EUROTEK.2016 Award Nominations (Round Two)

The EUROTEK.2016 Gala Dinner and Award Ceremony will be held on Saturday 8th October 2016 at the International Convention Centre, Birmingham, England. If you haven't booked your ticket yet, it promises to be quite an evening, and you'd be made most welcome. The dinner is truly good humoured and great fun. (Dress code: Black Tie / Ball Gown preferred).

Come and join our amazing speakers, key industry movers and shakers, and of course, divers. Limited tickets are available from the website at £18.50 a head for the VIP Drinks Reception and £65 per head for a four course dinner. It is the perfect opportunity for you to socialise, catch up with old friends and make new ones.

During the evening we will be raffling off the following diving goodies;

* AP fully loaded rebreather
* Lust4Rust diving holiday
* Otter Britannic 2 fully loaded drysuit
* Shearwater Perdix computer
* Suex scooter

The funds raised will be used to establish a EUROTEK Research Grant.

We will also be celebrating success, giving out a number of awards during the Dinner. This is your opportunity to have your say and acknowledge the people, companies, equipment and services that have inspired your diving, enabled you to further your diving, or made your diving safer. You don't have to attend the Award Dinner to vote.

The awards are;

* EUROTEK Discover Award
* EUROTEK Media Award
* EUROTEK Innovation Award
* EUROTEK Outstanding Contribution to the Diving Industry
* EUROTEK Diver Award
* EUROTEK Lifetime Achievement Award

Vote now. Please include the name(s) of the person / team / company you are nominating and the reason(s) you think they should win a EUROTEK award.

Please keep the following guidelines in mind when submitting your nomination(s)

The company, team or individual should have been active in diving for a minimum of 10 years

The company, team or individual should have made a significant contribution to the sport of advanced and technical diving

Nominees whose writings, actions and efforts (including those efforts to earn a living) do not reflect positively on the diving industry may be precluded from consideration, ie acting as a plaintiff’s expert witness against the diving industry

Self nomination is not allowed. The deadline for the second round of submissions is Wednesday 31st August 2016. Submit your nomination / vote now!

If you wish to submit a more detailed application, you can email your submission to Rosemary E Lunn

* 1. EUROTEK.2016 Discover Award

"An award given for significant discoveries in the field of advanced or technical diving"

This award can be given to a person or team who have made discoveries in the fields of equipment design; diving medicine, science and research; diver education; expedition diving etc

Previous winners are not eligible for nomination again

Past Winner:
2014 Associate Professor Simon J Mitchell: Diving Medicine Research 

I wish to nominate the following person / team...

* 2. EUROTEK.2016 Media Award

"An advanced or technical diving cinematographer, writer, film, programme (radio, television, cinema, on-line) or publication (book, magazine - printed or e-media) that has educated, inspired or influenced your diving" 

Previous winners are not eligible for nomination again

Past Winner:
2008 Wreck Diving Magazine: Joe Porter
2010 Deco for Divers: Mark Powell
2012 Divers Of The Dark: Antti Apunen and Janne Suhonen
2014 Rebreather Forum 3 Conference Proceedings: Dr Richard D Vann, Dr Petar J Denoble, Dr Neal W Pollock

I wish to nominate the following person / team...

* 3. EUROTEK.2016 Innovation Award

"An advanced or technical diving product or service that has enabled you to further your diving or made your diving safer"

Previous winners are not eligible for nomination again

Past Winners:
2008 Inspiration Rebreather: AP Diving
2010 Oxygen Cell Checker: Narked At 90
2012 TEKCamp: Martin and Amy Stanton
2014 Shearwater Research Petrel and NERD: Bruce and Lynn Partridge

I wish to nominate the following product because...

* 4. EUROTEK.2016 Outstanding Contribution to the Diving Industry Award

"The unsung hero who has gone the extra mile to support and develop others in the field of advanced and technical diving"

Previous winners are not eligible for nomination again

Past Winners:
2010 John Womack Snr: Otter Watersports
2012 Jim Standing and Paul Strike: Fourth Element
2014 Mark Richard Evans: Sport Diver Magazine

I wish to nominate the following person because...

* 5. EUROTEK.2016 Diver Award

"An individual who has inspired or influenced you with their significant contribution to advanced or technical diving"

Previous winners are not eligible for nomination again

Past Winners:
2008 Cave Diver Rick Stanton
2010 Wreck Diver Rick Waring
2012 Wreck Diver Richard Lundgren
2014 Cave Diver Jason Mallinson

I wish to nominate the following person because...

* 6. EUROTEK.2016 Lifetime Achievement Award

"An individual who you admire for their consistent contributions or discoveries that have advanced or opened up the field of technical diving"

Previous winners are not eligible for nomination again

2008 Marine Engineer and Diver: Kevin Gurr
2010 Cave Diver and Author: Martyn Farr
2012 aquaCORPS Founder: Michael Menduno
2014 Dive Educator and Equipment Inventor: Lamar Hires

I wish to nominate the following person because...

* 7. If you will not be attending the EUROTEK Gala Award Dinner, please explain why.

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