Tim Vine confirmed as host of 2015 Builders' Merchants Awards for Excellence

Published:  05 August, 2015

Tim Vine has been announced as the host for the 2015 Builders’ Merchants Awards for Excellence. The actor, presenter and comedian, twice winner of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival funniest joke prize, will entertain guests and present Awards at the ceremony.

The Awards lunch will be staged on 20 November, 2015, at the Lancaster Hotel, London, rewarding the professionalism and good business practice of builders' merchants. It will also provide a chance for industry figures to network with their peers.

Mr Vine was co-star and co-writer of BBC1’s sitcom Not Going Out alongside Lee Mack. He has appeared in the Royal Variety Show as well as shows including QI, Room 101 and Countdown.

In 2004 he broke the world record for the most jokes told in an hour with a total of 499.

To book your seat at the Awards email m.fry@hgluk.com, call 020 7973 6687 or visit www.merchants-awards.co.uk to download a booking form.

Sign Up

For the Builders' Merchants News enewsletter.

In the spotlight


Builders Merchants Vacancies – UK Wide

At Arco, we are an industry specific recruitment consultancy, providing sales and managerial staff Nationwide to Merchants, Distributors and Manufacturers of Building Materials within the Construction Sales Sector. Priding ourselves on our unparalleled customer service and hard work, we offer a fresh, innovative and personal approach to recruitment specifically designed to meet our clients’ needs and candidates’ skills.

Guest Blog by Simon Damp

Is DIY a lost art?

As time goes by, the art of do-it-yourself when it comes to activities around the home and garden is fast becoming more and more of a lost art.