Posted 30th Nov 2018

REVEALED! Winners of the ek&bbusiness Awards 2018

By KBBDaily on 30th November 2018 - 10:18am
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The winners of the ek&bbusiness Awards 2018 were unveiled yesterday afternoon at the third annual edition of the prestigious event, which took place at The Brewery in London and featured copious amounts of champagne, delicious food and amazing entertainment.

Guests were treated to a champagne reception, sponsored by Rotpunkt UK, upon arrival. Our host Clive Tyldesley – ITV's chief football commentator – then took to the stage to kick off the rest of the afternoon, and former KBSA CEO Graham Hayden gave the industry Review of the Year.

A delicious three-course meal was then brought out to the awards’ 500 guests, interspersed with fantastic entertainment from pop violin trio Ember Trio, dance act Frobacks and top comedian Ed Byrne.

Finally, Tyldesley was joined on stage by ek&bbusiness publisher Darren Summerfield and editor Leigh-Anne Roberts to present the award winners with their trophies, before guests were treated to an outstanding performance to round off the afternoon by Britain's Got Talent semi-finalist Sarah Ikumu.

“Congratulations to all of our winners!" said ek&bbusiness editor Leigh-Anne Roberts. "The quality of entries this year was phenomenal and made a hard task for myself and the judges. I’d like to thank all of our guests and the sponsors for creating such an energetic and enjoyable atmosphere."

The winners of the 2018 ek&bbusiness Awards are as follows:

Best Online/Social Media Campaign, sponsored by Vitra
InSinkErator – 4N1 Touch taps campaign

Best PR Campaign
The Connection for Franke’s Refill Not Landfill UK campaign

Best Installer, sponsored by Impey
Liberty Fitting Service

Best Distributor, sponsored by 2020
PWS

Best Bespoke Kitchen Maker, sponsored by Häfele
Martin Moore

Best Surface, sponsored by Masterclass Kitchens
CRL Stone – Renaissance Collection

Best Appliance Innovation
Samsung – QuickDrive Technology

Star Appliance
Novy – Cloud 110cm ceiling hood

Best Bathroom Innovation
RAK Ceramics – RAK-Feeling shower tray

Star Bathroom Product
Crosswater – Union Brassware Collection

Best Kitchen Innovation
Blum – Blumotion S

Star Kitchen Product, sponsored by Cosentino
The 1810 Company – AXIX Seamless Technology

Best Bathroom Retailer, sponsored by Frontline Bathrooms
Stone & Chrome

Best Kitchen Retailer, sponsored by Beko
Classic Interiors

Outstanding Contribution to the KBB Industry
Yvonne Orgill, CEO, Bathroom Manufacturers Association


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