List of UK Business Leaders Awards and Awards for Women

This is the world’s best list of UK business leaders awards and awards for women. It includes all the most credible awards for women such as The Natwest Everywoman Awards, The Times Top 50 Employers for Women, The FDM everywoman in Technology Awards and the Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Awards. It lists individual awards for entrepreneurs such as The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year and The Great British Entrepreneur Awards, and awards for CEOs such as Glassdoor’s Top CEOs, The Leadership Excellence Awards and the IoD Director of the Year Awards.  

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Award nameDeadline DateAwarding DateIndustryRegion
Glassdoor's Top CEOs1st May~3rd JunBusiness LeadersUK
Asian Women of Achievement Awards5th May22nd SepBusiness LeadersUK
Cynopsis Media Top Women in Media6th May~13th OctBusiness LeadersInternational
Women in Defence Awards 12th May23rd NovBusiness LeadersUK
SME Leaders 20 14th May16th JunBusiness LeadersUK
Leadership Excellence Awards
These awards recognise excellence in senior leadership within large enterprises. The awards are unique in how they break down geographic boundaries to recognise the best in the world.
14th May~11th NovBusiness LeadersInternational
For Women in Science UK & Ireland Awards31st May~11th SepBusiness LeadersUK & Republic of Ireland
Woman Who Achieves Awards1st Jun1st OctBusiness LeadersUK
BEYOUROWN Women In Business Awards1st Jun1st JulBusiness LeadersInternational
The Great British Entrepreneur Awards4th Jun~15th JulBusiness LeadersUK
Forward Ladies FL National Awards4th Jun26th NovBusiness LeadersUK & Republic of Ireland
Women of The Year4th Jun22nd OctBusiness LeadersUK
The Precious Awards (for women of colour)~10th Jun~27th OctBusiness LeadersUK
The Blossom Awards~12th Jun~30th OctBusiness LeadersUK
Women in the Fire Service UK Awards~16th Jun~19th JunBusiness LeadersUK
Everywoman in Sports Industry Awards~18th Jun~15th OctBusiness LeadersUK
Women in Tech Employer Awards~19th Jun~11th NovBusiness LeadersUK
Barclaycard Everywoman in Retail Awards~20th Jun~10th SepBusiness LeadersUK
Computer Weekly 50 Most Influential Women in UK Technology~22nd Jun~4th OctBusiness LeadersUK
The WISE Awards (Women in Science Technology & Engineering) ~23rd Jun~7th NovBusiness LeadersUK
GG2 Leadership Awards~26th Jun~25th FebBusiness LeadersUK
Single Mums Business Network Awards29th Jun23rd OctBusiness LeadersUK
Black Women in Business Awards~30th Jun~19th OctBusiness LeadersUK
Best Business Women Awards 30th Jun15th OctBusiness LeadersUK
Arab Women of the Year Awards~1st Jul~6th DecBusiness LeadersInternational
The HERoes Women Role Model Lists~3rd Jul~1st SepBusiness LeadersUK & Republic of Ireland
Barclays Entrepreneur Awards~3rd Jul~10th OctBusiness LeadersUK
NatWest Everywoman Awards~6th Jul~2nd DecBusiness LeadersUK
Institute of Directors (IoD) Director of the Year National Awards~15th Jul~15th SepBusiness LeadersUK
Cartier Women's Initiative Awards~31st Jul~1st OctBusiness LeadersInternational
The ITRG CIO Leadership Awards~31st Jul~1st NovBusiness LeadersInternational
Fortune 40 Under 40~31st Jul~1st SepBusiness LeadersInternational
Women in Security Awards (Professional Security Magazine)~7th Aug~17th SepBusiness LeadersUK
The Woman Who Achieves Solopreneur Awards~9th Aug~4th SepBusiness LeadersUK
Cranfield School of Management Women to Watch~18th Aug~24th SepBusiness LeadersUK
Global Leaders in Consulting~23rd Aug~6th DecBusiness LeadersInternational
Stevie Awards for Women in Business25th Aug~9th DecBusiness LeadersInternational
Women World Awards27th Aug10th NovBusiness LeadersInternational
The CEO World Awards 28th Aug1st SepBusiness LeadersInternational
The BURJ CEO Awards ~31st Aug~31st OctBusiness LeadersInternational
Women of the Future Awards~3rd Sep~11th NovBusiness LeadersUK
MCV Women in Games Awards ~4th Sep~25th NovBusiness LeadersUK
The Global Women in Leadership WIL Achievement Awards~5th Sep~28th OctBusiness LeadersInternational
CEO Today Global Awards~10th Sep~10th NovBusiness LeadersInternational
TechWomen100 Awards~11th Sep~10th DecBusiness LeadersUK
WeAreTechWomen - TechWomen100 Awards ~20th Sep~23rd JanBusiness LeadersInternational
Fortune Most Powerful Women in Business~1st Oct~1st NovBusiness LeadersInternational
Forbes The World's 100 Most Powerful Women~1st Oct~1st NovBusiness LeadersInternational
FDM everywoman in Technology Awards~11th Oct25th MarBusiness LeadersUK
Women's Business Awards UK31st Oct1st DecBusiness LeadersUK
National Business Women's Awards~19th Nov12th MarBusiness LeadersUK
Ragan's Top Women in Communications Awards~20th Nov~1st MarBusiness LeadersInternational
Edison Achievement Award~20th Nov21st AprBusiness LeadersInternational
The Non-Executive Director NED Awards~27th Nov~15th MarBusiness LeadersUK
The Times Top 50 Employers for Women (BITC) ~27th Nov~30th AprBusiness LeadersUK
CEO Today UK Awards~30th Nov~7th FebBusiness LeadersUK
Business Worldwide CEO Awards~9th Dec~8th JanBusiness LeadersInternational
Enterprising Women of the Year Awards ~15th Dec23rd MayBusiness LeadersInternational
Shell LiveWIRE Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award~28th Dec~28th JanBusiness LeadersUK
CEO Today Business Women of the Year Awards~31st Dec~10th MarBusiness LeadersInternational
Veuve Clicquot Bold Woman Award~6th Jan~9th SepBusiness LeadersInternational
Women in Technology and Data Awards~15th Jan~5th MarBusiness LeadersInternational
Inspirational Business Women in STEM Awards~31st Jan~13th MarBusiness LeadersUK
CEO Today Management Consulting Awards~5th Feb~11th MarBusiness LeadersInternational
FT ArcelorMittal Boldness in Business Awards~15th Feb30th MarBusiness LeadersInternational
Global Woman Awards~2nd Mar8th MarBusiness LeadersInternational
We are the City's Rising Star Awards8th Mar25th MayBusiness LeadersUK
Inspiration Awards for Women 10th Mar~25th SepBusiness LeadersUK
Black British Business Awards 29th Mar7th OctBusiness LeadersUK
The IPSE Freelancer Awards ~31st Mar17th JunBusiness LeadersUK
Inspiring Women in Business Awards14th Apr~30th JunBusiness LeadersUK
EY World Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 16th Apr4th JunBusiness LeadersInternational
EY Entrepreneur of the Year16th Apr~4th NovBusiness LeadersUK
British Citizen Awards 19th Apr~1st JulBusiness LeadersUK
National Learning Disabilities and Autism Awards30th Apr25th JunBusiness LeadersUK
Women in Credit Awards30th Apr24th JunBusiness LeadersUK
Women in Tech Excellence Awards30th Apr24th NovBusiness LeadersUK
LDC Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders30th Apr~4th NovBusiness LeadersUK

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