The 2014 Hardware Awards are over for another year but what a great year it's been! This year's Awards drew the biggest audience ever, attracted some of the best entrants to date. Here's to next year!
The new venue, a top MC in Oliver Driver and a great crowd all contributed to one of the best events in recent times - thanks to you all! For those who weren't there and haven't seen the results on our Facebook page, here is the lowdown on the 2014 Hardware Awards...
The 2014 Hardware Awards Suppliers of the Year are:
Building Supplies - Winstone Wallboards.
Garden - Tui Products.
Hand & Power Tools - Accent Tools.
Hardware - MiTek.
Painting & Decorating - Valspar.
On to 2014’s top DIY and home improvement retail stores and merchants…
2014 Retail Store of the Year (up to 4,000m2) - Tumu ITM Havelock North.
2014 Retail Store of the Year (over 4,000m2) - Mitre 10 MEGA Hornby.
2014 Trade Store of the Year - PlaceMakers Riccarton.
The climax of the evening is finding out who the top individual DIY retailers and merchants are…
2014 Trade Account Manager of the Year - Jacqui Keys of Mitre 10 MEGA Hornby.
2014 Young Achiever Award - Troy Scanlon of Mitre 10 Westport.
2014 Young Retailer of the Year - Luke Stock of Mitre 10 MEGA Albany.
2014 Retailer of the Year - Vincent Indo of Mitre 10 MEGA Kapiti.
Thanks to our sponsors, without whose help and support none of this would have been possible...
Thanks to all the 2014 sponsors of the Hardware Awards for their invaluable support: ASSA ABLOY, Firth, GS1, McCollams Print, Mondiale, Sika, The Laminex Group, Valspar and Winstone Wallboards.
Plus thanks go out to the following retailers and merchants for their support: BuildLink, Carters, Hammer Hardware, ITM, Mitre 10 and PlaceMakers.