Best Practice Awards 2016

Winners for the Trade Association Forum Best Practice Awards 2016 Announced

The prestigious Trade Association Forum (TAF) Best Practice Awards and Dinner 2016 was held on Wednesday, 6th July 2016 at 8 Northumberland Avenue to coincide with the Forum’s AGM and the Annual Conference. The Awards recognise, reward and promote Best Practice amongst Trade Associations in the UK and are a chance for TAF members to showcase their hard work and achievements during the last twelve to eighteen months. 

The Trade Association Forum is delighted to announce the winners of the 2016 Best Practice Awards as follows:

BIS Sector Representation of the Year (Sponsored by the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills)

Winner

The Association for Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed

Commercial Initiative Award (Sponsored by The United Kingdom Accreditation Service)

Winner

Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners

Conference of the Year (Sponsored by The United Kingdom Accreditation Service)

Winner

Airport Operators Association

Corporate Social Responsibility Award (Sponsored by BSI)

Winner

British Toy and Hobby Association

Digital Campaign of the Year (Sponsored by PurchaseSeal Ltd)

Winner

Pet Food Manufacturers' Association

Event of the Year (Sponsored by The United Kingdom Accreditation Service)

Winner

British Printing Industries Association

Exhibition of the Year (Sponsored by PurchaseSeal Ltd)

Winner

The Horticultural Trades Association

Magazine of the Year (Sponsored by BSI)

Winner

CEDIA Ltd

Publication of the Year (Sponsored by Publications UK)

Winner

British Insurance Brokers' Association

Social Media Award (Sponsored by e-mango)

Winner

British Toy and Hobby Association

Website of the Year (Sponsored by PurchaseSeal Ltd)

Winner

British Insurance Brokers' Association

The Special Award Winners are as follows

The Borough IT Leadership Award

Darren Caplan, Airport Operators Association

The Borough IT Outstanding Contribution Award

The Late Michael Lee, British Woodworking Federation

2016 Trade Association of the Year

British Toy and Hobby Association

Commendations were also given to the Association for Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed for Event of the Year, the British Aerosol Manufacturers for Publication of the Year and The Horticultural Trades Association for Magazine of the Year.

Many of the winning entries will be featured in the Forum’s TA Best Practice Exchange which will be held in London on 3rd November 2016.

TAF would like to give a huge thank you to the sponsors for the Best Practice Awards 2016: Headline sponsors, Borough IT and additional sponsors; The Department of Business, Innovation and Skills, BSI, e-mango, Publications UK, PurchaseSeal Ltd and The United Kingdom Accreditation Service.