advance. The sponsors in support of this event include DW Hicks, the main sponsor, the consulting engineering company BSD, who will be sponsoring the drinks reception, M-EC, the consultant engineers sponsoring the Non-Residential Award. Arthur J Gallagher the insurance company will be sponsoring the Regeneration. Integrated Building Solution company J Tomlinson will be sponsoring the Residential Award and finally Duncan & Toplis will be sponsoring the Rising Star Award at this year’s event.


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