memcom 2019 membership excellence awards

 

Welcome to the 2019 memcom membership excellence awards in our 20th anniversary year! Created to empower the leaders of today and the aspiring leaders of tomorrow, the memcom awards are firmly established as a celebration of all that’s great in professional bodies, associations, charities and the wider not-for-profit sector. The awards recognise the innovation, creativity and hard work which drives up standards in the membership sector and delivers increased value for its professions and society at large.  

 

Entry is now open so have a look at the categories and decide which award(s) you’d like to enter. Full details for all awards can be viewed here, then simply click through to our awards microsite, new for 2019,  to submit each entry. We are currently offering 5 for 3 on all award entries should a few catch your eye!

 

Key dates:

  • 21st December – Christmas Early Bird Offer of £100 entry closes (£125 thereafter)
  • 31st January – Awards entry closes
  • 15th February – Late entry possible (awards increased to £175 to cover admin)
  • March 2019 – Shortlist announced
  • 20th June 2019 – Awards event

 

Entries close on the 31st January 2019 and the shortlist is announced in March. Best of luck!

 

We’ve streamlined the process this year based on your feedback and all nominees are now required to answer just one simple question, along with uploading supporting documents (eg 1x supporting evidence, 1x visual). Please click into each award below to see all the criteria and the question you’ll be asked to answer in the awards microsite when entering. Once registering on the awards microsite you can come back at any time to complete our entry and make your payment.

 

If you know what award(s) you’d like to enter, simply click through to our awards microsite now to register and enter:

 

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Submissions are limited to a maximum of 1000 words, and a maximum of 2 uploads (1x supporting evidence, 1x visual). Please refer to the entry guide for full details.

 

Always a hugely popular category, the following awards honor print publications within the membership sector which demonstrate superior execution of editorial objectives, engaging content, innovative design, cutting-edge techniques and noteworthy commerciality.

This award recognises excellence in magazine or publication design for your members, supporters or subscribers and is open to professional bodies, trade associations, membership charities and other non-profit membership organisations. Winning entries are likely to be interesting and informative, accessible, well planned and designed – and seen as a valuable resource by your readers.

 

The question you’ll be asked to answer in the awards microsite when entering will be:

 

Why do you think this magazine deserves to win this award right now?

 

Entries will be assessed on the following:

 

Evidence of strategy and a clearly defined target audience. A high degree of professionalism, design, innovation, creativity and originality. Does it work as a magazine? Does it flow? Is it an accessible read, even for your non-target audience? Evidence of the impact of your publication, including readership testimonials, circulation, its importance as a member/subscriber benefit, cost of production and ROI, etc.

 

Deadline for submissions: 31 January 2019.

Please note that entries received by 17 December will be eligible for an early bird entry fee. Those received up until 15 February will attract a late entry fee.

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This award recognises excellence in magazine or publication design for your members, supporters or subscribers and is open to professional bodies, trade associations, membership charities and other non-profit membership organisations. Winning entries are likely to be interesting and informative, accessible, well planned and designed – and seen as a valuable resource by your readers.

 

The question you’ll be asked to answer in the awards microsite when entering will be:

 

Why do you think this magazine deserves to win this award right now?

 

Entries will be assessed on the following:

 

Evidence of strategy and a clearly defined target audience.

A high degree of professionalism, design, innovation, creativity and originality. Does it work as a magazine? Does it flow? Is it an accessible read, even for your non-target audience?

Evidence of the impact of your publication, including readership testimonials, circulation, its importance as a member/subscriber benefit, cost of production and ROI, etc.

 

Deadline for submissions: 31 January 2019.

Please note that entries received by 17 December will be eligible for an early bird entry fee. Those received up until 15 February will attract a late entry fee.

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This award recognises excellence in magazine or publication design for your members, supporters or subscribers and is open to professional bodies, trade associations, membership charities and other non-profit membership organisations.

 

In a crowded market, a new or revamped magazine requires careful strategy, planning, design and creativity. As well as demonstrating your creativity and originality, your submission should include evidence of the publication’s reach and impact, including an example of what the new/relaunched publication has replaced. This category is open to anybody who has launched or relaunched a magazine within the last 15 months.

