Best Practice Awards 2017

Best Practice Awards 2017

Winners for the Trade Association Forum Best Practice Awards 2017 Announced

The prestigious Trade Association Forum (TAF) Best Practice Awards and Dinner 2016 was held on Wednesday, 12th July 2017 at Drapers Hall in London in conjuction with the Forum’s AGM and the Annual Conference. The Awards recognise, reward and promote Best Practice amongst Trade Associations in the UK and are a chance for TAF members to showcase their hard work and achievements during the last twelve to eighteen months. 

The Trade Association Forum is delighted to announce the winners of the 2017 Best Practice Awards as follows:

BEIS Sector Representation of the Year (Sponsored by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

Winner

The Recruitment and Employment Confederation

Commercial Initiative Award

Winner

The Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed

Conference of the Year (Sponsored by Barley House Group)

Winner

Credit Services Association

Corporate Social Responsibility Award (Sponsored by Experian)

Winner

Association of Labour Providers

Event of the Year (Sponsored by The United Kingdom Accreditation Service)

Winner

The International Cotton Association

Exhibition of the Year (Sponsored by Experian)

Winner

Federation of Petroleum Suppliers

Magazine of the Year (Sponsored by Barley House Group)

Winner

British Pest Control Association

Marketing Campaign of the Year (Sponsored by Barley House Group)

Winner

British Coatings Federation

Membership Engagement Award (Sponsored by The United Kingdom Accreditation Service)

Winner

National Pawnbrokers Association

Publication of the Year (Sponsored by The United Kingdom Accreditation Service)

Winner

British Printing Industries Federation

Website of the Year

Winner

British Printing Industries Federation

Skills Development Award

Winner

Builders Merchants Federation

The Special Award Winners are as follows

Young Achiever Award

Tom Lowndes, The International Cotton Association

The Helix Group Leadership Award

Anita Holbrow, The Recruitment and Employment Confederation

The Helix Group Outstanding Contribution Award

Anthony Murphy, Adviser on Disability and Diversity in Civil Society

2017 Trade Association of the Year

British Coatings Federation

Commendations were also given to the British Printing Industries Federation/BOSS for Conference of the Year, the Ornamental Aquatic Trades Association for Publication of the Year, and the Glass and Glazing Federation for Website of the Year.

Many of the winning entries will be featured in the Forum’s TA Best Practice Exchange which will be held in London on 9th November 2017

TAF would like to give a huge thank you to the sponsors for the Best Practice Awards 2017: Headline sponsors, the Helix Group and additional sponsors; The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial strategy, Barley House Group, Experian, and The United Kingdom Accreditation Service.