Voting for the Electrical Wholesaler Awards is open! 

Having received a flood of entries from wholesalers, manufacturers and supporting industry figures from across the trade, it is now time for individuals operating within the electrical sector to help decide who deserves to win an accolade from the glittering Electrical Wholesaler Awards ceremony, taking place at The Chelsea Harbour Hotel in London on Thursday 21 May. 


Voting is open 

This year, you will have the chance to have your say in the Brand categories, where your votes will be counted in order to decide the overall winners. This voting process is vital, explains Bryony Andrews, editor of EW, as it provides a way for the industry to highlight those brands and product that they feel have really pushed the boundaries of innovation over the past year. 

Voting is open NOW, so make sure you support the brands, wholesalers and professionals that you feel deserve to lift a prestigious trophy by heading to the dedicated Awards website: and casting your votes before the deadline o12pm on Friday 27 March 2020. 



Entries for the Wholesaler categories, meanwhile, will go before a panel of specially-selected expertsThe critique of these judges will be the key factor in deciding who will be deemed to be worthy of walking away from the event as a champion.  

 Our judges for this year are Eddie Embleton, managing director of Voltimum UK and International; Richard Pagett, managing director of Aria PR; Tracey Rushton-Thorpe, managing director of Keystone Communications and Steve Martin, a director and specialist advisor at Savills. EW editor Bryony Andrews will chair the panel. 

 EW caught up with Steve to find out why he decided to get involved with the awards. A known figure in the electrical industry from his previous role as technical director at the ECA (Electrical Contractors’ Association), Steve is now part of Savills Affordable Housing Team. His primary focus is providing specialist advise across the public sector, namely Local Authorities and Housing Associations, on meeting their obligations around electrical safety.[Text Wrapping Break][Text Wrapping Break]Steve commented: “I’m delighted to be part of these awards in recognizing the achievements of an essential part of our supply chain. In what is a fast pace, technology driven industry, we find ourselves relying more and more on the expertise of our suppliers to provide us with the right solutions first time. These awards give us the opportunity to appreciate the very best in this sector. 


Will you be joining us? 

The glittering awards ceremony will take place at The Chelsea Harbour Hotel in London on Thursday 21 May, where the leading wholesalers, brands and professionals will be crowned as champions in front of the industry’s elite set to be in attendance.  

Tickets are in limited supply, so it is recommended that those who wish to attend should secure a place at the event via the EW Awards website, where a range of standard or premium ticket options are available. Contact Sharon Holloway on 01622 699166 or for more details. 


To cast your vote or to purchase ticket – head to