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ER Excellence Awards 2019: Now open to the data centre industry

Electrical Review Excellence Awards 2019

The Electrical Review Excellence awards are back for 2019, but this time DCR is along for the ride, with a host of brand new awards categories specifically targeting the data centre industry.

Now in association with Data Centre Review, the Electrical Review Excellence Awards 2019 are designed to showcase the best of the best from two dynamic and interlinked sectors.

Following the success of the inaugural 2018 Electrical Review Excellence Awards which took place in May this year (read more here), the 2019 Awards evening will be night to remember, to be held at none other than the Ballroom of London’s prestigious Four Seasons Hotel on 30 May 2019.

A unique opportunity for attendees to see and be seen, the awards offer entrants a bold and elegant way to recognise excellence, innovation and collaboration across both the data centre and electrical spaces.

The 2019 awards categories are:

  • Data Centre Design & Build – Product of the Year
  • Data Centre Design & Build – Project of the Year – Sponsored By Heatload
  • Data Centre Cloud – Product of the Year
  • Data Centre Cloud – Project of the Year
  • Data Centre Colocation Supplier of the Year
  • Power – Product of the Year
  • Power – Project of the Year
  • Lighting – Product of the Year – Sponsored by Wago
  • Lighting – Project of the Year
  • Fire Safety & Security – Product of the Year
  • Fire Safety & Security – Project of the Year
  • Test & Measurement Product of the Year
  • Energy Efficiency Project of the Year
  • Innovative Project of the Year
  • Sustainable Project of the Year – Sponsored by Smart Grid Forums

All winning entries will also be considered for two additional awards – Project of the Year and Product of the Year, both presented by Riello UPS – and recipients will be announced during the Awards evening.

Judging the entries will be our panel of industry experts comprising of: Prof Ian F Bitterlin, Consulting Engineer and Visiting Professor, University of Leeds; Steve Martin, Director of Technical, Electrical Contractors’ Association; Steve Hone, CEO and Co-founder, The Data Centre Alliance; Jon Belfield, President, The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) and Peter Hunt, Chief Operating Officer, Lighting Industry Association Ltd. Also joining the panel are Elinore Mackay, Editor, Electrical Review and Claire Fletcher, Executive Editor, Data Centre Review.

“This is a really exciting time for Data Centre Review. Since taking the reins 6 months ago the magazine has gone from strength to strength and the newly added awards categories are testament to its growing success. We’ve recently increased distribution to three times yearly with the view to boost this further, we have a major new presence on social media and the magazine itself has just undergone a major revamp,” commented Claire Fletcher, Executive Editor, Data Centre Review.

“The association with the ER Excellence Awards can only help push the Data Centre Review brand to new heights and as part of the judging panel I am particularly excited to see what the data centre industry has to offer.”

Entries are now open for the 2019 Electrical Review Excellence Awards, in partnership with Riello UPS. So, get the date in your diary and get entering, we look forward to receiving your submissions. Please note, you can enter as many categories as you wish, but each category must have its own individual entry. You’ve got to be in it to win it. CLICK HERE to learn more and download the entry form.

If you have any questions about entering or becoming involved in the Awards as a sponsor, please call +44 (0) 207 062 2528 or email /

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