EW Awards 2018

Voting has opened for the Electrical Wholesaler Awards 2018, and individuals throughout the electrical wholesaling sector are invited to make their voices heard through the secure online voting form. Voting closes on March 30, so make sure you visit to vote for your favourites.

to vote. The online vote will be the sole decider for these awards, with the recipient of the highest number of votes in each category being the winner. In the wholesaler categories, the winners will be decided by a two-part process. Customers and suppliers can submit their votes online, and a panel of judges will convene in March to review each entry and submit their scores – with each process carrying a 50% weighting in the final decision. Remember that voting closes on Friday,

H March 30. The winners will then be revealed at the

Electrical Wholesaler Awards ceremony, during a gala dinner at the prestigious Tower Hotel, London, on Thursday, May 10. It’s a return to the venue for the awards, which were launched there in 2014. The awards recognise and reward outstanding electrical wholesalers and manufacturers, and the ceremony provides the industry with a unique opportunity to network with industry peers and celebrate the successes of the past 12 months. In addition to high profile awards

presentations and a great networking opportunity, guests will also be treated to an evening of entertainment with award- winning comedian Sean Collins hosting the event and adding his own brand of humour. Mike Gammon, Divisional Manager at

Datateam Business Media Ltd, which publishes this magazine, said: “We are celebrating the fifth year of the EW Awards, which are now an established event in the electrical industry’s calendar. It is an unmissable opportunity for the industry to recognise the hard work of the past 12 months – not just in terms of customer service but in terms of manufacturing excellence.

“Not only that, but it’s a chance to reward your employees, consolidate your existing

ere’s how the voting will work. In the manufacturer categories, only industry professionals are eligible

business relationships and network with a room full of potential clients.” Whether in the running for an award or not,

the EW Awards dinner is a great evening out for anyone involved in the electrical wholesaling sector. The EW Awards are supported by a number

of key industry names, including Lyvia Electrical Ltd, ML Accessories (Knightsbridge brand), Scolmore Group and Selectric.

Voting is now OPENfor the EW Awards 2018

Sponsors of the Awards enjoy brand visibility

in a targeted promotional campaign, both prior to the Awards, on the night and in post-event materials. With bespoke packages available, brands can get the coverage they want at a cost-effective price that is right for them.

For more information, contact Mike Gammon on 01622 699142 or at

Book your tickets for the EW Awards gala dinner


ickets to the EW Awards ceremony and dinner at London’s Tower Hotel can be booked online at or email

your requirements to As well as top flight comedy and a chance to round the

evening off on the dance floor, the mouthwatering menu is guaranteed to be a winner. Take a look at this year’s menu:

Starters: ●Smoked and poached salmon roulade served with red chilli and pickled cucumber, saffron infused crème fraiche, Keta caviar, baby leaf salad ●Roast tomato and basil soup served with garlic croutons (V)

Mains: ●Braised beef feather blade served with pomme puree, glazed shallot, carrot and garden greens, Glenmorangie whisky jus ●Seared polenta cake, glazed brie served with wild mushroom fricassee, confit sweet peppers and herbs (V, pre-order only)

Dessert: ●Opera cheesecake with toffee sauce, raspberry sorbet, pecan pie brandy sauce and mango sorbet

The Tower Hotel, London – venue for the EW Awards 2018 dinner – offers this stunning view of Tower Bridge.

Your host for the evening, acclaimed comedian, Sean Collins.

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