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Outstanding Contribution Award

Recognising those members who have ‘gone the extra mile’ for the benefit of the BHBIA membership.

This award recognises those members who have ‘gone the extra mile’ for the benefit of the BHBIA membership.

Members are invited to nominate those individuals who you think have made an outstanding contribution to the organisation and its members during the year.

(See bottom of this page for the full timetable).

The 2018 winners were announced on 7th December - see details

Examples of members who might deserve this award could include:

  • Someone who has helped to raise standards of legal and ethical compliance through their work on guidelines initiatives
  • Someone who has made a significant contribution to education and/or the promotion of best practice through their involvement in training courses/events
  • Someone who has put an exceptional amount of effort into the activities of a committee such as the Fieldwork Forum or BOBI Committee.


  • All nominees must be a member of the BHBIA and you cannot nominate yourself.
  • Current members of the BHBIA Executive Committee are not eligible to be nominated for these awards, nor are employees or anyone contracted to work on behalf of the organisation.
  • You can submit more than one nomination if you like - please use a separate form for each.

The Award is made in the form of BHBIA training and events vouchers to be used by the end of the following year, thus allowing personal members to attend an event that would otherwise too expensive or rewarding the companies who provide time for people to work on BHBIA activities.

To see past winners, click on the links on the right hand side of this page.

Timetable for the Outstanding Contribution Award:

  • Nominations open: September
  • Deadline for nominations: late September (date to be announced)
  • Nominations reviewed by BHBIA Committee: October-November
  • Winner(s) announced: early December (at the BHBIA Winter Seminar). 
  • Presentation of Award to winner(s): May (at the BHBIA Annual Conference)

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