2023 CATEGORIES


Explore the categories in more detail below and if you are, or know someone who is dedicated to improving inclusivity, diversity, and equality for women in property today, then why not enter on their behalf?


Submit an entry below by clicking here.


If you have a question about nominations, please contact logistics@emap.com.

Woman of the Year

This award will go to the woman whose successes stand out above all others. An exceptional figure, she will have achieved at the highest level and shown qualities of outstanding skill, judgement and professional expertise.

Judges are looking for one outstanding individual and role model who has a proven track record of success, is doing remarkable work and making a difference to others. From breaking glass ceilings, to building a vibrant business, to changing attitudes in the industry, the winner of this award will already be standing out from the crowd. Finalists in this category will be able to demonstrate passion, dedication and fierce determination through their own style of leadership.

To be eligible, entries must relate to achievements made between 1st April 2022 – 31st March 2023.

To enter, please submit a 500-word summary on why you feel you / the person you are nominating should win this award.

Criteria

When reviewing your submission, the judges will be looking for evidence of the following:

• Outstanding achievements/success
• Specific challenges/ obstacles faced and overcome
• Innovation/disruption
• Bold strategic vision
• Demonstrable and measurable impact
• A continuing commitment to diversity and inclusion
• Strong testimonial evidence
• Scale and ambition - what’s next for this individual?

Entry Questions:

Questions marked with an * indicate mandatory fields

*Executive Summary
Please provide a 500-word online submission focusing on the criteria provided above.

*Colour Headshot
Where possible please provide a colour headshot of the entrant. We recommend a dpi of at least 300. If successful, this will be used alongside your entry on the evening and in the magazine.

*Company Logo
The entrant's company logo should be supplied in colour as a vector eps file. We recommend a dpi of at least 300. If successful, this will be used alongside your entry on the evening and in the magazine.

*Promotional Summary
Please provide a short summary, in no more than 50 words, of your entry. This may appear in the printed event guide and in any relevant marketing communications about the awards should you make the shortlist. Please note that we reserve the right to edit for consistency and publishing reasons.

Testimonials

Please provide strong testimonial evidence from peers, colleagues, clients, partners, and industry figures.

Supporting Image
Where possible, please provide a JPEG or PNG image that best supports your entry. If successful, this may be used alongside your entry on the evening and in the magazine.

Supporting Materials
Please provide support material where you feel it will enhance your entry, such as case studies or video links. Please upload one zip file containing no more than 3 documents. Judges are not required to score supporting material but can use supporting material as evidence to support a claim. For this reason please ensure all important statements are included in the main body of your awards submission - do not rely on the supporting materials section alone to evidence your entry.

Leader of the Year – Commercial

Women now represent the majority of the real estate workforce but are still poorly represented in senior roles. Some sectors, such as residential, have seen an influx of women leaders in recent years while others, such as commercial real estate, are still dominated by men.

This award will recognise an individual who has displayed superlative leadership ability in this era of change. Role-agnostic, this award will go to an inspirational mentor or coach who, as an example to others, has raised standards of excellence across the UK commercial real estate sector.

To be eligible, entries must relate to achievements made between 1st April 2022 – 31st March 2023.
To enter, please submit a 500-word summary on why you feel you / the person you are nominating should win this award.

Criteria

When reviewing your submission, the judges will be looking for evidence of the following:

• Outstanding leadership qualities that have led to success
• Specific challenges/ obstacles faced and overcome
• Peer and team buy-in – who believes in this entrant?
• Bold strategic vision
• Demonstrable and measurable impact
• A continuing commitment to diversity and inclusion
• Strong testimonial evidence
• Scale and ambition - what’s next for this individual?

Entry Questions:
Questions marked with an * indicate mandatory fields

*Executive Summary
Please provide a 500-word online submission focusing on the criteria provided above.

*Colour Headshot
Where possible please provide a colour headshot of the entrant. We recommend a dpi of at least 300. If successful, this will be used alongside your entry on the evening and in the magazine.

*Company Logo
The entrant's company logo should be supplied in colour as a vector eps file. We recommend a dpi of at least 300. If successful, this will be used alongside your entry on the evening and in the magazine.

*Promotional Summary
Please provide a short summary, in no more than 50 words, of your entry. This may appear in the printed event guide and in any relevant marketing communications about the awards should you make the shortlist. Please note that we reserve the right to edit for consistency and publishing reasons.

Testimonials

Please provide strong testimonial evidence from peers, colleagues, clients, partners, and industry figures.

Supporting Image
Where possible, please provide a JPEG or PNG image that best supports your entry. If successful, this may be used alongside your entry on the evening and in the magazine.

