The award is given to recognise distinguished achievement in the development, manufacturing, or application of protective coatings or advancement of the protective coatings industry. The purpose of the award is to honour and recognise those who have made a significant contribution to their industry, and nominations are particularly encouraged from contractors and applicators either as a company or organisation, or as individuals within Australia and New Zealand.

The Victor Nightingall Award is determined by the Coatings Technical Committee. Nominations open for the Victor Nightingall Award open following the conclusion of the prior year’s conference, with nominations to be submitted to the Applicators Technical Group through the online portal by the end of the August prior to the next conference.

For further clarification on the Victor Nightingall Award, please email


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