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Awards 2017

Shine bright.

You’re entrepreneurial.  We understand that you’ve worked hard to build your business into what it is today and you’re proud of it. Now it’s time to shine.

The bira awards recognise and reward the very best in our industry, showcasing the talent, hard work, innovation and achievements of bira members.

The 2017 bira award winners are:

bira direct – Best Marketing Award : Connect

bira direct – Supplier of the year – Hardware, Garden, DIY & Pet: Stax

bira direct – Supplier of the year – Cookshop, Housewares, Tabletop & Gift: Horwood

bira honorary award: Chris Patterson, Pattersons

Independent retail employee of the year: Nathan Gale, Gardner and Scardifield

Independent team of the year: Roobarb

Independent retail business of the year – Winner: Rachel Riley

Independent retail business of the year – Highly Commended: Aspire Style

Local Hero – Winner: Lyn French, The Stitch Mouse

Local Hero – Highly Commended: Holli Doherty, AkzoNobel

Charitable Champion: Alistair McAuley, AkzoNobel