'Impact on Customer Experience' sponsor, Amey

Amey – Creating better places to live, work and travel is our purpose and our passion.

We are faces behind the services you use every day. Helping to create better utilities, facilities, societies, infrastructure, environments and journeys. These are the services that matter – the ones you rely on at home and on the move.

Guest List sponsor: FES FM

FES FM provides a unique range of in-house hard and soft facilities management services to a diverse portfolio of public and private sector clients across the UK. Our integrated management and service delivery capability, provides clients with a more streamlined and effective framework to control both service performance and costs within single buildings or large scale multi-site portfolios.

'Manager of the Year’ sponsor: Skanska

To us facilities services is about creating the right environment for your business and customers. Whether that’s a school, university, hospital, office or public building we work in partnership to deliver innovative service solutions; safely, sustainably and cost effectively. Find out more about how we contribute to a sustainable future by visiting; We build for a better society

Great Room Drinks sponsor: Accruent

Accruent is a global software company that helps organisations achieve superior performance by transforming how they manage their physical resources. Its innovative, industry-leading cloud-based software and services enable organizations to optimize all stages of real estate, facilities and asset management from capital planning through to IoT-based monitoring and control.

Leader of the Year sponsor: Screwfix

Screwfix’s Business to Business division recognised the importance of the Facilities Management Sector and as such it was a logical step, to support the BIFM. The partnership between Screwfix and the BIFM demonstrates mutual focus of being the best. The awards are the FM industry saluting its people and their outstanding achievements and Screwfix sees an easy fit with the way in which the BIFM’s culture matches Screwfix.

Twitter wall sponsor: Facilities Show

Facilities Show is the annual facilities mangagement exhibition held at Excel London.

As the world’s largest dedicated facilities management event the show continues to grow, attracting FM’s and suppliers from over 40 different countries. The event unites FM professionals from all sectors and geographies with suppliers, advisers and specialists in one venue that provides them with unrivalled business opportunities.

Lifetime Achievement Award sponsor: Portico

In person, over the telephone or in client lounges, Portico provides services which flow effortlessly, are personalised and timely, equally full of character where intuition is at the heart of our delivery. We specialise in reception services, concierge, meeting room management, helpdesk, property support services, switchboard / call services, event management, secretarial function and consultancy.

Lifetime Achievement Award sponsor: BaxterStorey

BaxterStorey is the UK’s leading independent food service provider for business and industry. The key to our success is our passion for fantastic food made from the freshest, locally sourced ingredients, absolute client focus, the quality of the people we employ, focus on coaching and development and our commitment to sustainable operations.

Impact on the Environment Award sponsor, ABM UK

As a leader in providing integrated facilities solutions, ABM UK provides first class cleaning, security, technical, and integrated facilities services to the retail, commercial, public, critical, financial, and  sports and leisure industries. With national delivery expertise and presence, ABM UK offer localised, trained resources with strong management backing. We are a premier provider of facilities management services and can self-deliver all core services across all disciplines within either separate or integrated offerings.

Programme sponsor, Andrews Sykes

Andrews Sykes have over fifty years’ experience providing offices, public buildings, schools and other facilities with short and long term hire solutions. Our unrivalled range of products and services has been tailored to accommodate the specific requirements of your industry. Unlike other suppliers, we offer customers round-the-clock cover – so if you encounter difficulties out of hours or suffer an emergency breakdown unexpectedly, our engineers are always on hand.
In addition to overseeing delivery and installation, our technicians can also conduct free assessments of your premises to establish the ideal equipment for your needs. This enables us to deliver a solution which is perfectly suited to the demands of your building, timescales and budget.

Photo Pod sponsor, Macro

Macro is an international, award winning Total Facilities Provider, and is an integral part of the Mace Group.  We have a global presence in over 40 countries, supporting over 3,500 properties worldwide.

At Macro, we operate internationally with few constraints. Our focus is to provide strong management control of FM operations, innovative

consultancy and 24/7 help desk services linked to asset management capabilities and catering to clients world-wide. We are creative in everything we do and believe that there is no project too big or too small, and no problem is beyond resolution.

Macro is part of the international and consultancy and construction company, Mace.

Impact on Organisational Performance, UBS

UBS is a global firm providing financial services to private, corporate and institutional clients. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, UBS is present in all major financial centres worldwide. It has offices in over 52 countries and employs around 61,000 people.

Team of the Year sponsor, Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG)

PTSG is the UK’s leading access and safety, electrical services, building access specialists and fire solutions service provider. Highly-trained teams offer UK-wide coverage to +17,000 customers in all industries. Caring for +150,000 buildings, PTSG has won a range of industry and business awards for its innovative and collaborative work.

VIP Drinks Reception sponsor, Salisbury Group

Salisbury Group is one of the UK’s leading providers of facilities management, maintenance and energy solutions. With a truly customer-focused approach, it delivers flexible and cost-effective soft and hard FM services. Salisbury Group provides tailor-made solutions to more than 170 clients and manages over 10 million sq ft of facilities across the UK, including many important and iconic landmark sites. Salisbury Group currently operates in both public and private sectors, working with some of Britain’s best known brands in commercial property, finance and insurance, retail and hospitality, infrastructure and logistics.

