Soldiering On Awards are delighted to announce that Nominations were declared officially “Open!” for the 2019 Awards, by Sir John McColl at this year’s Cobseo Conference.
Who do you know who deserves recognition for their achievements and support for the Armed Forces Community?
Nominate them now! And share the news, so that they and others can be recognised and thanked for their commitment and have the chance to join the illustrious group of existing Soldiering On Awards Winners.
All nominees who reach Finalists stage will be invited as our guests along with their nominator to the Soldiering On Awards Finalists reception – House of Lords – 13th February 2019.
All Finalists are invited to Awards night – 5th April 2019 – where the overall winners will be announced.
Nominations close on the 30th September.
Message from the Prime Minister the Rt Hon Theresa May:
“I am delighted to send a message of support for this year’s Soldiering On Awards. The event provides a fantastic platform to give recognition to the extraordinary achievements of our Service personnel, veterans and the groups, businesses and charities that support the Armed Forces community. Their efforts are invaluable and it is only right that their work is appreciated and celebrated.
“I would also like to take this opportunity to recognise the sterling work of X Forces Enterprise and all you do to support our Armed Forces.”
Below are the 2019 Awards categories and the link to make your nomination!
1. Healthcare & Rehabilitation Award – Sponsor: Redwood Technologies Group
In recognition of a person or team who have demonstrated a major commitment and contribution in support of the physical or mental welfare of serving or former members of the armed forces community through healthcare, therapeutic treatment or rehabilitation services and support.
2. Family Values Award – Sponsor: NetApp
In recognition of a person, family or group whose selfless commitment, dedication and support for others in ensuring that they are cared for is a shining example of Family Values
3. Sporting Excellence Award – Sponsor: Spectra Group
In recognition of a person or team who have overcome challenges and demonstrated outstanding achievements in the field of sport.
4. Inspiration Award
In recognition of a person or group who have overcome significant challenges, injury or disability and whose achievements are an inspiration to others.
5. Forces in Mind Trust Working Together Award – Sponsor: FiMT
In recognition of a person, team or organisation that has demonstrated an enduring commitment and collaborative approach to supporting the sector within the wider community
6. Animal Partnership Award – Sponsor: Pets at Home
In recognition of the unique companionship and support provided by animal partners and the achievements of organisations who support the Armed Forces Community
7.Education, Training and Development Award – Sponsor: Capita
Recognising excellence in the provision of education, training and skills development in support of vocational or employment transition.
8. Defence Inclusivity Award – Sponsor: Landmarc
Recognising the commitment and achievements of individuals and organisations in achieving greater diversity and inclusion throughout the Armed Forces community.
9. Business of the Year – Start Up Award – Sponsor Sage
In recognition of a new business, that was started by an individual linked with the armed forces, that has been in business for less than two years
10. Business of the Year – Scale Up Award – Sponsor: London Stock Exchange Group
In recognition of a business, that was started by an individual linked with the armed forces, that was established over two years ago and still retains a minimum of 51% interest in the venture
11. Business of the Year – Community Impact Award – Sponsor: Cisco
In recognition of a business, that was started up by an individual linked with the armed forces, that has a made a real impact to the Armed Forces Community
12. Lifetime Achievement Award
In recognition of a person or group whose lifetime of dedicated service has provided a significant contribution in support of the Armed Forces Community