Uptime Awards


Do you have an extraordinary reliability program? If so, we invite you to nominate your program for the Annual Uptime Awards to recognize your team for accomplishments in:

  • Best Overall Reliability Program
  • Reliability Engineering for Maintenance
  • Asset Condition Management
  • Work Execution Management
  • Leadership for Reliability
  • Green Reliability
  • Special Recognition: Innovation Award (i.e. Use of Drones, Predictive Analytics and Internet of Things)

What are the benefits of participating in the Uptime Awards evaluation process?


Past Uptime Awards participants and winners report that the process helped them to:

  • Create an opportunity for external assessment and comparison
  • Improve external communication and program detail reporting
  • Define the business case for a sustainable program
  • Crystalize program result reporting
  • Foster teamwork and acknowledge all stakeholder contributions
  • Contribute to an emerging body of knowledge for effective asset management and maintenance reliability best practices
  • Develop an opportunity for international press coverage for their organizations
  • Share program details and best practices with the global maintenance reliability community to create external knowledge sharing and benchmarking relationships
  • Generate internal recognition and program validation

The Uptime Awards Judging Panel includes:


  • Terrence O’Hanlon – CEO/Publisher, Reliabilityweb.com and Uptime Magazine
  • Dave Reiber, Senior Reliability Leader, Reliabilityweb.com
  • Joel Levitt, Director of Projects for the Reliability Leadership Institute

What Do the Winners Receive?


If your team and program are selected as an Uptime Awards winner and you confirm your ability to attend the Uptime Awards ceremony held at the International Maintenance Conference (IMC), you will be entitled to:

  • Two FREE 5-Day Passes for IMC (additional passes available)
  • Participate in the Uptime Awards Ceremony
  • Two Uptime Awards polo shirts (additional team shirts available at cost)
  • Uptime Awards winner poster with site and team photo
  • Uptime Awards trophy
  • Uptime Awards Winner Lunch for current and past Uptime Awards winners
  • 45-minute presentation for your award-winning program at IMC
  • Video recording of your presentation hosted at Reliabilityweb.com
  • 1000 to 1200-word Uptime Magazine article featuring your program
  • Special Uptime Awards winner flag for your IMC name badge

Congratulations to the 2017 Uptime Award Winners!

  • Jacobs NASA - Best Overall Reliability Program
  • Mercedes-Benz USA - Best Leadership for Reliability Program
  • Cintas - Special Recognition Award for Safety in Maintenance
  • Southern Gardens Citrus - Best Asset Management Program
  • Skookum Contract Services - Best Work Execution Management Program
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb - Best Reliability Engineering for Maintenance Program
  • The Mosaic Company - Special Recognition Award for Best Reliability Centered Design
  • AB InBev - Best Lubrication for Reliability Program
  • Malaysia Airports - Best Green Reliability Program

Winners will be honored in a special awards ceremony at the 32nd International Maintenance Conference (IMC-2017), hosted by Reliabilityweb.com®, scheduled December 11-15, 2017 at the beautiful Hyatt Regency Coconut Point in Bonita Springs, Florida. Each winner will be doing a special presentation about their reliability journey and program.

For more information, visit: www.imc-2017.com

Uptime Awards

Past Winners

Uptime Awards 2018


Submissions open April 2018.

If you have any questions, please contact us.