Applauding the very highest achievements of ECA Members annually

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Sponsorship Opportunities

The ECA Annual Awards and ECA Gala Dinner 2017 are both offer excellent branding and sponsorship opportunities for electrotechnical manufacturers, distributors and other industry bodies.

In the lead up to the event there is a 6 month integrated campaign promoting sponsors brands via online and offline channels, including ECA Today magazine, direct mailings to our Members, social media and website, 3rd party promotional channels via carefully selected media partnerships and more.
During the Gala Dinner your brand will be exposed in front of over 400 industry leading guests and after the event via dedicated sections on the ECA website, press releases and other press coverage.

To discuss the ECA Annual Awards and Gala Dinner 2017 sponsorship opportunities, please contact Gareth McFarlane via or call 01354 818009.

To find out more about our sponsors, click below.

ECA Annual Awards and Gala Dinner 2017 Sponsors:

  • LEDVANCE is a worldwide leader in innovative lighting products as well as intelligent and connected lighting solutions (Smart Home).
    LEDVANCE emerged from the classical lighting business of OSRAM and combines traditional general illumination with modern, forward-looking lighting technology.
    LEDVANCE has very stable,long-standing customer relationships and a powerful distribution network with excellent market access around the globe.
    LEDVANCE knows all the requirements of the general illumination market and caters for the individual demands of its direct and indirect customers.
    LEDVANCE employs about 8,900 people, is active in more than 120 countries, and generates revenues of around 2 billion Euro in annual sales.
    LEDVANCE acts responsibly towards its customers, employees, business partners, society and the environment – at all its locations around the world.

  • Electrium is one of the UK’s largest electrical installation equipment manufacturing companies. Our network operates throughout the United Kingdom and we export to more than 40 countries worldwide. All our products are designed, manufactured and tested in accordance with British and international product standards in quality assured and approved factories and laboratories. All of this gives you the confidence that we’re a name you can trust.

  • ABB is a global power and automation company that enables utility, industry, transport and infrastructure customers to improve performance while lowering environmental impact. Globally ABB operates in over 100 countries and employs over 140,000 people worldwide. From the 500 megawatt HVDC underwater power links, through to domestic home automation, innovative solutions from ABB underpin the daily lives of almost everyone.  ABB’s Electrification Products Division offers the broadest portfolio of low and medium-voltage products, solutions and services, serving the utilities, industry, transport and infrastructure sectors. Our range of electrical power solutions cover electrical installation, electrical distribution, building automation and residential products. These include modular substation packages, distribution automation, switchgear, circuit breakers, measuring & sensing devices, control products, enclosures, home automation systems, emergency lighting, earthing & lightning protection, cable protection and wiring & cable management. Typical projects include provision of electrical connection, protection and control solutions for many iconic commercial and industrial buildings around the UK.

  • Eaton is a power management company with 2015 sales of $20.9 billion, providing energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 97,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries.

  • ECIC: Celebrating 40 years of providing insurance to electrical contractors

    As a wholly owned subsidiary of the ECA, ECIC has a unique understanding of the risks and challenges facing the electrical contracting sector. Our insurance is specifically designed for electrical contractors and includes covers that aren't always available from other insurers. Terms are flexible. Claims are managed by a dedicated UK in-house Claims Team which enables us to provide a prompt and professional service.

    ECIC has a Best’s Credit Rating of A-. This rating provides security and confidence as it confirms our ability to meet our financial commitments.

    In addition being owned by the ECA ensures profit is retained within the electrical industry to further support ECA activity.

  • Edmundson Electrical is the UK’s leading distributor of quality electrical installation equipment with over 200 years of history.

    By focussing on the specific needs of each individual customer and contract we have grown to over 350 branches Nationwide, with each branch comprehensively stocked and, importantly, locally managed by friendly, experienced and motivated staff.

    Our aim is to continually provide the unrivalled service and attention to quality that has made us the electrical distributor of choice for customers large and small.
    Core to our service package is the ability of Edmundson to precisely meet customer (or the individual contract) requirements and then to carry through our promises.

