Entry for the EFEs could not be easier. Simply provide a 300–500 word description on why the proposed individual or team merits the award, paying close attention to evidence. Organisers will contact you if further information is required.JUDGING PANEL:
The judging panel for the inaugural Excellence in Fire & Emergency Awards has been decided and contains high-level representation from across the fire and emergency sector. The panel will comprise of: Sir Ken Knight (former Chief Fire and Rescue Adviser), Paul Fuller (President of the Chief Fire Officers Association). Neil Gibbins (International President of the Institution of Fire Engineers), Andrew Lynch (Editor of FIRE Magazine & International Fire Professional) and Tony Greville (Publishing Director, Pavilion).
- Lifetime Achievement Award
If you wish to be considered for this award, sponsored by Babcock which will be presented to a leading fire or emergency figure who has made a significant, positive contribution to the emergency service arena over a sustained period of at least 30 years, then email firstname.lastname@example.org
- 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
- Supplier of the Year
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
Recognising the most effective and efficient outsourced project, 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.