Lawrence Dallaglio: triumphing against all odds.

Dallaglio to host 10th Awards for Excellence

Published:  17 June, 2011

LONDON: Former England rugby captain Lawrence Dallaglio is to host the 10th Builders' Merchants Awards for Excellence on 25 November at the Lancaster Hotel in the capital.

Mr Dallaglio has won virtually every accolade available in the game in a remarkable career. He has represented England at every level including England's Sevens team which won the inaugural World Cup in 1993 and is widely recognised as one of the world's best back row players.

He won more than 70 caps for England and played a key role in England's Six Nations Grand Slam in 2003.

He subsequently played every minute of every match in England's triumphant World Cup campaign.

Drawing on his wealth of experience, he is all about pushing for success even when the odds are against you.

That makes him a topical and dynamic host for the Awards, to celebrate the aftermath of what has been a difficult 12 months for the building sector industry. The 10th Awards  are a milestone not only for the event, but also for the industry.

The Awards have witnessed growth, of enterprise and major achievement in the merchant market, thanks to the accomplishments of entrepreneurial merchant companies and the people who make them great.

When entering your nominations this year, remember that as industry leaders you are the catalysts for a sector of construction that is in the midst of dramatic change.

Your nominations will show how a bright new future can be created in an industry that has been proven to be able to think quickly and act rapidly.

The 10th Awards for Excellence will be the spotlight for your triumphs and, with 16 categories from which to choose, there is an area for every merchant – large or small, independent or national – to consider.

To nominate online, go to the site and click on the 'How to enter' button. Share your triumphs and reward your company and its people.

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