Back G23 Winners announced
The winners of the G23 Awards were announced on Friday night, 24 November, at a black-tie gala evening at the London Hilton on Park Lane. Hosted by actor and comedian Omid Djalili, the awards recognised and celebrated the very best of the UK glass & glazing industry.
With fourteen categories that were fiercely contested, the huge audience of over 700 saw the following winners pick up the coveted trophies with Everglade Windows and Kubu Smart both celebrating a double award win.
Winners List at G23
Training & Development Initiative of the Year Sternfenster
Promotional Campaign of the Year Deceuninck
Unsung Hero Award Peter Eatough, VEKA
Customer Care Initiative of the Year Everglade Windows
Component Supplier of the Year Kubu Smart
Rising Star Award Ben Hartshorn, Sheerline
Commercial Project of the Year The Residence Collection and HWL, Old Beech Farm Development
Sustainability Initiative of the Year Saint-Gobain Glass and Morley Glass
Machinery Supplier Award Haffner
New Product of the Year Kubu Floating Window Sensor, Kubu Smart
Best Business Initiative of the Year Epwin Window Systems
Installer of the Year Clearview Home Improvements
Glass Company of the Year ESG Group
Fabricator of the Year Everglade Windows
Tony Higgin, the event organiser said: “What a night! Many congratulations to this year’s winners of the G23 Awards. The quality and quantity of entries was truly outstanding, and this year’s winners fully deserve this recognition for the innovation and professionalism they have shown in the industry.” The London Hilton on Park Lane was full to the rafters and industry colleagues and guests enjoyed a champagne reception sponsored by Emplas and Thermoseal Group.
Category Sponsors for the event included: AluK GB, BM Group, Deceuninck, Doorco, Epwin Window Systems, FENSA, GGF, Saint-Gobain, Sheerline, UAP and Veka. Thanks must go to Pilkington for sponsoring the table centres, Carl F Groupco as the trophy sponsor, Listers for the table plan, Eurocell for sponsoring the winners’ interviews and Forel for sponsoring the 360° photobooth.
The guests enjoyed a fun casino sponsored by VBH (UK) and after-show entertainment until the early hours. The awards enjoy the support industry associations and media including FENSA, GGF, The Glazine, Glazing Times and Windows Active.
The organisers were keen to thank all the judges who make the event possible including: Andy Cassie, Brian Shillibeer – Editor of The Installer, Brian Smith – Director of BAJ Smith Consulting, Charissa King – Editor of GGP Glass & Glazing Products, Chris Beedel - Head of Government Advocacy & Stakeholder Relations at the Glass & Glazing Federation, Dave Borland - Head of Technical Department at the Glass & Glazing Federation, David Mechem - Head of Operations at RISA, Douglas Masterson - Technical Manager of the Guild of Architectural Ironmongers, Jon Vanstone - Chairman of Certass, Kevin Jones - Senior Technical Officer at the Glass & Glazing Federation, LukeWood – Editor of Glass Times, Mick Clayton – CEO of GQA Qualifications, Phil Heavy, Rod Appleyard – Principal of Verification Associates and Steve May-Russell – CEO of Smallfry.
Dates will soon be announced for the G24 Awards. Keep in touch at www.g-awards.com
Back G23 Awards entry deadline extended!
The Glass & Glazing Industry's Premier Awards ENTRY DEADLINE EXTENDED
Due to overwhelming interest this year, and many companies asking for a little longer, the entry deadline for the G23 Awards has now been extended to Monday 31 July.
Now in their 19th year, the G23 Awards have firmly established themselves as the ultimate event - recognising and rewarding excellence in the glass and glazing industry. G23 – the industry’s leading awards will take place on Friday 24 November 2023 and return to the London Hilton on Park Lane. Launched in 2004, and held annually in London, the prestigious event is dedicated to celebrating innovation and exceptional performance from the best companies and the best people in the UK market.
Unparalleled in the glass and glazing industry, the awards are highly acclaimed by guests, winners, industry event supporters and commercial sponsors alike. The event has grown year on year, and last year saw a record number of entries from the UK’s fenestration specialists. ‘The wide range of categories for the G23 Awards means most companies will find at least one they can enter. The G Awards are a chance to shine and raise your profile in the UK glass & glazing industry. It is a great celebration of all that is innovative in our sector’ says organiser, Tony Higgin.
The event returns this year to the London Hilton on Park Lane and will take place in the Grand Ballroom, following a recent refurbishment of the five-star venue. With fourteen categories this year, G23 is set to be the biggest event and party for the glass and glazing industry.
The organisers are excited to announce a new category for G23 - Best Business Initiative of the Year. This award is open to companies that can demonstrate real business growth through enterprise and initiative, while keeping in mind the sustainability and circular ambitions of the industry today.
The full list of categories for 2023 is as follows: • Best Business Initiative of the Year • Commercial Project of the Year • Component Supplier of the Year • Customer Care Initiative of the Year • Fabricator of the Year • Glass Company of the Year • Installer of the Year • Machinery Supplier of the Year • New Product of the Year • Promotional Campaign of the Year • Rising Star Award • Sustainability Initiative of the Year • Training & Development of the Year • Unsung Hero Award
Entries are now open and can be submitted free of charge online at www.g-awards.com. The deadline for entries has been extended to Monday 31 July giving entrants an extra ten days to complete their forms. There is no charge to enter the G23 Awards, which are independently judged by a panel of experts.
Leading names sponsoring the 2023 Awards Dinner and Presentation include Business Micros, Carl F Groupco, Conservatory Outlet, Deceuninck, DoorCo, Emplas, Epwin Window Systems, Eurocell, Listers, Saint-Gobain, Thermoseal, UAP, VBH and Veka.
To book your place at this gala event, or to find out more about entering go to
Back G23 Awards are go!
Now in their 19th year, the G-Awards are now open for entries - be part of it and celebrate the very best in glass & glazing.
With the Awards taking place on Friday 24 November at the London Hilton on Park Lane, we are now calling for entries for the following categories:
- Best Business Initiative of the Year NEW FOR 2023
- Commercial Project of the Year
- Component Supplier of the Year
- Customer Care Initiative of the Year
- Fabricator of the Year
- Glass Company of the Year
- Installer of the Year
- Machinery Supplier of the Year
- New Product of the Year
- Promotional Campaign of the Year
- Rising Star Award Sustainability Initiative of the Year
- Training & Development of the Year
- Unsung Hero Award
Be part of the G23 - The Glass & Glazing Industry's Premier Awards. Click here to find out how to enter - the entry deadline has been extended to Friday 31 July 2023.