DATES: Awards 2018
GALA EVENT: Friday 11 May
LOCATION: Mansion House, Dublin
TIME: 7pm-Late
DEADLINE: 26th March

Vote for your preferred wholesaler

APPRENTICE OF THE YEAR

(Sponsored by Edmundson Electrical)

  • WINNER: Stephen Mullery, Designer Group
  • WINNER: Sean Hoey, King & Moffatt Building Services
  • Highly Commended: Jack Walshe, Winthrop Engineering

SALES REPRESENTATIVE OF THE YEAR

(Sponsored by Timeguard)

  • WINNER: Ruth Allen, Wago Limited
  • Highly Commended: Niall Sheridan, ZG Lighting Ireland Ltd

BEST MARKETING CAMPAIGN

(Sponsored by Ei Electronics)

  • WINNER: Thorn Lighting part of the Zumtobel Group for THORNeco
  • Highly Commended: BG Electrical for USBeautiful

UNSUNG HERO

(Sponsored by Greenlamp)

  • WINNER: Geoff Peat, Peat Wholesale Ltd

INNOVATIVE PRODUCT OF THE YEAR

(Sponsored by Verde LED)

  • WINNER: BG Electrical for Wi-Fi Socket Range Extender
  • Highly Commended: Hager Ltd for KNX easy

DOMESTIC PROJECT OF THE YEAR

(Sponsored by Luceco)

  • WINNER: Prowire Electrical Limited for Clapham House, Waterford
  • Highly Commended: Stephen Crean Electrical for ‘Room to Improve’ dwelling extension, Dublin

COMMERCIAL PROJECT OF THE YEAR (SMALL CATEGORY)

(Sponsored by ECi Lighting)

  • WINNER: Designer Group for Hubspot Dublin Office
  • Highly Commended: RCC Engineering for Oughterard Wastewater Treatment Plant

COMMERCIAL PROJECT OF THE YEAR (LARGE CATEGORY)

(Sponsored by Ansell Lighting)

  • WINNER: T Bourke for Merrion Hotel & Suites, Dublin
  • Highly Commended: Cobec Engineering for One Molesworth Street Dublin
  • Highly Commended: William Farrell Ltd for Oracle EMEA Block C, Dublin

LIGHTING PROJECT OF THE YEAR

(Sponsored by Chronotherm Controls)

  • WINNER: ECI Lighting Ltd for Oracle EMEA Block C, Dublin
  • Highly Commended: Electric Skyline Ltd for Kilkenny Central Access Scheme & Saint Francis Bridge

LIGHTING PRODUCT

(Sponsored by Sundrive Electrical)

  • WINNER: Wago Limited for Wago Lighting Management
  • Highly Commended: Aurora Lighting for AOne powered by Gooee
  • Highly Commended: Verde LED Ltd for Falcon (Low Glare Downlight)

CONSULTANT OF THE YEAR

(Sponsored by ZG Lighting)

  • SPECIAL RECOGNITION: METEC Consulting Engineers
  • SPECIAL RECOGNITION: Ethos Engineering

FIRE & SECURITY CONTRACTOR OF THE YEAR

(Sponsored by Click Litehouse & ESP)

  • WINNER: McElwaine Security Services Ltd
  • Highly Commended: Oxley Electrical & Security ltd
  • Highly Commended: Apex Fire Ltd

SPECIALIST CONTRACTOR OF THE YEAR

(Sponsored by TEC Electric)

  • WINNER: Eclipse Controls
  • Highly Commended: SystemNet

CONTRACTOR OF THE YEAR (SMALL CATEGORY)

(Sponsored by IEBG)

  • WINNER: Prowire Electrical Limited
  • Highly Commended: Stephen Crean Electrical

CONTRACTOR OF THE YEAR (MEDIUM CATEGORY)

(Sponsored by Metcollect)

  • WINNER: T Bourke
  • Highly Commended: E. Clarke (Castletown Geoghegan) Ltd

CONTRACTOR OF THE YEAR (MEDIUM CATEGORY)

(Sponsored by Core Electrical)

WINNER: Cobec Engineering

Highly Commended: Designer Group

Highly Commended: William Farrell Ltd

SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARDS

(Sponsored by Aurora Lighting)

  • Noeleen Rooney, Dolphin Electrical
  • Eddie Leonard, ZG Lighting Ireland Ltd

WHOLESALER AWARDS 2018

(Sponsored by Precision Cables)

IRELAND’S ELECTRICAL MAGAZINE READERS’ POLL FOR THE 2018 PREFERRED IRISH WHOLESALER

  • WINNER: Dolphin Electrical

IRELAND’S WHOLESALER 2018 FOR BEST OWNER-MANAGED / SINGLE STORE

  • WINNER: MCK Electrical Ltd

IRELAND’S WHOLESALER 2018 FOR BEST MULTI-LOCATION BRANCH

  • WINNER: Edmundson Electrical – Glasnevin Branch

OVERALL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD 2018

(Sponsored by WorkPal)

