Awards

The Józef Nowkuński Award
- for completed line projects and enclosed buildings, as well as designs for new rail infrastructure projects implemented in Poland and rail rolling stock authorised for placing in service in at least one EU Member State and presented at TRAKO (rail cars, locomotives, multiple units). Two statuettes (in the Infrastructure and Rolling Stock categories)—replicas of the monument to Józef Nowkuński—are equal prizes in the competition. The Award Committee may also grant honourable mentions. Participation in the competition is subject to the prior submission of the Entry Form.
Contact: Marek Buczkowski; e-mail: marek.buczkowski@mtgsa.com.pl; tel. +48 58 5549312

The Ernest Malinowski Award
For products and technical innovations applied in the rail industry and presented at TRAKO. The competition covers products and technologies within the Fair’s subject matter, entered by TRAKO exhibitors from Poland and abroad. Three statuettes—replicas of the monument to engineer Ernest Malinowski—are equal prizes in the competition. The Award Committee may also grant honourable mentions. Participation in the competition is subject to the prior submission of the Entry Form.
Contact: Marek Buczkowski; e-mail: marek.buczkowski@mtgsa.com.pl; tel. +48 58 5549312

The Prof. Czesław Jaworski Award
The Professor Czesław Jaworski Memorial Prize is awarded by Polish Association Of Engineers & Technicians Of Transportation (SITK RP) for the outstanding achievements in the implementation of new technologies, equipment in the area of electric traction and railway traffic control devices.
The Prize is awarded in two areas of achievements:
- Infrastructure (contact systems and traction substations),
- Vehicles (electric machines and electrical equipment).
Products submitted to the competition should be characterized by: modern and innovative design solutions and technological, functionality, application in Poland.
Products may be presented by the entities which take part in the Fair and have registered their business in Poland, as well as by the entities from foreign countries.
The competition is organized by the National Board of the Polish Association Of Engineers & Technicians Of Transportation. Participation in the competition on the basis of prior application.
Contact: Mr. Jan Boryczka: e-mail: janboryczka@wp.pl; tel. 601 502 450.

The SEP (Association of Polish Electrical Engineers) President’s Medal
The medal is recognised as one of Poland’s most prestigious awards in electrical engineering in the broad sense. The competition is organised by the Association of Polish Electrical Engineers (SEP). Participation in the competition is subject to the prior submission of the Entry Form.
Contact: dr inż. Jacek Nowicki: e-mail: jacek.nowicki@sep.com.pl; tel.: +48 22 556 43 02; +48 533 333 665

The Prof. Jan Podoski Award
For the best products, innovative technical solutions and state-of-the-art technologies addressed to electric traction in urban transport. The competition is organised by the Polish Chamber of Urban Transport (IGKM). Participation in the competition is subject to the prior submission of the Entry Form.
Contact: Mr. Marcin Zawadka: e-mail marcin.zawadka@igkm.pl; tel. +48 22 848 21 02; +48 576 604 606

Competition – Socially Responsible Railway Company
Competition run by SIRTS and ASTE for railway-oriented organisations and companies, who do “something more” for the environment, local community and employees. We encourage to tell us about your activates, promote your brand as socially responsible and come among the distinct companies at TRAKO Gala.
Easy application documents are available at www.astespolecznie.pl.
Contact: Ms. Agnieszka Redmann: e-mail: a.redmann@aste.pl; tel. +48 58 340 69 27

TRAKO Best Company Stand Design Award
all the stands are subject to assessment. The award committee’s verdict includes two categories: stands up to 30m2 and stands above 31m2 in area. Three equal prizes are awarded in each category.
Contact: Mrs. Iwona Wolszczak: e-mail: iwona.wolszczak@mtgsa.com.pl; tel. +48 58 554 93 00

The Jan Raczyński Media Prize
The Programme Council of the 14th TRAKO International Railway Fair invites you to participate in a new competition to win the Jan Raczyński Media Prize. The competition is dedicated to the rail industry trade media. Its aim is to promote reliable knowledge about rail industry activities, in the media and the news.
We will select the winners of the first edition through a poll, based on the survey forms submitted by you. The experience of this year’s competition, along with the tips and suggestions received from you, will support our work on creating fully professional regulations for subsequent editions. We hope that the industry poll will be the best way to select the winners, with its results bringing recognition to individuals and organisations who contribute to the growth and promotion of rail transport.
Contact: Mrs. Iwona Wolszczak: e-mail: iwona.wolszczak@mtgsa.com.pl; tel. +48 58 554 93 00
CONTACT
Contest Coordinator
Marek Buczkowski

tel. +48 58 554 92 13
marek.buczkowski@mtgsa.com.pl