 

The question you’ll be asked to answer in the awards microsite when entering will be:

 

Why do you think this magazine deserves to win this award right now?

 

Entries will be assessed on the following:

 

Evidence of strategy and a clearly defined target audience.

A high degree of professionalism, design, innovation, creativity and originality. Does it work as a magazine? Does it flow? Is it an accessible read, even for your non-target audience?

Evidence of the impact of your publication, including readership testimonials, circulation, its importance as a member/subscriber benefit, cost of production and ROI, etc.

 

Deadline for submissions: 31 January 2019.

Please note that entries received by 17 December will be eligible for an early bird entry fee. Those received up until 15 February will attract a late entry fee.

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From membership campaigns to public awareness drives, the awards in this section celebrate the innovation, creativity and hard work which drives up marketing standards in the sector and delivers increased value for members, stakeholders and wider society.

This award recognises the investment of time and effort which goes into making a low-budget campaign with considerable impact and is open to professional bodies, trade associations, membership charities and other non-profit membership organisations.

 

The campaign can be on any issue – from a rebrand or fundraising campaign or launch of a new service or product to a membership drive or public awareness campaign. The important aspect is that the campaign must deliver true value for money in terms of its ROI. Please explain why the campaign was deemed to be run on a shoestring and please include total budget as part of your entry.

 

Please note that the maximum threshold of total campaign spend is £10,000.

 

The question you’ll be asked to answer in the awards microsite when entering will be:

 

Why do you think this campaign deserves to win this award right now?

 

Entries will be assessed on the following:

 

The background to a clearly defined and executed campaign.

A high degree of innovation, creativity and originality. Has your organisation done anything like this before or is it radically different?

Evidence of the impact of your campaign and especially the ROI. Please make sure to include total budget as part of your entry. How much value for expenditure did you get? As well as financial savings, what is the real legacy of this campaign?

 

Deadline for submissions: 31 January 2019.

Please note that entries received by 17 December will be eligible for an early bird entry fee. Those received up until 15 February will attract a late entry fee.

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This award recognises the creativity and inspiration it takes to deliver a strong marketing or membership campaign through a range of channels and is open to professional bodies, trade associations, membership charities and other non-profit membership organisations. There should be a strong rationale as well clear objectives and demonstrable value added from the channels employed in the campaign.   

 

The question you’ll be asked to answer in the awards microsite when entering will be:

 

Why do you think this campaign deserves to win this award right now?

 

Entries will be assessed on the following:

 

Evidence of strategy and clearly defined goals.

A professional and innovative campaign executed through a broad range of communication channels. What thought went into using the channels flow? How appropriate were they for the intended audience?

Evidence of the impact of your campaign – measurable KPIs such as increased engagement, etc. will be balanced against the cost, so submissions are also encouraged to detail their ROI.

 

Deadline for submissions: 31 January 2019.

Please note that entries received by 17 December will be eligible for an early bird entry fee. Those received up until 15 February will attract a late entry fee.

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This award recognises the creativity and inspiration it takes to deliver a strong social media campaign and is open to professional bodies, trade associations, membership charities and other non-profit membership organisations. There should be clear objectives and demonstrable impact added from the channels employed in the campaign.  

 

The question you’ll be asked to answer in the awards microsite when entering will be:

 

Why do you think this campaign deserves to win this award right now?

 

Entries will be assessed on the following:

 

Evidence of strategy and clearly defined goals.

A professional and innovative campaign executed through social media channels. How appropriate were these channels for the intended audience?

Evidence of the impact of your campaign – measurable KPIs such as increased engagement, etc. will be balanced against the cost, so submissions are also encouraged to detail their ROI.

 

Deadline for submissions: 31 January 2019.

Please note that entries received by 17 December will be eligible for an early bird entry fee. Those received up until 15 February will attract a late entry fee.

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This award recognises the creativity and inspiration it takes to deliver a successful membership recruitment campaign and is open to professional bodies, trade associations, membership charities and other non-profit membership organisations. There should be clear objectives and demonstrable impact added from the channels employed in the campaign.   

