Transformation and flexibility are not optional for utilities as they face the challenges ahead: they are the key to survival. This is the headline theme for Utility Week Live 2017, the UK's only exhibition dedicated to gas, electricity and water, connecting Britain's utilities to their suppliers, contractors and partners.

Now, the record-breaking show is asking its audience to nominate the gamechangers that have transformed their business.Who, and what, is transforming the utilities industry and why? Utilities people across the UK can vote for whoever, and whatever, they like, with Faversham House's panel of expert journalists analysing the results to compile a top 10 list.

Click here to answer the survey and share your thoughts and opinions.

The exhibition’s Connected Utilities portfolio, which consists of Utility Week, WWT, WET News and Network, will showcase the top ten individuals and technologies transforming the utilities market today.

Changing models of consumption and competition; the demands of sustainability and extreme weather; and political turmoil all require a new approach from the essential services delivering water, gas and electricity to UK homes and businesses.

To support this, Utility Week Live, together with its supporting media brands, are asking professionals across the UK utilities industries for their views and thoughts on transformation, as they seek to discover the game-changers, pioneers and visionaries in the utilities industry, identifying the leading 10 individuals and 10 technologies that are pushing the transformational boundaries.

“Who are the mavericks doing things in a totally new way and delivering amazing results, cutting-edge tech solutions, a game-changing new IT development, or perhaps a recent engineering breakthrough?” asked Ellen Bennett.

The first 75 survey respondents will win a free VIP pass to Utility Week Live 2017. And all respondents will receive a free copy of the full ‘Transformation in Utilities’ report, which will take an in-depth look into the survey results with fresh insights from the supporting media brands.

“This is going to be a fascinating process, and we are looking forward to getting stuck into the results,” says Ellen.

Simply visit the survey link here by Friday 25 November 2016 to share your thoughts and opinions.