Awards Criteria

Icon : Fire Industry Woman of the Year

Fire Industry Woman of the Year

The individual must work within an organisation that is within the fire safety OR they must have made a significant contribution to the introduction and promotion of standards within the fire safety sector since 1 January 2022. Any person accomplishments prior to this date are not relevant and will not be eligible for entry.

Key tips for your entry

1. Keep information simple

Please keep your sentences short and easy to understand. Not all of the judges are technical experts so please don’t assume they will know acronyms or technical lingo. Simply submit your text in language that is clear, precise and simplistically highlights the merits for its submission.

2. Adhere to time period. We will disqualify any entry that nominates an individual who has not made a direct impact on your business or partner organisation, in relation to fire safety, post 1 January 2022.

3. You do not have to be a customer of Western Business Media or member of the Fire Industry Association to be eligible for entry.

4. Provide detail about the performance of the individual The judges need to know details on how the individual has made a positive impact within an organisation or partner organisation. Please provide verifiable evidence that their contribution has directly resulted in significant improvements to fire safety of persons or premises or championing fire safety standard.

5. Legal proceedings

If the individual or your company has been subject to any prosecution in relation to fire safety law since 1 January 2022, or has been subject to

any enforcement notices, then your entry will automatically be disqualified.

The following entry questions are to be used for the campaign of the year category below:

Nominee Name

Company Website

Nominee Job Title

Nominee Job Description (max 50 words)

In no more than 250 words, please describe how the nominated person effectively manages fire safety or has gone above and beyond in their role to improve or champion improvements to fire safety standards.

In no more than 250 words, please give details of any innovations in business process, standards or implementation of equipment that have been implemented by the person since 1 January 2021 and list the benefits derived from them.

In no more than 250 words, please describe how the person has demonstrated leadership/participation in wider fire safety processes over a sustained period of time.

In no more than 250 words, please outline what sets this individual apart from her peers in the fire safety sector

In no more than 50 words, please write a profile of the individual and why they are deserving of the nomination. This will be used for the judging panel as well as for publicity purposes on the Awards night.

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