Royal Recognition Klark Acoustic
The company’s success led to an invitation to Downing Street. Phil Clarke, his wife Jenni and Doug Smith represented one of five successful Midlands businesses invited to a reception to meet Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in recognition and celebration of their outstanding enterprise in British industry.
The following year it was Terry’s turn to receive official recognition when he got to meet Her Majesty the Queen at Buckingham Palace to receive the Queen’s Award for Technological Achievement for the company’s innovations in digital audio technology.
DDA too received Royal recognition for their achievements, twice winning the Queen’s Award for Export Achievement in 1986 and 1987.
Queen′s Award 1986