Independent Business Awards Winners 2013

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At the 21st Independent Business Awards, the following were winners and highly commended in their categories on what was a much celebrated night.

We at IER would like to thank all of you for your kind words following the event and demonstrating how our event is still an integral part of your calendars.

We all sincerely look forward to next year’s awards and keeping you posted on developments as they happen in relation to this.

The full image gallery of the night can be found via this link

Winners 2013

Independent Business Awards Winners & Highly Commended 2013.

Manufacturers Awards:

Best Advertising Campaign Consumer Electronics – Sponsored by IER

Winner: Freesat            

Highly Commended: Samsung Polar Bear Viral Campaign for EcoBubble (Special Award) & Aves Digital Wireless streaming products campaign.

Best Advertising Campaign (Large) Domestic Appliances – Sponsored by IER

Winner:  Bosch Winning Line

Highly Commended: Neff @Bake it yourself’ (BIY) & BEKO Baby Billy 9kg Washing Machine

Best Advertising Campaign (Small) Domestic Appliances – Sponsored by IER

Winner:  Bosch Winning Line

Highly Commended: Remington Keratin Advertising Campaign

Technical Innovation Award – Consumer Electronics – Sponsored by Design Solutions

Winner:  Samsung Galaxy Note II

Highly Commended: LG Smart TV  & Sony 4K LED TV Range

Technical Innovation Award – (Large) Domestic Appliances – Sponsored by Design Solutions

Winner:  Siemens SN66M054GB iQ300 Dishwasher with timelight

Highly Commended: LG Linear Compressor Technology in refrigeration & BEKO GNE114610APX four door fridge freezer.

Technical Innovation Award – (Small) Domestic Appliances – Sponsored by Design Solutions

Winner:  Samsung Sensor Technology Microwave

Highly Commended: Bosch TDA5070GB Steam Iron & De’Longhi PrimaDonna Exclusive Coffee Machine.

Eco/ Energy Saving Award – Consumer Electronics – Sponsored by Astra

Winner:  LG Smart TV with Motion Eco Sensor

Highly Commended: Pansonic E6 Series Viera TV & Samsung F8000 Series 6 Smart Full HD LED TV.

Eco/ Energy Saving Award – Domestic Appliances – Sponsored by Astra

Winner:  Samsung Ecobubble Washing Machine

Highly Commended: PLG True Steam Tumble Dryer with Heat Pump technology & Bosch SM53A12GB 6 litre dishwasher.

Best Training Award – Consumer Electronics – Sponsored by BKU

Winner:  Freesat Retail Support Team

Highly Commended: Samsung Training Roadshows & Sony Alpha=alpha sales incentive programme.

Best Training Award – Domestic Appliances – Sponsored by BKU

Winner:  LG Home Appliances Independent Training Programme

Highly Commended: Bosch BSH MDA Training & Indesit Training.

Best Industry Trainer – Sponsored by Sales Training Guide

Winner:  George Morton – Top Level Solutions

Best Accessory – Sponsored by DIY Week

Winner:  Peerless-AV Slimline Cable Range

Highly Commended: LG Magic Remote & Off The Wall Motion TV & Soundbar Stand.

Best Floorcare Product – Sponsored by Housewares

Winner:  Samsung Navibot S Robotic Vacuum Cleaner

Highly Commended: Bosch BGS52242GB Pet hair and carpet & Sebo D2 Titan.

Special Representative Award – Sponsored by Retra

Winner:  Daniel Ernest – Freesat

Ultimate Top Supplier

Winner:  LG & Samsung

Lifetime Contribution Award – Sponsored by Datateam in association with Retra

Winner:  Graham Knight (Knights Computers)

Independent Awards:

Best Independent Retailer (Consumer Electronics – Small) – Sponsored by EchoStar

Winner: Norman Hobbs

Highly Commended: Weybridge Audio & PhotostereoAV Lounge – Harrow.

Best Independent Retailer (Consumer Electronics – Large) – Sponsored by EchoStar

Winner: Wadleys of Bicester

Highly Commended: Barrett’s Digital.

Best Independent Retailer (Domestic Appliances – Small) – Sponsored by Siemens

Winner: T.K.Drake of Swaffham

Highly Commended: Domestic Supplies (Mansfield Ltd).

Best Independent Retailer (Domestic Appliances – Large) – Sponsored by Siemens

Winner: Nailsea Electrical

Highly Commended: Home Goods Ltd & Gardeners of Bristol.

Best Independent Retailer (Consumer Electronics & Domestic Appliances – Small)

Sponsored by Samsung

Winner: Hephers of St. Ives

Highly Commended: Booths Aberdeen & Lutterworth Sound and Vision.

Best Independent Retailer (Consumer Electronics & Domestic Appliances – Large)

Sponsored by Samsung

Winner: HBH Woolacotts

Highly Commended: PRC & Blaines.

Best Customer Service Award – Sponsored by D&G

Winner: Mike Sanderson Electricals

Highly Commended: PRC.

Best Regional Multiple Retailer – Sponsored by Witt

Winner: Hughes

Highly Commended: Richer Sounds.

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