Sponsors

New Kitchen Retailer of the Year

  • BA Components are one of the largest kitchen and bedroom door manufacturers in the UK. With 27 years experience in the industry, BA manufactures 60,000 doors a week across two factories and export to 27 countries across the globe. With over 1000 stockists throughout the UK and Ireland and a recent acquirement of a third factory, BA are a growing business with a turnover of £30million.

 Omnichannel Kitchen Retailer of the Year

  • Blanco has over 90 years of experience producing industry leading kitchen products.Today, having sold over 50 million sinks, from stainless steel kitchen sinks to ceramic and composite granite kitchen sinks, they are one of the most successful manufacturers in the world. BLANCO stands for excellent craftsmanship, first-class materials and unbeatable designs.

Kitchen Showroom of the Year

  • British Ceramic Tile is the UK’s leading ceramic and glass tile manufacturer. With three locations nationwide in London, Devon and Yorkshire, the company offers a design-led, market-leading portfolio of wall and floor tiles, supplying directly to national and independent retailers, housebuilders and specifiers, as well as exporting overseas. With a long established history of manufacturing for over 100 years, the company has built an enviable reputation for its high quality, trend-led products, designed and made in Britain. Aspirational and innovative, tile collections are influenced by the latest trends and are the pinnacle of manufacturing excellence.

Wine sponsor

  • Caesarstone manufactures high quality engineered quartz surfaces, which are used in both residential and commercial buildings as countertops, vanities, wall cladding, floors and other interior surfaces. The wide variety of colours, styles, designs and textures of Caesarstone® products, along with Caesarstone’s inherent characteristics such as hardness, non-porous, scratch and stain resistance and durability, provide consumers with excellent surfaces for their internal spaces which are highly competitive to granite, manufactured solid surfaces and laminate, as well as to other engineered quartz surfaces. Caesarstone products are available in over 50 countries around the world. 

    As one of nature’s strongest materials, quartz provides durable, stain resistant and versatile surfacing applications, allowing homeowners to establish a cohesive design throughout the home. Caesarstone continues to uphold its status as pioneers of quartz, a title that has been attributed to the company since its conception thirty years ago.

Sponsor of the Champagne Reception 

  • Distributing bathroom products to the merchant trade, Claygate is proud to cater for any type of bathroom. From sanitaryware to bathroom accessories, Claygate not only provides quality products, but also reliable after sales support.

Bathroom Showroom of the Year

  • Compusoft is a services and software company with over 25,000 licences installed in Europe and Australasia. Compusoft cares about delivering measurable value for its customers which in day to day operations means: very user friendly sales tools that are built on 100% Windows based platforms, accurate up to date data as well as easy to use cost reducing business management tools. Compusoft is the absolute number one market leader in Europe with 21 wholly-owned subsidiaries across 16 countries employing 350 staff.

    Compusoft has made it its trademark to not only have cutting edge technology in its software solutions, but also to apply the highest possible standards in after sales service. More than 50% of its staff has chosen to be shareholders, helping to maintain the high level of motivation needed to achieve such high standards. In 25 years Compusoft has grown from a start-up into a 50 MIO EUR powerhouse in the KBB niche market.

New Bathroom Retailer of the Year

  • Frontline Bathrooms is an award-winning distributor with over 5,000 stockists nationwide.

    The company boasts:

    • 99% stock holding,
    • 5pm cut off for next day delivery on its fleet of more than 35 vehicles,
    • own-brand ranges that provide quality alternatives to branded products,
    • ongoing product innovations,
    • a comprehensive consumer-focused brochure,
    • an innovative customer-friendly website,
    • marketing support to drive footfall through the doors of its retailers, and much more.

    Frontline cleverly combines outstanding communications with exceptional service levels to maintain its position as market leader.

Independent Kitchen Retailer of the Year

  • Häfele is an internationally trusted name for the supply of furniture fittings, ironmongery and hardware to the trade. The industry leader is recognised not only for the superior quality of its product, but also for its expertise in the industry.

