Accolades

We have been the authors of successful industry-award bids and delivered presentations for a variety of conferences and talks. Here are a selection of our highlights:


AWARD/BIDS WRITTEN:


The Negotiator Awards 2021
Regional: East & West Midlands Agency of the Year – Buckley Brown Estate Agents
Medium Estate Agency of the Year – Buckley Brown Estate Agents
Gold Winner (both categories) – Award Ceremony: November 2021


Educate North Awards 2020
Employer Engagement Award (FE/HE Sector) – Backstage Academy
Student Experience Award (FE/HE Sector) – Backstage Academy
Entrepreneur of the Year Award  – Adrian Brooks / Backstage Academy
Winners (all three categories) – Award Ceremony: April 2021


AoC Beacon Awards 2019/2020
City & Guilds Award for College Engagement with Employers – Bradford College
Finalist – Award Ceremony: April 2020


Northern Digital Awards 2020
Best Digital Marketing Campaign in Public Services – Bradford College
Finalist, January 2020


CIPR Excellence Awards 2019
Leeds City of the Piano Campaign – Leeds International Piano Competition / University of Leeds / LeedsBID
Finalist in Art, Culture or Sport Category, July 2019


Corfu Symposium 2019 / The Institute of Place Management
Leeds International Festival – LeedsBID
Paper selected – delegate to present work at the Corfu International Symposium, May 2019


Educate North Awards 2019
Business/Industry Collaboration (FE/HE Sector) – Backstage Academy
Winner – April 2019


Times Education Supplement (FE) Awards 2019
Professional Services Team of the Year – Bradford College
Finalist – March 2019


Leeds Architecture Awards 2019
Public Realm & Landscape Design – East Street Arts / LeedsBID
Winner – February 2019


International Downtown Association (IDA) Achievement Awards (Texas) 2018
Events & Programming – Leeds International Festival/LeedsBID
Winner – Excellence Award – October 2018


Businesses Against Crime in Leeds (BACIL) Awards 2018
Outstanding Partner to BACIL – LeedsBID
Finalist – October 2018


Association of Town & City Management Excellence Awards 2018
Best Digital High Street Scheme – LeedsBoost/LeedsBID
Highly Commended – July 2018 


National Planning Awards 2018
Best Use of Arts, Culture or Sport in Placemaking – LeedsBID/East Street Arts
Winner –  June 2018 


Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Awards 2018
Innovation in Not-For-Profit / Public Sector Category – Bradford College
Finalist – April 2018 


PRWeek ‘Decade of Achievement’
Best Internal Communications Digital / Social Campaign of the Decade Award (2014) Winner


Queen’s Anniversary Prizes Submission
Leeds City College entry (2013)
Shortlisted


CIPR Inside Awards
‘Best Intranet’ category of Internal Communications Awards (2013)
Finalist


UK Events Awards
‘Best Educational Event’ and ‘Best In-House Event’ joint submission bid (2012)
Finalist


Heist Awards
Best Integrated Campaign & Team Award submissions (2012)
Silver Award
‘Best Integrated Campaign’ and ‘Marketing Team’ awards (2009)
Double Gold Awards


Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Awards
‘Public Sector – Education’ category (2012)
Finalist


PRESENTING AND SPEAKING

I have delivered presentations at the following:

  • Bradford College Staff Development Day (2018)
    Copywriting for Marketing Training
  • Leeds City College (2018)
    Marketing mentor session for Apprenticeship cohort 
  • Association of Colleges Digital Marketing & Engagement Conference, London (2012)
    Innovative staff blog launch
  • Association of Colleges Annual Communications Conference, London (2010)
    Best practice launch of a brand at a merged institution
  • BBC Radio Leeds (2009)
    Leeds College Merger Exhibition interview panel