After adding 3 new awards to this year's event, we are pleased to announce that the deadline for entering the Excellence in Fire & Emergency Awards has been extended until 30 September.
ENTER THE AWARDS HERE
We've received a staggeringly high number of entries with more than 70 companies and individuals across the categories and entry for the EFEs could not be easier. You will simply to need provide a 300–500 word description on why the proposed individual or team (be it yourself, colleagues or other organisation) merits the award, paying close attention to evidence in any of the 9 categories below:
NEW AWARD: Most Influential Woman in Fire
The winner will demonstrate the highest standard of service, making an individual contribution that has advanced the work of the Fire and Rescue Service over the last 12 months.
NEW AWARD: International Fire Professional of the Year (sponsored by the Institution of Fire Engineers)
The winner will have demonstrated the highest level of professionalism, making an individual contribution that has advanced safety from fire, internationally.
NEW AWARD: Emergency Services Partnership of the Year (sponsored by FIRESA Council of FIA)
The Emergency Services Partnership of the Year Award will be presented to a multi-agency team working across the blue-light services that has participated in a partnership(s) which has made a discernible improvement to the community they serve.
Innovation of the Year
The winner will demonstrate one or more of the following: improved safety measures which have led to saving lives and reducing injuries, produced significant cost savings, and improved the provision of emergency response.
Partnership of the Year
The winner will demonstrate innovation and ingenuity, providing best practice and best value, and showing flexible and effective working practices.
Supplier of the Year (sponsored by Emergency Services Times)
The winner will demonstrate one or more of the following: achieving significant efficiencies and cost savings, changing and improving the lives of members of the community, helping to reduce deaths and injuries.
Training Provider of the Year
The winner will demonstrate transference of learning, exceptional feedback, organisational improvements directly linked to the training, and innovation and best practice.
Project of the Year
The fire or emergency winner will demonstrate a clear efficiency saving and improvement of service to the public. In addition, the project will deliver sizeable cost savings, streamlined business processes, and innovation and best practice.
Team of the Year
The winner will demonstrate one or more of the following: reduced deaths and injuries, significant efficiencies and cost savings, and changing and improving the lives of members of the community.
The awards will be given out at the prestigious One Great George Street, Westminster, London on December 4th. Find out more about last year's winners here.