This website uses cookies to improve your experience. Please click here to accept them.cookie information page
More On
Members' login

The 115th Institute of Refrigeration Annual Dinner


The 115th Annual Dinner took place at the Grange St Pauls' Hotel on Thursday 19th February 2015 

Images from the 2015 event

440 members and guests gathered to celebrate our industry and initiatives such as the new Apprenticeship Trailblazer standard, Fantastic Fridges website and Cool Science at the Big Bang careers exhibition.

The guests included contractors and manufacturers, engineers and technicians all coming together as individuals to celebrate achievement and support the Institute of Refrigeration. As always the event offered a great opportunity to catch up with old friends, spend time with customers and new contacts while a thoroughly enjoyable and entertaining evening was had by all.

The evening included:

  • Welcome drinks reception
  • Fabulous three course meal
  • After dinner speaker Steph McGovern
  • Fun and games after dinner
  • Prize draw 
  • Fundraising for charity and the IOR Presidents' fund for industry promotion
  • Silent auction of sports memorabilia

 IOR Awards for individual achievement were presented at the event

  • J&E Hall Gold Medal established by and presented in association with J&E Hall International - winner Reinhard Radermacher
  • Ted Perry Award established by a trust gift from the Perry Family and sponsored by Hawco Ltd - winner Angeles Rivero Pacho
  • The Kenneth Lightfoot Medal presented in association with Lightfoot Defence - Tom Davies and colleagues
  • Service Engineer Lifetime Achievement Award sponsored by the ACR Trainee of the Year - Ian Sullivan

Sponsors and Supporters of the 2015 Annual Dinner

Entertainment fund contributors: A-Gas, Dean & Wood, GEA Refrigeration, GEA Searle, Lu-Ve Group, Space Engineering, Star Refrigeration

Dinner tickets sponsored by H.Guntner (UK) Ltd

Drinks Reception sponsored by FJB Systems

Programme sponsored by Sanhua

Table Centre sponsored by HRP 

Wine Sponsored by : Honeywell 

Printing Sponsored by: ACR Journal