The countdown to the Electrical Wholesaler Awards has begun again, and with new categories and awards up for grabs, there’s never been a better time to get involved. Could you or your company win a spot in the EW Hall of Fame?

Since its launch in 2014 by publisher, Datateam Business Media, the Electrical Wholesaler Awards has established itself as a platform to celebrate and recognise excellence and achievement across the electrical wholesaling sector.

This year, the Electrical Wholesaler Awards will take place at the stunning Chelsea Harbour Hotel in London on Thursday 21 May 2020.

We’ve unveiled a number of new categories for the 2020 ceremony, created to allow wholesalers themselves to have more of a say in our decision-making process. And, as always, entering the Electrical Wholesaler Awards is quick, easy and free. Simply submit your examples of excellence using the online form at: electricalwholesalerawards.co.uk.

WHOLESALER CATEGORIES

Best Wholesaler: Sole Branch
This category is open to any electrical wholesale company that operates within the UK and Ireland and has just one sole branch. Judges will consider the following: the diversity and innovation in the product range stocked; any evidence of great customer service and any measures/initiatives that have been put in place to deal with business and/or industry challenges.

Best Wholesaler: 2-5 Branches
This category is open to any electrical wholesale company with 2-5 branches that operate within the UK and Ireland. Judges will consider the following: the diversity and innovation in the product range stocked across all branches; any evidence of great customer service and any measures/initiatives that have been put in place to deal with business and/or industry challenges.

Best Wholesaler: 6-25 Branches
This category is open to any electrical wholesale company with 6-25 branches that operate within the UK and Ireland. Judges will consider the following: the diversity and innovation in the product range stocked across all branches; any evidence of great customer service and any measures/initiatives that have been put in place to deal with business and/or industry challenges.

Best Wholesaler: 26+ Branches
This category is open to any electrical wholesale company with more than 26 branches that operate within the UK and Ireland. Judges will consider the following: the diversity and innovation in the product range stocked across all branches; any evidence of great customer service and any measures/initiatives that have been put in place to deal with business and/or industry challenges.

Best Individual Branch
This accolade will be won by the very best individual branch of any electrical wholesale company. Judges will consider the following: how the branch manages to stand out from the rest; the diversity and innovation in the product range stocked; any evidence of great customer service and any measures/initiatives that have been put in place to deal with business and/or industry challenges.

Best Wholesaler Website
This category is open to any electrical wholesale companies with an outstanding website that offers a wide product range, quick & reliable delivery and outstanding customer service.

Best Customer Service: Wholesaler
This accolade will be awarded to an electrical wholesale company that has demonstrated outstanding customer service and a commitment to going the extra mile for its client.

Best Training Provider
This category is open to any electrical wholesale company that has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to providing training/training initiatives for their team.

BRAND CATEGORIES

Best Accessories Brand
Awarded to the very best accessories brand that manufactures products that are available to purchase through electrical wholesalers, including by not limited to wiring, sockets, plugs etc.

Best Lighting Brand
Awarded to the very best lighting brand that manufactures external & internal lighting products, lamps, occasion lighting etc. that are available to purchase through electrical wholesalers.

Best Heating Brand
Awarded to the very best heating brand that manufactures indoors & outdoor heating products, radiators, fireplaces etc, available to purchase through electrical wholesalers.

Best Safety/Security Brand
Awarded to the very best safety/security brand that manufacturers products including, but not limited to, fire protection products, detectors, doorbells, alarms and CCTV etc, available to purchase through electrical wholesalers.

Best Overall Brand
Awarded the very best brand offering innovative products and technologies available to purchase through electrical wholesalers, with a track record of outstanding service.

Best Customer Service: Brand
Awarded to a brand that has demonstrated outstanding customer service and commitment to going the extra mile.

Best New Product
Awarded for the very best overall product launched between January 2019 and January 2020 that is available to purchase through electrical wholesalers.

INDIVIDUAL CATEGORIES

Industry Icon
The Industry Icon accolade will be bestowed upon an individual that has played a significant role in and demonstrated passion and commitment to, the electrical wholesaling industry. Both manufacturers/suppliers and wholesalers can nominate an individual to win this award.

An independent panel of industry experts will convene in February to decide the winner of this prestigious accolade.

For more information, to nominate or enter, and to book your tickets, visit: electricalwholesalerawards.co.uk