The IBA IBA - VDE approved fully insulated modern hand tools IBA - indoor and outdoor heating solutions for multiple applications IBA - range of modern finishes for any wiring accessory requirements IBA - efficent low voltage lamps to keep your customers smiling IBA - instant electric showers to enhance any home IBA - circuit protection for domestic and commercial buildings IBA - security products to keep homes and businesses safe The Independent Buyers Association (IBA) established in 1993, is one of the most respected and successful buying groups in the UK combining the purchasing power of more than 80 Electrical Wholesalers to provide cost effective buying with substantial rebates and mutual support






14-15 Mar 18    

14 March - IBA Networking Dinner with Suppliers

15 March - IBA AGM followed by Trade Show

Forest Pines Hotel, Brigg, Lincolnshire.


30 Mar – 6 Apr 18   

Easter Conference at Iberostar Bouganville Playa, Costa Adeje, Tenerife, Spain


 12 May 18

IBA 25th Anniversary Ball, Marriott Worsley Park, Manchester


5 - 6 Jun 18

5 June - IBA Golf Tournament (All Day) & Networking Dinner with Suppliers.

6 June - IBA Meeting

Belton Woods Hotel, Grantham


14 Sep 18

IBA Meeting followed by Trade Show and Gala Dinner at Marriott Forest of Arden, Birmingham


7 - 8 Dec 18     

7 Dec - IBA Meeting

8 Dec - Christmas Dinner & Dance,

Radisson BLU  Hotel, Edinburgh



6 Feb 18

NVC, Birmingham

14 Mar 18

Forest Pines Hotel, Brigg, Lincolnshire

17 Apr 18

BG, Telford

10 Jul 18

LED, Dublin

13 Sep 18

Marriott Forest of Arden, Birmingham

9 Oct 18

Kosnic, Newbury

13 Nov 18

Gewiss, Cambridge


Updated 26 October 2016

Become a Member

If you are looking at ways to improve your sales and profits, then the IBA Buying Group can provide you with the following ways to help:

  • Access more Direct Accounts with manufacturers
  • Preferential discounts and payment terms
  • Excellent benefits
  • Catalogue and Trade Shows
  • Constant promotional activity

Become an IBA Member

Members List

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Become a Supplier

If you are looking to grow your business in the Independent sector, then the IBA Buying Group could be the route for you. We offer:

  • Nearly 100 branches nationwide
  • True support from a buying group run by its Members
  • Trade Shows and Catalogue opportunities
  • Excellent promotional opportunities

Become an IBA Supplier

Suppliers List

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List of all Suppliers (.pdf)