The deadline for entering the ACR News Awards 2018 has been extended to 30 September 2017.

Entering the ACR News Awards is the perfect opportunity for industry members to gain recognition for all of their hard work and dedication to the sector. What’s more, being in the running for a highly respected Award will motivate employees and boost company morale, while opening doors to potential new customers and partners.

Rewarding the people at the heart of the industry

The ACR News Awards recognises the individuals that go the extra mile to offer outstanding service to customers. The Customer Service Award highlights the employees that always exceed expectation and provide the very best service for customers, while identifying and resolving issues with a smile.

Similarly, Service Engineer of the Year rewards an engineer that has shown an outstanding contribution to the work place and to customers, together with displaying an impressive service capability.

Allowing contractors to take centre stage, Commercial Contractor of the Year applauds unrivalled service and maintenance showcased by commercial contractors.

The Awards not only recognises experienced members of the industry but also celebrates new and upcoming talent. The Apprentice of the Year Award acknowledges the valuable time and effort delivered by apprentices. Candidates will be committed to personal development and progression, while showing an outstanding contribution to the workplace and inspirational levels of achievement and attainment.

Likewise, Unsung Hero of the Year is awarded to an individual that has gone above and beyond the call of duty for their company.

Exemplary products

Designed to celebrate innovation and excellence in the air conditioning and refrigeration industry, the ACR News Awards recognises unparalleled products. Refrigeration Product and Ancillary Refrigeration Product of the Year regard the level of research and development devoted to new products, while considering any environmental issues and energy efficiency advantages.

View the full list of categories and criteria at

Bigger and better than ever before

The ACR News Awards 2018 boasts the exclusive opportunity for attendees to partake in a full day of networking. Coinciding with the second night of the HVAC & Refrigeration Show, the Awards will take place just a short distance from the Show at 155 Bishopsgate, London on 24 January 2018. Guests can make the most of their time in the capital city by exploring the latest range of products and technology at the Show, before heading over the Awards ceremony for a night of celebration and enjoyment with colleagues.

To book early bird tickets, visit Please note that ticket rates will increase on Tuesday 21 November 2017.

The 2018 ACR News Awards is already supported by Bitzer, Hawco, Hitachi, Advanced Engineering, First Choice Group, Fixxy, Smith Brothers Stores and Toshiba.

For further information on sponsorship opportunities and tickets, contact Steve Bennion on 01622 699102 or email