    Some of the key advantages Edmundson can bring are: Quality Products, Competitive Pricing, Huge Product Range, Massive Stock Holding, Energy Saving Surveys, Lamp Recycling, Instrument Management Services, Project Management & Bespoke Logistics, No minimum order, Special Product Sourcing, Fabrication and Pre-assembly or Kitting services.

  • Electrical Safety First exists to ensure that everyone in the UK understands the importance of electrical safety and that this remains a priority for consumers, trade and government.

  • Established In 1990, JTL is one of the largest work-based learning providers in England and Wales.

    We work with approximately 3,500 businesses and 6,000 young people in five primary apprenticeship disciplines: Electrical, Plumbing, Refrigeration & Cooling, Heating & Ventilation and Engineering Maintenance. JTL also now provides a growing range of professional development training courses and Traineeships, which provide young people aged 16-18 with work-ready skills.

    JTL employs around 300 people, with six dedicated sites in Birmingham, Wrexham, Norwich, Tankersley, Orpington and Oxford, together with access to over 100 training centres.

    As a registered charity, any surplus JTL receives gets reinvested for the benefit of the industry’s apprentices and employers.

  • Legrand is the global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures, with facilities in almost 90 countries and products sold in nearly 180 countries around the world.


    Legrand began manufacturing in the UK in 1980, and today has three core competencies – mechanical, electrical and electronic. Around 85 per cent of products sold by the UK subsidiary are manufactured within the UK and over 50 per cent of its products now feature an electronic/digital element.

    In the UK, the business is organised into the following specialist business units: Assisted Living and Healthcare, Cable Management, Data Centres, Energy Controls, Power Distribution and Wiring Devices.

    In 2016, CP Electronics became part of the newly created Energy Controls business unit of Legrand UK and Ireland. 

  • Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation. We help customers to manage their energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable.From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Our connected technologies reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives.   

    At Schneider Electric, we call this Life Is On. 

  • BlueSky Pensions UK Ltd provides a range of workplace pension services to any employer, trustee or consultant in the UK.

    As one of the most forward thinking businesses in the UK, our knowledge and understanding of clients’ needs ensure innovative solutions which are tailored to each individual client.

    The BlueSky Pension Scheme (TBPS) is a non-profit arrangement and one of the largest MasterTrusts in the UK. TBPS has been supporting Electrical Contractors for over 30 years and is the preferred pension partner for the ECA.

    The Crystal Trust, is the UK’s first trust based managed flexible drawdown plan and is open to any employer, pension scheme or individual. After many years of saving, possibly into various arrangements, individuals can now decide how to take their money from their pension savings.

  • Since its formation in 1989, Scolmore International Ltd has emerged as one of UK’s leading manufacturers of electrical accessories, lighting, security and cable accessory solutions.   Today, the Scolmore group of companies incorporates security specialists, ESP Ltd; cable accessories supplier, Unicrimp; Click Litehouse wiring accessories and lighting in Ireland; and Ovia™ wiring accessories, lighting and security in Australia.

    The company is proud to be a British-based, family-run business and has earned itself a reputation worldwide for quality, reliability and innovation.   As technology continues to drive the electrical industry, with the focus on smart homes and building automation, Scolmore’s investment in R&D ensures that the very latest technologies are harnessed to provide installers, contractors and specificers with the most cost-effective, time-efficient solutions across a broad range of domestic and commercial applications. 

  • To discuss the ECA Annual Awards and Gala Dinner 2017 sponsorship opportunities, please contact Gareth McFarlane via or call 01354 818009.

  • The Electrical Design and Install Expo (ED&I) will take place at the NEC, Birmingham, on 6th-7th September 2017, providing a unique opportunity for those involved in the electrical industry to come together under one roof. The event will allow visitors to talk directly to manufacturers and distributors about their products and services and will encourage the sharing of ideas across many industry sectors.

    ‘The Electrical Design and Install Expo’ (ED&I) is being backed by leading electrical and building services trade body the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA), who will be the headline sponsor for the event.