About the Corporate Entrepreneur Awards

‘It’s great to recognise corporate innovation - no one else does it”
Mat Moakes, British Gas

“It’s the perfect opportunity to meet like-minded people...share ideas...and find new connections. That is invaluable.”
Charlotte Snell, Barclays

Created by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs, this is the only event, now in its 8th year, the recognises big business innovation and the individuals and teams behind it. The awards aim to inspire and encourage a community of corporate entrepreneurs to share best practice. They provide a unique networking opportunity where peers can learn from each other and other leading innovators across multiple sectors.

2017 award categories

One award category for ‘Best New Proposition’ will be awarded in each of the seven industry sectors below:

  • Healthcare & Life Sciences
  • Technology, Media & Telecoms
  • Energy & Resources
  • Financial Services (including banking, capital markets, insurance and investment management)
  • Public Sector & Non Profit
  • Industrial Products (including automotive and manufacturing)
  • Consumer Products (including retail and FMCG)

Best New Proposition includes a new service, product, venture or businesses launched in the UK and Europe in the last 12 months.

Voting and judging

Voting is in the hands of the people behind the ideas, the delivery - the change. I.e. You! Your votes will select the finalists, which will then be reviewed by an independent judging panel who will decide the winners of each sector and one overall winner, announced on the night!

We’ll announce when the votes are open!

New for 2017!

Each year leading innovators and corporate entrepreneurs from the biggest global brands join us for a fun and informal awards party with an opportunity to share and learn from their peers. This year guests will see the possibilities of new tech and their impact on business come alive! In our new TechZone guests can explore how ‘sensing technology’ allows us to measure the physical world with the modcam; discover how new technologies are blurring the boundaries of our physical and digital worlds with Oculus Rift; and experience how the augmented human will impact how businesses operate with the Microsoft Hololens.

Have you launched a new proposition in the last 12 months? Then get the recognition you deserve by entering the CEA today.