Integra Business Solutions hosted its ‘Celebrating 20 Years’ 2017 National Conference to over 220 delegates, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Stratford Upon Avon on 28th September.
Integra surprised guests the night before the conference hosting a private dinner in the Great Hall of Warwick Castle where over 70 guests were entertained by fighting knights, minstrels and also took part in a traditional ceilidh.
Integra CEO, Aidan McDonough opened the conference welcoming guests to a very special 20-year celebration and inviting members to celebrate the independent dealer channel and ways of working together to achieve greater success.
Delegates enjoyed a number of thought provoking keynote addresses by BOSS Federation CEO, Philip Lawson and Bhavesh Modha from iStorage Limited. The day’s itinerary also included two practical workshops, demonstrations and a Supplier Exhibition featuring 60 of Integra’s key partners, across all industry sectors from office products, furniture, education and retail through to MPS and IT services.
Integra also welcomed special ‘20 year’ celebrity guest, former England International Football Player and Manager, Kevin Keegan OBE who entertained guests throughout the day and evening.
The finish to the celebrations came with a firework display and a Glitz & Glamour’ Gala Dinner and Awards evening.
Integra’s 2017 Awards were presented by CEO, Aidan McDonough and Kevin Keegan to VOW for Best Dressed Stand, Henkel for its Loctite Kintsuglue which won Product of the Show, Dams for Manufacturer of the Year and Antalis for Wholesaler/Distributor of the Year.
Congratulations also to Integra’s 2017 Member Award winners; Tangent Office Resources - Aspire Division, Imaging Supplies - Alliance Division, Metro Computers - COG Division, ODM Office Supplies - Directory Division and Small Office Supplies - Gold Division.
Aidan McDonough said, “I would just like to take this opportunity of thanking everyone who took the time out to celebrate Integra’s 20th Anniversary at our recent conference and for the continued support of our members and key partners. I would also like to congratulate, on behalf of the team at Integra, all of our 2017 Award Winners.”