Winners of the Association Awards UK 2015

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Congratulations to the winners and shortlisted and thank you to everyone who has submitted an entry. We had a fantastic selection of entries across all nine categories.

Chief Executive of the Year

Winner: Lesley Batchelor, Institute of Export


  • Chris Bryce, Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed
  • John Newcomb, Builders Merchants Federation

Young Association Executive of the Year

Winner: Alex Lambeth, British Expertise International


  • Rachel Lambert-Forsyth, Royal Society of Biology
  • Stephanie Kenyon, UK Chamber of Shipping

Effective Voice

Winner: The UK Association for Risk Managers and Insurance Buyers - Legal reform of the commercial insurance market


  • Institute of Export - Positioning the Institute of Export as the Voice of International Trade
  • Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed - Britain’s Secret Weapon – The IPSE Manifesto

Best Social Media Campaign

Winner: Women’s Engineering Society (WES) - #nwed (National Women in Engineering Day)


  • National Housing Federation - Homes for Britain
  • British Parking Association - Are you a perfect parker?

Conference Development

Winner: Scottish Bakers - Scottish Bakers Annual Conference and Awards


  • Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) - 2015 AAT Training Provider Conference
  • Incorporated Society of Musicians - Make Music Work 2015

Best eLearning / Online Education

Winner: Royal Society of Chemistry - ChemNet


  • Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists - Improving workplace behaviour online resources
  • CompTIA - Executive Certificate Program

Best Association Website

Winner: Chartered Association of Business Schools


  • Pact (Producers’ Alliance for Cinema and Television)
  • Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed

Best Event Webcasting

Winner: Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed - National Freelancers Day 14


  • Strong Voices Consortium - Strong Voices Hybrid Event
  • Recruitment & Employment Confederation - Talking Recruitment Webinar

Best Use of Event Technology

Winner: Association of Chartered Certified Accountants - ACCA Advantage 2015


  • European Powder Metallurgy Association - Euro PM2015 Congress & Exhibition
  • British Association of Urological Surgeons - 33rd World Congress of Edourology & SWL