APM Volunteer Achievement Awards 2021

We are delighted to announce our fourth APM Volunteer Achievement Awards to recognise and reward the invaluable contribution volunteers make to the success of the organisation and wider profession. 

Finalists have now been announced. View them here. Winners will be announced November 2021.

Judging

Winners will be selected by the Volunteers’ Steering Group from the entries and nominations which best reflect key APM themes of growth, diversity and alignment to APM strategy.

Timeline

  • Shortlist announced – week commencing 11 October 2021
  • Winners announced – November 2021, Winter Volunteers’ Forum (date to be confirmed)


Categories

We have the following seven categories recognising individual and collective successes.

APM Volunteer of the Year:

an award for the individual who most consistently demonstrates the spirit, values and impact of volunteering within APM. This will recognise the individual’s activity and output, and the benefit and impact they offered to the profession.

  • Range of activities undertaken in the year
  • Impact of the activities they have undertaken in the year
  • Spirit in which they have been delivered in the year  

Finalists

  • Winner: Kevin Barton
  • Runner-up: Greg Krawczyk
  • Joe McNeil
  • Sarah Schütte

APM Volunteer Event of the Year:

an award for the volunteer group that has delivered the best volunteer-led event.

  • Quality of event in terms of format and topic
  • Audience size
  • Delegate feedback

Finalists

  • Winner: Risk SIG virtual Conference

  • Runner-up: South Wales and West of England Branch Conference
  • Assurance and Governance SIGs virtual Conference

  • Enabling Change/People SIG events with Change Management Institute

  • Planning, Monitoring and Control SIG Conference

APM Volunteer
Innovation Award:

an award for the group delivering the most innovative volunteering activity in the year.

  • Uniqueness of the volunteering activity
  • Quality of the activity in terms of audience feedback
  • Lasting impact of the volunteering activity

Finalists

  • Winner: PCMAF Working Group (sub group within PMC SIG)

APM Branch of the Year:

an award for the branch which has delivered the most successful programme of activities throughout the year.

  • Range of activities
  • Diversity of audiences engaged e.g. membership level, location and sector
  • Feedback and impact of activities

Finalists

  • Winner: Thames Valley Branch

  • Runner-up: Northern Ireland Branch

  • Midlands Branch

  • North East Branch

  • South Wales and West of England Branch


APM SIG of the Year:

an award for the SIG which has delivered the most successful programme of activities throughout the year

  • Range of activities e.g. blogs, marketing collateral, research, guides, collaboration with other SIG/Branches, podcasts
  • Feedback and impact of activities
  • Diversity of audiences engaged

Finalists

  • Winner: Risk SIG

  • Runner-up: Benefits and Value SIG


APM Education Volunteer of the Year:

an award for the volunteer who has made the most significant contribution to education outreach events throughout the year.

  • Volume of activities delivered
  • Range of activities delivered
  • Diversity of audiences engaged e.g. school, university, influencer, media used

Finalists​

  • Winner: Systems Thinking SIG members: Andrew Wright, Frank Curtolo, Cesar Rendora and Gennadii Miroshnikov
  • Runner-up: Andy Baber
  • Kolawole Daniel Odediran

APM Special Achievement 

an award for the individual who has made a significant contribution to APM and its goals through volunteering, particularly over an extended period.

  • Range of activities undertaken over an extended period
  • Impact of the activities they have undertaken over an extended period
  • Spirit in which they have been delivered over an extended period

Finalists

  • Winner: Dave Corbin


Recognition of the awards winners

Winners will be announced at the APM Virtual Volunteers’ Forum in November 2021 and will receive a sustainably sourced APM Trophy per category. Winners will be profiled on the APM website and through social media, to promote the value of volunteering with APM. 

If you have any queries please contact Sarah Slater, APM Volunteering Manager.

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