Annual Dinner 2019

21 Feb 2019


Next years dinner will be held on 27th February 2020. Bookings open in September.


Thanks to our guests at the IOR Annual Dinner in 2019 who raised £2645.54 in donations. These funds will be shared equally between the IOR President's Fund focusing on education and Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH)

Did you miss this years dinenr? Read a summary of the speech by President, Kevin Glass FInstR in this news article.

The Institute of Refrigeration held the 119th Annual Dinner at the Grange St Pauls' Hotel, London on Thursday 21st  February at 10 Godliman St London EC4V 5AJ.

Members and guests celebrated their industry at the original “Fridge” Dinner,  where contractors and manufacturers, engineers and technicians came together as individuals to celebrate achievement and support the Institute of Refrigeration. The evening was a great opportunity to catch up with old friends, spend time with your customers and meet new contacts at the same time as having a thoroughly enjoyable and entertaining evening.



IOR Awards for individual achievement presented during the evening:

  • J&E Hall Gold Medal established by and presented in association with J&E Hall International
  • Ted Perry Award established by a trust gift from the Perry Family and sponsored by Hawco Ltd
  • The Kenneth Lightfoot Medal presented in association with Lightfoot Defence
  • Service Engineer Lifetime Achievement Award sponsored by the ACR Journal 

Read more about this years' award winners  at our Awards Page


Sponsors and Supporters of the 2019 Annual Dinner


Ticket price included

  • Welcome drinks reception
  • Three course meal including 1/2 bottle wine per person
  • Awards for achievement
  • After dinner speaker and award presenter
  • Entertainment
  • Fundraising for charity and the IOR Presidents' fund for education initiatives

Sign in to the website to book using our secure online system or contact the IOR office to book your places.  


With thanks to our 2019 entertainment supporters and sponsors

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