Archive for October 2013

CIM Marketing Excellence Awards deadline extended

Entries for the CIM Awards will be accepted until Friday 18th October, so this is your final chance to enter one of the most prestigious marketing awards in the industry.   The CIM Awards are open to any organisation within the UK, regardless of size, sector or industry as well as individuals, teams and agencies…

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The World Travel & Tourism Council Awards

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) is accepting applications for the 2014 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards.    Stemming from the growing concern about natural and cultural resources, these awards aim to highlight best practice in sustainable tourism within the travel and tourism industry worldwide.    Applications are invited from businesses, organisations or initiatives, such…

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Academics honoured for research

In addition to the numerous community leaders, educationalists and philanthropists, the 2013 Queen’s Birthday Honours lists recognised a wide-range of achievements from those working in science and technology.    Professor Michael Stratton, Director of the Wellcome Trust Sangar Institute, was awarded a knighthood in recognition for a career dedicated to understanding cancer.    The MBEs…

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How to get a Queen’s honour

As the world’s leading Queen’s honours nomination drafting experts, the three questions we are most frequently asked are: 1. What sort of people get a Queen’s honour? The honours system recognises people who’ve made great achievements in public lifeand people who’ve committed themselves to serving Britain. They will usuallyhave made life better for other people…

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2014 Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards

Enter the newest business award for achievement in the Asia-Pacific region   Since 2002 the Stevie Awards have recognised the efforts, accomplishments and positive contributions of companies and individuals. The Stevie Awards are well known and recognised around the world. Since their inception they have highlighted the achievements of some of the most innovative and…

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BT Sport Industry Awards 2014

While Andy Murray, Chris Froome, Sam Warburton and Co. have been adding new chapters to the record books, the UK’s domestic sport industry continues to go from strength to strength. A report published in August 2013 by Sport England reveals the industry now contributes more than £20 billion a year to the UK economy and…

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Money Marketing Awards deadline fast approaching

The Money Marketing Awards celebrate and recognise the finest examples of advertising across the financial sector. The awards have been running for over 20 years and the annual ceremony is a key event in the financial services calendar. With the major financial institutions in attendance, this is the perfect opportunity for agencies to showcase their…

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“I was just hopeless”

Much loved by the British public and sports fans everywhere, Clare Balding has been presented with an OBE  for her outstanding services to broadcasting.  Clare, 42, is famous for her calm and measured approach to sports presenting, no matter how stressful or exciting the event. However, even she wasn’t able to stay completely calm during…

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