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 14 March - IBA Networking Dinner. 15 March - IBA AGM & Trade Show. Forest Pines Hotel, Brigg, Lincolnshire
30 Mar-6 Apr Easter Conference. Iberostar Bouganville Playa, Costa Adeje. Tenerife, Spain
12 May 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. Marriott Forest of Arden, Meriden, Warwickshire

7-8 Dec 7 December - IBA Meeting. 8 December - Christmas Dinner & Dance. Radisson BLU, Edinburgh  


 6 Feb 18 NVC, Birmingham
14 Mar 18 Forest Pines Hotel, Brigg, Lincolnshire
17 Apr 18 BG, Telford
10 Jul 18 LED Robus, Dublin
13 Sep 18 Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel, Meriden, Warwickshire
9 Oct 18 Kosnic, Newbury
13 Nov 18 Gewiss, Cambridge


8 Mar 18 Annual Awards Dinner, London
16 May 18
Regional Business Forum - Northern Ireland
27 Jun 18 Regional Business Forum - Nottingham
5 Jul 18 Summer Event, 'Dixie Queen', River Thames, London
12 Sep 18 Regional Business Forum - Bedfordshire
5 Oct 18 Scottish Function
27 or 28 Nov 18  Regional Business Forum - Location to be confirmed








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)