Memcom Excellence Awards 2022

 

Enter your best work.

Nominate an individual and/or an organisation who makes a difference.

Based on recommendations from our awards judging panels and other senior leaders within the sector, the 2022 Memcom Excellence Awards offer 10 categories with 41 awards to enter, providing something for everyone.

Awards Areas and Categories

Digital Digital

 

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 E-learning 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.

01. Best Website or App
02. Best E-learning / Online Education initiative
03. Best Use of Video, Animation or Audio
04. Best Podcast

Events Events

 

For professional bodies, trade associations and other non-profit membership organisations, events are a key element to keep members truly engaged, raise awareness and attract potential members to join. From conferences and awards ceremonies to training and networking sessions, events can boost engagement and provide real added value to members.

05. Best Event on a Shoestring <£20K
06. Best Celebration Event
07. Best Member Event

 

Venues Venues

 

New for 2022, these awards are designed to showcase the best venues in the UK. Winning an award in this category allows you to showcase your venue to the leading lights of the nonprofit sector. With most professional associations organising a variety of events from conferences, to dinners to fundraising events, these awards are open to any registered venue in the UK, including professional associations, non-profit organisations and corporate venues.

  • 08. Best Venue for <500 delegates
  • 09. Best Venue for >500 delegates
  • 10. Best Historic Venue

 

Member Engagement Member Engagement

 

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. 

  • 11. Best Retention or Recruitment Strategy
  • 12. Best Member Support during the last 12-18 months (Small Organisation 0-50)
  • 13. Best Member Support during the last 12-18 months (Medium Organisation 50-150)
  • 14. Best Member Support during the last 12-18 months (Large Organisation +150)
 

 

Marketing & Communication Marketing & Communication

 

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.

  • 15. Best Integrated Marketing or Membership Campaign
  • 16. Best Social Media Presence
  • 17. Best Email Newsletter 

 

 

Print & Publishing Print & Publishing

 

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. 

  • 18. Best in-house magazine
  • 19. Best Magazine Launch or Re-launch 
  • 20. Best Magazine for a Professional Association or Membership Organisation > 20K circulation
  • 21. Best Magazing for a Professional Association or Membership Organisation < 20K circulation

 

 

PR & Campaigning PR & Campaigning

 

The awards in this section recognize the investment of time and effort which goes into delivering impactful campaigns and initiatives to support the organisations’ members.

  • 22. Best Campaign on a shoestring
  • 23. Best Equality, Diversity or Inclusion Campaign
  • 24. Best Lobbying Campaign
  • 25. Best Public Awareness Campaign or Advancement of a Cause

 

Sustainability Sustainability

 

New for 2022, these awards are designed to showcase the good work associations are doing to increase their sustainability credentials.  Entering an award in this category allows you to highlight good practice to your peers as well as broader society. We recognise that sustainability is a journey and these awards look to encourage and reward organisations on their journey and the improvements made to policies and outcomes. These awards recognise people, venues,  events and initiatives.

  • 26. Best Sustainable Venue
  • 27. Best Sustainability Initiative
  • 28. Best Sustainable Event
  • 29. Most Environmentally Sustainable Team
  • 30. Sustainability Champion
  • 31. Sustainability Leader

 

Organisation Organisation

 

The awards in this section celebrate the huge positive impact that organisations have on their members and the wider society.

  • 32. Best Membership Charity of the Year
  • 33. Best International Association 
  • 34. Best Trade Association of the Year
  • 35. Best Professional Body of the Year

 

People People

 

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.

  • 36. Editor of the Year
  • 37. Agency Team of the Year
  • 38. Team of the Year (Membership Organisation)
  • 39. Outstanding Contribution to a Membership Organisation
  • 40. Best President or Chair 
  • 41. The memcom CEO Leadership Award

 

 

 

Grand Prix Grand Prix

 

 

This award celebrates the organisation who stands out from all the winning entries, based on the highest scoring combining highly commended and winning entries. This award cannot be entered directly as it is chosen by the memcom team based on the judges'scoring

 

 

 

Awards Description and Criteria

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