Event Information


The Surface Engineering Gala Dinner & Awards will be held on Friday 8th October 2021.

This biennial event is the premier social function in the surface engineering calendar and recognises the fantastic achievements made by the sector.

The Surface Engineering Awards is a high profile flagship event, not only for the industry itself, but also for its customers and suppliers. It is a showcase event which is an opportunity for all those connected with the industry to inform the world about the vital role surface finishing plays in UK manufacturing.


The event will be held in the Level 16 Sky Gallery at Park Regis, Birmingham’s most distinctive 4* luxury hotel, which is also the tallest, most breathtaking and best addition to Birmingham’s skyline, offering 253 gorgeous, comfortable guest rooms and luxury suites.

Situated on the famous ‘Broad Street’ Birmingham’s most dynamic entertainment destination, the premium location offers everything from intimate canal side bars, international club nights, to comedy and great restaurants.

Whether you just want to come and support the event, or have entered for an award, tickets are available to all within the industry.
The surface engineering awards will be a spectacular event attracting many high profile guests.

Award Categories
  • Marketing
  • Quality
  • Environmental
  • Outstanding Company Achievement
  • Process Innovation

Special Awards – All are encouraged to recommend themselves, other individuals or organisations for:

  • Outstanding International Contribution
  • Meritorious Service to the Heat Treatment Industry
  • Ray Alford Individual Achievement
Event Schedule

7.00pm           Pre-Dinner Drinks Reception
7.45pm           Call for Dinner
8.00pm           Three Course Dinner
Presentation of Awards
1.00am           Carriages

Please note that the dress code is black tie.