New annual acoustic award scheme

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Association of Noise Consultants reward best acoustic practitioners

June 2013 -- The Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) has launched a new annual awards scheme, offering entrants the chance to win a state-of-the-art sound level meter, donated by Brüel & Kjær.

During the conference, taking place on Tuesday 8th October in Birmingham’s Crowne Plaza hotel, this particular prize will be awarded to the winner of the Brüel & Kjær Award for Best Application of Environmental Noise Measurement Data category.

ANC’s new awards scheme aims to promote and recognise excellence among acoustic consultants in the United Kingdom. During this inaugural presentation, entries from ANC members will be assessed by a panel of judges including their peers and industry sponsors to determine those that have made an outstanding contribution in their field.

As well as the category sponsored by Brüel & Kjær, there are several more award sections including Architectural Acoustics, Building Services Acoustics and Sound Insulation Design.
 
Brüel & Kjær’s European Sales Director, Christophe Sinsou said: “We are proud to support ANC’s annual awards, especially in the category that rewards the hard work of today’s environmental acoustic consultants. We wish all the entrants the best of luck on the night and look forward to an enjoyable evening.”

ANC Awards Task Force chairman, Ed Clarke said: “ANC member companies are staffed by teams of unsung heroes whose diligence, dedication and application bring complex engineering acoustics principles to bear on real life problems. As a professional body we should do more to recognise and reward excellence - and gain inspiration from the good news stories and accomplishments in our daily consultancy work. The ANC awards will provide this opportunity and a platform for engagement with key external contacts, sponsors and stakeholders.”

To find out more about the ANC Awards and take part, please visit: http://www.association-of-noise-consultants.co.uk/  

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About Association of Noise Consultants
The ANC is a trade association for acoustic, noise and vibration consultancy practices in the UK. Membership has grown to over 115 member companies, including several international members and representing nearly eight hundred consultants.
http://www.association-of-noise-consultants.co.uk/

About Brüel & Kjær
Brüel & Kjær is a world-leading manufacturer and supplier of sound and vibration measurement systems. Brüel & Kjær helps its customers measure and manage the quality of sound and vibration in their products and in the environment. Focus areas are aerospace, space, defence, automotive, ground transportation, airport environment, urban environment, telecom, and audio.

Brüel & Kjær has an unparalleled portfolio of sound and vibration equipment, and is a renowned deliverer of innovative instrumentation, including sound level meters, microphones, accelerometers, conditioning amplifiers, calibrators, noise and vibration analysers and software. To see the full range of products and systems, please visit
www.bksv.com

Brüel & Kjær also runs a variety of training courses, from basic introductions to noise and its effects to more specialised classes teaching customers how to get the most out of their equipment. Free, online training courses - conducted by our expert engineers - run throughout the year too. For all course registration details visit http://www.bksv.com/courses

Brüel & Kjær is a subsidiary of UK-based Spectris plc (www.spectris.com) which has annual sales of £1.1bn and employs around 7,500 people worldwide across its four business segments
 
For additional information please contact:
Heather Wilkins
Marketing Coordinator
Bruel & Kjaer
Telephone: 01223 389 800
Web:
www.bksv.com
Email:
heather.wilkins@bksv.com 

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