INTRODUCING: THE STONEGATE AWARDS!

 

We are super excited at Stonegate Precision Tooling to be launching our brand new awards this year. This is your chance, as a customer of Stonegate, to showcase your skills and be rewarded for them. After all, who doesn’t want the phrase ‘the award-winning’ to precede their company name?!

The team at Stonegate Precision Tooling have refined our award categories into 6 fundamental awards, which should give each fabricator at least one award category that they are eligible for.

Let’s take a look at them in a little more detail:

  

kitchen countertop installation

 

Best Kitchen Installation

This category is for all those fantastic kitchen stone fabricators who are creating beautiful worktops, kitchen islands and splashbacks. If you have been involved in fabricating a stunning piece of stonework for a kitchen, then this category is for you.

Top tips for your nomination:

  • Include a picture, so that we can see the work produced.
  • Let us know which tools you used to create the installation.
  • Tell us the story behind the installation, how did you help the customer decide on this design.

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 stone bathroom installation

 

Best Bathroom Installation

We talk a lot about kitchens here at Stonegate, but this category lets the bathroom shine. Have you installed a luxurious stone sink or cabinet in a stunning bathroom? What about incredible tilework? Then this category is for you to showcase your skill.

Top tips for your nomination:

  • Include a picture, so that we can see the work produced.
  • Let us know which tools you used to create the installation.
  • Tell us the story behind the installation, any challenges? How did you overcome them?

 

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Best Review

Have you ever had a customer so thrilled with the work you have produced that they gave you an amazing review that you wanted to shout about to all who will listen? This category is your chance to shout it from the rooftops. ‘Best Review’ is all about the service you provide to your customer, if they are singing your praises then we want to join them.

Top tips for your nomination:

  • Include a picture, so that we can see the work produced.
  • Let us know which tools you used to create the installation.
  • Tell us about the job and what you did to really improve the experience for the customer.
  • Make sure to include the actual review from the customer!

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 stone liftting and handling

 

Employee of the Year

This is your opportunity as an employer to reward a member of your team that has really excelled in their role. Do they always go above and beyond to get the job done? Have they produced some stunning work? Or are they simply a pleasure to be around? Just think how thrilled they will be that not only you recognised their effort by taking the time to nominate them, but that they won!

Top tips for your nomination:

  • Provide us with some details – how have they made a difference.
  • If they are a fabricator – provide some pictures of their work
  • Why should they win this award over other nominees?

 

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Fabricator of the Year

This is your opportunity to nominate the business as a whole. Do you think you are the best fabricator in your area, country, or even the world? Then this is your chance to make it official. This is a huge category and we expect it to be a popular one. You have to be in it to win it, so make sure to get your nomination in so that you don’t miss out.

Top tips for your nomination:

  • Include a picture of the work you produce
  • Tell us about your workshop
  • How many jobs do you do in a year?
  • How do you excel at customer service? – include some reviews
  • Pick out some of your stand out jobs that you are proud of.
  • What makes you a cut above the rest?

 

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granite sculpture 


Job of the Year

This award is super special, as it is the only one that will be voted for by the public. ‘Job of the Year’ is simply that, nominating your best and most impressive installation. This is your chance to showcase those amazing jobs where you have created something truly special out of stone. Our panel will select the finalists for this category and then we will post these to our social media channels for the public to vote on, so make sure to provide some fantastic pictures for this one!

Top tips for your nomination:

  • Include a picture.
  • Let us know which tools you used to create the installation.
  • Tell us the story behind the installation.
  • Tell us why you are proud of this particular installation

 

 

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How it works

Our nominations open on Tuesday 2nd April and close on Friday 26th April. To enter simply fill out the nomination form, including as much information as possible and then submit. You can enter as many categories as you would like. After the nominations have closed we will then shortlist each category and publish the list of finalists for each category the following week. The winner will then be selected from a panel of experts, with the exception of ‘Job of the Year’, which will be put to a public vote from the 7th – 13th may. The winners will be announced and presented with their award in the week beginning 20th May. Each finalist will receive a certificate to display in their showroom.

 

The Winners

The winners will receive a beautifully crafted award to display in their showroom made entirely from stone (of course!) kindly designed by K Granite.

                         

 The stonegate awards

 

 

The awards will be hand-delivered to each fabricator, with the opportunity to pose for official photographs which you can have full access to!

The winners will not only receive this award, but they will also receive a graphic from us to add to their website proclaiming them as award-winning and the Stonegate team will be promoting their reasons for winning too.

So what are you waiting for? Get your nominations in now!