Adam Bannister

Editor, IFSEC Global

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Adam Bannister is editor of IFSEC Global. A former managing editor at Dynamis Online Media Group, he has been at the helm of the UK's leading fire and security publication since 2014.
November 22, 2018

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fire & SECURITY AWARDS

Winners of Security & Fire Excellence Awards 2018 revealed

Find out who triumphed in last night’s awards across 27 categories, with awards focused on installers, integrators, service providers, projects, security managers and teams, guarding companies, consultancies and product innovation, among others.

The awards, which took place at the Hilton Park Lane Hotel in London, starred Cold Feet actor James Nesbitt.

The event was supported by IFSEC International and FIREX International – the largest annual security and fire shows in Europe respectively – as well as SiX, the forthcoming Manchester event for security installers. SiX is hosted by Pro-Activ, publishers of PSi, Benchmark and Risk UK magazines, taking place at Event City in Manchester on 5-6 November 2019.

Before the Excellence Awards kicked off Pat Allen of Abel Alarm Company Ltd won the Peter Greenwood Security Award, courtesy of the Fire & Security Association (FSA),  for outstanding contribution to the security systems industry. Pat has been instrumental in bringing the industry together in developing, testing and implementing a new apprenticeship standard for fire, emergency and security apprentices.

Kevin Griffin, of Logic Systems Fire and Security Ltd, won the Ian Marsh Fire Award for enthusiasm and selfless concern for the fire and emergency systems industry. Kevin has earned a strong reputation in Scotland for helping to improve standards within the fire industry.

Pat Allen, left, and Kevin Griffin

“Both Kevin and Pat have been fantastic servants to industry over the years, through their continued efforts to improve standards and bring more young people into the sector,” said FSA chair Tom Brookes.

The winners of the Security & Fire Excellence Awards 2018 were as follows:

Cyber Security Project of the Year

Sponsored by Oprema

WINNER: ProtectBox with a cybersecurity comparison marketplace for small & medium businesses

In-house Security Team of the Year

Sponsored by Amulet

WINNER: The Savoy, Strand

 

Combined Security & Fire Solution of the Year

Sponsored by HAND MEDIA INTERNATIONAL

WINNER: Reveal with Hampshire Fire and Body Worn Cameras

Holistic Security Systems of the Year- Physical & Cyber Security

Sponsored by AllSecurityEvents.com

WINNER: Panasonic Business with Secure Communication – Cyber Security Protection

 

Security Services Provider of the Year

Sponsored by The Security Institute

WINNER: BAE Systems

 

Active / Passive Fire Project of the Year

Sponsored by FIREX

WINNER: Marlowe Fire & Security with Sprinklers save Lives – NCH Sprinkler Installation Initiative

 

Small Security Installer of the Year

Sponsored by IPSA

WINNER: Lifeline Alarms & Security Services

 

Medium Security Installer of the Year

Sponsored by Revolution Events

WINNER: Taylor Technology Systems

 

Large Security Installer of the Year

Sponsored by Texecom

WINNER: Universal Security Systems

Security Integrator of the Year

Sponsored by Oprema

WINNER: Eclipse Digital Solutions

 

The Inspiration in HR Award

Sponsored by SSR Personnel

WINNER: AXIS Communications

 

Counter-Terrorism Project of the Year

Sponsored by SIDOS UK

WINNER: Fenley Martel with High Footfall Screening Trials

 

Contribution to Standards in the Security Sector

Sponsored by ISCE

WINNER: Doug Edwards, managing director, VPS Guardians

 

IFSEC / FIREX Product Innovation of the Year

Sponsored by IFSEC

WINNER: Bisley Two with Evaclite Dynamic Emergency Exit Signs

 

Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative of the Year

Sponsored by Axis Communications

WINNER: Glevum Security

 

Event Security Team of the Year

Sponsored by Axis Communications

WINNER: SecuriGroup Services

 

Security Manager of the Year

Sponsored by Chubb Fire & Security

WINNER: Sarah Watts, Wilson James

 

Security Consultancy of the Year

Sponsored by Professional Security

WINNER: ICTS Consult

 

Security Guarding Company of the Year Over £25M Turnover

Sponsored by First Response Group

WINNER: Axis Security

 

ACS Champion of the Year

Sponsored by First Response Group

WINNER: ICTS UK & Ireland

 

Security Training Initiative of the Year

Sponsored by Cardinal Security Services

WINNER: Pilgrims Group with StaySafer™

 

Customer Care Initiative of the Year

Sponsored by Beyond Media Services

WINNER: VPS UK with VPS Insights Super Portal

 

Security Software Manufacturer of the Year

Sponsored by Amberstone

WINNER: Design Automator

 

Security Partnering Initiative of the Year

Sponsored by ASIS UK

WINNER: ICTS Consult and the ASIS UK Chapter Young Professional Group with Young Professional Group

 

Security Project of the Year

Sponsored by BSIA

WINNER: CriticalArc with SafeZone for Heriot-Watt University

 

Security Guarding Company of the Year Under £25M Turnover

Sponsored by ICTS UK & Ireland

WINNER: Pilgrims Group

 

Security Hardware Manufacturer of the Year

Sponsored by ICTS UK & Ireland

WINNER: Axis Communications

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Congrats Pilgrims! Glad to be part of the Pilgrims team!

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Well done to all the participants and winners, in particular to Pilgrims Group, outstanding results for 2018.

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