Winners of the Association Awards UK 2018

Association news
Published on 18 December 2018

Nine categories with 27 shortlisted executives and associations took part in the Association Awards UK ceremony on 18th December at the Novotel London West for a sumptuous dinner.

Association Awards UK 2018 - Dinner
Association Awards UK 2018 - Dinner
Winner, Executive Director of the Year, Richard Wilson OBE, TIGA, 2018
Winner, Executive Director of the Year, Richard Wilson OBE, TIGA, 2018
Winner, Young Executive of the Year, Jessica Norman, WSTA, 2018
Winner, Young Executive of the Year, Jessica Norman, WSTA, 2018
Winner, Effective Voice of the Year, Oil Firing Technical Association, 2018
Winner, Effective Voice of the Year, Oil Firing Technical Association, 2018
Winner, Best Conference Development: Society for Education and Training, 2018
Winner, Best Conference Development: Society for Education and Training, 2018
Winner, Best Membership Engagement: British Parking Association, 2018
Winner, Best Membership Engagement: British Parking Association, 2018
Winner, Best Social Media Campaign: British Dietetic Association, 2018
Winner, Best Social Media Campaign: British Dietetic Association, 2018
Winner, Best Volunteer Initiative: Action on Hearing Loss, 2018
Winner, Best Volunteer Initiative: Action on Hearing Loss, 2018
All Winners, Association Awards UK 2018
All Winners, Association Awards UK 2018
Association Awards 2018 - Ceremony
Association Awards 2018 - Ceremony

The shortlist and winners were

Executive Director of the Year

WINNER: Richard Wilson OBE, TIGA
The judges said:
“Richard has put the UK video gaming industry on the global stage with a very sharp focus on identifying and then delivering key strategic objectives, reviewed and refreshed regularly. Clear achievements and outputs. An excellent vision coupled with the perseverance to take it upon yourself to lobby Parliament on behalf of a sector and the UK economy.”

Shortlisted:

  • Andy Burman, British Dietetic Association
  • Steve Hodgson, Property Care Association

Young Association Executive of the Year

  • WINNER: Jessica Norman, Wine and Spirit Trade Association
  • Sam Ralph, Environmental Industries Commission
  • Karen Patel, Royal Society for Biology

Effective Voice of the Year

  • WINNER: Oil Firing Technical Association - Securing a sustainable future for the oil heating industry
  • Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed - National Freelancers Day
  • Institution of Lighting Professionals - Giving a voice to the architectural lighting design profession

Best Conference Development

  • WINNER: Society for Education and Training - Inaugural SET Annual Conference “Pride in Professionalism”
  • Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed - National Freelancers Day Conference
  • Independent Publishers Guild - The 2018 IPG Annual Spring Conference

Best Membership Engagement

  • WINNER: British Parking Association
  • British Dietetic Association
  • Builders Merchants Federation

Best Social Media Campaign

  • WINNER: British Dietetic Association
  • Builders Merchants Federation
  • National Housing Federation

Best Association Video

  • WINNER: Business Continuity Institute
  • Chartered Institute of Housing
  • Property Care Association

Best Association E-Newsletter

  • WINNER: British Dietetic Association - Members Monthly
  • British Dietetic Association - ‘Evidence & Expertise’ Research Ezine
  • Regional Studies Association - Regions eZine

Best Volunteer Initiative

  • WINNER: Action on Hearing Loss
  • The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
  • British Dietetic Association

To take part in next year's see the categories, deadlines and more information here.

Author

Anca Urdea

Association of Association Executives
www.asociationexecutives.org