Winning the coveted 2024 Peter Newbery Award for UK Innovation, which showcases individuals, staff members, organisations, companies and partnerships for introducing initiatives, products or processes with inventive approaches as they navigate a developing and competitive industry. Hot Tub Suppliers, a proud member of BISHTA, situated in Leicester, achieved distinction by securing this leading award and the following BISHTA Awards at the 2024 British Pool & Hot Tub Awards ceremony.
- Residential Hot Tubs Below £7,000 (Overall Winner – GOLD STANDARD & SILVER STANDARD)
- Residential Hot Tubs £7,000 to £14,000 (SILVER STANDARD & SILVER STANDARD)
- Hot Tubs Change Lives (SILVER AWARD)
- Hot Tubs in a Holiday Setting (SILVER & BRONZE AWARDS)
- Hot Tub Happiness (Overall Winner – GOLD AWARD)
- Best Use of Digital Media (SILVER AWARD)
- The Peter Newbery Award for UK Innovation (Overall Winner – GOLD AWARD)
Arun Sarna of Hot Tub Suppliers commented:
We are thrilled to win 10 awards this year which is our best ever haul. The awards cover our main company objectives which is to provide superior quality product, service and user experience, we also like to be “the first” in our work so to win the Peter Newbery award for innovation was especially special.
This distinguished recognition is attributed to our team member, Brook Hovell, for her outstanding contributions to hot tub servicing and repair. Serving as the Customer Services Manager at Hot Tub Suppliers, Brook fulfils a range of responsibilities, often taking her on the road. She aspires to set an example that inspires other companies to invest in female engineers and encourages more women to participate in the wet leisure industry”.
Demonstrating excellence in the industry, the annual British Pool & Hot Tub Awards, hosted by BISHTA (British and Irish Spa and Hot Tub Association) and SPATA (Swimming Pool and Allied Trade Association) and, spotlight businesses devoted to attaining the highest standards. These companies adhere to the guidelines of the relevant trade association and uphold a code of ethics recognised by the industry, distinguishing them as elite professionals dedicated to raising standards in their field.
These awards not only recognise companies for their outstanding work, honouring technical expertise and aesthetic achievements, but they also create an inspiring showcase of award-winning projects for consumers to explore for their own initiatives. This instils confidence in consumers, as they are assured that every company, as a member of the trade association, is obliged to adhere to British and European standards and conduct business with a commitment to ethics.
This year's awards ceremony took place on Tuesday, 6th February, as an integral part of the Industry Gala Evening organised by the BSPF (British Swimming Pool Federation). The results were revealed at the Coventry Building Society Arena in the West Midlands; the evening is held during SPATEX, the UK's exclusive international showcase for pool, spa, and wellness, held from 6th to 8th February 2024.
This year's VIP guest was competitive swimmer Joe Litchfield, who is set to participate in the Paris Olympics 2024, fuelled by his lifelong love for swimming. With a distinguished career, he has earned titles as county, regional, and National champion. In 2022, he won two silver medals at the Commonwealth Games and a bronze at the World Championships, followed by a gold with his team at the subsequent World Championships. His outstanding achievements led to his recognition as the Guest of Honour at the 2024 Wet Leisure Industry Gala Evening.
The award entries are judged by a panel of peers from the hot tub industry to assess their technical merit to meet industry standards as a minimum requirement. With 10 BISHTA award categories available to enter, the winning and highly commended entries for this year exemplify the industry's abundant talent and the steadfast commitment to quality and service from BISHTA members.
Chris Hayes, Managing Director of SPATA and BISHTA, praised the winning companies for their exceptional quality of work and expressed optimism for their continued success. The event received generous support from various partners and sponsors, underscoring the industry's collaborative spirit and commitment to excellence.
Supporting the 2024 British Pool & Hot Tub Awards, the Partners and Sponsors are; Adtrak, AstralPool UK, Certikin International, Complete Pool Controls, Dantherm Group, Dryden Aqua, EVi Pools, Fairlocks Pool Products, Golden Coast part of Pollet Pool Group, Heatstar, HTH T/A Innovative Water Care, Jacuzzi, Nsure, Oase, Plastica, Spawer, Sprayed Concrete Solutions, SPN and What Pool & Hot Tub Magazine.
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