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Awards, Events and Competitions

The PDA award competitions encourage and support excellence from across the industry
whether that be the skills of an apprentice, sole-trader or national company.

All competitions are open to the whole industry so why not put your skills to the test -
this year could be your year.

Thank you to everyone who entered this years Premier Trophy Awards, we look forward to seeing you again in 2019. 


2018 Apprentice -Trainee Competition

The Results Are In

The awards presentation, hosted by Neil Ogilvie, PDA CEO, began with the PDA Apprentice /Trainee title, sponsored by Crown Paints, CITB and Purdy.

Abigail Johnson, from Bradford & Leeds College of Building, took the first prize while second prize was given to Megan Talbot from Oliver Gladwin & Accrington & Rossendale College. Eleanor Cleave of Bournemouth & Poole College took third place.

All competitors received a box of quality paint brushes from Purdy Paint Brushes.

2018 Premier Trophy Awards 

The PDA Premier Trophy Awards began in late 1987 when a group of professionals and suppliers from the construction industry convened at the Building Employers Confederation headquarters in London to consider how to improve press coverage of the sector.

As a result of this meeting, the National Federation of Painting and Decorating Contractors (NFPDC) implemented a competition with the appointment of the Clerk of Works Incorporation Council (ICW) as independent inspectors.

It was decided that the objectives of the Premier Trophy Awards should be: demonstrate the diversity of skill and craft, show efficiency of service to clients, develop the highest standards of excellence for the industry.

The competition is now in its 30th year and still holds true to these objectives.


Midland and South West Regional AGM

This event has taken place. Please register your interest with us below if you would like to attend the next event.

Get dressed up and come and join in the fun!

The Midland and South West Region will be holding their AGM on Saturday morning 8th September at the Chesford Grange Hotel, Kenilworth, near Warwick. Following Lunch, we will be taking you to Stratford by coach for an afternoon at the races.

Stratford Race Course has an excellent reputation for levels of prize money and hosts 19 horseracing fixtures between March and November, with top trainers and jockeys attending. We will then head back to the hotel where the new Regional President Bob Hooker and his wife Clare will be hosting a drinks reception followed by a 3 course meal and entertainment.

New and old members enjoy the socialising and networking of this event and this one you definitely don’t want to miss!

Past Awards and Winners

                                                                                 2018 Premier Trophy Awards                                                                                

                                                                                 2017 Premier Trophy Awards                                                                                 

                                                                                 2016 Premier Trophy Awards                                                                                 

                                                                                 2015 Premier Trophy Awards                                                                                 

                                                                                 2014 Premier Trophy Awards                                                                                 

                                                                                 2013 Premier Trophy Awards                                                                                 

                                                                                 2012 Premier Trophy Awards                                                                                 

                                                                                 2011 Premier Trophy Awards                                                                                  

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