VOW is “delighted” to have been awarded the Wholesaler of the Year accolade at the Office Friendly dealer association Entrepreneurs Festival.

The award was presented at the Rio Carnival-themed gala dinner, following a day of presentations, interactive sessions and an exhibition at the event, held at the Belfry Hotel & Resort, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands.

Martin Weedall, VOW’s sales director, commented: “We are extremely delighted and proud to have won the Wholesaler of the Year award and say a big ‘thank-you’ to all of the Office Friendly members who continue to support VOW. This is a real testament to the hard work of the VOW team.”

He added that VOW wanted to say “a big ‘congratulations’” to all the other worthy winners on the night.

Office Friendly’s managing director Julie Hawley commented: “This is a new award and represents a change in the market, with dealers having more choice for supply.

“VOW continuously works in partnership with the Office Friendly members throughout the year, with a backdrop of difficult market conditions. They have developed a new exclusive portfolio of products and engaged additional expertise in growth areas, to the support the members with their customers.”

VOW focused its stand at the festival` on its exclusive brands and presented a TV to Aaron Fenwick, from RAO Stationers, in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, who won the challenge it staged there.