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Awards Open in January 2021
By Donna O’Toole
Welcome to our first monthly newsletter of 2021!
Every month we like to highlight a selection of awards open and waiting to receive your winning award entries.
Now the year hasn’t begun quite how we had imagined with the pandemic still causing havoc across the world.
But we are pleased to report that awards are still going ahead this year, so you can still get the recognition you and your team deserve, and reap the benefits of winning awards.
Plus most awards are adding categories to reward business’ resilience, ability to pivot and the employees and teams doing the most for their customers during the pandemic.
The companies and brands who are able to rise up during times of crisis and who strategically market and shout about their brand will be the ones who ultimately thrive. These are the brands who are continuing to strengthen their name, reward their people, and drive forward into the new year with renewed purpose.
So what are you going to do in 2021?
… are you going to sit and wait for all of this to be over?
…or are you going to stop waiting and start winning?
If you are ready to start winning here are just a few awards open right now!
Awards Open Now
UK Employee Experience Awards
The UK Employee Experience Awards organised by Awards International is a firm favourite of our clients. With categories available to recognise and celebrate all aspects of employee experience, including training and development, health and wellbeing, and use of digital technologies.
Plus the new Employee Experience in a Crisis category is open for the organisations who have continued to put their employees first even during the pandemic.
Earlybird deadline: 5th February 2021
Final Deadline: 5th March 2021
Global Social Media Awards
If you have a successful social media campaign that you are proud of then The Global Social Media Awards are a fantastic international award for you to enter! Get international recognition for your social team, with categories open for best use of Twitter, best integrated campaign, best agency of the year or best in-house team of the year, to name a few.
Plus they have introduced the category for best use of social media in a crisis to recognise the campaigns born from the pandemic.
Earlybird deadline: 29 January 20201
Final Deadline: 5th March 2021
UK National Contact Centre Awards
Contact centres have been hugely impacted in the past 12 months with large teams condensed to abide by social distancing rules and whole teams adapting to working remotely from home, so winning a UK National Contact Centre Award could be a fantastic boost for morale.
There are categories open for individuals, including an unsung hero category for someone who has gone above and beyond for customers, colleagues or for the business, plus there are categories open for teams and organisations.
Deadline: 31 March 2021
FS Tech Awards
The FS Tech Awards celebrate excellence and innovation in the UK and EMEA financial services and fintech industry. Choice of categories include best use of IT in consumer finance, best financial services IT team, digital transformation project of the year, technology provider of the year and more!
The awards are keeping entries open until they can confirm the timeline for this year’s awards, giving additional entrants the opportunity to enter when they may have missed out.
The Princess Royal Training Awards
The Princess Royal Training Awards are organised by the City and Guilds Foundation with HRH The Princess Royal as the president. The awards are strong advocates of skills development in the workplace and are all about honouring the employers who have created outstanding training and skills development programmes resulting in exceptional commercial benefits.
There are two stages to the application process; the first comprises of completing the online entry form with successful entrants making it through to the assessment round where you will be visited by an official assessor.
Written entry deadline: 31 March 2021
Ready to win in 2021
As always we are here to support you with all your awards needs.
From choosing which awards to enter, writing winning entries and training you how to win awards just like we do, we have a solution for you.
So if you’re ready to win in 2021 get in touch today!
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