Cedabond completes Catering Insight Awards sponsorship hat-trick


Industry buying consortium Cedabond has signed on for the third year in a row as a supporting partner for the Catering Insight Awards 2018, in association with Atosa.

This year the black tie ceremony will take place on Thursday 29 November at the glitzy Bloomsbury Ballroom in central London.

The 15 award categories celebrate both distributor and supplier success and are uniquely voted for by the industry itself, with distributors voting on the supplier accolades and suppliers choosing the dealer winners.

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Cedabond executive director Phil Martin praised the initiative behind the event: “This will be the third successive year that Cedabond has sponsored the Catering Insight Awards and I have to say that they get better every year.

“Dealers and manufacturers are so pressed for time these days that opportunities such as this, which allow them to get together in a social setting without the pressures of work, are few and far between. As a result the Catering Insight Awards have become a real focal point in terms of cementing existing business relationships and forging new ones.”

He detailed that Cedabond has re-signed as a supporting partner because: “As the industry’s leading equipment purchasing consortium we are one of the main conduits between manufacturers and dealers. If our continued sponsorship helps the Catering Insight Awards to keep on growing and further strengthens the bond between manufacturers and dealers then that can only be good for them, us and the industry as a whole.”

According to Martin: “I think every industry needs to make sure that it recognises the people and businesses that are driving it forward. And at a time where so much of the business conducted on a day-to-day basis is via email, mobile phone or other form of electronic communication, the equipment sector needs an event such as this where people from across the industry can meet face-to-face to discuss ideas and the common challenges that many of them face.

“And perhaps best of all, it really is an all-inclusive event – where else would you find representatives of dealers, both large and small, manufacturers and service companies all gathered together in one place?”

The Catering Insight Awards 2018, in association with Atosa, will see the following accolades presented:


Service & Support
Light Equipment
Heavy Equipment
Business Development
Training & Education


Distributor of the Year – South of England
Distributor of the Year – North of England, sponsored by Blue Seal
Distributor of the Year – Rest of the UK
Distributor of the Year – Project Management, sponsored by Welbilt
Emerging Distributor of the Year, sponsored by Jestic Foodservice Equipment
Digital Initiative of the Year
Service & Maintenance Provider of the Year, sponsored by First Choice Group

Headline honours

Distributor of the Year – Nationwide, sponsored by Rational
Lifetime Achievement Award

Tickets for the exclusive event are now available HERE.

The now-legendary After-Party will commence following the main event, to continue the celebrations into the early hours, with details to follow soon.

To discuss the unique opportunities this event offers, contact:

Mark Harris
0203 176 4226


Anne-Marie Judge
0203 176 5632

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