Are you ready for your close-up?

Forget Halloween and Christmas, there’s only one event that you need to plan for and that’s the box-office event of 2020, the exclusive BCIA Awards. There are less than 8 weeks to go until the deadline for entries on Friday 20 December.

To give yourselves the best opportunity to be selected as a finalist for the prestigious Awards, set aside time to prepare your award entry to showcase your or your company’s talents. You don’t want be an extra when you could play a starring role on the night of the Awards when you will discover where you rank amongst the building controls industry’s finest…

The competition is getting fiercer year on year as underlined by a record number of entries. The BCIA Awards has truly become ‘the’ industry night of the year and it is an honour to be selected both as a finalist or winner of one of the highly coveted accolades.

The BCIA has built a reputation for reacting and shaping the ever changing marketplace we operate in. Therefore, we have introduced a new “Smart Buildings” award for 2020. This trophy will be awarded to a manufacturer, installer or team in recognition of a project which best demonstrates how smart building technology has been used to enhance the user experience and performance of a building or complex. There are some brilliant examples out there for this new Award and no doubt there be lots of interest in this new category which reflects the evolution of today’s commercial buildings and the innovative smart solutions that are becoming the new ‘normal’.

With eight other hotly contested awards up for grabs, whether you run exemplary training, have designed a market-changing product or made a significant impact in energy reduction, there is an award that will match the excellence you have achieved.

The importance of being recognised as a winner or finalist of the BCIA Awards is well known. Not only does it provide a massive boost for any team or individual but it’s also integral for increasing our professional standards, business opportunities and gaining unique publicity.

Being named a finalist or winner confirms your capabilities to a very wide audience and more importantly shows that you are at the top of your game. Don’t let your hard-earned success go unnoticed, the Awards present a unique opportunity for companies, engineers and products to be recognised in a growing and dynamic industry. It is only by celebrating such achievements that we can all help to further strengthen the exciting sector of building automation.


So, don’t be caught standing in the wings, get centre stage under the spotlight by selecting your category and get your application submitted!

Remember to use the hashtag #BCIAAwards20 to stay up to date with the event.