Tag: Margaret Fitzsimons

By October 13, 2016 Read More →

EDA’s first survey provides launch-pad for action

The Electrical Distributors’ Association (EDA) has published the results of its inaugural survey into the issues and opportunities facing its electrical wholesaler and manufacturer members. The survey – “What keeps you awake at night?” – explores broad themes including technology and online sales, supply-side and sales-side issues, employee training and how to attract a pipeline […]

Marco Cable and Stearn Electric awarded EDA’s most engaged members

The EDA Annual Summer Event took place on Thursday 7th July when 140 senior figures from the UK electrical industry boarded the Dixie Queen Paddle Steamer near Tower Bridge on the River Thames for a cruise downstream. The morning of networking on deck was followed by a pre-luncheon address from EDA President, Tom Jones with […]

By November 6, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Electrical distributors have a new champion

This summer, the Electrical Distributors’ Association (EDA) celebrated its centenary with a fantastic industry lunch at Kensington Palace and in April, MARGARET FITZSIMONS took over as EDA Director from Ray Evans (who this year, received a Lifetime Achievement Award in the first ever Electrical Wholesaler Awards). Editor, DEBBIE EALES met Margaret – six months into […]

By August 20, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Electrical Distributors’ Association centenary celebrations at Kensington Palace

Debbie Eales reports on the 100th anniversary celebrations of the EDA as a new book charts the Association’s fascinating history, through two World Wars and global downturns… A gala lunch in the Orangery at Kensington Palace on July 3rd, marked the 100th anniversary of the Electrical Distributors’ Association (EDA). The day began with a briefing by […]