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2018 DIY Week Awards judging panels announced

Published: 15 December 2017 - Fiona Garcia
 

We can officially revealed the two judging panels for the 2018 DIY Week Awards, which take place on Friday, May 11 at the Park Plaza Victoria in London.

 

Judging the supplier categories will be:

ANDREW GEORGIOU, senior trader, Robert Dyas (Theo Paphitis Retail Group)

JOHN COSFORD, buyer, DIY, Wilko

MIKE FARRANTS, buyer, Wyevale Garden Centres

PAUL ANDREWS, DIY product manager, Home Hardware Southwest

PAUL WARREN, managing director, Broad Street DIY

STEVE GUY, head of sales – outdoor, Kingfisher

VICKY NUTTALL, director, Garden Industry Manufacturers Association

GARY HAYMAN, group buyer, Capital Gardens

PAUL GARLAND, associate buyer – DIY & garden, QVC UK

 

 

Judging the retail categories will be:

SIMON BICKNELL, marketing development director, Toolbank

PAUL BAGNALL, channel manager, Henkel Consumer Adhesives

IAIN WYLIE, chief executive, Garden Centre Association

COLIN PETTY, industry consultant and former DIY Week Publisher

NIGEL WRIGHT, operations director, Stax Trade Centres

STEVE AKERS. director of buying, BIRA Direct

MARK ALEXANDER, managing director, Benchmark Retail Services Limited

PAUL HOUSEGO, retail consultant

 

With Christmas almost upon us and retailers and suppliers under significant time pressures, the deadline for entries to the DIY Week Awards has been extended.

The FINAL DEADLINE for entries in both suppliers and retailer categories is WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2018.

The DIY Week Awards work to recognise excellence in retailing, innovative products and forward-thinking suppliers. Don’t miss out on the chance to showcase your stand-out business or product and be in with a chance of winning an accolade.

The event is the perfect opportunity to network with the cream of the home improvement and garden sector and, for those lucky enough to be shortlisted for an award, it provides the perfect platform to showcase your business or product and reward the people that are integral to the success of your company.

Find out more about putting your retail business, team, product or initiative forward for a DIY Week Award at www.diyweekawards.co.uk
 

Read more about our judges in the December 15 issue of DIY Week

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