Supporting Materials
Please provide support material where you feel it will enhance your entry, such as case studies or video links. Please upload one zip file containing no more than 3 documents. Judges are not required to score supporting material but can use supporting material as evidence to support a claim. For this reason please ensure all important statements are included in the main body of your awards submission - do not rely on the supporting materials section alone to evidence your entry.

Leader of the Year – Residential

Women now represent the majority of the real estate workforce but are still poorly represented in senior roles. Some sectors, such as residential, have seen an influx of women leaders in recent years while others, such as commercial real estate, are still dominated by men.

This award will recognise an individual who has displayed superlative leadership ability in this era of change. Role-agnostic, this award will go to an inspirational mentor or coach who, as an example to others, has raised standards of excellence across the UK residential sector.

To be eligible, entries must relate to achievements made between 1st April 2022 – 31st March 2023.
To enter, please submit a 500-word summary on why you feel you / the person you are nominating should win this award.

Criteria

When reviewing your submission, the judges will be looking for evidence of the following:

• Outstanding leadership qualities that have led to success
• Specific challenges/ obstacles faced and overcome
• Peer and team buy-in – who believes in this entrant?
• Bold strategic vision
• Demonstrable and measurable impact
• A continuing commitment to diversity and inclusion
• Strong testimonial evidence
• Scale and ambition - what’s next for this individual?

Entry Questions:
Questions marked with an * indicate mandatory fields

*Executive Summary
Please provide a 500-word online submission focusing on the criteria provided above.

*Colour Headshot
Where possible please provide a colour headshot of the entrant. We recommend a dpi of at least 300. If successful, this will be used alongside your entry on the evening and in the magazine.

*Company Logo
The entrant's company logo should be supplied in colour as a vector eps file. We recommend a dpi of at least 300. If successful, this will be used alongside your entry on the evening and in the magazine.

*Promotional Summary
Please provide a short summary, in no more than 50 words, of your entry. This may appear in the printed event guide and in any relevant marketing communications about the awards should you make the shortlist. Please note that we reserve the right to edit for consistency and publishing reasons.

Testimonials

Please provide strong testimonial evidence from peers, colleagues, clients, partners, and industry figures.

Supporting Image
Where possible, please provide a JPEG or PNG image that best supports your entry. If successful, this may be used alongside your entry on the evening and in the magazine.

Supporting Materials
Please provide support material where you feel it will enhance your entry, such as case studies or video links. Please upload one zip file containing no more than 3 documents. Judges are not required to score supporting material but can use supporting material as evidence to support a claim. For this reason please ensure all important statements are included in the main body of your awards submission - do not rely on the supporting materials section alone to evidence your entry.

Innovator of the Year

This category is open to individuals who have played a leading role in modernising the UK real estate industry.

We are looking for genuine innovation that has contributed towards the breaking down of barriers that women face in the real estate workplace. The winner will have in a definable way broken new ground in areas such as process, strategy or technology.

Judges will be looking for examples of thinking outside the box, plus evidence of the difference it is making to your business/organisation. For example, have you actively redesigned the nature of certain jobs or qualifications to attract women? Have you introduced agile working, networking or advocacy? If so, we want to hear from you!

To be eligible, entries must relate to achievements made between 1st April 2022 – 31st March 2023.
To enter, please submit a 500-word summary on why you feel you / the person you are nominating should win this award.

Criteria

When reviewing your submission, the judges will be looking for evidence of the following:

• Outstanding achievements/success
• Specific challenges/ obstacles faced and overcome
• The innovation/disruption and why it has led to success
• Bold strategic vision
• Demonstrable and measurable impact
• A continuing commitment to diversity and inclusion
• Strong testimonial evidence
• Scale and ambition - what’s next for this individual?

Entry Questions:
Questions marked with an * indicate mandatory fields

*Executive Summary
Please provide a 500-word online submission focusing on the criteria provided above.

*Colour Headshot
Where possible please provide a colour headshot of the entrant. We recommend a dpi of at least 300. If successful, this will be used alongside your entry on the evening and in the magazine.

*Company Logo
The entrant's company logo should be supplied in colour as a vector eps file. We recommend a dpi of at least 300. If successful, this will be used alongside your entry on the evening and in the magazine.

*Promotional Summary
Please provide a short summary, in no more than 50 words, of your entry. This may appear in the printed event guide and in any relevant marketing communications about the awards should you make the shortlist. Please note that we reserve the right to edit for consistency and publishing reasons.

Testimonials

Please provide strong testimonial evidence from peers, colleagues, clients, partners, and industry figures.

Supporting Image
Where possible, please provide a JPEG or PNG image that best supports your entry. If successful, this may be used alongside your entry on the evening and in the magazine.

