Awards

 

Winners take to the stage.

Here we feature a round-up of our Idea of the Year Competition winners from 2017 at Hallmark Welcome Hotel, Stratford-upon-Avon, showing what hard work, dedication and a well thought out idea can achieve.

 

 

Idea of the Year Winners

 

Summary of the Category Winners 2017

 

Idea of the Year Trophy

The idea considered to be the best of all shortlisted entries

Presented by Andy Beddows Chairman of ideasUK

 

 

Sponsored by

 

Judges Special Achievement Trophy

is a special Award from the Judges for an outstanding idea
not covered by other categories

 

Presented by Major Trevor Bowman ideasUK

 

 

 

Continuous Improvement Trophy

 

Awarded in the recognition of idea which raise the general awareness and importance of continuous improvement within the organisation and improve the way in which work is planned and implemented.
 

 

 

Sponsored by
BTlogo
 

 

 

Customer Focus Trophy

 

Awarded in recognition of the idea that demonstrated the greatest positive impact to the customer or an idea which has been developed that puts the customer first.
 

Presented by Michael Davis, HSBC

 

Sponsored by
Computer Software Trophy
 
Awarded to the best new software development or application idea.
 

Presented by Gavin Stark,Keto Software

 

Sponsored by

 

 

 

Innovation Trophy

 

Awarded in recognition of the idea that demonstrates the best in original thinking to achieve improvement. As well as truly innovate ideas this can include the application of exsisting ideas or procedures in an entirely new context.
 

 

Presented by Abdulrahman Shahim Sanaa Al Muntasir
Dubai Airport Freezone

 

Sponsored by

 

Process Improvement Trophy

 

Awarded to the best idea designed to improve a process or the way in which work is planned and implemented

 

Presented by Alan Firmin, Thales

 

Sponsored by
ideasUK Fastlane Displays logo
Health & Safety Trophy

 

Awarded in recognition of the idea that demonstrated the greatest contribution to the improvement in health and safety of products, services or the workplace
 
 

 

 

 

 

Presented by Tammy Holmes, West Midlands AHSN

 

Sponsored by

 

ideasUK Ricoh logo

 

Value for Money Trophy

 

Awarded in recognition of the idea that demonstrated the greatest, value for money taking into account size of the organisation, the cost savings and income generated.

Presented by Samuel McMillan - HSBC

Sponsored by

Sustainability Trophy

 

Awarded in recognition of the idea that demonstrated the greatest contribution to the conservation of natural resources, protecting the natural environment or sustainable project.
 

Presented by Lesley Sanderson - Diageo

 

Sponsored by
Corporate Social Responsibility Trophy

 

Ideas submitted by employees that benefit the community outside of the business.
 
 

Presented by Nouf Alfalasi
Department of Economic Development

 

Sponsored by
Technology Trophy

 

Ideas that make an improvement by using a novel manufacturing, engineering, construction or technical solution.
 

 

Presented by Steve Healey and Emma Cowan - BT

 

 

Sponsored by
ideasUK Executive Leadership Award

 

 

To recognise the importance of support from the top of your organisation.

There are many factors that contribute to the success of an idea scheme/involvement programme within an organisation; the engagement of employees; having a scheme that is well resourced; reward & recognition, all of which are positively influenced through the support of an enthusiastic sponsor.

 

 

Presented by Stuart Laws - ideasUK

 

 

 

Presented by Stuart Laws - ideasUK

 

Accreditations 2017

 

 

Checkout all the accredited organisations from previous years in our  Roll of Honour and Archive.