IAPA awards entry deadline tomorrow

IAPA 2022

The entry deadline for the International Awards for Powered Access (IAPAs) 2022 is tomorrow.

Taking place at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel, Kensington, in London, UK, on 10 March, the 2022 ceremony will mark the first time it has been held as an in-person event since 2019.

Entries for the 13 IAPA award categories, which provide opportunities for companies and individuals across the powered access sector to demonstrate their products, services and initiatives, must be sent in by 15 December 2021 - ENTER HERE

New for 2022 is the Sustainability Award, which is open to companies that have taken a leap forward in environmental engagement. This new category forms part of a trio of awards that celebrate the cutting-edge of technological and safety advancements, also including The Technology Prize and the Digital Development Award.

They accompany four Product of the Year categories, Contribution to Safe Working at Height and the IPAF training centre and instructor categories for association member.

In addition, budding photographers are invited to enter the Photo of the Year award - sponsored by UK film & TV rental company MAS.


The IAPA entries will be judged by an independent panel of industry experts:

Andy Studdert Andy Studdert

Andy Studdert, independent corporate director and past president of IPAF. Formerly CEO of NES Rentals, which was acquired by United Rentals in 2017.

Nico Krekeler Nico Krekeler

Nico Krekeler, head of design and development at Germany-based Ruthmann Holdings, and chairman of the board of directors, Ruthmann Italia.

Michel Petitjean, secretary general of the European Rental Association (ERA)

Paolo Pianigiani Paolo Pianigiani

Paolo Pianigiani. As commercial director at Italian Imer Group, Pianigiani has headed up the development of the company’s scissor and spider lifts. 

Michel Petitjean Michel Petitjean

Michel Petitjean, secretary general of the European Rental Association (ERA)

Jonathan Till Jonathan Till

Jonathan Till, owner the UK’s largest independent access equipment rental company GTAccess.

Non-voting chair of the judging panel: Euan Youdale, editor, Access International.

Remember, companies and individuals can enter as many awards as they like. They can also enter the same product or initiative into more than one category, if relevant.

Be sure to get your entries in ahead of the deadline on 1 December - visit the event website for all the entry forms. 


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