Supporting Materials
Please provide support material where you feel it will enhance your entry, such as case studies or video links. Please upload one zip file containing no more than 3 documents. Judges are not required to score supporting material but can use supporting material as evidence to support a claim. For this reason please ensure all important statements are included in the main body of your awards submission - do not rely on the supporting materials section alone to evidence your entry.

Mentor of the Year

It is widely accepted that property must broaden its intake of new recruits beyond white public school educated sons and daughters of those already in the industry, however there are many obstacles to overcome from these wider routes into the property sector, and even more to be found when building a progressive career pathway.

This category requires entrants to focus on a specific example of mentorship in action and the award will recognise the vital importance of mentoring the next generation of talent in real estate. The winner will have impacted others to be the best they can be, to overcome obstacles, transcend social barriers and achieve their full potential.

To be eligible, entries must relate to achievements made between 1st April 2022 – 31st March 2023.
To enter, please submit a 500-word summary on why you feel you / the person you are nominating should win this award.

Criteria

When reviewing your submission, the judges will be looking for evidence of the following:

• Outstanding achievements/success
• Specific challenges/ obstacles faced and overcome
• Innovation/disruption
• Bold strategic vision
• Demonstrable and measurable impact
• A continuing commitment to diversity and inclusion
• Strong testimonial evidence
• Scale and ambition - what’s next for this individual?

Entry Questions:
Questions marked with an * indicate mandatory fields

*Executive Summary
Please provide a 500-word online submission focusing on the criteria provided above.

*Colour Headshot
Where possible please provide a colour headshot of the entrant. We recommend a dpi of at least 300. If successful, this will be used alongside your entry on the evening and in the magazine.

*Company Logo
The entrant's company logo should be supplied in colour as a vector eps file. We recommend a dpi of at least 300. If successful, this will be used alongside your entry on the evening and in the magazine.

*Promotional Summary
Please provide a short summary, in no more than 50 words, of your entry. This may appear in the printed event guide and in any relevant marketing communications about the awards should you make the shortlist. Please note that we reserve the right to edit for consistency and publishing reasons.

Testimonials

Please provide strong testimonial evidence from peers, colleagues, clients, partners, and industry figures.

Supporting Image
Where possible, please provide a JPEG or PNG image that best supports your entry. If successful, this may be used alongside your entry on the evening and in the magazine.

Supporting Materials
Please provide support material where you feel it will enhance your entry, such as case studies or video links. Please upload one zip file containing no more than 3 documents. Judges are not required to score supporting material but can use supporting material as evidence to support a claim. For this reason please ensure all important statements are included in the main body of your awards submission - do not rely on the supporting materials section alone to evidence your entry.

Returner of the Year

This award highlights the challenges associated with returning to work following maternity leave or a career break.

The winner will have succeeded in the UK real estate sector having in the previous two years returned to work. The judges will be looking for results and the impact the winner has had on their organisation since returning to the workplace. It is hoped that her actions will provide an example of best practice for those who wish to return in the future.

To be eligible, entrants must have returned to work no more than two years ago, and their achievements must relate to the past 24 months: 1st April 2021 – 31st March 2023.

To enter, please submit a 500-word summary on why you feel you / the person you are nominating should win this award.

Criteria

When reviewing your submission, the judges will be looking for evidence of the following:

• Outstanding achievements/success
• Specific challenges/ obstacles faced and overcome
• Innovation/disruption
• Bold strategic vision
• Demonstrable and measurable impact
• A continuing commitment to diversity and inclusion
• Strong testimonial evidence
• Scale and ambition - what’s next for this individual?

Entry Questions:
Questions marked with an * indicate mandatory fields

*Return to Work Date
Please state the month and year the entrant returned to work. (Exact date not required)

*Executive Summary
Please provide a 500-word online submission focusing on the criteria provided above.

*Colour Headshot
Where possible please provide a colour headshot of the entrant. We recommend a dpi of at least 300. If successful, this will be used alongside your entry on the evening and in the magazine.

*Company Logo
The entrant's company logo should be supplied in colour as a vector eps file. We recommend a dpi of at least 300. If successful, this will be used alongside your entry on the evening and in the magazine.

*Promotional Summary
Please provide a short summary, in no more than 50 words, of your entry. This may appear in the printed event guide and in any relevant marketing communications about the awards should you make the shortlist. Please note that we reserve the right to edit for consistency and publishing reasons.

Testimonials

Please provide strong testimonial evidence from peers, colleagues, clients, partners, and industry figures.

Supporting Image
Where possible, please provide a JPEG or PNG image that best supports your entry. If successful, this may be used alongside your entry on the evening and in the magazine.

