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Enter the APM Awards 2014 – Nominations invited

PM PROFESSION NEWS 

8 April 2014 – London, UK – The Association for Project Management (APM) in UK has announced the launch of its 2014 awards season.  According to their news release, the journey to find the very best projects and professionals in the profession has begun with the APM Project Management Awards 2014 now open for entries.

140408-pmwj22-enter-IMAGERecognising excellence in the profession for over 20 years, the APM Awards has a broad choice of categories that give all kinds of projects, programmes and professionals from any industry sector the opportunity to enter. With entry to the APM Awards being free there is no reason not to put your submission forward. However, make sure you enter before the deadline of Wednesday 25th June 2014.

The robust judging criteria recognise the widening range of possibilities within project management. With a focus on achievement; an emphasis is put on the outputs and outcomes of projects; what they aim to achieve and what their success gives back to the profession. Find out more on how to enter.

The most sought-after accolade in the profession will be awarded across the following categories:

Project Professional awards
Project Professional of the Year – sponsored by Network Rail
Young Project Professional of the Year

Project and programme awards
Project of the Year – sponsored by QinetiQ
Programme of the Year – sponsored by Program Framework
Social Project of the Year
Overseas Project of the Year

Other categories
Project Management Company of the Year – sponsored by 20|20 Business Insight
Shell HSSE Award – sponsored by Shell

Academic awards – sponsored by BAE Systems
Herbert Walton Award
Geoffrey Trimble Award
Brian Willis Award

The London Hilton on Park Lane will again play host to the most prestigious night in the professional calendar. The awards dinner on Monday 3rd November is a great showcase of the invaluable contribution project management and project professionals make in all sectors of society.

The finalists and winners attract national publicity and a deserved career boost as a result, both at business and at individual level. Those who walk away with an APM Award trophy on the night can be proud to claim to be amongst the best projects, programmes and professionals in the country. Details of how to book your place at this glamorous event will be available soon.

Until then, please read the criteria for each category and the rules of entry carefully before deciding on which award to enter before the deadline date of 25th June.

The APM Awards is once again supported by some of the professions’ leading names including 20|20 Business Insight, BAE Systems, Network Rail, Program Framework, Project magazine, QinetiQ and Shell.

apmFounded in 1972, the APM is a registered charity in the UK with more than 21,000 individual and 540 corporate members.  APM’s mission is: “To develop and promote the professional disciplines of project and programme management for the public benefit.”   The APM is dedicated to the development of professional project, programme and portfolio management across all sectors of industry and beyond. APM, with branches throughout the UK and in Hong Kong, is the UK national representative in the International Project Management Association (IPMA).  More information at http://www.apm.org.uk

Source: Association for Project Management