The final shortlist for the inaugural BMJ Industry Awards has been announced. The actual BMJ Industry Awards logo v5winners will be announced at the Awards Lunch on Friday May 18th at the Brewery in Chiswell Street, London.

The companies and brands on the final list are:

Best Bathroom Brand

  • Methven, Lakes Bathrooms, Roca, Bristan

Best Distributor

  • Ideal Bathrooms, Encon, Everbuild, Claygate

Best Heating Brand

  • Amber Underfloor Heating , Worcester Bosch, Baxi,  Stelrad Radiators

Best Heavy side Brand

  • ACO Technologies, Ibstock,  Imperial Bricks ,   Isover

Best Kitchen Brand

  • Rixonway , Moores, Blanco, BA Clic

Best Landscaping Brand

  • Brett Paving , Azpects Ltd,   Stonemarket , Digby Stone

Best Plumbing Brand

  • Baxi , John Guest,  Wavin

 Best Roofing Brand

  • IKO, Keylite Roof Windows,, Norbord   Marley Eternit

Best Timber Brand

  • Norbord, Covers Timber, Arbor Forest Products,   SCA Merchant Services

Best Customer Service

  • Amy Sellers – SCA Timber, Cassey Behm – Methven,
    Martin Walker – Chandler Material Supplies,  Nora Conlon – Jaga Heating Products

Best Sales Rep

  • Lyndsey Makin – Methven, John Gaunt – Knauf Insulation,
    Becky Brian – Howarth Timber & Builder Supplies, Roy Selby – Azpects Ltd

Industry Personality of the year

  • Stuart Mason-Elliott – Elliotts, Andy Williamson- IKO,  Paul Bence – Bence Builders Merchants,  Tim Pollard – Pollard2Pollard

 National Rising Star of the year

  • Alex Bagnall – Keyline Peterborough, Dionne Allard – City Plumbing Supplies, Katy Monk – City Plumbing Supplies

 Independent Rising Star of the year

  • Jessica Kelsey – Alsford Timber, Karli Mallard – Ridgeons , James Tristram – EH Smith,  Lee Davies – LBS Builders Merchants

Online Merchant of the year

  • My Paint Brush, Parker Building Supplies,  Chandler Material Supplies

New Merchant of the year

  • Bence Roofing, London Lintels, MGN Builbers Merchants

 Multiple Merchant of the year (10-100 branches)

  • Ridgeons, RGB, Elliotts Builders Merchants,  EH Smith, Bradfords Building Supplies

 Independent Merchant of the year (1-10 branches)

  • George Bence Group, GPH Builders Merchants , Coomers Timber Building Supplies Chandler Material Supplies

National Merchant of the year

  • Selco, Travis Perkins, Buildbase

 Best Merchant Showroom

  • Elliotts Living Spaces – Romsey,
    EH Smith Builders Merchants – New Brick Showroom, Shirley
    Ridgeons – Nuffield Road Cambridge,
    George Bence Group t/a Obsidian Kitchens & Bathrooms,
    Nicholls Bicester Kitchen and Bathroom Solutions

Best Merchant Marketing Campaign of the year

  • Elliotts – 175 campaign,
    EH Smith Builders Merchants – New branch launch, EH Smith Castle Bromwich,
    Wolseley – Zombie Boilers,
    George Bence Group – Bence Rewards

To book your place at the event, go to:

About Fiona Russell-Horne

Group Managing Editor across the BMJ portfolio.

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