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

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


ArtiCAD

ArtiCAD is a specialist software developer and technology innovator for the KBB sector. With nearly three decades of experience in the industry and more than 3,500 customers in the UK alone, ArtiCAD’s portfolio spans not only its industry-leading CAD product, ArtiCAD-Pro, but also an ever-increasing range of online design and planning tools. The company’s recently launched ArtiVR delivers high definition 360° VR walkthroughs of a complete room, enabling designers to showcase their work as a web-based virtual reality presentation, which can be shared via web links or embedded on web pages. ArtiCAD also offers comprehensive business management and pricing solutions.

Underpinning the company’s complete product range – including its range of support and training services – is ArtiCAD’s commitment to focus on professional, visually stunning and easy to use solutions which help customers sell their own products, designs and services.

ArtiCAD Limited is headquartered in the UK, with subsidiary companies in Ireland, North America and South Africa, and distribution partners in Australia, New Zealand and Spain.


Beko

Beko is the UK’s number one large home appliance brand . It expanded into several key categories within the small appliances market in 2017. Beko continues to develop helpful, innovative and energy efficient electrical appliances, designed to make everyday life easier for families with fast programmes and energy saving features, which can assist in saving time and money. It delivers exceptional value and quality, securing high levels of customer satisfaction through listening and responding to householders needs. These factors make Beko the consumer’s brand of choice and result in its products being recommended by 95% of its customers.

Beko has recently updated its website where you can discover all of their award-winning appliances and buy their small appliance range. Find out more here: http://www.shop.beko.co.uk/

Launched Eat Like A Pro in 2017, a global initiative to help parents around the world feed their children healthier food. As Main Partner of FC Barcelona, Beko knows exactly what the top players in the world eat every day in order to perform at their best. In 2018, Beko donated €1million to UNICEF to help prevent childhood obesity through an influencer led campaign on social media that saw the company donate €1 for every social media post using the hashtag #EatLikeAPro. Find out more here: https://eatlikeapro.beko.co.uk/our-mission/


Cosentino

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

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.


Impey Showers

Impey is the UK’s leading wetroom manufacturer. Offering a pioneering selection of wetroom technology, Impey’s market leading system includes a complete range of modern wetroom solutions from adaptable floor formers and bespoke waterproofing solutions to underfloor heating, glass screens and accessories suitable for every kind of wetroom installation.

Through the ground-breaking ‘We are Wetrooms’ training programme launched in 2016, Impey’s technical team has facilitated the training of thousands of wetroom installers across the UK, offering practical tuition and detailed information on the fitting of leak-free wetroom systems in residential and commercial locations. Impey’s highly qualified team also offers RIBA certified CPD training to all members of the wetroom sector keen to progress their technical knowledge including designers, architects, retailers, specifiers and merchants.

For more information on Impey’s wetroom systems or training opportunities visit: www.impeyshowers.com


Masterclass Kitchens

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.


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Rotpunkt

Established in 1930, Rotpunkt is a recognised industry leader in the design and manufacture of quality German kitchen furniture. The family-owned company Rotpunkt Küchen GmbH today produces high quality kitchens with the latest manufacturing technology at its main factory/headquarters and subsidiary plant in Preußisch, Oldendorf.

Acknowledged specialist for top quality fitted kitchens, Rotpunkt UK has set new standards within the kitchen industry through its superior design, unrivalled quality and technologically advanced functionality. Furnishing the KBB industry with a premium product portfolio expertly “Made in East Westfalia, Germany”, Rotpunkt UK revels in its worldwide acknowledged seal of quality for its kitchens which bring strong international design influences to the UK kitchen market.

Appealing to a range of clientele, Rotpunkt UK offers an exclusive kitchen furniture portfolio with precision aesthetics.


VitrA

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.