Builders’ Merchants Awards nominations – time is running out!

The deadline to get nominations in for the Builders’ Merchants Awards 2019 is fast approaching. Friday 30 August will be your last chance, so now is the time to enter in your nominees.

IKO is delighted to support the awards once again by sponsoring the Independent Merchant Achiever of the Year Award.

With a total of 22 categories to choose from, there have been some changes to the categories for 2019 to ensure everyone in the industry gets a chance to shine.

New categories include: Lightside Showroom of the Year, Kitchen & Bathroom Showroom of the Year and National Merchant Achiever of the Year. You can view the full list of categories and the criteria here:

Paul Sheppard of Murdock Builders Merchants Ltd, winner of the IKO sponsored Achiever of the Year 2018, enjoyed a successful year following his hard work.

The finalists shortlisted for each category will be invited to attend the prestigious event itself at the London Hilton on Park Lane. Proclaimed as ‘the must attend event in the industry calendar’, attendees are invited to a champagne reception.

This will be followed by a lavish three-course lunch and post-event drinks to round off a day of celebration and networking with over 750 industry peers.

The Builders’ Merchants Awards are the culmination of a year’s hard work, taking place on Friday 22 November. To nominate yourself, your company or your colleagues in the industry, visit:

The Builders’ Merchants Awards is in partnership with the BMF and is sponsored by some of the biggest names in the merchant sector.

Visit to see who else is sponsoring the awards.

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