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13th August 2019
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Cosentino celebrates outstanding Elite Premium Studios with its Annual Honours List
Following the success of its first Elite Honours List event in 2015, the Cosentino Group has once again celebrated its very best Elite Premium studios in the UK and Ireland.
The 19 winners along with their guests were treated to champagne and canapes, a welcome from Cosentino's UK+IE managing director, Christophe Gontier and a lavish dinner at Raymond Blanc's two Michelin star restaurant and hotel, Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons.
The awards were presented by the president of The Society of British and International Design (SBID), Vanessa Brady OBE.
The now annual event provides Cosentino with an opportunity to recognise and honour studios that embrace the spirit of its Elite Premium programme. This includes loyalty to the brand, unique installations and projects using Silestone and Dekton, promotions, sales and warranties, along with enthusiasm and a genuine commitment to Cosentino products, business methods and relationships with client managers.
Last year over 60,000 consumers visited the 'where to buy' section on Cosentino's website to find these high calibre studios.
"To see our Elite Honours List event go into its second year reinforces the commitment we have to our most loyal and supportive customers," says Christophe Gontier. "We're delighted to be able to thank the Studios that are truly dedicated to our brands with an evening devoted to them, and hope these mutual relationships continue to grow year on year."
The 'Elite Premium' programme recognises the efforts and dedication of studios that have supported Cosentino and its brands over the last 25 years. The aim is to provide studios with support, raise awareness and increase demand. Becoming a member of the programme will provide kitchen and bathroom studios with a wide range of benefits, including:
* Presence on the UK and Ireland websites for greater exposure
* Priority support from a personal Cosentino promoter
* Exclusive promotions for new product launches
* Traditional and online marketing tools to help increase the visibility of the studio
* Priority for new product training
* A personalised local advertising branded package
* Promotional materials throughout the year when new products are launched
When a studio becomes 'Elite' they receive a complete welcome pack, which includes an accreditation plaque and a USB stick with Cosentino resources, including the Silestone advertising campaign and advert.
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