ESTA Awards 2021

By Alex Dahm06 January 2021

Preparations are underway for the 2021 ESTA Awards of Excellence and entries are now being invited.

Following the cancellation of the Intermat exhibition in April, the European crane and transport association now plans to hold its ESTA Users’ Night and Awards on 22 April 2021 as an online event, with the addition of a special celebration of the winners at the autumn meeting in Finland, which it is hoped (pandemic permitting) will be held as a live, in-person event.

All eligible companies in the European lifting and specialized transport industry are encouraged to submit entries for the 2021 awards. In addition to exceptional lifting and transport projects, awards categories cover products and other achievements helping to advance the industry. Enter one or more of around ten categories for the chance to win a coveted award.

The 2020 online awards event was well supported and successful, and ESTA hopes that as many suitable candidates as possible will take the opportunity to enter the 2021 awards and to use them to promote their company, its successes and the high level of technical excellence used to carry out the work.

As in previous years, from the entries a maximum of four nominees will be selected in each category with the winners announced at the event ceremony itself.

The nominated finalists in each category will be announced in the third week of March 2021 on: and at:

Entry forms for all of the awards categories are available here. These forms are editable pdf documents. Just fill them in, save and e-mail them to or via WeTransfer at:

Entries for the Awards competition can be made in English, French, German, Italian or Spanish. A four-sentence summary in English of your entry is requested so it can be published if your company’s entry is nominated.

The deadline for entries should be 22 January 2021.

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