The Control Room Awards celebrate excellence in the control room
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Welcome to the Control Room Awards!

Celebrating the #UnsungHeroes of public safety control rooms around the UK

Now in its second year, this event recognises the vital work of control room employees across public safety organisations.

We’re looking for nominations about people who have gone above and beyond in the control room to deliver exceptional service. Finalists will be invited to a special awards ceremony for an evening of celebration on Thursday 7 March 2019.

Nominations are now closed for 2019.

Watch out for the final shortlist being announced early February!

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hundreds of nominations flood in for the unsung heroes of the control room…

The final count for entries to this year’s awards is at a new record with over 350 nominations from control rooms around the world…

After the success of this year’s inaugural event, the awards will return in March 2019 to once again recognise and celebrate the life-saving and life-changing work of control room staff.

Since opening in October 2018, over 350 nominations have been received, every one recognising the incredible work of individuals and teams in critical control rooms.


Meet the Judges

Our fantastic judges are now reviewing all the nominations for the Control Room Awards, ready to meet up in early February and choose the final shortlist - how exciting!

The judging panel is made up of six incredible individuals who are passionate about the control room, critical communications and public safety. Each member brings something different to the table - from operational experience across the emergency services to working in the digital sector creating the latest technology for the control room.

Find out a bit more about who they all are and their message to everyone who was nominated - good luck!