 

The question you’ll be asked to answer in the awards microsite when entering will be:

 

Why do you think this campaign deserves to win this award right now?

 

Entries will be assessed on the following:

 

Evidence of strategy and clearly defined goals and target audience.

A professional and innovative campaign executed through a broad range of social channels.

Evidence of the impact of your campaign – measurable KPIs such as increased members, donors etc. will be balanced against the cost, so submissions are also encouraged to detail their ROI.

 

Deadline for submissions: 31 January 2019.

Please note that entries received by 17 December will be eligible for an early bird entry fee. Those received up until 15 February will attract a late entry fee.

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This award recognises the role played by professional associations and charities in social campaigning, encouraging social mobility and the advancement of causes for the public good. Judges will look to be impressed not just by the campaign itself, but by other factors such as target audience engagement with the campaign, governmental or public support, press and media coverage and the legacy of the campaign itself. Entering this award ensures that more professionals and the public will know about the important campaigning work that your organisation does.

 

The question you’ll be asked to answer in the awards microsite when entering will be:

 

Why do you think this campaign deserves to win this award right now?

 

Entries will be assessed on the following:

 

Evidence of a clear strategy/defined target audience.

An innovative, multi-faceted and creative campaign.

Evidence of the impact of your work in terms of creating lasting change or awareness, as well as membership engagement, increase in fundraising, press and media coverage, anecdotal evidence of public awareness, etc.

 

Deadline for submissions: 31 January 2019.

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For professional bodies, trade associations and other non-profit membership organisations, members are the main reason for being. So attracting members and then keeping them truly engaged is critical for survival. From events to CPD initiatives, this category honours those organisations who have perfected their member engagement strategies, with impressive results.

This award celebrates the hard work which goes into putting on world-class membership events and is open to professional bodies, trade associations, membership charities and other non-profit membership organisations. 

 

The question you’ll be asked to answer in the awards microsite when entering will be:

 

Why do you think this event deserves to win this award right now?

 

Entries will be assessed on the following:

 

Evidence of strategy and a clearly defined campaign.

A high degree of execution, creativity and originality. What makes

this particular event so different?

Evidence of the impact your event had on the membership. This

may be in the form of feedback, testimonials or other KPIs, but should also include

any outcomes of the event itself, such as measurable increased engagement, etc.

 

Deadline for submissions: 31 January 2019.

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This award recognises the role played by organisations in increasing engagement amongst students, junior members and young people and is open to professional bodies, trade associations, membership charities and other non-profit membership organisations. Judges will look for initiatives which lead the way in terms of promoting membership and / or the profession to a wider audience.

 

The question you’ll be asked to answer in the awards microsite when entering will be:

 

Why do you think this initiative deserves to win this award right now?

 

Entries will be assessed on the following:

 

The background to the initiative and evidence of a clear strategy/defined target audience.

An innovative, thought-leading initiative delivering lasting engagement amongst students and young people.

Evidence of the impact of the initiative, including membership recruitment/engagement, ROI, lasting legacy and KPIs, etc.

 

Deadline for submissions: 31 January 2019.

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A strong membership engagement strategy is essential in securing commitment and support from your members and followers. As well as demonstrating your originality and creativity, your submission should include evidence of your new strategy’s impact. How far reaching is your strategy? How ambitious were your plans? What is your organisation now doing differently as a result?  This award is open to professional bodies, trade associations, membership charities and other non-profit membership organisations.

 

The question you’ll be asked to answer in the awards microsite when entering will be:

 

Why do you think this engagement strategy deserves to win this award right now?

 

Entries will be assessed on the following:

 

Evidence of strategy and a clearly defined campaign.

What sets your membership engagement strategy apart from others?

A high degree of innovation, creativity and originality. Has it been done before or is it radically different?

Evidence of the impact of your strategy, membership testimonials, ROI, financial savings, new campaigns or a different direction, etc.

 

Deadline for submissions: 31 January 2019.