Supporting Materials
Please provide support material where you feel it will enhance your entry, such as case studies or video links. Please upload one zip file containing no more than 3 documents. Judges are not required to score supporting material but can use supporting material as evidence to support a claim. For this reason please ensure all important statements are included in the main body of your awards submission - do not rely on the supporting materials section alone to evidence your entry.

Unsung Hero

This award shines a light on the exceptional talent of those in non-customer facing or back-office roles within the UK real estate sector. Those whose voices are not often heard, but have quietly contributed to the success of your business, the organisational culture or perhaps your EDI agenda.

Judges will be looking for the scale of impact that has been made from the individual’s actions, evidence of continuous and ongoings efforts, and a demonstration of passion and pride.

To be eligible, entries must relate to achievements made between 1st April 2022 – 31st March 2023.
To enter, please submit a 500-word summary on why you feel you / the person you are nominating should win this award.

Criteria

When reviewing your submission, the judges will be looking for evidence of the following:

• Outstanding achievements/success
• Specific challenges/ obstacles faced and overcome
• Innovation/disruption
• Bold strategic vision
• Demonstrable and measurable impact
• A continuing commitment to diversity and inclusion
• Strong testimonial evidence
• Scale and ambition - what’s next for this individual?

Entry Questions:
Questions marked with an * indicate mandatory fields

*Executive Summary
Please provide a 500-word online submission focusing on the criteria provided above.

*Colour Headshot
Where possible please provide a colour headshot of the entrant. We recommend a dpi of at least 300. If successful, this will be used alongside your entry on the evening and in the magazine.

*Company Logo
The entrant's company logo should be supplied in colour as a vector eps file. We recommend a dpi of at least 300. If successful, this will be used alongside your entry on the evening and in the magazine.

*Promotional Summary
Please provide a short summary, in no more than 50 words, of your entry. This may appear in the printed event guide and in any relevant marketing communications about the awards should you make the shortlist. Please note that we reserve the right to edit for consistency and publishing reasons.

Testimonials

Please provide strong testimonial evidence from peers, colleagues, clients, partners, and industry figures.

Supporting Image
Where possible, please provide a JPEG or PNG image that best supports your entry. If successful, this may be used alongside your entry on the evening and in the magazine.

Supporting Materials
Please provide support material where you feel it will enhance your entry, such as case studies or video links. Please upload one zip file containing no more than 3 documents. Judges are not required to score supporting material but can use supporting material as evidence to support a claim. For this reason please ensure all important statements are included in the main body of your awards submission - do not rely on the supporting materials section alone to evidence your entry.

Team Leader of the Year – Commercial

Role-agnostic, this award celebrates the property industry’s most outstanding team leaders, those who through outstanding ability in communication and vision have led others to deliver on strategic goals in ways that exceed standards across the UK commercial real estate sector.

As part of this, you will attract, retain and progress a diverse workforce. You may have set up initiatives such as gender equality awareness training, diversity, or women’s empowerment courses. You will acknowledge diversity in its widest sense to create an inclusive workplace that in turn motivates your team to succeed. And perhaps you are disseminating your learnings to other leaders to create a broader cultural shift.

If this sounds like you, or you know someone who has succeeded in this way, we want to hear from you!

To be eligible, entries must relate to achievements made between 1st April 2022 – 31st March 2023.
To enter, please submit a 500-word summary on why you feel you / the person you are nominating should win this award.

Criteria

When reviewing your submission, the judges will be looking for evidence of the following:

• Outstanding leadership qualities that have led to success
• Specific challenges/ obstacles faced and overcome
• Peer and team buy-in – who believes in this entrant?
• Bold strategic vision
• Demonstrable and measurable impact
• A continuing commitment to diversity and inclusion
• Strong testimonial evidence
• Scale and ambition - what’s next for this individual?

Entry Questions:
Questions marked with an * indicate mandatory fields

*Name of the Team
Please state the name of the team that the entrant heads up.

*Size of the Team
Please state how many people - excluding the team leader - are in the team. Bigger does not mean better, but this helps to put the entry into context for our judges.

*Executive Summary
Please provide a 500-word online submission focusing on the criteria provided above.

*Colour Headshot
Where possible please provide a colour headshot of the entrant. We recommend a dpi of at least 300. If successful, this will be used alongside your entry on the evening and in the magazine.

*Company Logo
The entrant's company logo should be supplied in colour as a vector eps file. We recommend a dpi of at least 300. If successful, this will be used alongside your entry on the evening and in the magazine.

*Promotional Summary
Please provide a short summary, in no more than 50 words, of your entry. This may appear in the printed event guide and in any relevant marketing communications about the awards should you make the shortlist. Please note that we reserve the right to edit for consistency and publishing reasons.

Testimonials

Please provide strong testimonial evidence from peers, colleagues, clients, partners, and industry figures.