  • WINNER: Gabriel Byrne, Fantasy Lights

Shortlist

Ahead of the Gala Awards Night on Friday, May 11,  2018, at The Round Room, Mansion House, Dublin, the shortlist for Ireland’s National Electrical Awards has been revealed:

  • Ansell Lighting
  • Access Data Installations
  • Apex Fire
  • ATC
  • Aurora Lighting
  • BG Electrical
  • Byrnes Electrical
  • Christopher Finnegan, Jerry Fogarty Electrical
  • Chronotherm Controls
  • Cobec Engineering
  • Colm O’ Reilly, Cobec Engineering
  • Core Electrical
  • Cross Electrical
  • Dan Hope, Ansell Lighting
  • Dean Martin, Specialist Technical Services Ltd
  • Designer Group
  • DLight Lighting Design
  • Dolphin Electrical
  • Dublin Electrical Wholesalers Ltd
  • E Clarke (Castletown Geoghegan) Ltd
  • ECI Lighting Ltd
  • Eclipse Controls
  • Edmundson Electrical Ireland (Glasnevin branch)
  • Electric Skyline Ltd
  • Ethos Engineering
  • Hager Ltd
  • Homan O’Brien
  • Jack Walshe, Winthrop Engineering
  • Jason Nolan, Stephen Crean Electrical
  • JB Electrical
  • Jim Gallagher, Ansell Lighting
  • Kieran Callaghan Electrical Ltd
  • Knipex
  • LED Group Ltd (ROBUS)
  • Leictreach PAT international Ltd
  • Mainscourt Electrical Ltd
  • McElwaine Security
  • MCK Electrical Ltd
  • Metec Consulting Engineers
  • Michael Connolly, Cobec Engineering
  • MK Electric
  • Niall Sheridan, ZG Lighting
  • Noel Staide, Electric Skyline Ltd
  • Oxley Electrical & Security
  • Paul Healy, Ansell Lighting
  • PMEP Consulting
  • Prowire Electrical Limited
  • RCC Engineering
  • Ruth Allen, Wago Limited
  • Sean Hoey, King and Moffatt Building Services
  • Sean Horan Ltd
  • SK Electrical Services Ltd
  • Stephen Crean Electrical
  • Stephen Mullery, Designer Group
  • System Net
  • T Bourke
  • Thorn Lighting
  • Tiernan Engineering Ltd
  • Timeguard Ltd
  • Verde LED Ltd
  • Wago Limited
  • William Farrell Limited
  • ZG Lighting

To book your table or to find out how to become a sponsor, telephone 01 696 8319 or e-mail [email protected] or [email protected]

The inaugural Ireland’s National Electrical Awards will recognise the high levels of excellence from all across the country.

Taking place in Dublin for the first time, the country’s top electrical contractors, consultants, wholesalers, manufacturers, people, products and projects will be recognised and rewarded at a gala ceremony on Friday, May 11, 2018, at the historic Mansion House in Dublin.

Hosted by Ireland’s Electrical Magazine, the awards are judged by an independent panel of respected industry experts who, through their experience, industry knowledge and professional approach, will have the difficult task of selecting the winners from across 16 different categories.

This event builds on the success of Northern Ireland’s Electrical Awards, which have been running in Belfast since 2013.

ENTER NOW
Entry is free. For more information, contact Janice Uprichard on (RoI) 01 696 8319 or (NI) 028 9261 2990 or e-mail [email protected]

Categories

The categories for Ireland’s National Electrical Awards 2018 include:

APPRENTICE OF THE YEAR
This award seeks to acknowledge and celebrate an apprentice’s outstanding contribution to their workplace.

SALES REPRESENTATIVE OF THE YEAR
This award recognises a sales representative who provides outstanding customer service, superior product knowledge and support to meet customers’ needs.

BEST MARKETING CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR
This category looks at how a company has marketed itself, a new service and/or product across a number of platforms, including digital media.

INNOVATIVE PRODUCT OF THE YEAR
Open to manufacturers, this category recognises the innovation, background and performance of a product that has been launched in the last two years. Judges will also look for a genuine innovative or novel approach of existing technology to new markets.
– Sponsored by Click Litehouse

LIGHTING PRODUCT OF THE YEAR
This category is open to lighting product manufacturers and will look at energy efficient credentials, innovation, background and performance in the marketplace of a product that was launched in the last two years.

LIGHTING PROJECT OF THE YEAR
This category is open to manufacturers, contractors and/or design teams. Entries are judged on the presentation of their work and on the lighting aspect of a project that has been completed in the last two years.

DOMESTIC ELECTRICAL PROJECT OF THE YEAR
Entries are judged on a presentation of how an electrical contractor has worked positively on a new build or retrofit domestic electrical project to deliver high standards and meet strict deadlines. The project must have been successfully completed in the last two years.