Innovation in Technology & Systems sponsor, Principal Cleaning

Principle Cleaning Services are a privately owned London cleaning specialist. Founded in 1989 by Douglas Cooke they have grown organically year on year and now have an annual turnover in excess of £45m, employ over 2200 great people and boast a number of London’s most recognisable landmarks as part of their impressive portfolio of customers.

A business built on sound principles that include a passion for people, quality and innovation as key differentiators of their modus operandi has enabled Principle Cleaning to win numerous industry awards for the quality of service they provide.  These include an amazing 12 Golden Service Awards, 2 of these in 2018 for the Gherkin and One New Change respectively. They have also won PFM Partners in Cleaning Awards in 2016 & 2017 plus the ECJ Partners in Service Excellence Award in 2016.

Principle also have one of London’s largest window cleaning operations as part of their in house offering, the team are specialists in cleaning some of the tallest towers in London and use a full range of technology to manage risk and provide an transparent audit trail for their client

Newcomer of the Year sponsor, CBRE

Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) is a division of CBRE which supports occupier clients of all sizes, through facilities management, project management, advisory and transaction services. Our mission is to redefine the ‘workplace’, because we believe every place of work can become a competitive advantage.

As our client, you benefit from property solutions that reduce cost and risk, better manage your space and improve productivity. Whether it’s an office, retail outlet, laboratory, data centre, manufacturing environment or a virtual location, a well-run workplace directly contributes to business results, enhancing quality, brand and engagement with your employees.

We support occupiers throughout the entire real estate lifecycle: from the property search to planning and acquisition, design and construction, property maintenance and facilities management, further development and, eventually, asset disposal.

Our integrated and market-leading workplace services have proven vital to our clients, which include major global financial, pharmaceutical, technology, manufacturing and oil and gas companies, and range from those with single iconic buildings and stadia, to large portfolios for international Fortune 500 companies across every workplace type.

No other company can match the depth and breadth of our experience across all types of work environments.

Impact on Society sponsor, Polyteck

The Polyteck Group is a leading independent facilities management and construction company which adds both strategic value to companies, and actual value to assets. This is achieved through exceptional service and meticulous attention to detail, ensuring that every property remains and becomes highly desirable. UK headquartered, the company has a turnover of approx. £26m and operates across the private and public sectors.

Polyteck has a strong financial base, an experienced board of directors, and solid client and staff retention – enabling it to grow consistently and organically since its inception. The company provides a broad range of services, including facilities management and property maintenance, development and property refurbishment, electrical services, life safety systems and HVAC Services. Formed in 2005, the Polyteck Group has grown significantly, largely organically, and now employs more than 250 employees in the UK.

Charity Fundraising sponsor, GVA Acuity

GVA is a leading and diverse real estate advisory business, offering our clients a service that spans the entire property lifecycle from strategy and planning, through to delivery and management.
Our specialist teams provide bespoke Facilities Management services, to landlords/ investors and corporate occupiers.
Our solutions deliver inspired workplaces, seamless landlord and tenant communication, improved management of building infrastructure and services, ultimately increasing ROI and cost savings for our clients.
We have over 150 FM professionals working across the UK, managing in excess of 10M ft2 of property for corporate occupiers and tenants.
Our tailored solutions are comprehensive including:
• Flexible operating models (Managing Agent or directly contracted) and in terms of scope.
• Independence from FM service delivery through an extensive, best in class supply chain.
• Single point of contact through our UK based Service Desk
• Industry leading management information, analytics and ‘real time’ reporting
• Integrated Health, Safety and Environmental management processes
• Bespoke strategic support (e.g. audits, procurement and cost benchmarking) through a team of Consultants
GVA has prestigious clients within a wide range of industry sectors. Our business is about long term client partnering where openness, trust and value are the recurring themes. We are proud of our track record of continuous service delivery to key clients throughout the UK and Europe.

Red Carpet sponsor, HVAC FM

Formed in 2005 by respected industry professional, Rob Phillips, we now have a team of over 20 in-house specialist FM consultants. Recognised as one of the leading FM and M&E Recruitment companies in the UK, we are PSL suppliers to the industry’s largest companies. The reason our clients choose to use HVAC FM is clear – we understand their business and we offer a cost effective and efficient service.

Hays Recruitment, Impact on Employee Experience

Finding staff with the right skills at short notice is vital to keeping projects within budget and on time. Our consultants combine local knowledge with a deep understanding of the sector to offer a truly expert and bespoke service. Built on over 50 years of experience, you can be confident that Hays Facilities Management is the right choice to expertly partner you in recruitment and other employment related issues, including career transition and salary benchmarking.
As a corporate partner of the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) we offer jobs with some of the UK’s leading facilities management employers so whether you’re looking for your next electrical engineer job or maintenance manager opportunity we can help meet your career aspirations.

Get involved For further details on how you can be part of the BIFM Awards view the new sponsorship brochure, or contact the Corporate Team on +44 (0)1279 712675 or corporate@bifm.org.uk.

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