There are now 14 Gold sponsors signed up in support of the upcoming TTA Awards. TTA is very grateful to all of those who are showing their support for the Awards and the values of excellence and achievement which they stand for. These brands will also benefit from high profile marketing exposure between now and the gala Awards night next May.
As reported in the August issue of TSJ, JACKOBOARD was the first brand to sign up this time as a Gold sponsor. They have now been joined by 13 others.
Genesis is a leading brand in the ceramic and accessories market, specialising in PVC tile trims and seals. Michael Gadney, sales director, says: “TTA plays an important role in maintaining the standards in our industry, and it is important that the industry achievements in contracting, distributing and manufacturing are recognised and celebrated with the annual awards as they both inspire and motivate continual improvement at all levels – this is why we immediately took the opportunity to return as a Gold Sponsor for 2023. We look forward to another spectacular evening and celebrating with all the nominees.”
Mapei is a leading brand in the field of adhesives, sealants and chemical products for building. Phil Brakespear, managing director, says: “Mapei UK is delighted to, once again, support TTA Awards in acknowledging the excellent work that takes place throughout our industry.”
Palace Chemicals are supporting the Awards. The company is one of the UK’s largest manufacturers of tiling, building & DIY products and has over 44 years of experience supplying both multiple and independent retailers throughout the UK from its home in Speke, Liverpool.
Charles Clapham, managing director, says: “Following the fantastic attendance at both the Tiling Show and Awards ceremony this year, Palace Chemicals are pleased to continue with our sponsorship of TTA Awards for 2023. We are proud to be able to sponsor an event that recognises and celebrates the excellent work and achievements within the industry”.
PCS have also announced that they are once again committing their support for 2023.
PCS are a UK-based manufacturer of high-performance construction products that are thermally insulating, lightweight and waterproof. The company’s products offer high performance solutions for the lining and overlaying of subfloors and walls prior to the application of tiles, plaster or flexible render coatings.
Nicollé Mullarkey, customer service manager, says: “PCS are proud to be taking a prominent role as a Gold sponsor of TTA Awards once again. The event is a symbol of excellence and innovation and is a fantastic opportunity to recognise and celebrate the achievements within the industry. The professionalism and integrity which TTA stand for, aligns with PCS’s ethos, and being a Gold sponsor once again emphasises our support for the industry.”
Shackerley (Holdings) Group are returning as a sponsor once again. The company is an independently-owned, British rainscreen cladding company with a rich industrial heritage that stretches back over half a century.
“I am pleased to be able to confirm our continuing support for TTA Awards this year”, says Brian G Newell MBE, group chairman of Shackerley (Holdings) Group. “We know that our brand derives significant benefits from our involvement in the Awards, but more importantly they give us the opportunity to recognise enterprise, innovation and achievement at a personal and a corporate level.”
Topps Tiles pledges its support for the Awards, as the retailer signs up as Gold Sponsor once again. Topps Tiles prides itself on bringing continuous innovations to the 4 tiling industry with an extensive range of tiles and designs, coupled with a vast array of products.
Richard Carter, managing director of Retail says: “Here at Topps Tiles, we’re excited to be sponsoring TTA Awards again. It’s important to us as a brand to celebrate the success of the tiling industry and to support the tilers that shop with us and make up such an important part of our customer base. We’re looking forward to the Awards in May!”
UltraTile is sponsoring once again. UltraTile offers a comprehensive range of ready mixed pastes and cementitious powder wall and floor adhesives, grouts, silicones, ancillary products and levelling compounds.
Rebecca Talbot, UltraTile’s marketing manager, says: “We are delighted to return as a Gold sponsor of the 2023 Tile Association Awards. This is one of the most important dates in the calendar for all those involved in the Tiling industry. These awards recognise excellence within the industry and provide an opportunity to applaud the great tiling achievements of the year. We look forward to celebrating with all the nominees in 2023!”
Verona are sponsoring again. Verona is one of the UK’s leading distributors of tiles, mosaics, outdoor porcelain and flooring. Laura Hardaker-Graham, marketing manager, says: “TTA Awards is something we always look forward to, a brilliant night of networking and celebrations for all those sited within the tile industry. We look forward to seeing all the nominees and winners on the night.”
W.B. Simpson & Sons is a leading tiling contractor, operating within London and the southeast. Billy Valler, managing director, says: “We’re delighted to be Gold sponsors of the Awards in the year of our 190th anniversary. As a company, we will be celebrating 190 years of quality craftsmanship, a value which is celebrated and recognised by the Awards. You can view the projects we work on across our social media channels.”
Weber have signed up. The company is a manufacturer of innovative, easy-to-use, high performance floor and wall tile adhesives and grouts, sealants and preparatory products for the professional tile fixer.
Sharon Baker, Weber’s sales director, says: “We are pleased to support TTA Awards in 2023, celebrating the best and the most skilled in our market. We think it’s important to promote best practice and innovation amongst our peers and share successes with the future of the tiling industry.”
Other Awards sponsors, just confirmed at the time of going to press, are Amber Underfloor Heating, Banks & Lloyd and Tile Mountain. We will be hearing more from them in the next issue.
Entries for the 2023 Awards will open in the autumn, so start thinking about your entry now! The gala Awards event – and The Tiling Show – will be held at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole on 12th May 2023.