By Martin Vedris

SYDNEY: As the last of the Electrical Retailing Awards (ERAs) best supplier finalists are announced today, the seats are almost sold out with Friday this week being the last chance to book tickets for the awards. is pleased to announced the finalists for the remaining supplier product categories.

In alphabetical order, the five finalists in each of the final categories yet to be announced are:

Dishwashers: Asko, Bosch, Dishlex, Fisher & Paykel and LG Electronics.

Microwave Ovens: LG Electronics, Panasonic, Samsung, Sanyo and Sharp.

Communication: Uniden, Panasonic, Telstra, Oricom and Doro.

Home Theatre: LG Electronics, Panasonic, Sony, Samsung and Pioneer.

Home Office: Acer, Apple, Compaq, HP and Toshiba.

The top five suppliers are determined on the basis of their total sales value in the category, as reported by GfK. The winner will be announced at the ERA evening on Friday April 4 at the Sofitel Wentworth in Sydney.

To book the last of the remaining seats for the event, email Ana Melo e Azevedo at or phone (02) 9660 2113.