Professional Pest Controller issue 94

07 March 2019

British Pest Management Awards 2019 shortlist announced

The shortlist for the second ever British Pest Management Awards has been announced. With significantly more nominations, plus the new awards - the independent judging panel had their work cut out for them.

Back by popular demand, the British Pest Management Awards 2019 is a huge celebration of the excellent job the pest management sector does to protect public health.

BPMA 2019 Shortlist out now

In less than a month, the awards ceremony will take place at the end of day one of PestEx - the pest management show, at the London ExCeL. You’re all invited to the Technical theatre at the end of the day to see the ceremony take place.

The celebrations will then move on to the Giant Robot on Canary Wharf with the ticketed Afterparty. We’ll be hopping on the DLR and grabbing a drink and some food, and congratulating our winners.

BPMA Afterparty what you get

Congratulations to all the shortlisted companies and individuals. It really was a mammoth task going through so many applications and narrowing down to this short list. Just getting this far through the process is an achievement, so I hope you’ll all celebrate your achievement, whether it’s with us at the BPMA Afterparty, or with your colleagues. Thank you again to our judging panel. Their hard work and integrity make the BPMAs possible.

Kevin Higgins, Chair of the BPMA judging panel

The shortlist

Community Initiative of the Year

  • The Tree Bee Society
  • Nottingham Pest Control
  • Contego.

Innovation of the Year

  • Pestpro Bird Solutions Limited
  • NBC Environment Limited
  • Action Force Environmental.

Team of the Year

  • Lancaster City Council Unbugged
  • Cleankill Pest Control
  • NBC Environmental Limited, Northern Team
  • Rokill, Service Control Team.

Unsung Hero

  • Paula Kearn, Deadline Products/Rentokil-Initial
  • Adam Obee, ARK Pest Control Limited
  • Ken Vigar, Safeguard Pest Control & Environmental Services Limited
  • Paul Bates, Cleankill Pest Control.

Young Technician of the Year

  • Sam Sharpe, Environmental Pest Control
  • Lewis Clarke, Dealey Pest Control
  • George Rickwood, Rokill Pest Control Service
  • Oliver Roe Cleankill, Cleankill Pest Control.

Local Authority of the Year

  • Manchester City Council Pest Control Service
  • London Network for Pest Solutions
  • Lancaster City Council Unbugged.

Sole Trader of the Year

  • Stevan Bevan
  • Jon Wilkins, The Pest Detective
  • Phil Martin, PGM & Sons Pest Control
  • Louise Chapman.

Small Company of the Year

  • Tactical Environmental Services
  • Lancashire Bird Control Limited
  • Thermokil Insect Control Services Limited
  • Abate Limited
  • Sun Pest Control
  • CSS.

Company of the Year

  • Pest Solutions (RCA Pest Services Limited)
  • Cleankill Pest Control
  • Rokill Pest Control Services
  • Safeguard Pest Control & Environmental Services Ltd
  • Contego.

Lifetime Achievement of the Year

We’re keeping the winner of the lifetime achievement award under our hats for now. The winner will be announced exclusively in PPC94 and will be accompanied by a two-page interview with the winner.

PPC magazine

Who was on the judging panel?

BPMA Judging panel 2019

  • Kevin Higgins, chair, representing BPCA
  • Anne Godfrey, representing NPAP CIEH
  • Steve Hallam, representing NPTA
  • Frances McKim, representing Pest Magazine
  • Henry Mott, representing CEPA.

Categories not awarded in 2019

Collectively the judging panel felt that nominations shortlisted for Technician of the Year, Del Norton and Marketing Campaign of the Year were not of sufficient quality (with enough evidence) to merit being awarded.

WATCH THE AWARDS CEREMONY

You can join us for the awards ceremony at the end of day one of PestEx.

Register for free now

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JOIN IN WITH THE CELEBRATIONS

The PestEx and BPMA Afterparty is open to everyone.

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