BESA is delighted to have held our annual flagship member event yesterday at The Oval cricket ground, the Summer Business Insight Day, followed by a ceremony to celebrate the winners of the 2024 BESA Awards.  

This event highlighted the extraordinary contributions that BESA members make towards enhancing global educational outcomes. BESA judges were highly impressed by the quality of the entries and emphasised the contribution of these educational suppliers to producing innovative products and services to the education sector globally. 

Julia Garvey, Acting Director General of BESA, said “Now in its second year, the BESA Awards continue to showcase the strength and depth of talent within our community. This event acknowledges the remarkable efforts and achievements of our members who are integral to advancing education worldwide.” 

Frank Suttie, Director at Freeths LLP, the headline sponsor for the event, also shared his enthusiasm, “It’s a great privilege to support the BESA Awards, a platform that recognises and celebrates the brilliant talent dedicated to serving education both in the UK and around the globe.” 


Winners – BESA Awards 2024


Evidence and Impact Award

Community Brands


Make the Difference Award

White Rose Education


Outstanding Educational Resource

OxED & Assessment


School and Supplier Award



Outstanding Support Service

Jigsaw Education


Inspirational Leader

Asude Altintas, Twin Science & Robotics


Best Place to Work

White Rose Education


Women in Education Award

Caroline Hamilton, White Rose Education


Team of the Year

Natterhub Team


Click here to view and download the BESA Awards Brochure for more information on the well-deserved winners and highly commended entries!


Special thanks to our headline sponsor Freeths LLP, and category sponsors Staedtler UK and Good Play Guide. A huge congratulations to all our winners and shortlisted nominees, here’s to innovation and excellence in education!