PCIAW® Awards 2023: Cooneen – Inclusive Uniform Design

The PCIAW® (Professional Clothing Industry Association Worldwide) is proud to represent companies which embrace the principles of inclusive design, producing uniforms which assist and affirm every wearer in their line of work. Cooneen have done this brilliantly with their paramedic uniforms for the South Yorkshire emergency services, receiving the 2023 Inclusive Design Award at the 2023 PCIAW® Summit, Exhibition & Awards, held at the Alfandega Congress Centre in the iconic city of Porto, Portugal.

Through extensive collaboration with diverse groups, Cooneen has developed uniforms to meet the needs of frontline emergency services in South Yorkshire. Their thoughtful designs accommodate maternity, menopause, cultural requirements, and gender-specific fits, ensuring every employee feels valued in comfortable, well-fitted garments.

The Award was presented by Natalie Wilson, Managing Director of Shield 360, and Nisha Muire, Uniform Program Manager at Air Canada. Cooneen brought the whole team up on stage to celebrate the big moment, and the company was extatic to receive a second award later in the evening too. Coming all the way from Northern Ireland, it was a fantastic night for the team with beautiful clear skies and a pair of highly coveted awards.

The PCIAW® is proud to celebrate and reward the individuals and companies demonstrating innovation and creativity to deliver value in the professional clothing industry through the globally esteemed PCIAW® Industry Awards. The 2023 event was a resounding success for networking and professional development in professional clothing, and the association aims to welcome the network back to Birmingham in November 2024.

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