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Celebrating the best of UK manufacturing and honouring outstanding engineering innovation

This year at Subcon we are launching The Manufacturing Solutions Show Awards, set to take place within the exhibition on Thursday the 6th of June. The Awards are designed to celebrate the best and brightest in the industry, are free to attend and are open to all visitors! 

We are now accepting nominations, so if you know a company or individual that might fit the criteria for one of our awards, please let us know.

Take a look at the categories below, the deadline for submissions is the 12th of April.  

Award Categories

 

start-up

Start-up of the Year

This award aims to celebrate and support the industry’s newest businesses. Companies in this category will have made a big impact on the sector over the past three years (with a trading start date no earlier than May 2019), whether that is through product innovation, growth, or its contribution to the industry, etc.

UK manufacturing

UK Manufacturing Partner of the Year

This award recognizes a UK-based company which has made a significant contribution to the industry over the past year, whether it’s for investment in new technologies, winning signification contracts or because of impressive growth. The winner of this category will have played a major role in helping to improve the future of the sector. Product and company developments will have been launched between 7 June 2023 and 3 May 2024.

International Manufacturing

International Manufacturing Partner of the Year    

The International Manufacturing Partner of the Year award celebrates a company outside of the UK which has made a significant contribution to the industry over the past year. The winner in this category will have won new contracts, launched new products, grown its business, or made notable investments to future-proof the company and support its customers. Product and company developments will have been launched between 7 June 2023 and 3 May 2024.

Innovation

Product Innovation of the Year

This category focuses on new technology that has been on the market since 7 June 2023. The product should be innovative, address a key challenge, and offer significant benefits to manufacturing buyers. We welcome entries from start-ups through to major suppliers. Products that haven’t been launched yet but have a launch date no later than 3 May 2024 will be considered for this category.

Rising star

The Rising Star Award    

The winner of this award will be someone who has recently entered the industry and is already making a significant contribution to the sector. This can be someone who has quickly risen through the ranks, displayed great potential and initiative, or is bringing new ideas and approaches to challenges in the market.

Lifetime Achievement

Lifetime Achievement Award

This award celebrates an individual who has made a career-long contribution to the industry. They will have exhibited exceptional leadership, knowledge, service, and a passion for excellence in the sector, and will leave a lasting impact.

If you would like to make a nomination for an award, please complete the short form below and let us know why your submission should be considered. Please keep entries to a maximum of 500 words and include any relevant links within the text box. If applicable, please also include the launch date of the nominated product/contract. The deadline for all submissions is the 12th of April, good luck!