Entry Deadline Extended to 15 July 2022

Categories 2022 

Machinery Supplier Award is open to businesses of any size, large or small, from the UK, who supply machinery to all aspects of the glass and glazing industry, ranging from glass processing equipment to window fabricating machinery.

The successful entrant needs to show that they can work effectively, productively and sustainably with a customer on a particular project in their part of the glass and glazing industry.

This particular award recognises companies who supply goods and services to customers and examine the work they do during and after the life of a project. This may include multiple partnerships and collaborations within a supply chain.

If you are entering this category you should try and tell us as much about the partnerships and how this brought the project into being as you can. 

Please read the criteria for full details. 

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To enter you will need to:

Complete an online entry form for the category

Provide an overview of your business, and the type of equipment you supply, and to which part of the business.

Focus on a particular project, that you feel fully illustrates your business ethos.

Write a submission supporting your entry comprising of at least 600 words, but no more than 2,000 words Include information within your entry that details the benefits of the partnership to the customer

Provide supporting material to help demonstrate the project’s success : charts, tables, testimonials, etc. Add contact information for the customer for verification by the organisers.

The forms you fill out should be enough to give our expert panel of judges all the information they need.

Judges will be looking for:

1. A description of the project in as much detail and with as much supporting material as you think will support your entry

2. An explanation of how the project came about. As much as possible you should describe the relationship with the customer and whether/how the project came about as a result of it

3. The work you did with and the support you offered your customer throughout the project and – importantly – after its completion

4. Evidence that this project demonstrates a partnership approach with the customer in question.

Press Clearance : Finalists and winners will be covered in trade press and online by the G Awards Media Partners.

The information on the entries for these is taken from the entry forms. If there is any specific information in your entry that is sensitive and should not be published, then please indicate this clearly within your entry.

Qualifying Period: March 2021 - June 2022. 

Judging :  An establshed panel of industry experts will independently judge the awards. The judges' decision is final and they also reserve the right to reallocate an entry into a different category. In each category the judges will select a small number of entries as finalists. All finalists are required to attend the G22 Awards Ceremony on 25 November 2022 at the Intercontinental London Park Lane, where the winners will be announced.

Supporting material: You will have the option to upload supporting material for your online entry as ONE attachment. Multiple items will need to be loaded as zip file. We recommend that you restrict these supporting documents to those that are most relevant and help illustrate the points you have made in your entry.

The Rising Star Award is intended to recognise an emerging leader in the glass and glazing industry whose record reflects ongoing and exceptional growth, increased levels of leadership, responsibility, and sphere of impact. While eligible nominees have not yet reached a senior- or chief-level position, their track-record reflects a strong career trajectory with the possibility of forward advancement and potential for appointment at the highest levels in the industry.

Nomination Requirements : Self nominations are not permitted. 

It is the responsibility of the nominator to summarise the nominee's achievements, growth and accomplishments in sufficient detail to document why this individual should be considered as a "rising star" in the glass and glazing industry.

Nominations must contain sufficient information to inform the judges, without additional research .

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Press Clearance : Finalists and winners will be covered in trade press and online by the G Awards Media Partners.

The information on the entries for these is taken from the entry forms. If there is any specific information in your entry that is sensitive and should not be published, then please indicate this clearly within your entry.

An establshed panel of industry experts will independently judge the awards. The judges' decision is final. In each category the judges will select a small number of entries as finalists. All finalists are required to attend the G22 Awards Ceremony on 25 November 2022 at the Intercontinental London Park Lane, where the winners will be announced.

Supporting material: You will have the option to upload supporting material for your online entry as ONE attachment. Multiple items will need to be loaded as zip file. We recommend that you restrict these supporting documents to those that are most relevant and help illustrate the points you have made in your entry.

The demands now being put on the glass, glazing and hardware companies in the commercial sector are unprecedented. As architects and construction companies seek to allow more and more light into a building, so the design, comfort and security standards are being continually tested.

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This Award recognises companies who may only serve a niche market, or companies who would not be able to fit into the other categories. It is open to any component supplier of any size or market sector.

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Retaining existing customers often comes down to more than just product. Customer service is essential in building and maintaining healthy, profitable relationships. This Award recognises companies who go the extra mile to offer exemplary customer service and is open to all types and size of business who can demonstrate how they systematically offer the best service they can.

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This is open to window fabricators of any material, including composites, aluminium, PVC-u or timber. Any size of business can enter. While the amount of windows you produce is important, it is not vital and it is how you run your business, how it has grown, the quality of workmanship, your achievements to date and how you expect to continue in the future that interests the judges.

