International & European Association Awards

The Association of Association Executives has been recognising and sharing since 2006.

The ethos of all the AAE Awards is recognizing success and sharing the know-how across associations. The awards programme is a non-profit-making initiative where nominees pay a low admin fee for entering. 

The awards are supported by the most distinguished associations and societies, and have the highest reputation for fair and good practices.

 Six reasons to enter the awards

  1. Be recognised for your success
  2. Show your members the quality of the work you produce for them and their organisation
  3. Enhance your organisation's brand and reputation with a great PR opportunity
  4. Receive recognition that can support your career progression
  5. Show appreciation for the hard work and results of your employees and volunteers
  6. Take the opportunity to celebrate your success


 Who you can nominate

  • Yourself, a colleague or a contact in another association
  • A project of your own, of a colleague(s), or both, or a contact's
  • A team you are in, or another one in your own or another association
  • Your own association or an association you are acquainted with
  • A client association or a client project (if you are a supplier)


 Awards Categories

There are 20+ categories you can nominate in, in the following eight groups:
  • People & Teams
  • Organisation
  • Leadership projects
  • Conferences & Events
  • Marketing & Communications
  • Membership & Communities
  • Education & Professional Development
  • Publishing & Information


 An Awards with a different Ethos

  • The awards categories are association-guided, not sponsor-driven
  • Categories are in key areas of association development and importance
  • Selected projects are recognised as "Success Stories" and project leaders get the opportunity to present their projects to their peers at AAE events
  • A low administration fee of GBP95.00+VAT - for completed nominations only


Open for nominations
Nominations deadline
Shortlist announced
Awards Ceremony (Online at 13:00hrs CET)

Need help?

Contact Anca Urdea, the Awards Manager who is available for your questions and to provide you support every step of the way.  You can call Anca on +44 (0) 208 004 6313 or email at any time.