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November 2017

Shortlist Announcement

December 2017

Awards Ceremony

March 15 2018

Discounted entry fees for charities

Our Annual UK Excellence Awards honour the champions, the innovators, the leaders, the role models… in fact any organisation, and new for 2018, individuals engaged in and committed to improving business for employees, customers and stakeholders.

We want to celebrate the exceptional work you do and the difference you make.  For charities and not-for-profit organisations wishing to enter the 2018 Innovation Awards we have introduced a discounted entry rate.

Get the recognition you deserve.

Apply today and join the many outstanding organisations who demonstrate exceptional levels of excellence across key areas of their business.

  • Reward your teams for their hard work and celebrate your business excellence
  • Benchmark and showcase your achievements among world-leading and peer organisations
  • All shortlisted finalists get invaluable feedback
  • Be recognised for your business excellence, attracting new business and stakeholders

Awards ceremony

The Awards Ceremony offers guests the opportunity to network and celebrate with over 500 professional and senior decision makers throughout the evening. The event will be held at Guildhall in March 2018 in the largest surviving medieval Crypts in London.

Previous charity winners - Phoenix Futures

2015 was a winning year for Phoenix Futures , the charity and housing association who won not one, but two of our prestigious Achievement Awards (now Innovation Awards).

Read more about how they successfully achieved recognition for Leadership and Customer Satisfaction and won the coveted awards.

Innovation Awards

Here you’ll find everything you need to know about the Innovation Awards. Select a logo to find out more:

Innovation Customer Experience Award

Get recognised as a premium, award-winning customer experience provider

Innovation in Diversity and Equality Award

How do you demonstrate and promote equality and opportunity for all?

Innovation Employee Engagement

Give your teams a huge pat on the back and celebrate your amazing workforce

Innovation Sustainability Award

The positive impact your organisation has on ‘People, Planet and Profit’

2016 Awards

Watch the highlights from our 2016 awards and find out more about the 2016 winners, sponsors and host, Karren Brady.

Award FAQs

Have a question about our awards? Visit our FAQ page for more information.