Springboard Awards for Excellence 2016 open for entries

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The Springboard charity are encouraging individuals and organisations to enter the acclaimed Springboard Awards for Excellence 2016.

The 2016 Awards are in search of entries from the hospitality, leisure and tourism industry to celebrate the inspiring individuals and finest initiatives who have raised the sector’s profile. Last year’s winners included Eden Project, Premier Inn and Diageo.

Anne Pierce, Springboard’s CEO, said: “The Springboard Awards for Excellence distinguish the best endeavours and contributions to the industry in the last year. The Awards recognise the achievements of organisations and winning an award has a significant and positive impact on both businesses and employees alike.”

Closing date for entries is Friday, September 9, 2016 with the winners announced at a spectacular awards evening on Thursday, November 24, 2016 at Novotel London West.

To enter please visit:



Category 1 – Promoting Careers

The Springboard Ambassador's Award

Best Regional Initiative Award

The Education & Industry Partnership Award

Category 2 – Attracting and Developing People

Best Work Experience Provider Award

Best use of Digital Media Award                

Best Recruitment Initiative Award           

The Young People Award            

Best Chef Development Strategy            

The Best Housekeeping Development Strategy

Best Management Development Strategy

Best Food and Beverage Strategy            

Category 3 – Best Employment Practice

The Best Apprenticeship Strategy           

Best Career Progression Award

The Retention Award    

The Community Engagement Award      

Best Employer Award   

Chris Beaumont Special Award 

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Editor 17th August 2016

Springboard Awards for Excellence 2016 open for entries