Stonegate Pub Company has named Carlsberg UK its Supplier of the Year at its annual supplier conference.

Voted for by Stonegate pubs and the support team at head office, Carlsberg was credited with category insight and best service provider to the pubs.

Three more awards were presented at the conference including Drinks Innovation which went to First Drinks Brands Ltd; the Supplier Partnership Award which was presented to Chilli Marketing and a special award, the Stonegate Icon was given to Les Murphy from Heineken for his contribution to the industry ahead of his retirement later this year.