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Discover the Diverse Spectrum of Change:
Our Award Categories

The Change Awards recognises people, teams and organisations that have made a significant difference in driving and facilitating change in their contexts. We are open to entries from individuals and organisations.

We accept submissions from the 2nd of October 2023 till the 29th of February 2024.
The shortlist announcement will be on Thursday, 28th March 2024.
The Change Award ceremony will take place on Thursday, 25th April, 2024 in London.

If you encourage your colleagues to apply for an award by nominating them, ensure there is enough time for them to submit the application by the due date, the 29th of February.

I am an individual

This award spotlights outstanding leaders who have significantly contributed to and influenced change management discipline.

This award honours colleagues whose work has advanced the change management discipline and who have demonstrated sustained business success for 10+ years. They have significant career accomplishments and they have demonstrated substantial impact within the discipline as well as with one or more organisations.

Colleagues are introduced into the category once and can enjoy lifetime recognition for their career accomplishments.

Best Change Sponsor is an exemplary senior leader who recognises the value of change management within the organisation.

These leaders are change enablers and advocates, but not change management professionals.

This category provides an opportunity for anyone to nominate a colleague who has been critical in enabling change. Awarded across three sectors: private, public and 3rd sector.

Best Capability Builder is a change management professional who showcases exceptional people capability-building skills in support of a project or programme of change.

Awarded across three sectors: private, public and 3rd sector.

Best Change Coach is a change management professional who utilised coaching skills (alongside other tools and techniques) and achieved desired results by supporting individuals through change using coaching.

Change management professional or a change maker that has positively influenced change across their respective sectors.

Best Change Influencer may have identified the need for systemic, cultural or other intrinsic change but have not set up their own business entity to implement it.

Best Change Influencer may have positively impacted a successful outcome for a change initiative that was not initiated or created by them.

Awarded across three sectors: private, public and 3rd sector.

Change management professional, who is working as an independent consultant, and is not associated with any specific organisation. They can operate under own brand name (company) but must be sole employee of that company.

This award is designed to spotlight newcomers within change management. Future Inspiration is an emerging change manager or an individual starting a career in change management.

You may be shadowing someone more experienced or be part of their team. Provide us with an example of your successful contribution to the change initiative.

Large-scale Transformation winner is a change management professional who operates across large-scale, cross-boundary and complex environment. This category is agnostic of the type of the change programme.

Awarded across three sectors: private, public and 3rd sector.

Technology Implementation category winner is a change management professional working on employee-focused technology implementation projects.

Awarded across three sectors: private, public and 3rd sector.

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