Showcasing Internal Communications Excellence
Running since 2012, the CEB Internal Communications Awards is the premium event for recognizing internal communicators from around the globe during a black-tie evening of celebration. Our aim is to support and showcase the great work of communicators who have achieved real, measurable business outcomes in their respective organizations. This year, the Awards will take place on 29 June when a prestigious panel of judges will distribute awards across 9 Internal Communications categories.
The 2017 CEB Internal Communications Awards is a celebration of the very best in Internal Communications. Guests will hear ground-breaking insights from the most innovative teams and have the opportunity to network with peers from the world’s best companies.
Guests will enjoy a 3-course dinner, drinks, entertainment and dancing.
Schedule for the evening:
6:30pm Champagne Reception
7:30pm Dinner followed by the Awards Ceremony and Disco
We are excited to give you the opportunity for additional in-depth learning on the day of the Awards ceremony. The workshops are for small groups of delegates to come together for a day of collaborative learning. Facilitated by CEB's experienced advisors, the workshops are highly interactive and designed to enhance your business acumen and consultative skills.
The 2016 Awards Winners
See the winners in 2016 and read about their entry initiatives.
Awards Shortlist Announced
A huge congratulations to all nominated individuals, teams, and organizations!
Please click on the categories below, to view the shortlisted entries.
Award-winning comedian Alex Horne is the creator and co-host of the Dave TV show Taskmaster – “funny, revealing, and glorious” (The Times) – which was nominated for the Broadcast Awards’ Best Entertainment Show in 2016.
He’s an Edinburgh Fringe veteran, taking nine solo shows to the festival and has also made numerous TV appearances including Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled (Dave), Dara O’Briain’s School of Hard Sums (Dave), Celebrity Mastermind (BBC1), John Bishop’s Christmas Show (BBC1) and Drunk History (Comedy Central).
“A beguiling blend of the smart and stupid….a real delight.” The Sunday Times
Meet the Judges
Research Leader at CEB, now Gartner
Liz is a Research Leader with the CEB Communications Leadership Council. In this role, Liz conducts original best practice research, generating insights and tools to increase the effectiveness of the Communications function and executives. Most recently, Liz has conducted research on changing stakeholder perceptions and sustaining employee performance through change.
Liz started her career at CEB in 2004. Prior to joining CEB Communications, she was a research consultant for the CEB Market Insights Leadership Council, creating best practice research, tools, and diagnostics to improve the strategic impact of the market research function.
Liz received a B.A. in Sociology from Hamilton College and currently lives in Washington, D.C.
Communications Training and Consulting
Geri has an MBA as well as a BA and MA in Communication. In addition, she has certifications in leading virtual classroom instruction, executive coaching, reengineering, and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. She is the former CTO of the Council of Communication Management and the founder of Boston AIDS Africa; responsible for sending caregiver kits to those suffering from the effects of AIDS. She was named one of Boston’s heroes for this work.
Geri is the author of The Warrior and the Little Girl: Create Power and Joy in your Work Life and as well as being a Melcrum Black Belt trainer, is an international trainer of communication for leaders. She’s also the creator of the 15-minute communicator series for leaders – www.communicationskillbuilding.com.
Global Internal Communications Director, Aviva plc
Chris has over 15 years’ experience in Corporate Communications, starting out in PR and specialising in Internal Communications 10 years ago. She has held a number of senior in-house positions across the public, private and not-for-profit sectors and is currently Group Director of Internal Communications at Aviva.
Chris has designed and implemented a global operating model that is delivering communications based on insight and data, and supporting engagement and alignment with a new global business strategy, vision and values – at the heart of Aviva’s turnaround. In 2015, Chris also led the communications to support the acquisition and integration of Friends Life, another FTSE 100 Insurer in the UK.
Senior Executive Advisor at CEB, now Gartner
Alexandra Earl is a Senior Executive Advisor in the Communications practice at CEB and has been supporting executives in the HR and Comms space for over 10 years – both at CEB and Melcrum. Alex’s role is to provide advisory support to Comms Executives, helping them tackle their key strategic priorities and deliver greatest value to the business. She is also responsible for hosting workshops, webinars, virtual networking events and training sessions for Comms executives across EMEA.
Director, The SD Group
Over the past ten years, Sue has acted as trainer, coach and confidante for hundreds of leaders and communication specialists and her models and frameworks are used in organizations worldwide.
Her consultancy business, The SD Group, specializes in professional development for communicators, and communication-related learning for leaders and line managers. Before moving into consultancy, Sue spent many years working as a senior internal communicator in house, leading teams at Royal Mail, Barclays and NTL (now Virgin Media).
Sue is endlessly fascinated with ‘what makes people tick’! She is a trained co-active coach, with a BA (hons) in Communication Studies, a Post Graduate Diploma in Public Relations, and an MSc in Applied Positive Psychology.