Supporting Image
Where possible, please provide a JPEG or PNG image that best supports your entry. If successful, this may be used alongside your entry on the evening and in the magazine.

Supporting Materials
Please provide support material where you feel it will enhance your entry, such as case studies or video links. Please upload one zip file containing no more than 3 documents. Judges are not required to score supporting material but can use supporting material as evidence to support a claim. For this reason please ensure all important statements are included in the main body of your awards submission - do not rely on the supporting materials section alone to evidence your entry.

Team Leader of the Year – Residential

Role-agnostic, this award celebrates the property industry’s most outstanding team leaders, those who through outstanding ability in communication and vision have led others to deliver on strategic goals in ways that exceed standards across the UK residential sector.

As part of this, you will attract, retain and progress a diverse workforce. You may have set up initiatives such as gender equality awareness training, diversity, or women’s empowerment courses. You will acknowledge diversity in its widest sense to create an inclusive workplace that in turn motivates your team to succeed. And perhaps you are disseminating your learnings to other leaders to create a broader cultural shift.

If this sounds like you, or you know someone who has succeeded in this way, we want to hear from you!

To be eligible, entries must relate to achievements made between 1st April 2022 – 31st March 2023.
To enter, please submit a 500-word summary on why you feel you / the person you are nominating should win this award.

Criteria

When reviewing your submission, the judges will be looking for evidence of the following:

• Outstanding leadership qualities that have led to success
• Specific challenges/ obstacles faced and overcome
• Peer and team buy-in – who believes in this entrant?
• Bold strategic vision
• Demonstrable and measurable impact
• A continuing commitment to diversity and inclusion
• Strong testimonial evidence
• Scale and ambition - what’s next for this individual?

Entry Questions:
Questions marked with an * indicate mandatory fields

*Name of the Team
Please state the name of the team that the entrant heads up.

*Size of the Team
Please state how many people - excluding the team leader - are in the team. Bigger does not mean better, but this helps to put the entry into context for our judges.

*Executive Summary
Please provide a 500-word online submission focusing on the criteria provided above.

*Colour Headshot
Where possible please provide a colour headshot of the entrant. We recommend a dpi of at least 300. If successful, this will be used alongside your entry on the evening and in the magazine.

*Company Logo
The entrant's company logo should be supplied in colour as a vector eps file. We recommend a dpi of at least 300. If successful, this will be used alongside your entry on the evening and in the magazine.

*Promotional Summary
Please provide a short summary, in no more than 50 words, of your entry. This may appear in the printed event guide and in any relevant marketing communications about the awards should you make the shortlist. Please note that we reserve the right to edit for consistency and publishing reasons.

Testimonials

Please provide strong testimonial evidence from peers, colleagues, clients, partners, and industry figures.

Supporting Image Where possible, please provide a JPEG or PNG image that best supports your entry. If successful, this may be used alongside your entry on the evening and in the magazine.

Supporting Materials
Please provide support material where you feel it will enhance your entry, such as case studies or video links. Please upload one zip file containing no more than 3 documents. Judges are not required to score supporting material but can use supporting material as evidence to support a claim. For this reason please ensure all important statements are included in the main body of your awards submission - do not rely on the supporting materials section alone to evidence your entry.

Rising Star

This award is open to young UK-based real estate professionals who have made exceptional starts to their careers and promise to be future leaders in their fields. We are seeking nominations from all sectors of the industry and from those below senior management or director level – representing the talent pipeline and the next generation of future leaders.

Judges are looking for one outstanding individual who is a role model for others and has a success story to tell of their journey so far.

To be eligible for this award, nominations must have no more than six years of experience.

To enter, please submit a 500-word summary on why you feel you should win this award.

Criteria

When reviewing your submission, the judges will be looking for evidence of the following:

• Outstanding achievements/success
• Specific challenges/ obstacles faced and overcome
• Innovation/disruption
• Bold strategic vision
• Demonstrable and measurable impact
• A continuing commitment to diversity and inclusion
• Strong testimonial evidence
• Scale and ambition - what’s next for this individual?

Entry Questions:
Questions marked with an * indicate mandatory fields

*Industry Start Date
Please state the month and year the entrant joined the property industry. (Exact date not required) To be eligible the entrant must have no more than six years’ experience in the property industry.

*Executive Summary
Please provide a 500-word online submission focusing on the criteria provided above.

*Colour Headshot
Where possible please provide a colour headshot of the entrant. We recommend a dpi of at least 300. If successful, this will be used alongside your entry on the evening and in the magazine.

*Company Logo
The entrant's company logo should be supplied in colour as a vector eps file. We recommend a dpi of at least 300. If successful, this will be used alongside your entry on the evening and in the magazine.

