Ironmongery reward culture

Published:  26 August, 2011

LONDON: This year’s Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI) annual Awards Lunch will be held on Thursday 3 November at the Royal Garden Hotel, in London’s Kensington.

The event, sponsored for the first time by IronmongeryDirect is the industry’s chance to showcase and celebrate the successful students from this year’s GAI education examinations.

IronmongeryDirect places great importance on education and training and has put many students through the GAI education programme from across the business. This commitment has now been crystallised in the sponsorship, for two years, of the GAI Education Awards, regularly cited as the premier networking business event in the ironmongery trade.

The event’s guest speaker will be Steve Rider, the well known TV sports presenter. With over 30 years experience of reporting on the world’s biggest sporting events for the BBC and ITV, Steve has a wealth of stories and insight to impart to what is expected to be a sell-out audience in November. As well as addressing the Awards Lunch, Steve will be presenting awards and certificates to this year’s achievers including the GAI’s Pinnacle Award, sponsored by ASSA ABLOY, for the leading student over all three years of the education programme.

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