European Rental Awards: deadline this Friday

Rental companies and suppliers are encouraged to enter the 2024 European Rental Awards organised by the European Rental Association (ERA) and International Rental News (IRN).

The 2024 European Rental Awards dinner will be held in Lisbon, Portugal, on 15 May, during the ERA Convention.

The deadline for award entries is Friday, 16 February, 2024, and entries should be sent to Lewis Tyler, Deputy Editor, IRN (

How to enter
To enter the awards companies and individuals can download the awards entry form from the awards website (at The judging criteria are given on the website, and there is further guidance on the entry form.

The award categories are:

  • Large Rental Company of the Year (revenues more than €15 million)
  • Small Rental Company of the Year (revenues less than €15 million)
  • Rental Product of the Year
  • ERA Sustainability Committee Award: best emission reduction case study using rental products
  • ERA Technical Committee Award: compliance with ERA Guidance (no entries to be submitted)
  • ERA/IRN Rental Person of the Year
  • Lifetime Achievement Award

Submissions are requested for all the awards except for the ERA Technical Committee award, which will be chosen by the committee alone without external submissions.

Judging panel
The judging panel for the 2024 European Rental Awards comprises representatives from rental companies, an OEM and a rental association, plus representatives from ERA and IRN, who are the award organisers.

The panel is:

The judging panel for the 2024 European Rental Awards. The judging panel for the 2024 European Rental Awards.
  • Nina Aasland, CEO, Naboen
  • José Cuadrado, Managing Director, Yanmar Compact Equipment - EMEA
  • Stéphane Hénon, President, ERA & Managing Director, Loxam
  • Murray Pollok, Managing Editor, IRN
  • Hervé Rebollo, Director General, DLR
  • Non-voting Chair: Michel Petitjean, Secretary General, European Rental Association

If you have any questions, contact Lewis Tyler, Deputy Editor, IRN. E-mail:

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