*Promotional Summary
Please provide a short summary, in no more than 50 words, of your entry. This may appear in the printed event guide and in any relevant marketing communications about the awards should you make the shortlist. Please note that we reserve the right to edit for consistency and publishing reasons.

Testimonials

Please provide strong testimonial evidence from peers, colleagues, clients, partners, and industry figures.

Supporting Image
Where possible, please provide a JPEG or PNG image that best supports your entry. If successful, this may be used alongside your entry on the evening and in the magazine.

Supporting Materials
Please provide support material where you feel it will enhance your entry, such as case studies or video links. Please upload one zip file containing no more than 3 documents. Judges are not required to score supporting material but can use supporting material as evidence to support a claim. For this reason please ensure all important statements are included in the main body of your awards submission - do not rely on the supporting materials section alone to evidence your entry.

EDI Team of the Year

For true workplace inclusiveness, we have to look at diversity in its widest sense – acknowledging that someone’s gender, race, class, age and other characteristics interconnect to make us unique.

This award puts the spotlight on the teams who are driving change within their businesses to create more inclusive working environments within the UK property industry. Through addressing topics such as career pathways, staff retention, training and education, organisational culture, mentorship, coaching or wellbeing, these teams will be able to demonstrate evidence of impact throughout their organisation.

To be eligible, entries must relate to achievements made between 1st April 2022 – 31st March 2023.
To enter, please submit a 500-word summary on why you feel you / the person you are nominating should win this award.

Criteria

When reviewing your submission, the judges will be looking for evidence of the following:

• Why the past year was such a strong year for the team
• Specific challenges/ obstacles faced and overcome
• Wider peer and team buy-in – who believes in this team and why?
• Innovation/disruption
• Bold strategic vision
• Demonstrable and measurable impact
• A continuing commitment to diversity and inclusion
• Strong testimonial evidence
• Scale and ambition - what’s next for the team?

Entry Questions:
Questions marked with an * indicate mandatory fields

*Name of the Team

*Size of the Team
Please state how many people are in the team. Bigger does not mean better, but this helps to put the entry into context for our judges.

*Executive Summary
Please provide a 500-word online submission focusing on the criteria provided above. Testimonials Please provide strong testimonial evidence from peers, colleagues, clients, partners, and industry figures.

*Company logo
The entrant's company logo should be supplied in colour as a vector eps file. We recommend a dpi of at least 300. If successful, this will be used alongside your entry on the evening and in the magazine.

*Team Image
Please provide a colour image of the team you are entering. Please provide this as a JPEG or PNG file. If successful, this will be used alongside your entry on the evening and in the magazine.

*Promotional Summary
Please provide a short summary, in no more than 50 words, of your entry. This may appear in the printed event guide and in any relevant marketing communications about the awards should you make the shortlist. Please note that we reserve the right to edit for consistency and publishing reasons.

Supporting Image
Where possible, please provide a JPEG or PNG image that best supports your entry. If successful, this may be used alongside your entry on the evening and in the magazine.

Supporting Materials
Please provide support material where you feel it will enhance your entry, such as case studies or video links. Please upload one zip file containing no more than 3 documents. Judges are not required to score supporting material but can use supporting material as evidence to support a claim. For this reason please ensure all important statements are included in the main body of your awards submission - do not rely on the supporting materials section alone to evidence your entry.

EDI Champion of the Year

This award will go to the individual who has made the most outstanding impact in their contribution to EDI within the real estate sector. This award is open to professionals who are either successfully leading diverse, sustainable, and equitable organisations or team members who have made an individual contribution to the enhancement of EDI, in any capacity.

Judges will be assessing the level of impact – but bigger does not necessarily mean better – small initiatives that show influential change within a single organisation will be considered stronger entries than larger or longer initiatives that cannot demonstrate significant results.

To be eligible, entries must relate to achievements made between 1st April 2022 – 31st March 2023.
To enter, please submit a 500-word summary on why you feel you / the person you are nominating should win this award.

Criteria

When reviewing your submission, the judges will be looking for evidence of the following:

• The qualities that have contributed towards the individual’s success
• Specific challenges/ obstacles faced and overcome
• Peer and team buy-in – who believes in this entrant?
• Bold strategic vision
• Demonstrable and measurable impact
• A continuing commitment to diversity and inclusion
• Strong testimonial evidence
• Scale and ambition - what’s next for this individual?

Entry Questions:
Questions marked with an * indicate mandatory fields

*Executive Summary
Please provide a 500-word online submission focusing on the criteria provided above.

*Colour headshot
Where possible please provide a colour headshot of the entrant. We recommend a dpi of at least 300. If successful, this will be used alongside your entry on the evening and in the magazine.

