We’re fast approaching this year’s big awards season – and we look forward to seeing wins for many of our members! For those of you preparing to shout about your business achievements, or considering doing so, this Roundtable led by awards expert Donna O'Toole will tell you everything you need to know.
There has been explosion of new awards, benchmarks, and business honours in recent years, with several now for every industry. Some are easier to win than others, and they vary in credibility and prestige, but the right recognition can help you differentiate your brand to customers, partners, and even potential acquirers. But which should you enter, how can you improve your chances of winning, and how should you use recognition for the greatest business impact? Donna will be on hand to tell members everything they need to know.
About Donna O'Toole:
Awards expert, national awards judge, and speaker, Donna is CEO of August - The Awards Consultancy, and has helped hundreds of businesses, brands, entrepreneurs, and business leaders across the globe to raise their profile by achieving valuable recognition for their work and achievements.
Donna has an outstanding success rate in the most prestigious industry awards competitions including the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise, and her work has resulted in some of the most accomplished entrepreneurs, business leaders, VIPs, and community champions receiving personal recognition (MBE to knighthood) from Her Majesty The Queen.
Using her exclusive awards insights and methodologies, Donna has now created the world’s first training platform to help businesses and leaders across the world to win awards, and she has all the knowledge, experience, and tools to help our members create a unique award-winning strategy.
This roundtable will explore:
- What to look for in a good awards programme
- Matching awards with your business objectives
- Compiling an award-winning entry and pitch
- Optimising recognition, whether you’re shortlisted or win