The main event

Date: Thursday 7 October 2020
Venue: Crown Plaza Belfast and online
Timings: Awards ceremony for those watching online starts at 15:00

We are delighted to share with you that we will be live streaming the awards, hosted by Pamela Ballantine, on Thursday 7 October at 15:00.

Pamela and our sponsors will announce the worthy finalists and winners of the 10 entry categories and the award for ‘outstanding contribution in the field of people development in Northern Ireland’ which has been selected by our judging panel.

To access the ceremony:

  1. Click here to access the awards page where the stream of the award will be hosted.
  2. Enter the password: cipd2020 when prompted.
  3. The live stream will start at 15:00.
  4. Make sure you log in to the chat to engage with other attendees and to congratulate our shortlist and winners.
  5. Have a glass of bubbles to hand to toast the winners!
  6. Tweet pictures of you celebrating using the hashtag #cipdniawards

Should you have any queries contact the team at

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