What’s with all the Awards!?


Now I have nothing against awards at all, it can be good for moral and a bit of friendly competition can’t do any harm! But can it get too much? And is it accurate and fair? This is quite a complicated question with so many scenarios so I will try make it as simple as I can, there is no right answer here but just me saying what I think.

I am referring to the glazing industry mainly here as that is where I see it the most! Although seeing other awards has got me thinking too! I will start with the non glazing example! Continue reading


This Years Industry Awards are Nearly Upon Us – G13

Black Tie G-Awards 2013It nearly time… black suits and pretty dresses picked, speeches ready, all that needs doing now is to get to the Hilton in London for the Industry’s most prestigious awards ceremony, The G13 Awards.

The awards will be hosted by comedian Dara O Briain on the 29th November 2013 at the London Hilton Park Lane. I am in the Awards this year as Exe Windows and Doors in the ‘Training & Development Initiative of the Year’ category which is new! This makes it even more exciting, there are a few new categories as you can see below. Continue reading

The G- Awards – Four New Categories Announced For 10th Annual Event

G Awards G13 GIGThe G-Awards celebrate their tenth annual awards this year and have come up with four new categories which are:

  • Commercial Project of the Year
  • New Product of the Year
  • Training and Development Initiative of the Year
  • Environmental Initiative of the Year

It seems as each year progresses new categories come to light making sure every area is covered and recognized.

Tony Higgin, organiser of the only Awards ceremony for the glass and glazing industry, comments, “It’s important to ensure that the G-Awards are as inclusive as possible for as many different businesses as possible, and the new categories I have introduced have come about as a direct result of industry feedback and lively discussion within the team and our judging panel!”

To see more about the G-Awards and how you can get involved see http://www.g-awards.co.uk/g13awards2013/news-four-new-categories
this event is open to anyone, regardless of company size, activity or budget.