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CELEBRATING SUCCESS – THE 2018 HARDWARE AWARDS

Do you have what it takes? Do you, your store or company measure up?

We predict that the 23rd Hardware Awards will once again be the highlight of this year's hardware, home improvement and building supplies calendar.

The 2018 Awards are being held on Thursday 4th October at the prestigious Cordis Hotel in Auckland.

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

If you think you have what it takes, or that someone else deserves to have their achievements celebrated, do the right thing and nominate someone or enter now.

Just announced: meet the judges of the 2018 Hardware Awards here.


Young Retailer of the Year

Open to hardware retailers and builders’ supply merchants.

This award recognises a young retailer or builders’ merchant (aged 30 years or under as at July 14, 2018) who has achieved a high standard in their retailing career.

Entrants will be department managers, store managers or even shareholders of a hardware retailer or builders’ supply merchant.

Entrants will automatically be considered for the Young Achiever Award.

Nominations close 15 June. Entries close 13 July

   


Retailer of the Year

Open to hardware retailers and builders’ supply merchants.

This award recognises a truly outstanding retailer or 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.

Nominations close 15 June. Entries close 13 July

   


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 other building supply products by calling on builders and building companies during a regular call cycle.

This is a nationwide award with no age restriction.

Nominations close 15 June. Entries close 13 July

   


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.

Nominations close 15 June. Entries close 13 July

   


Retail Store of the Year

Open to hardware and builders’ supply merchants.

This award recognises outstanding hardware retail stores, builders’ supply merchants and home decor retailers.

Two categories

  • Up to 4,000m2 of retail showroom area
  • Over 4,000m2 of retail showroom area

Nominations close 15 June. Judging deadline 6 August


Trade Store of the Year

Open to hardware and builders' supply trade stores which service the trade sector.

This award recognises outstanding trade stores in the hardware and builders’ supply industries.

Nominations close 15 June. Judging deadline 6 August


Supplier of the Year

Open to hardware and building product suppliers.

This award recognises outstanding suppliers of products to the hardware, builders’ supply and home decor retail sectors.

The winners will be those suppliers that demonstrate optimum effectiveness in key operational areas.

Five categories:

  • Building products
  • Painting & decorating
  • Garden
  • Hand & power tools
  • Hardware

Nominations close 15 June. Judging deadline 6 August