Industry Events

  • Registration opens for Evolving Connectivity 2018

    By ieradmin on January 22, 2018
    The Confederation of Aerial Industries Ltd (CAI) has announced that registration for its annual Evolving Connectivity conference is now open. This year’s event, taking place on April 26 at the National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham, focuses on the first major upheaval of spectrum change since the digital switchover. More of the UHF is being allocated for mobile use so UK terrestrial […]
  • Exclusively Housewares & Exclusively Electrical join forces with bira for 2018 shows

    By ieradmin on January 15, 2018
    Brooke House Exhibitions, the organisers of Exclusively Housewares & Exclusively Electrical, and the British Independent Retailers Association (bira) have announced a new joint initiative for 2018. In a drive to support the independent retailers of housewares and cook shop products the two organisations will work closely together to ensure that a visit to the show is both productive and cost […]
  • EIC celebrates success of powerBall 2017

    By ieradmin on January 5, 2018
    The Electrical Industries Trading Company, in support of the Charity, has announced that the dance extravaganza powerBall 2017 raised over £140,000. On top of that, on the night, 51 people pledged to raise £1,000 each for the Charity in the next 12 months through individual fundraising. Since the very first inaugural Festival Dinner which took place in 1908, powerBall continues […]
  • Score new contacts at the IER Awards 2018

    By ieradmin on December 12, 2017
    Bringing together members of the electrical retailing sector to celebrate the most outstanding manufacturers, retailers and individuals, the IER Awards 2018 will take place on Thursday 12 April at the Park Plaza London Victoria Hotel. It’s time to boost votes Voting in the manufacturer categories is now open and will close on 31 January 2018. Retailers are able to have […]
  • Minister calls for radios to be digital by default

    By ieradmin on September 27, 2017
    The Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP, Minister of State for Digital, has called for producers and suppliers of radios to ensure all new devices are digital by default in anticipation of the likelhood of a future transition from analogue to digital broadcasting, during an interview featured at a major radio industry conference, Drive to Digital 2017, which took place at […]
  • Hometech show reaches milestone and promises to be ‘biggest yet’

    By ieradmin on September 13, 2017
    Hughes Electrical’s 25th anniversary Hometech show promises to the biggest ever with around 50 trade stands featuring manufacturers, plus a host of leading chefs giving live cooking demonstrations, including 2016 Great British Bake-Off winner Candice Brown, while it will again be raising money for a local charity. It is being held at the Norfolk Showground on October 20-22 and has free […]
  • Samsung Retailer of the Year 2017 shortlist announced

    By ieradmin on July 31, 2017
    Recognising the highest standards of marketing creativity, sales skills and product knowledge across the Independent retail sector, Samsung Retailer of the Year is one of the most prestigious and eagerly anticipated events in the industry calendar. The first round of judging for the 2017 edition kicked off in typically spirited style last month, and I was honoured to join the […]
  • CEDIA announces 2017 EMEA Awards shortlist

    By ieradmin on June 28, 2017
    CEDIA® has revealed the shortlisted finalists for the project categories in the 2017 CEDIA Awards which celebrates the best media room, home cinema, integrated home and superyacht installations from across the EMEA region. CEDIA EMEA managing director Matt Nimmons commented: “We have been overwhelmed with the standard of the submissions this year. The standard increases every year and it’s great to […]
  • CEDIA global awards program boasts increased participation

    By ieradmin on June 8, 2017
    The newly aligned CEDIA Home Technology Professional Awards program has seen an uptick in member participation around the globe, the organisation has announced. 90 home technology professional companies spanning 18 counties have submitted 158 projects for consideration. Furthermore, over 30 companies are first time entrants in the awards program. CEDIA chairman Dennis Erskine commented: “Our dedicated team of CEDIA staff […]
  • NEFF announces MasterPartner Excellence Award winners

    By ieradmin on June 7, 2017
    The winners of the NEFF MasterPartner Excellence Awards 2017 have been announced. The kitchen industry awards, which took place on May 19 at The Brewery, London, saw NEFF showrooms and kitchen designers in the UK celebrated and acknowledged for their efforts. Hosted by actor James Nesbitt, a selection of BSH representatives and external industry experts were on hand to announce the […]