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



13 -14 Mar

13 March - IBA Networking Dinner

14 March - IBA AGM & Trade Show

Doubletree by Hilton, Forest Pines Hotel, Brigg, Lincolnshire

19 - 26 Apr

Easter Networking Event

H10 Conquistador Hotel, Tenerife


4 - 5 Jun

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

5 June - IBA Meeting

Belton Woods Hotel, Grantham

10 Sep

IBA Meeting followed by Trade Show and Gala Dinner.

Whittlebury Hall, Towcester

5 - 7 Dec

6 December - IBA Meeting

7 December - Christmas Dinner & Dance.

Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel, Bristol



10 -11 Feb
Scolmore, Tamworth
13 Mar Doubletree by Hilton Forest Pines Hotel, Brigg, Lincolnshire
13 - 14 May
Wiska, Hamburg
15 - 16 Jul Rolec, Boston
9 Sep
Whittlebury Hall, Towcester
7 - 8 Oct
Prysmian, Wrexham
11 - 12 Nov
Schneider, Telford


7 March
Annual Awards Dinner, London
Regional Business Forum - Location to be confirmed.
Regional Business Forum - Location to be confirmed.
4 July
Summer Event, 'Dixie Queen', River Thames, London
Regional Business Forum - Location to be confirmed.
8-11 October
Scottish Function
 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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List of all Members (.pdf)

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)