The 2017 Employee Engagement Awards are officially open for entries in the UK and across Europe.

I’ve been invited to judge the awards and am excited to see first-hand the hard work that has been happening inside organisations.

The closing date for entries is 6 October 2017, so if you’re interested in entering, do get your skates on.

Matt Manners of The EE Awards told me: “We are the first and only global awards company (in four continents) solely focused on recognising Employee Engagement. This provides people with a competitive advantage for recruiting and retaining the best talent in your industry whilst, most importantly, highlighting the great work you and your team do day-in-day-out.”

See the EE Awards website to find out more information and how to apply. There’s a wide range of categories ranging from Company Size & Sector, Wellbeing, Employer Brand, Culture, Diversity & inclusion, Internal Comms, Reward & Recognition and much more.

Work submitted must have taken place between January 2014 and September 2017. Organisations entering must be based in Europe and the shortlisted entrants will be announced in November 2017.

Matt adds: “This year we have created an entry pack to help you more than ever before. We have also endeavoured to improve our entry process, making it easier than ever to submit.

“We have a new online system where you can register and create a draft of your entry and return multiple times to edit at your convenience. You can register here.”

See The EE Awards website for more information. You can also find them on Twitter @ee_awards

The Employee Engagement Awards winners will be announced at a black tie Awards Gala Dinner at Wembley Stadium on 25 January 2018. The evening will include a Champagne Reception, three-course dinner with wine, the Awards presentation and live band entertainment.

Matt adds: “The Employee Engagement Awards are your chance to come together as a community to network, learn and celebrate with each other. This high-profile event offers you the perfect place to meet hundreds of industry leaders and discuss how the last 12 months have affected you.”

Do take a look at the website and see if there’s a category for you. Remember, entries have to be in by 6 October 2017.

Good luck!

Further reading about employee engagement

Want to know more about employee engagement?

I’ve written about it numerous times on my blog in recent years and have lots of resources to share with you:

 

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What is employee engagement? See my glossary of internal communication if you’re new to the topic and would like to demystify engagement and other terms used in the wonderful world of internal communication.

Do you have a story to share about employee engagement with other readers of the All Things IC blog? If so, I’d love to hear from you.

Please see my guest article guidelines to discover what makes a good story for my site, and do please get in touch by commenting below, via my comments form or Tweeting me @AllthingsIC.

Thank you for stopping by,

Rachel.

Post author: Rachel Miller

First published on the All Things IC blog 25 September 2017.


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