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Hirst Footwear based in Oldham has scooped the top award at this year’s UK Distributor of the Year awards for world-renowned workwear manufacturers, Dickies.

UK Worker of the Year is now in its third year of seeking out, rewarding and promoting excellence in the British workforce.

Leading distributors for Dickies products from around the country – as well as the UK Worker of the Year finalists – all came together for a gala awards dinner, at Marlow’s Crowne Plaza hotel, hosted by Dickies and SEAT under the guidance of TV Presenter, Quentin Willson.

Dickies presented no less than seven separate Distributor Category awards.

Hirst Footwear was established in 1983 the business has grown with the product range, experience and the team of experts. They quickly learnt that their customers demanded quality high end products at realistic prices. This brought them together with the Dickies brand and a steadfast partnership was born.

A modern well-stocked shop supported by a dedicated warehouse with sufficient stock to support their customers needs in store as well as online as modern technology developed.

Huge growth over the past three years is mainly due to their dedication for the Dickies brand and therefore deserves further recognition as our Distributor of the Year.

A delighted Mike Hirst from Hirst Footwear was on hand to collect the award.

“Dickies has some excellent distributors, in a various sectors, throughout the UK and we wanted to recognise their efforts,” enthuses Maurice Morton, European Sales and Marketing Director for the world-renowned workwear firm. “I want to congratulate all of those companies who took awards or commendations.”

The other Dickies distributor awards were presented included:

  • Dickies Salesman of the Year to Dave Baber
  • Best New Partnership to Paintseal Europe (G-3), Rob Collins
  • Best Marketing Campaign to Ernest Doe & Sons, Marian Harpur
  • Best Corporate Account to Collvett, Dave Privett
  • Buying Group Award to NMBS, Dean Hayward
  • Outstanding Achievement to John Macknay of Quo Vardis

Di Mayze an entrepreneur from Nottingham has been crowned UK Worker of the Year for 2012. Dickies is proud to announce that it will again be organising UK Worker of the Year in 2013, as part of its commitment to the British market and the workers from whom the company provides quality, cost effective workwear.

General details of the initiative can be found at the UK Worker of the Year website www.ukworkeroftheyear.com

More information about Dickies products can be found at www.dickiesworkwear.com

Look out for news about UK Worker of the Year 2013!

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