telent proudly supports the APD Control Room Awards for the 2nd year running

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The company is the platinum sponsor for the prestigious event

Leading mission-critical technology solutions provider telent Technology Services Ltd (telent) has announced it will be a platinum sponsor for a second successive year at the upcoming APD Control Room Awards.

The national awards recognise the extraordinary and selfless contributions that staff in critical control rooms make day-in-day-out for the public. From the police, fire, and ambulance to the aviation and transportation sectors, every team member will have the chance to be celebrated and have their stories heard at the awards ceremony on 7 March 2019 in Nottingham.

telent has been upgrading and delivering critical infrastructure for many of the UK’s emergency services for numerous years. It designs, delivers, supports and operates a wide range of solutions for emergency service organisations including control rooms, digital asset management, vehicle connectivity and conversion services, mobile data terminals and cloud services. Its industry expertise, technology partnerships, accreditations and committed teams make telent the partner of choice for organisations at the forefront of public safety.

Barry Zielinski, telent’s General Manager of Public Safety & Defence, said: “At telent, we have a long history of providing and supporting mission-critical technology, including control room solutions, for the UK’s emergency services. I was personally delighted that telent were platinum sponsors of the inaugural APD Control Room Awards. Supporting an event such as this for another year which celebrates the bravery, determination and compassion of control room staff was an obvious choice for telent.”

Entries for the awards open on 31st October, with categories including Award for Services to the Public, Lifetime Achievement Award, Control Room Dispatcher of the Year, Leader of the Year, Control Room Call Taker of the Year, Community Champion Award, Young Achiever of the Year, Special Recognition for Bravery and Courage Award, Team of the Year and The John Gilhooly Unsung Hero Award.

Zielinski, a member of the awards judging panel, added: “Last year’s awards evening was a fantastic celebration and a very emotional recognition of the incredible work and commitment of control room staff from all fields of the emergency services. I look forward to celebrating all the incredible achievements and individuals who make such outstanding contributions to our society.”

Entries for The APD Awards 2019 awards open on 31st October 2018. The award ceremony will take place on Thursday 7 March 2019 at De Vere Orchard Hotel, Nottingham. For more information, visit

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