How it works

Entry Deadline

15 November 2019

Voting Opens

25 November 2019

Finalists Announced

20 January 2020

The Entry Stage

Entering the ACR News Awards has never been easier…


  • Enter your company, one of your employees or yourself into any of the relevant categories.
  • You can also nominate another company(s) or individual(s) for an award.
  • Entries and nominations are completely free and can be submitted via the same online form – making it simple to highlight the industry’s best products, businesses, and people.
  • Entries must be submitted by Friday 15 November 2019.
  • Subject to meeting the necessary criteria, each entry and nomination will then proceed to the decision-making stage.

The Decision-Making Process

The winners of the ACR News Awards will be decided in two ways:

    Judging Panel

    The following categories will be reviewed by an independent judging panel made up of industry experts, who will thoroughly review each entry against the strict criteria:

    Air Conditioning Product of the Year
    Air Conditioning Ancillary Product of the Year
    Alan Moor Award
    Chiller Product of the Year
    Environmental Initiative/Project of the Year
    Heat Pump Product of the Year
    Maintenance Product of the Year
    Non-Refrigerant Cooling Initiative/Project of the Year
    Project of the Year
    Refrigeration Product of the Year
    Refrigeration Ancillary Product of the Year
    Retail Display Product of the Year
    Trainee of the Year
    Service Engineer of the Year

    Industry Vote

    These categories will give the industry an opportunity to make their voices head and will be decided solely by an online vote:

    Website of the Year
    Wholesaler/Distributor of the Year