The countdown to the BMA first Sustainability Awards is on, as the special guest compere, Tim Pollard, is announced.
The industry celebration on November 23, will see the return of Tim as host for the day’s events, following his appearances at previous BMA conferences.
Tim is a Principal at Pollard and Pollard, a consultancy service working in the fields of sustainability, energy and resource efficiency.
He said: “I’m genuinely delighted to be involved in these BMA awards.
“There’s no doubt the issues of climate change, net zero and sustainability will influence all manner of products and behaviours, and impact every business and home in the land.
“We need the big ideas, the transformational strategies and the hundreds of tiny first steps which will lead to change.
“I applaud all the entrants who are making their mark in the businesses they represent.
“It’s time to celebrate, encourage and inspire change across the whole bathroom sector.”
There are five categories in the awards: Carbon Reduction, Water Efficiency, Circular Economy, Workplace Initiative and Sustainability Champion, and they were open to full BMA members and affiliates.
The ceremony on November 23, kicks off at 12.30pm at the Conrad St James Hotel, London, with a drinks reception, followed by a three-course lunch and the awards ceremony.
Tom Reynolds, Chief Executive of the Bathroom Manufacturers Association, said: “Thank you to all those who have supported this venture and to Tim for bestowing his inimitable compering skills to the occasion.
“He is well known in the bathroom industry and respected for his knowledge and his passion for sustainability, making him perfect fit for this special event.
“It’s exciting to countdown to the ceremony, with so much support from entrants, sponsors and the likes of Tim.
“Sustainability is a significant and compelling issue for the sector, and it’s important to recognise all the transformations taking place.”