    Häfele prides itself on its rich heritage and progressive attitude to innovation. Nearly 100 years after being founded, Häfele remains a family business with a genuine care for the products and service provided. It is this care, combined with a long tradition of German engineering and attention to detail, that ensures every product in the 25,000-wide specialist range can be relied on for its high quality and reliability.

Best Work Surface Brand of the Year

  • Masterclass Kitchens is an award-winning brand which manufactures kitchens in their state-of-art 60,000 sq ft factory based in South Wales. The company currently has a network of over 120 independent showrooms across England, Wales, and the Channel Islands displaying and selling their product. The company’s main focus is to provide their customers with a high quality product along with exceptional service. Throughout the years they have been at the forefront of kitchen design, creating innovative products that set them apart from their competitors.

    For more information on Masterclass Kitchens visit: masterclasskitchens.co.uk

Place Mat sponsor

  • Montpellier was created in 2012 to offer consumers a comprehensive range of over 220 stylish, quality products at economical prices from washing machines, dishwashers and refrigeration right through to range cookers and a comprehensive selection of integrated appliances. All of which come with a 2 or 5 year guarantee.

Independent Bathroom Retailer of the Year

  • RAK Ceramics is a leading ceramic tile and sanitary ware manufacturer committed to providing the highest quality products and services at extremely competitive prices.

Omnichannel Bathroom Retailer of the Year

  • Having grown significantly over the last four decades, Yorkshire-based family-owned Trojan have a reputation for both quality and consistency, supplying some of the UK’s most recognised brands with acrylic baths. We have extensive knowledge and experience of working with a wide range of partners in the industry to build ranges that are perfect for all end consumers.

    2018 looks to be one of our most exciting years yet, as we have invested in the Trojan Baths brand – relaunching with a whole new positioning and communications earlier this year – as well as planned expansion in our Bathe Easy and Trojan Trays brands too. 

    If you would like to benefit from our expertise, we’d love to chat you through all of our ranges so get in touch: call 01484 648181, email sales@trojan-plastics.co.uk or follow us on social media @trojanbaths (Facebook and Instagram)

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  • Uform is an award winning, market leading company, manufacturing and distributing a comprehensive range of doors and accessories to kitchen retailers and manufacturers throughout the UK and Ireland. Uform’s innovative ranges to include painted, stained, gloss, matte, PVC and timber finishes, along with their unbeatable turnaround times, allow retailers to efficiently and confidently serve their clients, ensuring customer satisfaction.

Best Sales Representative

  • www.usedkitchenexchange.co.uk is the UK’s leading website for the sale of ex display and used kitchens. Working across the UK we provide an end to end, fully inclusive sales service for manufacturers, showrooms and domestic sellers.  Our extensive profile of services includes Manufacturing & Retail Partnerships, showroom clearance projects, one off ex display sales and a ‘trade-in’ package for domestic used kitchens. Our business methodology is based around sustainability, closing the circle and offering a commercially and ethically beneficial business enabler to the kitchen industry.

Charity sponsor

  • VADO is a leading British brassware manufacturer providing high quality taps, showers and accessories to customers across the globe.

    VADO believe in channelling expertise and engineering know-how into innovative brassware technology to deliver outstanding products that guarantee the very best of British design.

    As experts in the brassware industry, VADO take pride in heritage and history, ensuring only the finest materials are crafted into premium product ranges.

    Having built a renowned reputation for creating products that use water sustainably and deliver a truly sensory user experience, VADO’s unique product range can be found in some of the most prestigious hotel, commercial and residential developments across the world.

    Progressive product innovation, outstanding customer service and an agility to support large scale developments ensures a globally trusted brand, so when you choose VADO superior quality comes as standard.

    Make your dream bathroom a reality with VADO, and let your inspiration flow.

Host and After-party sponsor 

  • Virtual Worlds is the UK’s leading CAD provider to the KBB industry; a position rewarded to them through their success in facilitating increased sales to their network of manufacturing, distribution and retailing clients.

    Virtual Worlds is targeted to deliver enhancements to the end consumer’s buying experience with a range of products and services including the provision of computer generated photography for glossy brochures and a unique, fully immersive and interactive 4D showroom buying experience which places the end consumer inside a real world simulation of their future KBB space.