Celebrating the best in HR and people management in Northern Ireland

The CIPD NI Awards are the most prestigious and highly regarded awards for the HR profession in Northern Ireland, with more than 340 HR professionals in attendance last year.

Returning in 2018 for their sixth year the Awards are celebrating the contribution of HR and People Management in business. From Employee Engagement to Organisational Learning and Development the awards celebrate not only innovation and success, but the impact this has on the bottom line too!

The categories for 2018 see  some exciting new changes including:

  • NEW category – Best Diversity and Inclusion Initiative
  • NEW category – Excellence in HR Leadership Award
  • NEW judging process – all categories in 2018 will have an interview stage
  • NEW awards website – the new and refreshed website is the hub for all things awards including helpful entry hints and tips

The judging panel consists of top HR and Business professionals from a range of organisations across the UK and the judging criteria ensure only the best entries make the shortlist for 2018.

Ensure you are part of the sixth annual CIPD NI Awards and are a part of raising the profile of the HR profession. Explore the categories and download your entry pack.

Awards timeline 2018

Closing date for entries: Sunday 18 February 2018
Shortlist Announced: Week commencing 5 March 2018
Category Interviews: Wednesday 21 March 2018
Awards Gala: Thursday 10 May 2018

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Latest tweets via @CIPD_NI

1 week ago
RT @ESlawIE: We were delighted to sponsor the 'Best HR/L&D Team of the Year' award at the @CIPD_NI Awards 2018 last night. Congratulations…
2 weeks ago
Thank you to all our wonderful entrants, sponsors, judges and attendees for making the 2018 #CIPDNIAwards such a massive success last night. Congratulations to all our winners! #HRawards #NorthernIreland https://t.co/M88gCevwqS
2 weeks ago
Big congratulations to all finalists, highly commended and winners tonight! Also thank you to @Libra_events @corporateavhire @TitanicBelfast and @JoScott99 Enjoy the rest of your night!! #CIPDNIAwards