Golden Service Awards set for 2024
17 October 2023
Cleaning Matters explores what's on offer at this year's Golden Service Awards hosted by Kimberly-Clark Professional.
CREATED MORE than 30 years ago, the biennial Golden Service Awards celebrate the best in the facilities management (FM) and cleaning industries. A total of 18 awards for excellence, innovations and industry leading standards are presented across a variety of sectors, including healthcare, retail, manufacturing, hospitality, education, leisure and office.
The awards will take place on Thursday 23 May 2024 at the London Hilton, Park Lane.
Announcing the 2024 sponsors
Without sponsors the cleaning and FM industry would not get the opportunity to celebrate its amazing achievements. For 2024, Kimberly-Clark Professional welcome a new gold sponsor, Kärcher, the world's number one cleaning technology provider. Returning are silver sponsors Nationwide, and Bunzl Cleaning and Hygiene Supplies, which are joined this year by a new silver sponsor, Soap20, and returning bronze sponsor, BioVate Hygienics as well as our new bronze sponsor EcoBreeze.
“We are very grateful to all of our sponsors who support the Kimberly-Clark Professional Golden Service Awards and continue to help us make this special industry event possible. It is our flagship event in the UK and Ireland, and we look forward to discovering how the cleaning and FM industry continues to excel in reaching incredible new heights,” said Craig Bowman, general manager, UK & Ireland.
James Gordon, Kärcher marketing director said. "We are extremely excited to be a gold sponsor of the Golden Service awards in 2024. Cleaning operatives are the heartbeat of our industry and an often unheralded workforce. We are proud to celebrate all award nominations and winners, indeed all those who work tirelessly to keep our offices, hospitals, hospitality and retail spaces clean every day. Kärcher salutes you and will continue to support the industry to thrive now and into the future."
Returning as a Silver Sponsor is the Nationwide Hygiene Group. Chief executive officer Darren Broad enthused: “We are thrilled once again to be a Silver Sponsor of the Golden Service Awards, a decision that reflects our core values, commitment to excellence and dedication to making a positive impact on our community. Our sponsorship of the Golden Service Awards also reflects our commitment to giving back to the community that has supported us over the years. By contributing to this event, we are directly investing in our community's betterment and that, for us, is a source of immense pride."
Recognising the brilliant in our industry
Joining Nationwide Hygiene Group as a Silver Sponsor for the 2024 Golden Service Awards once again is Bunzl Cleaning & Hygiene Supplies. Stuart Turnball, director of business development from Bunzl added: “At Bunzl Cleaning & Hygiene Supplies, we continue to look at the needs of the industry. Our vision is our guiding principle: to create a cleaner, safer, and more sustainable world."
New solver sponsor for the 2024 Golden Service Awards is Soap2o. Managing Director Jordan Hurley commented: "At Soap2o we pride ourselves on being at the forefront of revolutionising the cosmetics industry as we know it. With our ground-breaking products changing the market already, we have been working on developing new innovations to continue making waves in saving the planet with their launch coming early 2024.
We always aim to work with like-minded and sustainable companies which is why we sought after sponsoring these awards."
Need help with your entry?
We look forward to receiving your entry, and to help you is the How to Enter tool. It contains important information about each category, useful expert ‘dos and don’ts’ as well as FAQs and details about the judging process.
Finalists for the Golden Service Awards 2024 will be announced on Monday 4 December following the judging process which for some awards a site visit from a judge will take place.
For more information on the awards visit www.goldenserviceawards.co.uk