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Identifying Inspiring Leaders: Entries Open for IoD Jersey Awards 2020

Identifying Inspiring Leaders: Entries Open for IoD Jersey Awards 2020

Thursday 20 February 2020

Identifying Inspiring Leaders: Entries Open for IoD Jersey Awards 2020

The Jersey branch of the Institute of Directors (IoD) has launched its annual search to identify the Island’s top leaders across the private, public and voluntary sectors.

Nominations for the 2020 Jersey Director of the Year Awards can be made online now at and are open until Friday 28th February. Entry is open to all, including non-members of the IoD. 

The Jersey Director of the Year Awards celebrate the best of the best across Jersey businesses and directors at the forefront of leadership excellence. The judging process is thorough and completed by recognised and respected industry leaders.

Anyone can submit a nomination and the online process is free and simple. Nomination only requires the contact details of your nominee and a short description of why you are putting them forward if you wish. You can also enter yourself for any of the awards. The eight award categories for 2020 are as follows:   

  • Director of the Year – Small-Medium Business (below 50 million turnover) 
  • Director of the Year – Large Business (50 million+ turnover) 
  • Director of the Year – Start Up
  • Young Director of the Year
  • Third Sector Director of the Year  
  • Public Sector Director of the Year
  • International Director of the Year
  • Director of the Year – Social Value & Sustainability 

Following an independent and confidential judging process, the Awards will culminate in a black-tie dinner on Friday 15th May at the Royal Yacht Hotel & Spa, designed to celebrate the achievements of shortlisted nominees and winners. Tickets are now on sale for this flagship event via Eventbrite:

Lisa Springate, IoD Jersey Chair, says: 

‘We are looking for inspiring and pioneering business leaders from all sectors of Jersey’s community to enter the 2020 Jersey Director of the Year Awards. 

‘Our annual Awards have grown over the past decade to represent the pinnacle of leadership and business excellence, highlighting the significant contribution business leaders can make to society and economic prosperity in the region. 

‘Nominations are open until the end of February and take no longer than a few minutes to complete. We hope people will take some time to think of those that stand out and deserve recognition for their hard work, leadership, inspiration and ability to empower change.’

Tickets for the 2020 IoD Jersey Director of the Year Awards are available from Eventbrite: Tickets are £100 for Members and £125 for Non-Members. Tables of ten are available. 

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