COMMERCIAL ELECTRICAL PROJECT OF THE YEAR (SMALL AND LARGE)
Awards will be presented for both large and small commercial projects. This category is open to electrical consultants and/or contractors, and entries are judged on a presentation of how they worked positively throughout a commercial electrical installation project completed in the last two years to deliver high standards and meet strict deadlines.
– Large Commercial Project sponsored by Ansell

ELECTRICAL CONSULTANT OF THE YEAR
Recognising the important role played by electrical consultants in a project, this category is open to electrical consultants to put their company forward or for nominations from electrical contractors. Entries are judged on a presentation of how they worked positively throughout an electrical installation project completed in the last two years to deliver high standards and meet strict deadlines.
– Sponsored by ZG Lighting

FIRE & SECURITY CONTRACTOR OF THE YEAR
This award recognises fire and security companies within this specialist sector and entrants are judged on their ability to provide solutions to recent challenging project(s).

SPECIALIST CONTRACTOR OF THE YEAR
Recognising contractors with a specialist set of skills, this new category focuses on the high level of expertise they bring to a project. Entries are judged on a presentation of how the specialist contractor has provided a solution for a project completed within the last two years.

ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR OF THE YEAR (SMALL, MEDIUM AND LARGE)
With awards for small, medium and large contractors, this category is open to all electrical contracting companies. Entries are judged on a presentation of how they have provided a solution to recent challenging project(s) completed in the last two years alongside customer testimonials.
– Small Contractor sponsored by IEBG
– Medium Contractor sponsored by Metcollect
– Large Contractor Sponsored by Core Electrical

ELECTRICAL WHOLESALER AWARDS
This category is open to electrical wholesalers of all sizes. This category recognises areas such as customer service, training, product knowledge and sales performance.
While wholesalers can nominate themselves, customers will also have the opportunity to vote for their preferred electrical wholesaler through an online poll at www.elecmagazine.com.
There are five awards up for grabs within the wholesaler category:

  • Ireland’s Electrical Magazine Readers’ Poll
  • Best Owner Managed/ Single Store
  • Best Multi-location Wholesaler
  • Best Customer Service
  • Overall Wholesaler of the Year

-Sponsored by Precision Cables

UNSUNG HERO
This category recognises an individual within the electrical industry who makes a substantive contribution to their company, local community or charity.
Sponsored by Preslite

SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD
This category is for an individual or company who deserves special recognition for their role within the electrical sector.

OVERALL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
This category recognises an individual or a company who has enhanced the electrical sector through their dedication and tireless hard work within the industry.
– Sponsored by WorkPal

HOW TO ENTER
Entry is free. For more information, contact Janice Uprichard on (RoI) 01 696 8319 or (NI) 028 9261 2990 or e-mail [email protected]

Sponsorship opportunities

A wide range of sponsorship opportunities is available at Ireland’s National Electrical Awards 2018.

Becoming a sponsor allows your company to unequivocally demonstrate your support for excellence and high standards within the electrical industry and promote a positive image of your organisation to other industry leaders across the island of Ireland.

As well as sponsoring an individual category or an individual award, further sponsorship opportunities include the drinks’ reception, menus, table wine, table cards and table gifts.

For more information, contact Janice Uprichard on (RoI) 01 6968319 or (NI) 028 9261 2990 or e-mail [email protected]

PLATINUM SPONSOR
In association with the Awards

Sean Downey

As Director, Specialist Contracting at the Construction Industry Federation, Sean manages specialist and sub-contractor trade associations to assist in the development of professional, efficient contracting businesses. He is a Chartered and Registered Building Surveyor with over 20 years post graduate, technical and project management experience in Irish and European building project

Cel O’Reilly

The former Managing Director of Philips Ireland for 27 years, Cel retired last year after serving the electrical industry for over 52 years. A highly respected figure, he has vast experience in the electrical sector and, in particular, within lighting, while Cel was also a founder member of the Irish Electrical Benevolent Association and a Director of WEEE Ireland

Nick Behan

The former National Sales Manager at MK Electric has over 50 years’ experience working in the electrical industry.
He started his career in 1963 as an electrical apprentice with Cement Roadstone and over the years also worked at Aerlingus and British Insulating Callender Cables. His thirst for knowledge continued throughout his career, as Nick completed various courses, including Electrical Engineering, an MA in Marketing, and an MBA in management.

Brian West

An Engineering Associate in BDP’s Dublin Studio and Past Chair of the CIBSE Republic of Ireland region, Brian is a Chartered Building Services Engineer with 20 years’ design experience in the commercial, healthcare, and public sectors. Brian is also a Fellow of the Institute of Healthcare Engineering and Estate Management, a member of the Society of Light and Lighting, and Engineers Ireland as well as an external examiner at DIT Kevin Street for Level 7 and 8 Electrical Services Engineering.

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