About Us

Serving the sector

The EDA (Electrical Distributors’ Association) is the trade association that represents the interests of wholesale distributors of electro-technical products in the UK.

There are two categories of membership:

Wholesaler members include national networks with hundreds of branches through to single branch operations. We estimate that our membership covers 2,000 outlets throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland and, increasingly, these offer online B-2-B services, from which they generate a combined annual turnover of around £4.2 billion.

The EDA is proud of the level of engagement of its Members and Affiliates in the services it offers. These include:

Working for the good of the sector: competition law checklist

At EDA events and at both ad hoc and formal meetings, we make it clear that all present are acting for the good of the sector and that commercially sensitive information is not to be shared.

You can read our Competition Law Checklist here.