We are now accepting expressions of interest from BESA members and others as BESA Award category sponsors by emailing awards@besa.org.uk

The BESA Awards were launched in 2023 to celebrate the excellence and achievements of our members. Over 100 companies entered the awards and underwent a rigorous selection and shortlisting process by our judges. The 2024 BESA Awards will be presented at the afternoon of the BESA Summer Business Insight Day on Thursday 4 July 2024.  

Being a category sponsor for the BESA Awards is a great opportunity to connect with BESA members, partner organisations, press, influencers, conference speakers and more to make new connections and be at the centre of the Awards ceremony at The Oval cricket ground with a capacity of 150+ VIPs.  


Pre-Awards Marketing: 

  • Logo on Awards marketing emails and booking webpages
  • Recognition as Awards’ category sponsor in social media marketing
  • List of delegates one week in advance, company name only
  • A personalised digital invitation that will include the sponsor’s logo.


At the Awards: 

  • 1 ticket to the Awards presentation on the afternoon of the BESA Summer Business Insight Day
  • BESA welcome and closing remarks – referenced as award category sponsor  
  • Present an award – announce the short list, winner, and present the award  
  • Branding – included in the backdrop at the awards presentation
  • Photo of the award presentation – You and the winner
  • Group photograph – with all the winners
  • Recognition as category sponsor in social media during awards


 Post-awards follow up:

  • Inclusion as part of the Winners’ announcement email
  • Inclusion in digital awards brochure as Award category sponsor
  • Recognition as Awards category sponsor in social media marketing on winners’ announcement messaging


Select from the following award categories:

🏆 Inspirational Leader

🏆 Make the Difference

🏆 Evidence and Impact

🏆 Team of the Year


New for 2024:

🏆 Women in Education

🏆 Best Place to Work

🏆 School and Supplier

🏆 Outstanding Support Service

🏆 Outstanding Educational Resource


Interested in being a category sponsor for the BESA Awards? Register your interest by emailing awards@besa.org.uk


Find out more about last year’s winners here: BESA Awards 2023 – Winners announcement