ENSE has unveiled the shortlist for its 2020 awards, with the winners due to be announced at its spring conference’s gala dinner on 31 March at the Hilton Wembley Hotel.
Each year the buying consortium’s distributor and supplier members are honoured with awards, with some of the victors chosen by their trading partners.
The first of six categories is Distributor of the Year, with the shortlisted companies revealed as: Airedale Group, CHR Catering Equipment, Restaurant Design Associates, Sprint Group and Tailor Made Catering Equipment Services.
In the Director’s Award category, which honours small and medium sized distributors, the shortlisted companies are: ABDA Design Consultants, Archer/Contiquip, CKS Catering Equipment and i-Line Counters.
Supplier members vying for the Heavy Equipment Supplier of the Year Award are: Bridge Air Control Systems, CED Fabrications, Maidaid Halcyon and Rational.
For the Light Equipment Supplier of the Year category, Marco Beverage Systems, Neville UK and Valera are the shortlisted companies.
In the Associated Products and Services Award, the shortlist comprises: Die-Pat, First Choice Group, Flamefast Fire Systems, Harrison Carr and WaterCare (European WaterCare).
The final category, which is determined by the votes of the trading partners, is the Sales and Service Support Award. The shortlisted companies are: Blue Seal, Bridge Catering Fabrications, Maidaid Halcyon, Meiko and Rational.
ENSE UK MD Bob Adams added: “This conference could not be made possible without the sponsors who support ENSE and its distributors.
“Rational is sponsoring the distributor meeting and dinner as well as the distributor awards. Blue Ice is sponsoring the break sessions during the conference. Flamefast Fire Systems is sponsoring the pre-dinner drinks for the gala dinner, and the trio of Corsair, Stellex and Valera are sponsoring the gala dinner and wine.”