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This award recognises innovation in CPD, programmes, courses or events. Judges will be interested in the innovation and creativity demonstrated, as well as the numbers engaging with the initiative.  

 

The question you’ll be asked to answer in the awards microsite when entering will be:

 

Why do you think this CPD initiative deserves to win this award right now?

 

Entries will be assessed on the following:

 

The background to the initiative and evidence of a clear strategy.

A successful CPD initiative that demonstrates positive impact to the profession.

Evidence of the impact of the initiative, including numbers engaged, sign ups, anecdotal evidence, financial return and ROI, etc.

 

Deadline for submissions: 31 January 2019.

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This award recognises a volunteer who has made an outstanding contribution to a professional body, trade association, membership charity or other non-profit membership organisation.

 

The question you’ll be asked to answer in the awards microsite when entering will be:

 

Why do you think your volunteer deserves to win this award right now? 

 

Entries will be assessed on the following:

 

Evidence of what your nominee has achieved, in context with their role as a volunteer.

Evidence of the far-reaching impact of their work, including relevant testimonials from stakeholders, results measured, ROI, etc.

 

Deadline for submissions: 31 January 2019.

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This award recognises the effort and innovation which goes into making an annual report a must-read, rather than a simple legal requirement and is open to professional bodies, trade associations, membership charities and other non-profit membership organisations.

 

The question you’ll be asked to answer in the awards microsite when entering will be:

 

Why do you think this annual report deserves to win this award right now?

 

Entries will be assessed on the following:

 

An explanation of what the previous annual report looked like, and the improvements required.

What you have done to make your annual report different, and why you believe it is an award-winning report.

Evidence that the annual report has been well received, including the metrics used to measure the increased engagement with the report. Testimonials regarding the annual report are also encouraged.

 

Deadline for submissions: 31 January 2019.

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This award recognises the role played by organisations in promoting equality and diversity and is open to professional bodies, trade associations, membership charities and other non-profit membership organisations. Judges will look for genuine ‘buy in’ across all levels of the association or organisation, including internal recruitment policies or membership engagement.

 

The question you’ll be asked to answer in the awards microsite when entering will be:

 

Why do you think this campaign deserves to win this award right now?

 

Entries will be assessed on the following:

 

The background to the initiative and evidence of a clear   strategy/defined target audience.

A practical and uncompromising campaign delivering lasting and far-reaching impact.

Evidence of the impact of the campaign, including membership engagement/adoption, ROI, lasting legacy and KPIs, etc.

 

Deadline for submissions: 31 January 2019.

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This is a new award that recognises initiatives that have been taken in the past 12-18 months to improve the quality of the organisation’s governance and the impact this had made. The award is open to professional bodies, trade associations, membership charities and other non-profit membership organisations.

 

Judges will look for good governance initiatives, highlighting governance issues addressed, actions taken and the impact these have had for the organisation.

 

The question you’ll be asked to answer in the awards microsite when entering will be:

 

Why do you think these governance initiatives deserve to win this award right now?

 

Entries will be assessed on the following:

 

The background to the initiative and evidence of a clear  strategy.

Practical steps taken.

Evidence of the impact of good governance

 

Deadline for submissions: 31 January 2019.

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This is a new award that recognises successful commercial initiatives that have been taken in the past 12-18 months. The award is open to professional bodies, trade associations, membership charities and other non-profit membership organisations.

Judges will look for successful initiatives and / or partnerships, that have delivered financial rewards for your organisation, members or supporters.

 

The question you’ll be asked to answer in the awards microsite when entering will be:

 

Why do you think these commercial initiatives deserve to win this award right now?

 

Entries will be assessed on the following:

 

The background to the initiative and evidence of a clear  strategy.

Practical steps taken.

Evidence of the commercial success of your initiative

 

Deadline for submissions: 31 January 2019.

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The awards in this category recognise the very best in digital marketing and the movers and shakers of the digital membership community. From apps and infographics to elearning initiatives, these awards highlight and celebrate the digital work that is pushing the limits of what is possible and making a real impact to organisations, members and stakeholders.

