Winner: ceda Rising Star Award 2019!

The ceda Rising Star Award celebrates the best new talent in the industry,

Any member of a ceda Member’s staff with less than five years’ experience in their current role can be nominated by their employer for this award.

The objective is to recognise and reward an individual’s outstanding achievement and contribution to the development of a ceda Member company.

In addition to the trophy and accolades, this year’s winner will also receive a £2,500 bursary sponsored by ceda’s Platinum Partners. This will be used to further the development of the winner with overseas trips to exhibitions and events.

The awards have been independently judged and from the entries received they shortlisted three young people who have made a significant impact on a Members’ business:

James Austin, Project Account Manger at Tailor Made Catering Equipment Services

Carlisle Hartley, Operations Manager at ABDA Creative Design & Build

Macauley Knight, Project Support at Archer Catering Systems Ltd.

This year’s ceda Rising Star Award winner is James Austin from Tailor Made Catering Equipment Services.

Adam Mason acknowledges all three nominees, “Three outstanding young people made the final shortlist for the Rising Star Award. To see such talent and capability in our industry is a wonderful thing. Congratulations to James for winning the award and also to Carlisle and Macauley the runners-up. All three have big futures. A note of thanks too to Jim Stevens, David Summers and Nick Archer for nominating their employees.”