18th May 2017

Sponsors

Hubert Burda Media UK and ek&bbusiness magazine would like to thank our generous sponsors for their ongoing support of the ek&bbusiness Awards.

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2020 Technologies
Sponsor of Best Distributor

2020 helps professional designers, retailers and manufacturers in the interior design and furniture industries capture ideas, inspire innovation and streamline processes. By providing end-to-end solutions and the world’s largest collection of manufacturer’s catalogues, 2020 provides businesses with the software and content to be more efficient, integrated and productive.

2020 applications allow professional designers to create kitchens, bathrooms, closets and commercial offices which look as stunning on the screen as they will in reality. 2020 Technologies helps interior home improvement retailers to inspire the imagination of their customers and our solutions for furniture and cabinet manufacturers provide a complete manufacturing operations management capability. For more information, visit our website www.2020spaces.com


Cosentino

Sponsor of Star Kitchen Product

The Cosentino Group is the global leader in the design, production and distribution of innovative surfaces for commercial and domestic projects. Offering both versatility and a host of on-trend designs and finishes, Cosentino’s brands include, Silestone® quartz, Sensa by Cosentino® protected natural stone and the ultra-compact surface Dekton®, which can be used indoors and outdoors; from facades and exterior cladding, to worktops and flooring. Leading the way in innovation, Cosentino is committed to the development of new technologies to further revolutionise surfacing for architecture and design.


Frontline Bathrooms
Sponsor of Best Bathroom Retailer

Frontline Bathrooms is an award-winning distributor with over 5,000 stockists nationwide.

The company boasts:

  • 99% stock holding
  • 5pm cut off for next day delivery on its fleet of more than 35 vehicles
  • Own-brand ranges that provide quality alternatives to branded products
  • Ongoing product innovations
  • A comprehensive consumer-focused brochure
  • An innovative customer-friendly website
  • Marketing support to drive footfall through the doors of its retailers, and much more.

Frontline cleverly combines outstanding communications with exceptional service levels to maintain its position as market leader.


Häfele
Sponsor of Best Kitchen Innovation

Häfele is an internationally trusted name for the supply of furniture fittings, ironmongery and hardware to the trade. The industry leader is recognised not only for the superior quality of its product, but also for its expertise in the industry.

Häfele prides itself on its rich heritage and progressive attitude to innovation. Nearly 100 years after being founded, Häfele remains a family business with a genuine care for the products and service provided. It is this care, combined with a long tradition of German engineering and attention to detail, that ensures every product in the 25,000-wide specialist range can be relied on for its high quality and reliability.


Masterclass Kitchens

Sponsor of Best Surface

Masterclass Kitchens is an award-winning kitchen brand; we manufacture our own kitchens in our state-of-the-art factory based on the outskirts of Cardiff in South Wales and we employ over 220 people. The Masterclass range includes Shaker, Classic, Modern and Handleless kitchens, with over 80 colours and over 14,000 cabinet configurations, so choice is very definitely at the heart of what we do. We currently supply over 120 independent showrooms across the UK but are still looking for more high quality kitchen studios to join the Masterclass family.


VitrA
Sponsor of Best Online/Social Media Campaign

VitrA Bathrooms is part of the Eczacıbaşı Group, one of Turkey’s most prominent industrial groups. Founded in 1958, VitrA is Turkey’s leading sanitaryware manufacturer. In recent years VitrA has expanded into international markets and over 50% of VitrA’s total output is sold outside of Turkey.

From 16 production facilities in Turkey, Germany, France and Russia, VitrA produces a full range of bathroom products including over 5 million pieces of sanitaryware, complementary bathrooms furniture, baths, brassware and bathroom accessories, which are distributed to over 75 countries on 5 continents.