Websites are a mandatory aspect of most businesses, but this award celebrates the most impactful, effective and innovative in the membership sector. The award is open to professional bodies, trade associations, membership charities and other non-profit membership organisations.

 

The question you’ll be asked to answer in the awards microsite when entering will be:

 

Why do you think this website deserves to win this award right now?

 

Entries will be assessed on the following:

 

Evidence of strategy and clearly defined goals. How was your approach innovative / what boundaries does it push?

Engaging content, ease of navigation and functionality, visual design, interactive elements, and overall user experience.

Evidence of the impact of your website – whether it’s for a profession, the members, the public or even a campaign. Measurable KPIs such as increased visits, downloads, less drop-offs etc. will be balanced against the cost, so submissions are also encouraged to detail their ROI.

 

Deadline for submissions: 31 January 2019.

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This award recognises the most impactful online education services or training programmes, courses or events. Judges will be interested in the innovation and creativity demonstrated, as well as the effectiveness of the initiative itself.  The award is open to professional bodies, trade associations, membership charities and other non-profit membership organisations.

 

The question you’ll be asked to answer in the awards microsite when entering will be:

 

Why do you think this initiative deserves to win this award right now?

 

Entries will be assessed on the following:

 

The background to the initiative and evidence of a clear strategy/defined target audience.
An innovative, informative, and engaging initiative which delivers lasting impact…
Evidence of the impact of the initiative, including membership sign up, anecdotal evidence, financial return and ROI, etc.

 

Deadline for submissions: 31 January 2019.

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This award honors those organisations that inspire creative excellence across digital platforms, and recognises the creative, technical and marketing professionals driving the digital innovations for the membership sector. The award is open to professional bodies, trade associations, membership charities and other non-profit membership organisations.

 

The question you’ll be asked to answer in the awards microsite when entering will be:

 

Why do you think this initiative deserves to win this award right now?

 

Entries will be assessed on the following:

 

Judges will be looking for organisations that can demonstrate an ongoing and sustained commitment to delivering best practice while showing a creative and innovative approach to digital marketing. Entries may span all kinds of standalone and multichannel digital successes.

Judges will look for high impact in one or more of the following areas for instance: use of new and emerging technology, website optimisation, search campaigns, social campaigns, email and CRM, display advertising, affiliate networks, online PR and partnerships. Evidence of what your organisation has achieved  – ROI, lasting legacy and other KPIs, etc.

 

Deadline for submissions: 31 January 2019.

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This award is one of the most straightforward to enter and recognises creating and presenting information with visual impact and clarity and is open to professional bodies, trade associations, membership charities and other non-profit membership organisations. Winning entries are likely to be engaging, informative, and well designed.  

 

The question you’ll be asked to answer in the awards microsite when entering will be:

 

Why do you think this infographic deserves to win this award right now?

 

Entries will be assessed on the following:

 

Evidence of strategy and a clearly defined target audience.

A high degree of clarity in the presentation of information and stats. Does it work as an infographic? Does it flow? Is it an accessible read, even for your non-target audience?

Evidence of the impact of your infographic, including testimonials and  distribution.

 

Deadline for submissions: 31 January 2019.

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This award recognises excellence in digital magazine technology and design for your members, supporters or subscribers and is open to professional bodies, trade associations, membership charities and other non-profit membership organisations. Winning entries are likely to be interesting and informative, accessible, well planned and well designed – and seen as a valuable resource by your readers.

The question you’ll be asked to answer in the awards microsite when entering will be:

Why do you think this digital magazine deserves to win this award right now?



Entries will be assessed on the following:

Evidence of strategy and a clearly defined target audience.
A high degree of professionalism, design, innovation in both content and technology, creativity and originality. Does it work as a digital magazine? Is it user-friendly?
Evidence of the impact of your digital magazine, including readership testimonials, circulation, its importance as a member/subscriber benefit, cost of production and ROI, etc.

 

Deadline for submissions: 31 January 2019.

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This award will recognise how the use of an App has improved an area of your business for its users – whether they be members, charity supporters, employees or the general public.  The award is open to professional bodies, trade associations, membership charities, other non-profit membership organisations and agencies.

