PCIAW® Awards: Applications open 31st March

Applications for the PCIAW® Awards are now open from the 31st of March 2023, with more information available on the PCIAW® Awards page.

The industry-leading PCIAW® Awards is dedicated to the professional clothing supply chain for uniforms, workwear, and personal protective equipment (PPE). The awards ceremony will be hosted on 9th November 2023 located at the iconic and award-winning venue – Alfandega Congress Centre, Porto – on the bank of the Douro River.

Sponsored by Carrington Textiles, the PCIAW® Awards champions innovation and celebrate success whilst creating a unique networking opportunity for the global professional clothing industry.

With 27 opportunities to win, the PCIAW® Awards recognise innovation across the supply chain for buyers, suppliers, manufacturers, and distributors.

While the awards celebrate progressive companies at the forefront of design-led professional clothing, best-managed contracts, and sustainability, the PCIAW® Awards also recognise individuals’ remarkable contributions to the industry with awards such as the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Please note that the PCIAW® Awards are only open to PCIAW® members.

PCIAW Awards

Find below all of the awards on offer this year:

PPE Innovation Awards:

  •  PPE Clothing Innovation Award
  • Footwear PPE Innovation Award
  • PPE Accessory Innovation Award

Professional Clothing Design Awards:

  • Retail & Banking Design Award
  • Hospitality & Leisure Design Award
  • Manufacturing, Construction & Industrial Design Award
  • Police, Fire & Military Design Award
  • Healthcare Design Award
  • Aviation & Passenger Transport Design Award
  • Transport & Logistics Uniform Design Award
  • Inclusive Uniform Design Award

Manufacturer Awards:

  • Innovative UK & European Manufacturer Award
  • Innovative Global Manufacturer Award
  • Digitalised Manufacturer Award
  • Fibre & Fabric Innovation Award

Suppliers & Distributors Awards:

  • Best Managed Major Uniform Contract
  • Best Managed Boutique Uniform Contract
  • Best Managed Major Technical Workwear & PPE Contract
  • Best Managed Boutique Technical Workwear & PPE Contract
  • Best Consultancy & Services Award
  • Transformational Technology Award

Sustainability Awards:

  • Sustainable Business Awards
  • Circular Product Award
  • Responsible Buyer Award

Industry Recognition Awards:

  • Industry Newcomer Award
  • Lifetime Achievement Award

The night of the PCIAW® Awards will begin with a champagne reception at 6:00pm followed by a three-course gala dinner. The PCIAW® Awards ceremony begins at 7:30pm until 10:15pm, complete with an evening of networking and entertainment.

Book tickets for the PCIAW® Awards here.

“PCIAW® is the first member-led organisation to represent the global companies of the professional clothing industry. We encompass the entire supply chain from buyers, suppliers, manufacturers, and distributors and take pride in being the association that connects international partners for collaboration and education.” Commented Yvette Ashby, CEO, PCIAW®.