The Laundry and Drycleaning Awards

SAVE THE DATE: 5 November 2020, 6.30pm at Mercedes-Benz World

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The LADAs Nominations

How to enter or nominate

You can either enter for yourself or nominate an individual or company. Categories marked with * can only be made by a 3rd party. If any information is of a commercially sensitive nature, please indicate this and it will not be used in any publicity and the judges will respect your confidence. By entering the awards you agree to take part in surrounding publicity and for information in your entry to be used, unless indicated. Brochures, certificates, photos, press cuttings and case studies – if they support your case are welcome. Please send them in with your additional information submission. Please note that these cannot be returned, so please don’t send originals.

Judging criteria and eligibility

Individual criteria differ by category, but the emphasis is on the overall quality of the entry, the merits of the claims and supporting evidence, as well as the quality of the entry’s narrative itself. Where there is particular eligibility criteria or additional information required we will send you details of the information we require upon receipt of the nomination or by 10th July 2020. Please note that there is a strict word count for the category information and entries that exceed this word count will be automatically discounted.

The LADAs Lifetime Achievement Award

This very special award is not a nominated category. The judges will select a winner and this will be revealed on the evening of the awards ceremony.

The LADAs Nomination Categories

Where additional information is required to support your nomination, we will send you a pack detailing the information required by 31st July 2020. Nominations can be made by an individual or company with the exception of those marked * these are to be nominated by a 3rd party only.

  • Best New Product
  • Best Newcomer
  • Drycleaner/Wetcleaner of the Year
  • Green/Sustainability Award
  • Most Innovative Company
  • Machinery Distributor of the Year
  • Responsible Business Award
  • SME Laundry of the Year
  • Training & Education in the Workplace
  • Trainee/Apprentice*
  • Commercial Laundry
  • Unsung Hero*
  • Digital/Tech Award
  • Lifetime Achievement Award – to be judged and selected by our judging panel

Nominations are now open

Please tick this box to nominate, we require that your details are added to our database as part of nominations, but you can unsubscribe at any time.

The LADAs Judges

Ken Cupitt
Ken CupittChairman of Council & Examination Board for the Guild of Cleaners and Launderers
John Shonfeld
John ShonfeldPast Master Worshipful Company of Launderers
Simon Fordham
Simon FordhamSenior Field Manager for Morrisons Dry Cleaners
Bruce Herring
Bruce HerringChairman of NALI and editor of Launderette and Cleaning World
Ron Davidson
Ron DavidsonLaundry Consultant, TSA and WCL

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