A host of housewares suppliers, products and people were honoured with awards at last week’s AIS spring show dinner.
The awards are made in a variety of categories, and recognise outstanding quality, sales and service to members.
Taking the Supplier of the Year title was Horwood Homewares, with Taylors Eye Witness as runner-up. And AIS made joint awards in the Representative of the Year category, to Grant Simmons of Horwood and Owen Everitt of Rayware.
Best Member Store was Barton Grange garden centres, and Best Buyer/Manager Jennifer Read of Norwich-based department store Jarrold & Sons. Finally, Product of the Year was named as Chefmate Kwoks and Mini Frys from Pilot Housewares.