7 July 2021

Kimberly-Clark Professional™ launches the Golden Service Awards 2022 Save the Date – Thursday 26 May 2022

Kimberly-Clark Professional™ has launched the prestigious Golden Service Awards 2022, the leading cleaning and FM industry awards event, with a save the date for Thursday 26 May 2022, to be held at the InterContinental London Park Lane.

Launched more than 30 years ago by Kimberly-Clark Professional™, the Golden Service Awards 2022 will be open for entries from 20 July 2021. Entries are welcome from all FM and contract cleaning companies across the UK and Ireland. There will be 19 categories that acknowledge excellence and the achievement of the highest standards in the industry, and the closing date for all entries is 29 October 2021, with finalists to be announced in November.

The awards are renowned as the ultimate accolade for excellence by cleaning teams across a huge variety of sectors including healthcare, retail, manufacturing, hospitality, education, leisure and offices. The 2022 awards will also acknowledge achievements with a special new category ‘Going that extra mile’ for those who have delivered above and beyond during recent times of adversity. Further details of all the categories will be announced shortly.

“The COVID-pandemic has clearly moved cleaning and hygiene to the top of the business agenda across all sectors, therefore the cleaning and FM industry has never been more important or more valued,” says Steve Jones, General Manager UK & Ireland, KimberlyClark Professional™.

Also going the extra mile for its industry are the sponsors. Returning as Gold Sponsor is the Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers’ Association (CHSA) and joining as returning Silver Sponsors are Kärcher and Bunzl Cleaning and Hygiene Supplies. Announced as new sponsors for the Golden Service Awards are Nationwide Hygiene Group, who join as a Silver Sponsor, and Pearroc and Zuppclean by Bothongo Hygiene Solutions, who are new bronze sponsors alongside Truvox International. The awards are supported by the British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) and the Cleaning & Support Services Association (CSSA) plus our media sponsors Tomorrow’s Cleaning, Facilities Management Journal and Cleaning Matters.

“It is such an important time to sponsor a leading event in our industry, and we welcome both our new and returning sponsors,” says Steve Jones, General Manager UK & Ireland, Kimberly-Clark ProfessionalTM. “As the flagship event in the UK & Ireland, we are looking forward to discovering how our industry peers have excelled in reaching new heights during a challenging time. In the meantime, we urge the industry to showcase what we believe will be many examples of excellence and going above and beyond, by entering the awards.”

To support all entrants, in addition to a comprehensive How to Enter guide, Kimberly-Clark Professional™ will host a webinar on 29 July. The online event will also feature support and guidance from the British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) who oversee the judging and Suzanne Howe Communications, the awards’ organisers. Details about the webinar, and how to attend, will be announced in due course.

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Time to shine – Kimberly-Clark Professional launch the 2022 Golden Service Awards

Notes to Editors:

About the Kimberly-Clark Professional Golden Service Awards:

The Kimberly-Clark Professional Golden Service Awards were created nearly 30 years ago and continue to be the leading awards programme in the FM and contract cleaning sectors in the UK and Ireland. They are acknowledged internationally as the hallmark of quality and are instrumental in the promotion of raising standards in the industry. They are designed to reward excellence to cleaning teams and are held every two years.

About Kimberly-Clark Professional:

Kimberly-Clark Professional partners with you to create exceptional workplaces, making them healthier, safer and more productive. We create full-service solutions tailored to your needs and leverage our unmatched portfolio of trusted brands to elevate the way people experience your business and what it stands for. Our brands including Kleenex®, Scott®, WypAll®, Kimtech, and KleenGuard help you make an impact on the people who matter most to you. Together, we create Exceptional Workplaces.

About Kimberly-Clark

Kimberly-Clark (NYSE: KMB) and its trusted brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Fuelled by ingenuity, creativity, and an understanding of people’s most essential needs, we create products that help individuals experience more of what’s important to them. Our portfolio of brands, including Huggies, Kleenex, Scott, Kotex, Cottonelle, Poise, Depend, Andrex, Pull-Ups, GoodNites, Intimus, Neve, Plenitud, Viva and WypAll, hold the No. 1 or No. 2 share position in 80 countries. We use sustainable practices that support a healthy planet, build stronger communities, and ensure our business thrives for decades to come. To keep up with the latest news and to learn more about the company's 146-year history of innovation, visit kimberly-clark.com or follow us on Facebook or Twitter.

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