The search is on for the best decorating projects across the UK and Ireland, as Johnstone’s Trade launches its 2018 Painter of the Year Awards.

The free-to-enter awards recognise skilled painters and decorators who demonstrate professional brilliance, and provide a platform to celebrate outstanding excellence within the painting and decorating industry.

HEC Decorating Specialists took home the title of Supreme Winner in 2017’s competition for the team’s outstanding work on The Chocolate Works, a care centre in York. Dean Bednarek, Managing Director, said, “We were so excited to be crowned Painter of the Year by Johnstone’s Trade, it really means a lot. The Chocolate Works transformation was a huge job but such a fantastic project to be involved in – we’re really thankful to Johnstone’s Trade for this award.”

Shortlisted entrants will be invited to a prestigious black-tie ceremony in May 2019 – an evening to remember celebrating some of the best talent in the industry. With four individual category winners decided by industry peers on the night, one team will be awarded the overall title of Supreme Winner Painter of the Year, and the prize of a brand-new van.

Vincent O’Sullivan, Business Unit Director, PPG Architectural Coatings, commented: “Our Painter of the Year awards are a fantastic way to showcase our customer’s brilliant skills and work we see each and every year. We’re always impressed by the workmanship, craftsmanship and expertise demonstrated in the projects nominated for the awards, and I’ve no doubt we’ll be amazed once again this year.”

The closing date for entries is Friday 14th December 2018.

chocolate-works hec-ltd-johnstones-painter-of-the-year-supreme-winner-van hec-ltd-johnstones-painter-of-the-year-supreme-winnerTo enter for free, visit: https://www.johnstonestrade.com/poty. You can also find out more about the awards and last year’s winners.