Electrical Distributors' Association


The Electrical Distributors' Association is the trade association for the UK electrical wholesale distribution industry. Formed in 1998, having been previously known as the Electrical Wholesalers Federation (established in 1914) its members account for approximately 70 percent of the industry and include the biggest names in the industry, as well as regional and local family run operations.

The Objectives of the Electrical Distributors' Association are:

  • to create and promote an environment in which Members may enhance their business and develop the market through discussion, communication and education
  • to promote the interests of the electrical wholesale distribution industry
  • to collect and disseminate knowledge and information about market trends and activities
  • to encourage and facilitate market development

If you would like more information about the Electrical Distributors' Association please visit: http://www.eda.org.uk/


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