Irwin’s Ultimate Tradesperson Competition Calls on Outstanding Tradespeople to Nominate Themselves, Friends and Colleagues for the 2016 title
IRWIN Tools has launched its annual Nominate a Tradesperson competition to find the UK and Ireland’s Ultimate Tradesperson.
The company is on the lookout for trade professionals – joiners, electricians, plumbers, metal workers and mechanics to nominate themselves or colleagues and share their stories of when they have gone above and beyond to get a job done, no matter how big or small.
The successful candidate will receive a year’s paid apprentice for 2017, £5,000 (€6,440) to help build their business and a range of products including the manufacturer’s new Pro Comfort Screwdrivers, WeldTec Circular Saw blades and VISE-GRIP cutting pliers.
The winner will be announced at the Build Show on the 18th and 19th October at the NEC in Birmingham.
Ahead of the 2016 winner being crowned, between June and October a monthly winner will receive a prize package bursting with IRWIN tools to the value of £660 (€851) as well as an all-expense paid trip for two to the Build Show to the value of £850 (€1095).
The competition now in its second year gives Irwin the opportunity to recognise the positive difference tradespeople are making to the UK and Ireland.
Spokesperson Amber Popowicz, Senior Brand Activation Manager explains: “We established Nominate a Tradesperson to find tradespeople who through their skills and dedication make a real difference.
“This could be a tradesperson who has shown their commitment to instilling their skills in the younger generation by working with apprentices or someone who always goes above and beyond to deliver exceptional client service.”
2015 Winner, Stacey Greenwell, from Stoke-on-Trent added, “When I began my career over 15 years ago I never thought I would become the UK’s Ultimate Tradesperson.
“I started buying uninhabitable derelict properties and renovating them to provide affordable housing to help my local town.
“It’s been such an experience to have won and it’s been great to have been recognised by such a long-standing company.”
To nominate yourself, a friend, a colleague or family member who you think deserves the recognition of UK and Ireland’s Ultimate Tradesperson, and to find the full terms and conditions of this promotion visit www.irwin.co.uk/nominate