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Time to celebrate! Entries open for UK Active Awards

Entries are now open for the annual UK Active Awards
This year's awards will feature two COVID-19-related award categories
A Jan Spaticchia Special Recognition Award will also make its debut
This year's award event will be held in Birmingham

Entries are now open for the annual UK Active Awards.

Following two years of unparalleled disruption, UK Active has added two COVID-19-related award categories which will focus on the recovery, resilience and successes achieved throughout the pandemic.

A Jan Spaticchia Special Recognition Award will also make its debut, launched to celebrate the life of the much loved industry veteran who died suddenly of cancer in 2021. The award will recognise an outstanding individual who has made a continued and significant impact across the breadth of the sector.

Organisations of all types and sizes can enter the awards, with the deadline for submissions set for Friday 25 February. Those wanting to enter can do so by clicking HERE.

Huw Edwards, CEO of ukactive, said: "The ukactive Awards celebrate the endeavour and ingenuity demonstrated by our businesses and the teams behind our success.

“There has never been a more important time to recognise your team’s efforts and then to unite with the sector this summer in celebration.”

The UK Active Awards ceremony will be organised in tandem with the Active Uprising event, which will be held in Birmingham on 30 June 2022.

The full list of UK Active Awards for 2022:

Group A: Business Excellence

Regional & National Club/Centre of the Year

Supplier of the YearNew Concept, Build or Design of the Year.

Group B: Specialist Impact

Generation Active Award

Healthy Communities AwardActivation Award

Marketing Campaign AwardThe Physical Activity Excellence Award

Diversity & Inclusion AwardDigital Transformation Award

Award for Business Continuity, Recovery and Success during the COVID-19 pandemicAward for Developing and Supporting Communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Group C: Individual Achievement

Physical Activity Hero Award

Outstanding Leadership AwardThe Jan Spaticchia Special Recognition Award

Entries are now open for the annual UK Active Awards.
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Time to celebrate! Entries open for UK Active Awards

Entries are now open for the annual UK Active Awards
This year's awards will feature two COVID-19-related award categories
A Jan Spaticchia Special Recognition Award will also make its debut
This year's award event will be held in Birmingham

Entries are now open for the annual UK Active Awards.

Following two years of unparalleled disruption, UK Active has added two COVID-19-related award categories which will focus on the recovery, resilience and successes achieved throughout the pandemic.

A Jan Spaticchia Special Recognition Award will also make its debut, launched to celebrate the life of the much loved industry veteran who died suddenly of cancer in 2021. The award will recognise an outstanding individual who has made a continued and significant impact across the breadth of the sector.

Organisations of all types and sizes can enter the awards, with the deadline for submissions set for Friday 25 February. Those wanting to enter can do so by clicking HERE.

Huw Edwards, CEO of ukactive, said: "The ukactive Awards celebrate the endeavour and ingenuity demonstrated by our businesses and the teams behind our success.

“There has never been a more important time to recognise your team’s efforts and then to unite with the sector this summer in celebration.”

The UK Active Awards ceremony will be organised in tandem with the Active Uprising event, which will be held in Birmingham on 30 June 2022.

The full list of UK Active Awards for 2022:

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