We celebrate outstanding achievement, bravery and commitment across the international control room community.

Now in its third year, the Control Room Awards were created by APD Communications to recognise the vital work of control room employees across public safety organisations - around the world.

The next Control Room Awards will be held on Thursday 5 March 2020 at Jury’s Inn Hinckley Island.

Nominations open 1 November 2019.


Sponsor the control room awards 2020

Sponsorship for the Control Room Awards 2020 is now open and we’re looking for people and businesses who want to pledge their support to this fantastic and memorable celebration. Download a sponsorship brochure or get in touch if you’d like to have a chat.


Meet the judges

The Control Room Awards judging panel is made up of six incredible individuals who are passionate about the control room, critical communications and public safety. Representing all aspects of the control room operation, read on for the judges’ profiles.


Meet the winners from the control room awards 2019

The APD Control Room Awards 2019 shone a welcome spotlight on the behind-the-scenes stars who epitomise the very best of public service. Have a peek at all the finalists and the winners from a spectacular evening of celebration and success.