 

The question you’ll be asked to answer in the awards microsite when entering will be:

 

Why do you think this app deserves to win this award right now?



Entries will be assessed on the following:

 

Evidence of strategy and clearly defined purpose.

A high degree of functionality, design, and accessibility. Is it intuitive and easy to use for your target audience?

Evidence of the impact of your app – whether it’s for a profession, the members, the public or even a campaign. Include KPIs such as increased engagement, etc. The judges will be looking for initiatives that are delivering impact, and measurable business or member engagement outcomes.

 

Deadline for submissions: 31 January 2019.

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The membership sector could not succeed without the people behind it.  The awards in this section celebrate the huge positive impact that both individuals and teams have on their organisation, their members and wider society.

This award recognises outstanding editorial control and content management in either a new or existing publication. Nominations may be made for an editor who has single-handedly turned around a flagging publication or launched a new and exciting magazine, as well as for existing editors who can demonstrate their skill and excellence in creating consistently exciting, high-quality publications over the course of the past calendar year. The award is open to print and / or digital editors within professional bodies, trade associations, membership charities, other non-profit membership organisations and agencies. Agencies are welcome to submit multiple entries for this category.

 

The question you’ll be asked to answer in the awards microsite when entering will be:

Why do you think your Editor deserves to win this award right now?

 


Entries will be assessed on the following:

Evidence of what your nominee has achieved, balanced with strategic aims and clear project management.

A high degree of professionalism, design, innovation, creativity and originality. Does it flow? Is it an accessible read, even for your non-target audience? 

Evidence of the impact of their work, including relevant testimonials from stakeholders, results measured, ROI, etc.

 

Deadline for submissions: 31 January 2019.

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This award recognises how your team’s collaborative, inclusive and strategic approach has helped to transform your organisation. From the finance team to the marketing team, this award is open to any discipline within professional bodies, trade associations, membership charities and other non-profit membership organisations.

 

The question you’ll be asked to answer in the awards microsite when entering will be:

Why do you think this team deserves to win this award right now?

 


Entries will be assessed on the following:

Evidence of what your nominees have achieved.

Evidence of the impact of their work, including relevant testimonials from stakeholders, results measured, ROI, etc

 

Deadline for submissions: 31 January 2019.

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These awards recognise excellence in partnership working with professional bodies, trade associations, membership charities and other non-profit membership organisations. This is your opportunity to demonstrate to the sector what you can offer them. Use your submission to showcase your creativity and insight, demonstrate your credentials as a supplier and set the benchmark for your competitors! Your submission can be for a one-off campaign or new piece of innovative work of which you’re particularly proud, or for a sustained, year-round high-performance in your field of speciality.

Earning this accolade should help win you future business, and suppliers are welcome to submit up to 3 different entries for different pieces of work.

 

The question you’ll be asked to answer in the awards microsite when entering will be:

Why do you think this agency team deserves to win this award right now?



Entries will be assessed on the following:

Evidence of strategy and a clearly defined target audience.

Innovation, creativity and originality in your approach to problem solving – or consistently high standards of sustained work over a 12-month period.

Evidence of the impact of your work, including client testimonials, results measured, ROI, etc.

 

Deadline for submissions: 31 January 2019.

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This award recognises an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to a professional body, trade association, membership charity or other non-profit membership organisation. From lobbying and campaigning to the introduction of life-changing quality standards, innovative examinations and courses, ethics or codes of conduct, nominees may be both unpaid (e.g. board members, trustees or other volunteers) or a member of staff from any discipline. Organisations are welcome to nominate new members of staff as well as those who have offered a lifetime of commitment to their chosen profession.

 

The question you’ll be asked to answer in the awards microsite when entering will be:

Why do you think this individual deserves to win this award right now?



Entries will be assessed on the following:

Evidence of what your nominee has achieved, in context with their role as either volunteer or paid member of staff.

Evidence of the far-reaching impact of their work, including relevant testimonials from stakeholders, results measured, ROI, etc.

