Tijdens het galadiner in de Parco dei Pricipi Grand Hotel in Rome zijn gisteravond de winnaars bekendgemaakt van de prestigieuze European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2017. CSU Cleaning Services won met BeSense de de award in de categorie Groundbreaking technological innovation of the year, en Jan-Hein Hemke van Facilicom mag zich door het winnen van de EC&H-award de Inspirational leader of the year noemen.
De winnaars op een rij:
University of Wolverhampton and SmartTask
Best use of technology by contractors in their cleaning programmes, sponsored by Diversey Care
Julius Rutherfoord & Co
Commitment to and investment in training, sponsored by Greenspeed
FBD and Derrycourt Cleaning Specialists
Excellence in client/contractor partnerships
WE Italia SRL
Distributors – excellence in added value initiatives, sponsored by Lucart
Markas best practice for sustainability, the Montichiari Hospital project
Sustainability – best practice in implementing principles throughout the business, sponsored by Werner & Mertz.
Maximum Impact, Breedweer Facilitaire Diensten
Workforce – excellence in employee relationships, diversity & inclusion, rewards programmes, etc.
LIFE (Labour Intensive Facility Event) – ANIP Road Show
Best initiative raising the profile and perception of the professional cleaning sector – locally or on a wider level.
Groundbreaking technological innovation of the year, sponsored by ISSA/INTERCLEAN
Jan-Hein Hemke, Facilicom UK
Inspirational leader of the year, sponsored by Truvox International.
Avril McCarthy, Derrycourt Cleaning Specialists
Greatest individual contribution to driving up standards of excellence within a cleaning operation.
Adolf Kruse: the Lifetime Achievement Award
sponsored by Ceris Burns International.
Compère for the evening, and member of the judging panel Michelle Marshall, editor of European Cleaning Journal, said: “The European Cleaning and Hygiene Awards are a unique opportunity to highlight and celebrate the tremendous work being carried out by service providers, manufacturers and distributors across Europe. We’re very proud to be involved in these awards which show that the industry is about so much more than â€˜just cleaning’. The talent and dedication on show across the wide-ranging categories is testament to that.”
Joining Michelle on the judging panel were: Johannes Bungart, director, BIV; Juan Diez de los Rioz de San Juan, president, ASPEL; and Lynn Webster, director, Lynn Webster Consultants.
EC&H 2018 in Berlijn
The venue for the 2018 European Cleaning and Hygiene Awards was also announced at the dinner. Next year’s event will take place in Berlin. Along with the opportunity to network with the best in the European Cleaning and Hygiene sector, attendees were entertained by a motivational speech from Adrian Webster, author of Polar Bear Pirates – A Grown Up’s Book for Kids at Work.
The awards, now in their second year, were launched by ECJ and are organised by EMG. Diversey Care is the event partner and Lucart is the silver sponsor for the 2017 awards.
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