Awards 2017
London Hilton Hotel
24 November 2017

How to enter

Are you Eligible?

Entries are welcome from merchants of all types including builders', plumbers', timber, decorators', heating, general and other merchants, merchant wholesalers/distributors and architectural ironmongers. Manufacturers, suppliers, housebuilders, developers, contractors, installers and other supplier industry customers may also submit nominations.

With the exception of the 'Supplier of the Year' and 'Lifetime Achievement' categories, all nominations must focus on a merchant business, or a member of staff working for a merchant business.

To be considered eligible, all entrants must have at least one physical trade counter which supplies construction products and materials to the trade. Business which operate exclusively online will not be considered.

Initiatives and strategies will be considered that have been implemented between January 2016 and the present day.


Who can nominate?

Nominations can be submitted for any merchant or their staff. People can nominate themselves, or be nominated by a third-party. There is no limit to the number of categories a person or business can be nominated for, provided they are eligible for that category.

All nominations are treated in confidence and no contact information will be passed to any third party.


How Do I Nominate?

Nominations should be submitted online through this website as a word document.  If you are still struggling to submit the nomination online, please email it to Cathy Barnett-Radu Please note that if you are shortlisted as a finalist then we will require the entry in a word format and if you include images into this then they will need to be provided as seperate documents.

There is no charge to enter the Awards.

To nominate, click on Categories, select the Category you wish to nominate, then click 'Nominate'. Fill in the online form, remembering to upload your finished nomination document.

A maximim of four supporting images may be supplied for nominations in the following categories: Hard Landscaping Display of the Year; Best Showroom; Best Marketing Initiative; Tool Showroom of the Year. These should be supplied as good quality JPEG files seperate to the nomination and emailed to Cathy Barnett-Radu at

Once a entry has been submitted it cannot be amended. Please only submit the final document.

Nomination Tips:


If you are nominating someone else, please include your full contact details (as the nominator) as well as the full contact details for the nominated company/person who you are nominating.

Please note the deadline for all nominations is Friday 1st September, 2017.


Contact details

Cathy Barnett-Radu
The Hemming Group
Builders' Merchants Awards for Excellence 2017
32 Vauxhall Bridge Road

Tel:     020 7973 4603
Fax:    020 7973 6600

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