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DIY Week Awards 2024 - Finalists announced!

Published: 26 April 2024 - DIY Week
After an incredible response from the industry, we are delighted to reveal the 2024 finalists who are in the running to win a coveted DIY Week Award. The winners will be revealed on Friday 17th May at a special lunchtime ceremony to be held at the prestigious Grand Connaught Rooms, Covent Garden in London. A huge congratulations to all of the 2024 finalists! 

Supplier Shortlists:

Decorating Product of the Year:
Avron - Dekton 2-In-1 Cartridge Cutting Tool
Palace Chemicals - Langlow Ready Mixed All Purpose Filler
PlastiKote - PlastiKote Pure Spray Paint
QEP - Kraus Acoustic Wall Panels
Grandeco - Atmosphere x Pure & Protect wallpaper
Luceco - BG 45W Superfast Evolve USB socket

DIY Product of the Year:
DK Tools - Amtech Multi-Function PocketSize USB Light
Avron - Dekton 2-In-1 Car Wash Mop & Mitt
Avron - Dekton 1000m Beam Rechargeable Torch
Avron - Dekton Repair & Fix Tape
Avron - Dekton Nano Tape
Crown Paints - Crown Retail Quick Dry Eggshell Paint
Wolfcraft - Wolfcraft Extraction Hood with Guide Block for Angle Grinder

Garden Care Product of the Year:
Avron - Dekton Path, Patio & Decking Cleaner
Avron - Dekton Multi-Surface Barbecue Cleaner
Crown Paints - Sadolin Wet Wood Decking Stain
Future Developments - Genie Pop Fix and Grow
Pelsis - Slug & Snail Barrier Pellets
Southern Trident - Harmony Gardens Multipurpose

Garden Leisure Product of the Year:
Avron - Dekton 3 Digit Combination Travel Safe
DK Tools - Amtech USB Rechargeable Lantern
Uni-Powa Corp - Hydria 4-in-1 Water Feature
Luceco - Masterplug Collapsible Weatherproof Box

Garden Tool of the Year:
Avron - Dekton 3-In-1 Weed Removal Brush Set
Pelsis - Reflect-A-Bird
Crown Innovation - Dual Brush
STIGA - SC 100e Kit Cordless Pruning Shears

Hand Tool of the Year:
Avron - Dekton Pro 5m Hollow Steel Tape Measure
Avron - Dekton All-In-1 Multi-Function Action Self Locking Wrench
DK Tools - Amtech MultiFunction Trim Puller
QEP - Vitrex Cork Handled Trowels
QEP - Tile Rite 50mm Mini Diamond Cutting and Grinding Disc
Wolfcraft - Wolfcraft Vario3D Measuring & Marking Angle

Home & Kitchen Product of the Year:
Avron - Dekton 17pc Kitchen Drawer Tool Kit
Avron - Breeze Rechargeable 4-In-1 Portable Fan
Pelsis - Insect-O-Cutor Prism Fly Killer
Barrettine - Knockout Rapid Rescue Stain & Odour Remover
Pelsis - Green Protect Box Tree Moth Trap
Avron - Dekton 4pc Wonder Snake

Power Tool of the Year:
Avron - Goodyear Rechargeable Wet & Dry Cordless Vac
STIGA - SC 100e Kit Cordless Pruning Shears

Security Product of the Year:
Avron - Dekton 3 Digit Combination Travel Safe
Avron - Goodyear Heavy Duty Cuff Bike Lock
Avron - Goodyear Cuff & Cable Bike Lock
Burg Wachter - Sold Secure Bicycle Security Solution Kit
Yale - Yale Smart Security Ecosystem

Editor's Choice Award:

Industry Personality of the Year:

Retailer Shortlists:

Retailer of the Year:
Big Red Shed
Home & Hobby

Retailer Support and Marketing Initiative Award:
Home Hardware SW
Onduline Building Products

Omnichannel Retailer of the Year:

Sustainability Initiative of the Year:
Crown Paints
Draper Tools

Team of the Year:
Axminster tools
Dads Shop

Business Expansion Award:

The venue:

Standing on Great Queen Street, that connects Covent Garden with Holborn in the West End of London, is the Grade II* listed De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms. With a history dating back to 1775, the building has long been an important event venue, and was once home to the original Freemasons’ Tavern before becoming a hotel in 1909.


Since then, the venue has hosted some of the world‘s leading politicians, royalty and celebrities with its grand Georgian architecture and art-deco interiors offering 37 exceptional spaces for a wide range of conferences, exhibitions, meetings, training and weddings.

Arched ornate ceilings, beautiful wood-panelling and dramatic chandeliers, the Grand Hall creates an impressive event space for up to 750 guests theatre style and 1,500 guests for a drinks reception.  For smaller events, there are a number of executive rooms, often with original features and oak-panelling, whilst a suite of modern training rooms is also available. Outside, on the 5th floor, an exclusive roof terrace, with views of the city, is available for summer parties and receptions.

Five minutes from Covent Garden and Holborn tube stations and 30 minutes’ walk or short taxi ride from Kings Cross, St Pancras and Euston train stations, the venue is well-connected for all major London transport links. Heathrow Airport is an hour away by rail or road.


Timings for the day:

12.00 - Drinks Reception  
13:00 - Guests called to their seats
13.10 - Welcome by host
13.30 - Lunch is served
15:30 - Awards commence
17.00 - Networking in the Bar 

Our host: Jimmy McGhie

Jimmy has performed stand up all over the world and appeared on numerous television and radio programmes including the BBC, Channel 4, Channel 5, Comedy Central, ABC Australia, THREE New Zealand, Absolute Radio and many more. He is now a top circuit act in the UK, as well as a highly sought after corporate awards host and TV warm up artist.

To be part of what promises to be one of the biggest events on the DIY trade calendar this year, book your tickets early to avoid disappointment. To find out more information and book your tickets, visit:

Thanks to this year's sponsors: Avron/Dekton, Benchmark Retail Services, BHETA, Bira, DK Tools, and Home Hardware.


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