Organised by Datateam Business Media, the publisher of ACR News Magazine, the ACR News Awards is designed to celebrate innovation in the air conditioning and refrigeration sector, rewarding companies that demonstrate excellence in the way they operate or in what they produce; in addition to the individuals who make this industry great.

The 2017 event had three new categories in the line-up: Unsung Hero of the Year and Service Engineer of the Year, which were voted for by members of the industry and Apprentice of the Year, which was judged by an expert panel.

Voted Categories 

Entrants faced an industry vote with the winner being whoever received the most votes overall.

Contractor of the Year

NEW! Service Engineer of the Year 
sponsored by Smiths Brothers Stores 

NEW! Unsung Hero of the Year

Customer Service Award – Individual

Customer Service Award – Team

Online Initiative of the Year

Wholesaler/Distributor of the Year

Judged Categories

Entrants faced the industry judging panel who decided the winners who were announced on the night.

Environmental Project of the Year

Refrigeration Product of the Year

Air Conditioning Product of the Year

NEW! Apprentice of the Year 
sponsored by Hawco

The 2017 awards were supported by a number of fantastic sponsors:

Category Sponsors: 


On-the-night Sponsors: 

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