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Who are our 2017 retail champions?

Announcing the 2017 Retailer of the Year and Young Retailer of the Year Semi-Finalists!
The 20th Hardware Awards will again be the highlight of the hardware, home improvement and building supplies calendar.

The 2017 Awards are being held on Thursday 5th October and our MC is the ebullient broadcaster and author Kerre McIvor, so the evening should be a lot of fun!

Tickets can be purchased online, but be in quick as numbers are limited and last year sold out!


 

Retailer of the Year

Open to hardware and builders’ supply merchants.

This award recognises a truly outstanding retailer – builders’ merchant – of any age who has shown initiative and enterprise in leading their team. Entrants will be owners, managers or JV partners of a hardware store or builders’ supply merchant.

 

Entries closed 14 July - here are our Semi-Finalists, congratulations to all:

Brandon Beveridge - Mitre 10 MEGA Nelson & Manukau

Mark Buckenham - PlaceMakers Hornby

Lyndon Faddy - Western ITM Whenuapai

Garth McInnes - PlaceMakers Hutt City

Andrew Milne - PlaceMakers Hawkes Bay

Joe Reece - PlaceMakers Whitianga

Thank you to everyone who nominated someone and especially to those who entered but haven't made the cut!


  

Young Retailer of the Year

Open to hardware and builders’ supply merchants.

This award recognises a young retailer - builders’ merchant (aged 30 years or under as at July 14, 2017) who has achieved a high standard in their retailing career.

Entrants will ideally be department managers, store managers or shareholders of a hardware and builders’ supply merchants. Entrants to this award will automatically be considered for the Young Achiever Award.

 

Entries closed 14 July - here are our Semi-Finalists, congratulations to all: 

Rachel Basher - Bashers ITM

Tim Feather - Mitre 10 MEGA Hastings

Emma Levy - Mitre 10 Wanaka

Letisha Pentecost - Waihi Mitre 10

Shannon Read - Mitre 10 MEGA Dunedin

Willie Reynolds - PlaceMakers Riccarton

Reagan Smith - PlaceMakers Evans Bay

Thank you to everyone who nominated someone and especially to those who entered but haven't made the cut!


 

Trade Account Manager of the Year

Open to trade account managers at builders’ supply merchants.

This award recognises an account manager active in the building supplies sector who has consistently displayed a high standard of sales professionalism and has a proven record in account management.

Entrants will be account representatives or account managers who sell hardware and building supply products by calling on builders and building companies during a regular call cycle.

This is a nationwide award with no age restriction.

Entries closed 14 July - look out soon for our Semi-Finalists coming soon!


  

Supplier Account Manager of the Year

Open to supplier account managers.

This award recognises an account manager active in the sector who has consistently displayed a high standard of sales professionalism and has a proven record in account management.

Entrants will be account representatives or account managers who sell hardware or building supply products by calling on retail and merchant stores during a regular call cycle. This is a nationwide award with no age restriction.

Entries closed 14 July - look out soon for our Semi-Finalists coming soon!