Sirius sow the seeds for success at 2018 Members Trade ShowNews
Posted by: electime 12th November 2018
Sirius Buying Group, major buying group of electrical appliance and kitchen retail solutions sow the seeds for success at this year’s annual VIP Members Trade Show which is exclusive to the group.
Reaching record highs in terms of attendance and business taken, the annual trade show took place on 18th & 19th September 2018 at Forest of Arden Marriot Hotel & Country Club, Warwickshire: Awards Gala Dinner on the evening of 19th.
Sirius Buying Group’s AGM on Tuesday 18th, took the opportunity to network in a relaxed peer-to-peer environment. Members to Sirius involved in this year’s annual general meeting were privy to the groups YTD performance, latest business strategies and Member benefits available to them for the coming year. It provided a great opportunity for Sirius Members to take the floor and express key ideas to improve demand, as well as determine how they can successfully implement growth across the board within a mutually beneficial open-forum.
On Wednesday 19th September the 17th successive Sirius VIP Member Trade Show opened its doors and this year’s footfall shows that visitor numbers exceeded all previous years, totalling an impressive over 300 made-up of leading manufacturers, distributors, retailers and installers from within the Kbb electrical appliance industry.
This year hosted the groups market leading Approved Suppliers, new and existing, and those present included: Rangemaster, CDA, RKW, GDHA, Gorenje, Hoover Candy Group, Liebherr, Samsung, Smeg, Symphony, Whirlpool, AB Distributors, Connect, D.A.D, EPE Group, Caple, Portway, and Swift. Each Approved Supplier took advantage of being able to communicate directly to its customers, demonstrating the new opportunities available to Sirius Members via attractive display plans, promotional offers and the latest innovative products to help drive new business to the independents.
Speaking on behalf of Sirius Buying Group, Commercial Director, Steve Jones comments, “Our trade show has become a prerequisite for success amongst the electrical retail industry, confidently providing an exclusive resource to fundamentally increase business growth and establish a return-on-relationship mentality where loyalty and recommendations are standard fare. As a buying group we want to create a sustainable level of dynamic market resilience to ensure we retain our high calibre of retail opportunities and continue to provide our approved members with invaluable new routes to market for your business and finances; as well as gain other vital supportive services.”
Steve continues, “Our next main calendar event for Sirius is our International Conference confirmed for Sunday 19th to Wednesday 22nd May 2019 at The Ritz-Carlton Abama, Tenerife with our 2019 Members Trade Show confirmed for 17th & 18th September 2019 at the Forest of Arden Marriot Hotel & Country Club, Warwickshire.”