CRNS Awards 2017 overview
CRNS is delighted to announce that nominations are now being taken for the CRNS Awards 2017. The Awards will provide you, our valued member, with an opportunity to shine in the field of Innovation, Collaboration, People Support and this year, the new category, Individual Achievement.
- If you feel your organisation has a particular strength or has significantly achieved in one or all of the first 3 category areas, then please self-nominate by completing the relevant form(s) for the awards listed below.
- For the Individual Achievement Award please complete the nomination form for your chosen individual within a CRNS member organisation.
- Please email all completed forms back to firstname.lastname@example.org by *close of play on Friday 31March 2017. You will receive confirmation of receipt by email.
*CLOSING DATE NOW EXTENDED BY ONE WEEK UNTIL FRIDAY 7TH APRIL
The Award Categories
Innovation Award showcases a membership organisation that has taken a creative approach to developing new or improved processes or projects within the reuse, repair and recycling sector. The emphasis here is on creativity and individuality.
Collaboration Award highlights a membership organisation that demonstrates the benefits of a successful working partnership, within the last year, with their Local Authority, other member(s), the private sector or others.
Developing People Award recognises the achievements of a membership organisation that has demonstrated their commitment and contribution to supporting and developing their people (employees, placements and volunteers).
Individual Achievement Award – highlights an individual within a membership organisation who has made a significant difference within that organisation and indeed within the repair, reuse and recycling sector.
Organisations must be full members and have paid their 2016-2017 subscriptions
The Selection Process
Applications will be assessed by a judging panel which will shortlist 3 nominees, per award, to go forward to The CRNS Awards Dinner. Each nominee will be provided with one complimentary ticket for the dinner, which will take place on Friday 19 May 2017, in the evening, at The Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow. The event commences with a sparkling drinks reception, thereafter a sumptuous 3 course meal will be served in one of The Grand Central’s function suites where there will be the opportunity to chat and network with other guests, listen to speakers and enjoy the award presentations.
EVH is sponsoring the awards dinner and drinks reception
Benefits of Applying for an Award
Members that are shortlisted for an award will be supplied with a digital image for their own use eg email footer, website inclusion, etc, stating that they have been shortlisted for a CRNS Awards 2017. The winners will also be provided with a similar electronic image detailing which award they have won. Winners can then use this on their own literature, social media and for promotional purposes. In addition, CRNS will publish the details of all winners and the event on all CRNS publications along with social media. Photographs will be taken at the Awards Dinner and will be sent out to the national press. Photographs will also be supplied to winners for their own use locally and for inclusion as appropriate on their own website and related social media. The successful members will benefit from the kudos and added value that comes with being recognised as an award winner, within their particular award category. The actual awards presented to the winning members can also be displayed within member premises, as a visual testimony to their achievement.
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