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Sunday 6 November 2011

G11 Awards Finalists Announced

As the glass and glazing industry’s only Awards ceremony of its kind fast approaches, the organisers of the G11 Awards Presentation & Gala Dinner have released this year’s list of finalists:

Apprentice Of The Year: Mark Stringer - Solaglas, Jonathan Peacock - Goldseal Tradeline, Bryan O-Connor - Midland Property Repairs

Component Supplier Of The Year: Ultraframe UK, Mighton Products, Mila UK, Rega Lead

Conservatory Installer Of The Year: Charles Christianson, Sherborne, Clearview Home Improvements, P&P Glass

Customer Care Initiative Of The Year: P&P Glass, Everglade, Solaglas, Lister Trade Frames

Energy Efficiency Initiative Of The Year: Solaglas, Pilkington Glass UK, Rehau, VEKA

Fabricator Of The Year: Consort, Tradelink, Quickslide, Solar Windows

Glass Company Of The Year: Alumet Systems, Midland Industrial Glass, Pilkington UK, TuffX Processed Glass

Health & Safety Initiative Of The Year: Lister Trade Frames, Pilkington, Ultraframe, Alumet Systems

Installer Of The Year: Sherborne, KJM Windows, Alumet Systems, West Yorkshire Windows

Promotional Campaign Of The Year – Retail: Charles Christianson, Rehau, Nolan uPVC, Saint-Gobain Glass UK

Promotional Campaign Of The Year – Trade: VEKA, Saint-Gobain Glass UK, Pioneer Trading Company, Lister Trade Frames

Public Sector Project Of The Year: Nationwide Windows, AGC Flat Glass, Stafford Aluminium Windows, Sovereign Group

All the winners will be announced live at the prestigious G11 Awards & Gala Dinner, hosted by comedian and comedy writer, Sean Lock, at the Hilton Park Lane Hotel in London, on 25 November. Tony Higgin, organiser of the Awards, commented, “I would like to congratulate this year’s Finalists on their achievements at the G-Awards. The judges had to work very hard to reach this shortlist owing to both the number of entries we received this year and the overall quality, which continues to set extremely high standards from such a variety of different companies.”

The G11 Awards Presentation & Gala Dinner signals the culmination of another tough year for the industry but is a night of celebration. It starts with a Champagne Reception, followed by a 4-course meal and wine, the Awards Presentations themselves with Sean Lock and entertainment until late. Tables are available as two different packages, Premium or Standard, and individual tickets are also available. Full information and booking forms are available at