2018-01-11

Leaders in digital transformation solutions latest to sponsor APD Control Room Awards

Source: APD Communications

Two pioneering technology companies have been announced as the latest sponsors of the first national Control Room Awards. Sopra Steria, a European leader in delivering successful transformation programmes to top private and public sector organisations, is backing the awards as Bronze Sponsor in addition to sponsoring the Call Taker of the Year category and Seed Software, a company providing frontline software solutions for fire and rescue services in the UK, is also a Bronze Sponsor and backing the Young Achiever of the Year category. Both organisations have long-standing relationships within emergency and critical control rooms. The awards, launched by APD communications, a company specialising in mission critical solutions for the emergency services, are the first to recognise and reward the unsung heroes within critical control rooms across the UK. The APD Control Room Awards will honour the life-changing work of control room personnel across the emergency services and within a variety of public and private sector organisations.

Sopra Steria and Seed Software will join heavyweight tech company telent Technology Services, which is the Platinum Sponsor of the Control Room Awards, and the British Association of Public Safety Communications Officials (British APCO) which is backing the awards as Media Partner. Nominations for the Control Room Awards are open until 18 January 2018, with the awards shortlists scheduled to be revealed on 1 February 2018.