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Alto-Shaam leaps into northern dealer backing

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Cooking and hot holding equipment specialist Alto-Shaam has become a sponsor of the Catering Insight Awards for the first time.

The manufacturer leapt at the chance to back the Distributor of the Year – North of the UK accolade, one of 16 trophies which will be given out during the gala awards night at London’s 8 Northumberland Avenue on 18 November.

Alto-Shaam VP of sales for EMEA, Simon Parke-Davis, said: “As a first time sponsor, Alto-Shaam was proud to support the Distributor of the Year – North of the UK category. We look forward to celebrating both the distributors and suppliers who have proven their resilience and seen success throughout the last 18 months.

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“At Alto-Shaam, we are dedicated to providing solutions that advance our customers’ business, and we look forward to recognising the Distributor of the Year – North of the UK who went above and beyond to support their customers.”

And as for the awards night itself, he commented: “It’s important to celebrate and honour the distributors and suppliers who have not only supported customers at the highest level, but those who have risen to the challenges of the past eighteen months and proven that the foodservice industry is strong.

“Not only is our industry strong, but it is innovative and adaptive. Those recognised at the Catering Insight Awards embody this spirit. We can all learn from each other as we work together to advance our industry forward and provide the highest quality service, products and support to our customers.

“We are looking forward to safely celebrating the award winners, and networking with colleagues in the industry.”

The full awards programme comprises:

Supplier categories
Sustainability
Service & Support
Light Equipment
Heavy Equipment
Business Development
Training & Education

Distributor categories
Distributor of the Year – South of the UK
Distributor of the Year – North of the UK, sponsored by Alto-Shaam
Distributor of the Year – Project Management
Distributor of the Year – Business Development, sponsored by Jestic Foodservice Solutions
Distributor of the Year – Marketing & Strategy
Distributor of the Year – Corporate Social Responsibility, sponsored by DC Products
Digital Initiative of the Year, sponsored by Hoshizaki UK
Service & Maintenance Provider of the Year

Headline honours
Distributor of the Year – Nationwide
Lifetime Achievement Award

Nominations will open next month, with the shortlists announced towards the end of October. Hundreds of senior sector executives will once again choose the winners themselves, with distributors voting on the supplier categories and vice versa.

You can book your essential tickets for the gala night HERE.

To discuss the unique opportunities this event offers, contact:

Mark Harris
0203 176 4226
mark.harris@itppromedia.com

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