*Company logo
The entrant's company logo should be supplied in colour as a vector eps file. We recommend a dpi of at least 300. If successful, this will be used alongside your entry on the evening and in the magazine.

*Promotional Summary
Please provide a short summary, in no more than 50 words, of your entry. This may appear in the printed event guide and in any relevant marketing communications about the awards should you make the shortlist. Please note that we reserve the right to edit for consistency and publishing reasons.

Testimonials

Please provide strong testimonial evidence from peers, colleagues, clients, partners, and industry figures.

Supporting Image Where possible, please provide a JPEG or PNG image that best supports your entry. If successful, this may be used alongside your entry on the evening and in the magazine.

Supporting Materials Please provide support material where you feel it will enhance your entry, such as case studies or video links. Please upload one zip file containing no more than 3 documents. Judges are not required to score supporting material but can use supporting material as evidence to support a claim. For this reason please ensure all important statements are included in the main body of your awards submission - do not rely on the supporting materials section alone to evidence your entry.

EDI Programme of the Year

This award will go to the organisation which can be seen to have most successfully promoted EDI and made a real effort to drive change within its business in the last 12 months.

Has your business been particularly innovative in its HR activities? Is it working on adapting its culture and behaviours to create more gender balance? If you have an initiative that is championing a more diverse, inclusive and equal workplace, then we want to hear from you.

Judges will be looking to see the results of the initiative and its impact on the business or the wider community. This may be a longer programme – for example a recruitment programme – or a single initiative.

Judges please note:

To be eligible, entries must relate to achievements made between 1st April 2022 – 31st March 2023.

Using the criteria for this category listed below, please give each entry an overall score out of 100 based on the scoring matrix.

An average of all of the judges' scores will be taken to determine the potential shortlist and also used to aid the discussions for the final judging meeting.

Judges should look for evidence of the following in each entry:

• Best-in-class achievements or initiatives
• Specific challenges/ obstacles faced and overcome
• New strategies, business development or staff/training initiatives
• Innovation/disruption
• Bold strategic vision
• Demonstrable and measurable impact
• A continuing commitment to diversity and inclusion
• Strong testimonial evidence
• Scale and ambition – what’s next for the organisation?

Social Mobility Initiative of the Year

This award will go to the UK real estate organisation that has most successfully promoted equailty, diversity, and inclusion related to social mobility. This may be a longer programme – for example a recruitment programme – or a single initiative.

Have you introduced a new initiative that’s designed to help you recruit from a wider pool of candidates? Or adapted internal processes to help support the progress of existing employees from all backgrounds more effectively? Have you made more effort developing your employer brand or made major changes to hybrid working to create a more inclusive workplace?

Judges will be looking to see the results of the initiative and its impact on the business or the wider community, with demonstrable evidence that individuals from all walks of life are able to benefit from the initiative, ensuring social barriers no longer hold people back.

To be eligible, entries must relate to achievements made between 1st April 2022 – 31st March 2023.
To enter, please submit a 500-word summary on why you feel you / the person you are nominating should win this award.

Criteria

When reviewing your submission, the judges will be looking for evidence of the following:

• Best-in-class achievements or initiatives
• Specific challenges/ obstacles faced and overcome
• New strategies, business development or staff/training initiatives
• Innovation/disruption
• Bold strategic vision
• Demonstrable and measurable impact
• A continuing commitment to diversity and inclusion
• Strong testimonial evidence
• Scale and ambition – what’s next for the organisation?

Entry Questions:
Questions marked with an * indicate mandatory fields

*Executive Summary
Please provide a 500-word online submission focusing on the criteria provided above. Testimonials Please provide strong testimonial evidence from peers, colleagues, clients, partners, and industry figures.

*Company logo The entrant's company logo should be supplied in colour as a vector eps file. We recommend a dpi of at least 300. If successful, this will be used alongside your entry on the evening and in the magazine.

*Promotional Summary
Please provide a short summary, in no more than 50 words, of your entry. This may appear in the printed event guide and in any relevant marketing communications about the awards should you make the shortlist. Please note that we reserve the right to edit for consistency and publishing reasons.

Supporting Image
Where possible, please provide a JPEG or PNG image that best supports your entry. If successful, this may be used alongside your entry on the evening and in the magazine.

Supporting Materials
Please provide support material where you feel it will enhance your entry, such as case studies or video links. Please upload one zip file containing no more than 3 documents. Judges are not required to score supporting material but can use supporting material as evidence to support a claim. For this reason please ensure all important statements are included in the main body of your awards submission - do not rely on the supporting materials section alone to evidence your entry.