 

Deadline for submissions: 31 January 2019.

Please note that entries received by 17 December will be eligible for an early bird entry fee. Those received up until 15 February will attract a late entry fee.

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This award recognises individuals who have ‘gone above and beyond’ in their commitment to their organisation and its work. This award gives the opportunity to offer public recognition to somebody who truly deserves the title of Future Leader. This award is open to any one working within professional bodies, trade associations, membership charities and other non-profit membership organisations.

 

The question you’ll be asked to answer in the awards microsite when entering will be:

Why do you think this individual deserves to win this award right now?

 


Entries will be assessed on the following:

Evidence of what your nominee has achieved in their career to date.

Evidence of the impact of their work, including relevant testimonials from stakeholders, results measured, ROI, etc.

 

Deadline for submissions: 31 January 2019.

Please note that entries received by 17 December will be eligible for an early bird entry fee. Those received up until 15 February will attract a late entry fee.

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This award honors professional bodies who have gone above and beyond in their service to their members, the profession they represent and society as a whole.

 

The question you’ll be asked to answer in the awards microsite when entering will be:

Why do you think your professional body deserves to win this award right now?

 

Entries will be assessed on the following:

evidence of what your organisation has achieved in the areas of business improvement,

public interest contribution, raising standards of professionalism, diversity and inclusion,

inspiring the next generation, collaborative thought leadership, and far-reaching positive

impact on the economy and society at large. ROI, lasting legacy and KPIs, etc. would

be useful to include.

 

Deadline for submissions: 31 January 2019.

Please note that entries received by 17 December will be eligible for an early bird entry fee. Those received up until 15 February will attract a late entry fee.

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This award honors trade associations who have gone above and beyond in their service to their members, the trades they represent and society as a whole.

 

The question you’ll be asked to answer in the awards microsite when entering will be:

Why do you think your trade association deserves to win this award right now?

 

Entries will be assessed on the following:

evidence of what your organisation has achieved in the areas of business improvement,

public interest contribution, raising standards of professionalism, diversity and inclusion,

inspiring the next generation, collaborative thought leadership, and far-reaching positive

impact on the economy and society at large. ROI, lasting legacy and KPIs, etc. would

be useful to include.

 

Deadline for submissions: 31 January 2019.

Please note that entries received by 17 December will be eligible for an early bird entry fee. Those received up until 15 February will attract a late entry fee.

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This award honors membership charities who have gone above and beyond in their service to their members, the causes they work for and society as a whole.

 

The question you’ll be asked to answer in the awards microsite when entering will be:

Why do you think your membership charity deserves to win this award right now?

 


Entries will be assessed on the following:

evidence of what your charity has achieved in the areas of business improvement,

public interest contribution, raising standards of professionalism, diversity and inclusion,

inspiring the next generation, collaborative thought leadership, and far-reaching positive

impact on the economy and society at large. ROI, lasting legacy and KPIs, etc. would

be useful to include.

 

Deadline for submissions: 31 January 2019.

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Arguably the most prestigious award for an individual within the membership sector, the Louis Armstrong CEO Leadership Award is unique and recognises true leadership of professional bodies, trade associations, membership charities and other non-profit membership organisations. The 2018 award will be made to a Chief Executive (current or recently retired) who in the opinion of the judges has provided outstanding leadership and demonstrated how the organisation has advanced under their leadership, having an impact on not just their organisation but on society at large.

 

The question you’ll be asked to answer in the awards microsite when entering will be:

Why do you think your CEO deserves to win this award right now?



Entries will be assessed on the following:

Evidence of what your nominee has achieved in the areas of business improvement, leadership, public interest contribution, raising standards of professionalism, diversity and inclusion, inspiring the next generation and collaborative thought leadership.

Evidence of the far-reaching impact of their work including not only how the organisation has advanced under their leadership, but also demonstrating the positive impact on the economy and society at large.

 

Deadline for submissions: 31 January 2019.

Please note that entries received by 17 December will be eligible for an early bird entry fee. Those received up until 15 February will attract a late entry fee.

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