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CELEBRATING SUCCESS – THE 2019 HARDWARE AWARDS

Do you have what it takes? Do you, your store or company measure up?

The 24th Hardware Awards will again be the highlight of the hardware, home improvement and building supplies calendar.

The 2019 Awards are being held on Thursday 3rd October. Tickets can be purchased online, but be in quick as numbers are limited and last year sold out!

If you think you have what it takes, or that someone else deserves to have their achievements celebrated, do the right thing and nominate someone or enter now.


Young Retailer of the Year

Open to hardware and builders’ supply merchants.

This award recognises a young retailer - builders’ merchant (aged 35 years  or under as at July 12, 2019) who has achieved a high standard in their retailing career.

Entrants will ideally be department managers, store managers or shareholders of a hardware and builders’ supply merchants. Entrants to this award will automatically be considered for the Young Achiever Award.

  

Nominations close 14 June. Entries close 12 July


Retailer of the Year

Open to hardware and builders’ supply merchants.

This award recognises a truly outstanding retailer – builders’ merchant – of any age who has shown initiative and enterprise in leading their  team. Entrants will be owners, managers or JV partners of a hardware store or builders’ supply merchant.

  

Nominations close 14 June. Entries close 12 July


Trade Account Manager of the Year

Open to trade account managers at builders’ supply merchants.

This award recognises an account manager active in the building supplies sector who has consistently displayed a high standard of sales professionalism and has a proven record in account management.

Entrants will be account representatives or account managers who sell hardware and building supply products by calling on  builders and building companies during a  regular call cycle.

This is a nationwide award with no age restriction.

  

Nominations close 14 June. Entries close 12 July


Supplier Account Manager of the Year

Open to supplier account managers.

This award recognises an account manager active in the sector who has consistently displayed a high standard of sales professionalism and has a proven record in account management.

Entrants will be account representatives or account managers who sell hardware or building supply products by calling on retail and merchant stores during a regular call cycle. This is a nationwide award with no age restriction.

  

Nominations close 14 June. Entries close 12 July


Retail Store of the Year

Open to hardware and builders’ supply merchants.

This award recognises outstanding retail stores in the hardware, builders’ supply or home decor industries.

Two categories

  • Up to 4,000m2 of retail showroom area
  • Over 4,000m2 of retail showroom area

Nominations close 14 June. Judging deadline 9 August


Trade Store of the Year

Open to hardware, builders supply trade stores which service the trade sector.

This award recognises outstanding trade stores in the hardware and builders’ supply industries.

Two categories

  • Up to 3,000m2
  • Over 3,000m2

Nominations close 14 June. Judging deadline 9 August


Supplier of the Year

Open to hardware and building merchant suppliers.

This award recognises outstanding industry suppliers of products to the hardware, builders’ supply and home decor retail sectors. Judges will be looking for suppliers that demonstrate effectiveness in key operational areas.

Five categories:

  • Building products
  • Painting & decorating
  • Garden
  • Hand & power tools
  • Hardware

Nominations close 14 June. Judging deadline 9 August