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Impact of outstanding FM recognised at the BIFM Awards
Individuals and organisations driving innovation and delivering exceptional results in facilities management stepped into the spotlight when the winners of the British Institute of Facilities Management Awards 2017 were revealed on Monday.
Now in their 17th year, the Awards celebrated the very best the FM industry has to offer, honouring the outstanding contributions helping to advance the profession and industry and acting as a benchmark for excellence across the FM sector.
The winners were announced during the dazzling Awards ceremony attended by 1,200 FM professionals and hosted by TV comedian, stage actor and movie star Stephen Mangan at London's Grosvenor House Hotel.
Supported by headline sponsor Carillion, accolades were awarded in 12 categories across the themes of People, Innovation and Impact:
The winners were:
People: Celebrating the individuals, teams and organisations which invest in their people,
provide inspiring leadership and drive improvements...
Newcomer of the Year - Conrad Dinsmore, ISS Facility Services
Leader of the Year - Andrew Smart, Cushman & Wakefield
Manager of the Year - Mike Gibson, Qwest Services, ENGIE
Highly Commended - Lee Hannan, BAM FM
Team of the Year - Carillion Services, Northwood Headquarters
(Highly Commended - UBS Integrated Facility Management, Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Facilities Management Client Unit)
Lifetime Achievement - Marilyn Standley, FBIFM
Innovation: Recognising cutting-edge FM developments and the benefits they bring...
Innovation in Technology and Systems - AstraZenca, Macclesfield Campus
(Highly Commended - intu in partnership with Invida, Lifecycle: out of the shadows)
New Product or Service of the Year - Rapid Washroooms Ltd, Smart Washroom Solutions (pictured)
Impact: Highlighting the tangible impact outstanding FM brings to business, the environment and society...
Impact on Customer Experience - Macro, Emirates Air Line
Impact on Employee Experience - Johnson & Johnson 2020 Workplace Experience Strategy
Impact on the Environment - Landsec, Caring for the Environment
(Highly Commended - Khadamat, Facilities Management)
Impact on Organisational Performance - UBS, Integrated Facility Management
Impact on Society - Recycling Lives
(Highly Commended - Apleona, GVA and Cherry Tree Shopping Centre, Health on the High Street)
"It is a unique occasion that brings together the whole of the FM industry to recognise the importance of FM in facilitating the best environments in which people live, work and play, and we are very proud of the importance the industry continues to place on winning a BIFM Award," said BIFM Awards chair of judges Steve Gladwin.
"Ultimately, the Awards showcase the adaptability of individuals and organisations across our ever-evolving and dynamic profession, and it has been a true pleasure to be able to turn the spotlight on our deserving winners and celebrate excellence, innovation and talent at all levels across a plethora of FM functions and economic sectors."
The BIFM Awards 2018 will open for entries in January.
12th October 2017