LGiU and CCLA’s C’llr Achievement Awards are the only awards celebrating the important work of councillors and the highlight of the year for elected members across England!
This year’s awards will take place on Tuesday 6th November at the Guildhall, London. We will be joined by 200 council leaders, chief executives, councillors and stakeholders for an evening of celebration.
Nominations are now open!
We welcome nominations from anyone – fellow councillors, officers, local MPs, residents, community groups – but councillors are not allowed to nominate themselves. We promote nominations all through summer, via council newsletters, personal emails, social media and local press.
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About the Awards
Now in its ninth year, LGiU’s C’llr Achievement Awards brings together the brightest and best councillors from across the country, as well as council leaders, other senior local government figures and MPs, for an evening of celebration and networking against the beautiful background of the Guildhall in London.
We promote nominations from June through to September, gathering over 200 entries from councillor colleagues, local MPs and residents. The shortlist is announced in October and the judging panel will convene before the ceremony in November. The winners will be announced on the night by LGiU Chief Executive Jonathan Carr-West.
This year’s awards are possible thanks to the generous support of our founding sponsors CCLA, who are partnering with us for the 9th year in a row.
CCLA is a leading specialist fund manager for local authorities and charities. When they began sponsoring the C’llr Achievement Awards they had 22 local authority accounts. Today they have 426 and this number is growing every month. They are owned by their clients – their mission is to serve the whole sector, regardless of size.
Sponsorship opportunities are available for individual award categories. Email Jennifer Glover at email@example.com for further information.
Shortlisting and judging
The closing date for nominations is Friday 14th September.
Shortlisting will take place in September once nominations have closed and will be announced in October. The winner in each category will be chosen by our esteemed judging panel, comprised of senior councillors and officers.
C’llr Achievement Awards 2017: highlights
C’llr Achievement Awards 2017 took place in the Guildhall’s Livery Hall, a beautiful setting that gave the ceremony the prestige that befitted the celebration. We welcomed almost 200 guests from all corners of the England, from Redcar and Bradford to Bristol and Brighton.
We were honoured to have speeches from distinguished local government figures such as Lord Porter, Chair of the Local Government Association, and Martin Vickers MP, Chair of the Local Government APPG. The event received significant social media (#CllrAwards17) and press pickup.