Now in their 5th year, the CMI National Management & Leadership Awards are one of the UK’s most prestigious awards programmes for business people.

They recognise and celebrate excellence in management and leadership around the country.

Entering the awards helps you:

  • Stand out from the crowd with validated recognition of your achievements
  • Demonstrate you and your organisation’s commitment to management and leadership best practice
  • Increase your profile in the management and leadership arena

Submissions are now closed.

Award Categories

CMI National Management and Leadership Awards welcome submissions from a range of applicants, from individuals and SMEs to third sector, public and private organisations.

Submissions are now closed.

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This year the Awards will be judged initially by regional panels of experts made up of Regional Board members from the Chartered Management Institute.

The panels will select Regional Award winners. Regional Winners will automatically go through to the National Award shortlist. This will provide entrants with the opportunity to be both a Regional Winner and a National Winner.

Award Events

The Regional Winners of the individual awards will be presented with their award at a Chartered Management Institute event in their area, Spring 2015.

The CMI National Management and Leadership Awards will be presented to our exceptional winners at a prestigious event in central London in Summer 2015.


Now regarded as one of the UK’s leading Awards programmes, the CMI National Management & Leadership Awards recognise excellence in all facets of management, rewarding exceptional people and businesses.

With over 500 industry professionals attending regional presentation events across the UK and the spectacular celebration event in Summer 2015, the programme is a great opportunity to reinforce your organisation’s brand.

Sponsor an award and you can enjoy unparalleled access to CMI’s network of top managers and leaders.

For information on becoming a sponsor contact Michael Coulsey

Past Winners

The Award for Young Achiever
Winner Sabrina Ihaddaden
The Management Team of the Year Award
Winners North West Ambulance Service
IC Consultant of the Year Award
Winner Rosalind Bergemann
Training & Development Manager of the Year Award
Winner Richard French-Lowe
The Outstanding Training Provider of the Year Award
Winner Premier Partnership
The NML Award for Social Responsibility
Winner ShredBank
The Outstanding Leader of the Year Award
Winner Edward Vera-Cruz
Quotes from the night