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APM Project Management Awards

Monday 18 November 2024
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APM Project Management Awards 2024

Celebrating projects, individuals and organisations from the project profession, our prestigious awards ceremony will be taking place at Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, London on Monday 18 November 2024.

Entries now open.
View our categories, rules of entry and
 timeline. Entries close 10 June 2024. 


View categories and enter      View hints and tips webinar      

Sponsorship opportunities

Engage and network with APM's project professionals through sponsorship opportunities.

Award categories

Entries are now open. Browse our award categories and view the category criteria for each.
Looking for inspiration? View our APM Awards 2023 winners.

Company Of The Year Award

Tier ❶ Project Organisations

Open to all companies and consultancies globally across all sectors who are committed to excellence in project delivery and outcomes.

Small To Medium Enterprise The Year Award

Tier ❶ Project Organisations 

Open to all organisations across the globe with fewer than 250 employees who are committed to excellence in project delivery and outcomes.

Not For Profit

Tier ❶ Project Organisations

Open to all not-for-profit organisations across the globe committed to excellence in project delivery and outcomes. This category is aimed at charity organisations or commonly referred to as ‘third sector’.

Public Sector Organisation Of The Year Award

Tier ❶ Project Organisations

Open to all government and public sector organisations across the globe committed to excellence in project delivery and outcomes.

Engineering, Construction And Infrastructure Project Of The Year Award

Tier ❷ Projects and Programmes 

Recognising and rewarding excellence in projects that deliver physical assets including infrastructure, transport and energy.

Social Project Of The Year Award

Tier ❷ Projects and Programmes

Recognising and rewarding projects with the specific aim of developing solutions that deliver benefits to society and communities, whether they are local, regional, national or global.

Sponsored by CITI

Transformation Project

Tier ❷ Projects and Programmes

Recognising and rewarding organisational and cultural change projects across all sectors that deliver significant benefit through project delivery excellence. 

Sponsored by QinetiQ

Technology Project

Tier ❷ Projects and Programmes

Recognising and rewarding projects that progress technology and communication change across all sectors to deliver considerable benefit to end users.

Programme Of The Year Award

Tier ❷ Projects and Programmes

Our Programme of the Year Award is presented to the team that has achieved excellence in delivery of a programme which has achieved successful outcomes.

APM Sustainability

Tier ❸ Sustainability

A unique award recognising organisations or individual projects that demonstrate environmental sustainability practices in the development and delivery of their projects. 

Sponsored by CITI

PMO Of The Year Award

Tier ❹ PMOs 

Rewarding the commitment of portfolio, programme and project management offices (PMOs) to developing not only their organisation across all facets of project management but also their emerging industry through innovative and thoughtful ways of working.

Emerging Project Professional

TIER ❺ Individuals

Recognising talent in all sectors in those aged 29 years or under, or who have less than three years’ experience in their project management career. 

Project Professional

Tier ❺ Individuals

Recognising project professionals in all sectors making a significant contribution to the outcomes and benefits of their project(s) and/or programme(s) through excellent project delivery.

Chartered Project Professional Of The Year Award

Tier ❺ Individuals

The Chartered Project Professional of the Year Award celebrates excellence in professional development, project delivery and contribution to society.

Safe Project Management Award

Hosted category

This category aims to recognise a project, programme or organisation whose approach to project management demonstrates clear commitment and results to safety, as well as protecting people and/or the environment in project management.

Sponsored by Shell

Outstanding Achievement Award

Nominations only category

The most prestigious of our individual awards, the APM Outstanding Achievement Award is given to an individual who has made a significant, impactful, positive contribution to the project profession.

Innovation In Project

Non-entry category

A unique award recognising projects or programmes that demonstrate progressive, diverse and innovative approaches to project practices and delivery. 

Overall Project Programme Of The Year Award

Non-entry category

This award, the pinnacle of the ceremony, is chosen at the discretion of our Awards Steering Group from the four winners of the Project of the Year categories (Engineering, Construction & Infrastructure; Technology; Transformation; and Social).

Hints and tips for a winning award entry

Ahead of the APM Awards 2024, our expert panel held a webinar on what elements make a winning APM Award entry.

Delegates learned how to choose the category best suited to them or their company and got the answer to those all-important questions:

  • What importance does the criteria hold?
  • What are the judging panel looking for?
  • How should I structure my entry?
  • What additional evidence is acceptable?
  • What will give my entry an edge?


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Rules of entry

View the tiers and categories, eligibility and entry agreement.

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How to enter

Important information on how to submit an entry and rules of entry.

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Submit an entry

Got your entry ready? Submit your entry by 10 June 2024.

2024 Timeline

Award sponsorship opportunities 2024

Opportunities are available to join us as a sponsor of the APM Awards 2024.

Celebrate excellence and support the profession by sponsoring a category that aligns with your organisation’s values. Benefits include:

- the chance to announce the category winner on the night
- association with the sponsored category in all promotion

To find out more please contact Kate Ferrier, sponsorship manager.

Sponsorship opportunities
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