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This category is open to manufacturers, processors, designers and importers of glass, of any company size. The judges are interested in how you run your business, how it has grown, how you meet and exceed standards, your achievements to date and your plans for the future.

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This is open to installers of any size including conservatory installers, installers of any product or material, all disciplines and importers of glass. The judges will be looking for information about the success of your business, how it has grown, your achievements over the last 2 years and your plans for the future.

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The New Product Award seeks to identify outstanding a new and/or innovative product that will make major inroads to improving overall building performance, as well as making significant contributions to the company balance sheet.

The Judges will consider any product that improves building performance and will be looking for evidence of:

- Research, testing, development- Innovation in design, technology and/or application
- Improvement over existing products in terms of performance
- Use of recycled materials and recyclability of the product
- Performance in operation as well as factory or laboratory test results
- Clear product technical information for specifiers, designers, installers and operators

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Press Clearance : Finalists and winners will be covered in trade press and online by the G Awards Media Partners. The information on the entries for these is taken from the entry forms. If there is any specific information in your entry that is sensitive and should not be published, then please indicate this clearly within your entry.

Qualifying Criteria Qualifying Period: January 2021 - June 2022. Entries must be new, 

Judging: An establshed panel of industry experts will independently judge the awards. The judges' decision is final and they also reserve the right to reallocate an entry into a different category. In each category the judges will select a small number of entries as finalists. All finalists are required to attend the G22 Awards Ceremony on 25 November 2022 at the Intercontinental London Park Lane, where the winners will be announced.

Supporting material: You will have the option to upload supporting material for your online entry as ONE attachment. Multiple items will need to be loaded as zip file. We recommend that you restrict these supporting documents to those that are most relevant and help illustrate the points you have made in your entry.

This Award recognises the importance of marketing and promotion and is open to any business type or size that has embraced marketing in their campaigns this year for trade or retail. It can relate to any product or products, and any type of promotional campaign.

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This Award is open to all companies regardless of size or discipline and the entry can be applied to a manufacturing process, and while it is not project specific, a project may of course be used to demonstrate an entrant's commitment to environmental sustainability.

Entries will be judged on the following criteria

* Adoption of measures to minimise, reuse and recycle waste

* Protection and enhancement of the surrounding environment and its biodiversity and the avoidance of pollution

* Evidence of the successful operation of an environmental management system

* Use of recycled building products and renewable energy

* Use of measures to minimise energy use during construction and occupancy

* Measures to demonstrate the mitigation of climate change

Entries should be for the period January 2021 to June 2022. The Judges will be particularly interested in completed entries which are accompanied by evidence of measured energy performance over at least a year of operation.

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Staff training and development is the bedrock of a successful business. Ensuring individuals are suitably qualified to perform, and given the opportunity to improve and progress is a must in today’s competitive business environment. This award is designed to reward those that have been seen to excel in this area, whether as an individual completing and gaining a qualification, or as a manager implementing schemes that have seen trainees or apprentices flourish. It is open to companies that embrace the training and development ethic in house, or institutions that specialise in this subject and can demonstrate tangible success through results.

The submission for this Award should include evidence of:

- The nature of the initiative and how it leads to better performance
- Any special challenges or constraints experienced in the development of the initiative and how they were overcome
- Examples of training materials used
- The successful application of the initiative and its impact (actual or intended)
- How the initiative met or exceeded the original objectives

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Press Clearance : Finalists and winners will be covered in trade press and online by the G Awards Media Partners. The information on the entries for these is taken from the entry forms. If there is any specific information in your entry that is sensitive and should not be published, then please indicate this clearly within your entry.

Qualifying Criteria Qualifying Period: January 2021 - June 2022.

Judging: An establshed panel of industry experts will independently judge the awards. The judges' decision is final and they also reserve the right to reallocate an entry into a different category. In each category the judges will select a small number of entries as finalists. All finalists are required to attend the G22 Awards Ceremony on 25 November 2022 at the Intercontinental London Park Lane, where the winners will be announced.

Supporting material: You will have the option to upload supporting material for your online entry as ONE attachment. Multiple items will need to be loaded as zip file. We recommend that you restrict these supporting documents to those that are most relevant and help illustrate the points you have made in your entry.

Do you have a member of staff who works tirelessly for your organisation, who always goes the extra mile, but who doesn’t make a big song and dance about it? Is there someone in your company, whether they work on the shop floor, the boardroom, or anywhere in-between, who you think should get much wider recognition for what they do for the business? The winner will receive a trophy on stage plus Champagne Lunch for Two at Gordon Ramsay's Savoy Grill.

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