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The 2018 Kimberly-Clark Golden Service Awards  

GSA 2018First launched in 1991, the Kimberly-Clark Professional Golden Service Awards have grown to become one of the most esteemed events in the cleaning sector.  Recognising excellence and high standards, the awards have evolved to further drive innovation and the continuous improvement of standards in the cleaning industry that deliver optimal results.

For 2018, the awards will place an even larger emphasis on raising standards within the cleaning industry. Open to a wide range of businesses involved in many aspects of cleaning across several sectors, these awards are a must for all companies who want to achieve and set new high benchmarking standards in the cleaning industry.

The awards

Since they were first founded over 25 years ago, the Kimberly-Clark Professional Golden Service Awards have provided an opportunity for cleaning companies, facilities management companies and in-house cleaning teams to showcase the excellence. To ensure the awards remain relevant and continue to meet customer and market demands, Kimberly-Clark Professional has re-focussed the the awards on core industry areas.

Save the date

The Kimberly-Clark Professional Golden Service Awards will take place on 8th March 2018, held at The London Hilton Park Lane and attended by senior representatives from some of the best-known facilities management and contract cleaning companies alongside all the nominees and key figures in the industry.


During the evening, awards will be presented in 14 categories. These categories are designed to recognise excellence across the healthcare, office, education, retail, manufacturing, hospitality, environmental and training sectors. At the end of the event, the prestigious Golden Service Awards Cleaning Operative and Supervisor of the Year will be announced.


In the run up to the awards, the judging process will begin in September, independently overseen by the British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSs) to ensure fairness and impartiality and site visits will take place in October and November.

According to the Chief Executive Officer at BICSs, to stand out this year companies must demonstrate quality across all areas, particularly in staff training and development. They also need to show a dedication to quality and the continual raising of standards.

How to enter

If you feel your business has the excellence and dedication needed to win one of the awards, you need to make sure you enter. Entries open on 1st June and you’ll need to download the How to Enter Guide from the company’s website to begin the process.

Visit the Kimberly-Clark Professional Golden Service Awards site to learn more about the awards or contact us to find out about excellence in the cleaning industry.