The North American Association of Uniform Manufacturers and Distributors (NAUMD) and its Public Safety Suppliers & Retailers (PSSR) division announce they are now accepting submissions for the Best Dressed Public Safety Award® to a police, fire or sheriff department in the United States. The deadline for submissions is March 23, 2020. The national winners will be named at the NAUMD Convention and Expo, on April 28, 2020, in Reston, Virginia.
There are seven submission categories:
- Law Enforcement – Small (Under 100)
- Law Enforcement – Medium (100 to 500)
- Law Enforcement – Large (Over 500)
- First Responders – Small (Under 100)
- First Responders – Medium (100 to 500)
- First Responders – Large (Over 500)
- Private Security Companies
Three finalists will be named in each category and all finalists will receive a certificate designating their status. Independent judges will evaluate the submissions based on appearance, functionality for the job, and use of technology and innovation to determine the best overall uniform programs. The goal of the Best Dressed Public Safety Award is to promote professionalism and excellence within the uniform industry. NAUMD is a community for the uniform industry that works on projects to help pursue a common future. Nominations for these categories and the Best Dressed Public Safety Award is open to all public safety departments and all NAUMD members.
The Best Dressed Public Safety Award is one of many awarded during the annual NAUMD Conference and Expo. The 2020 event will be held in Reston, Virginia, April 26 – 28, 2020. During the Conference, NAUMD and its PSSR division hold meetings, exhibit new products, and develop long-lasting distributor and manufacturer relationships through receptions and off-site get-togethers, as well as award excellence during the Awards Reception and Banquet. Membership is open to any manufacturer, distributor, or dealer within the uniform and public safety markets.