Gender Equality Initiative of the Year

The real estate industry has the highest disparity between the proportion of women in the higher paid salaries and the rest of the workforce. We know there is a growing commitment to address this, and other gender inequalities, across all sectors and we want to hear about the initiatives that are underway and the positive progress being made.

Has your business adopted a more proactive and structured approach when recruiting? Have you set up a diversity task force or appointed diversity managers? Your entry may relate to issues and topics such as pay-gap, women’s wellness or be life stage related. If you are tackling any of these areas and can demonstrate your strategy and progress, we want to hear from you.

Judges will be looking to see the results of the initiative and its impact on the business or the wider community. This may be a longer programme – for example a recruitment programme – or a single initiative.

To be eligible, entries must relate to achievements made between 1st April 2022 – 31st March 2023.
To enter, please submit a 500-word summary on why you feel you / the person you are nominating should win this award.

Criteria

When reviewing your submission, the judges will be looking for evidence of the following:

• Best-in-class achievements or initiatives
• Specific challenges/ obstacles faced and overcome
• New strategies, business development or staff/training initiatives
• Innovation/disruption
• Bold strategic vision
• Demonstrable and measurable impact
• A continuing commitment to diversity and inclusion
• Strong testimonial evidence
• Scale and ambition – what’s next for the organisation?

Entry Questions:
Questions marked with an * indicate mandatory fields

*Executive Summary
Please provide a 500-word online submission focusing on the criteria provided above.

*Company logo
The entrant's company logo should be supplied in colour as a vector eps file. We recommend a dpi of at least 300. If successful, this will be used alongside your entry on the evening and in the magazine.

*Promotional Summary
Please provide a short summary, in no more than 50 words, of your entry. This may appear in the printed event guide and in any relevant marketing communications about the awards should you make the shortlist. Please note that we reserve the right to edit for consistency and publishing reasons.

Testimonials

Please provide strong testimonial evidence from peers, colleagues, clients, partners, and industry figures.

Supporting Image
Where possible, please provide a JPEG or PNG image that best supports your entry. If successful, this may be used alongside your entry on the evening and in the magazine.

Supporting Materials
Please provide support material where you feel it will enhance your entry, such as case studies or video links. Please upload one zip file containing no more than 3 documents. Judges are not required to score supporting material but can use supporting material as evidence to support a claim. For this reason please ensure all important statements are included in the main body of your awards submission - do not rely on the supporting materials section alone to evidence your entry.

Mental Health and Wellbeing Initiative of the Year

This award will go to the UK real estate organisation that has most successfully promoted equality, diversity, and inclusion related to mental health and wellbeing. This may be a longer programme or a single initiative.

Have you implemented networking or other activities that promote inclusive wellbeing practices within organisation? Do your company benefits transcend gender, race, class, age and other characteristics to ensure true equality across the organisation? Have you introduced new working practices that support the mental wellbeing of your employees and reflect the diversity of your workforce?

Judges will be looking to see the results of the initiative and its impact on the business or the wider community, with demonstrable evidence that individuals from all walks of life are able to benefit from the initiative, ensuring social barriers no longer hold people back.

To be eligible, entries must relate to achievements made between 1st April 2022 – 31st March 2023.
To enter, please submit a 500-word summary on why you feel you / the person you are nominating should win this award.

Criteria

When reviewing your submission, the judges will be looking for evidence of the following:

• Best-in-class achievements or initiatives
• Specific challenges/ obstacles faced and overcome
• New strategies, business development or staff/training initiatives
• Innovation/disruption
• Bold strategic vision
• Demonstrable and measurable impact
• A continuing commitment to diversity and inclusion
• Strong testimonial evidence
• Scale and ambition – what’s next for the organisation?

Entry Questions:
Questions marked with an * indicate mandatory fields

*Executive Summary
Please provide a 500-word online submission focusing on the criteria provided above. Testimonials Please provide strong testimonial evidence from peers, colleagues, clients, partners, and industry figures.

*Company logo
The entrant's company logo should be supplied in colour as a vector eps file. We recommend a dpi of at least 300. If successful, this will be used alongside your entry on the evening and in the magazine.

*Promotional Summary
Please provide a short summary, in no more than 50 words, of your entry. This may appear in the printed event guide and in any relevant marketing communications about the awards should you make the shortlist. Please note that we reserve the right to edit for consistency and publishing reasons.

Supporting Image
Where possible, please provide a JPEG or PNG image that best supports your entry. If successful, this may be used alongside your entry on the evening and in the magazine.

Supporting Materials
Please provide support material where you feel it will enhance your entry, such as case studies or video links. Please upload one zip file containing no more than 3 documents. Judges are not required to score supporting material but can use supporting material as evidence to support a claim. For this reason please ensure all important statements are included in the main body of your awards submission - do not rely on the supporting materials section alone to evidence your entry.