WSA Sports Industry Awards 2023
with Headline Sponsors Complete Background Screening

Join us on the 8th of June for the inaugural Welsh Sports Association (WSA) Sports Industry Awards – a celebration of the best in Wales’ sport and leisure industry! We are thrilled to have Complete Background Screening (CBS) as the headline sponsors for the event.

The awards will recognise and Promote the initiatives and successes of WSA members, while also communicating best-practice models and strategies that are helping the Welsh sport and leisure sector to Develop.

The awards up for grabs on the night are…

Complete Background Screening (CBS) will be headline sponsors for the WSA Sports Industry Awards 2023
Complete Background Screening will headline sponsor the WSA Sports Industry Awards 2023

Best Equality, Diversity and Inclusion initiative
Sponsored by Acorn Recruitment

Best Initiative to Promote Women in Sport & Physical Activity
Sponsored by Complete Background Screening

Best Innovation Award
Sportscover Europe

Best Commitment to the Welsh Language
Sponsored by Tinint

Best Sustainability initiative

Best Social Impact initiative
Sponsored by 2buy2

Best Collaboration initiative (Participation, Sponsorship or Member engagement)

Most Influential campaign (Communications, PR or advocacy)
Sponsored by Loosemores Solicitors

If you think your organisation fits the bill for one of these awards, get applying – shortlisted organisations get the added bonus of x2 FREE tickets to the event!

The deadline for applications is the 9th of April 2023. You can complete an entry in English or Welsh via our online application form below!

March 13, 2023

Entries Open

March 13, 2023
April 9, 2023

Submissions Close

April 9, 2023
April 21, 2023

Shortlist Announced

April 21, 2023
June 8, 2023

Awards Night

June 8, 2023

Why Apply?

Winning a WSA Sports Industry Award will showcase your organisation’s outstanding work and achievement throughout the Sport and Leisure sector in Wales. Additionally, the profile of winning an Award will also be brought to the attention of influential stakeholders within the sector such as Welsh Government, Sport Wales, Community Leisure UK, WSA Partners and the media. Moreover, your excellent work will be showcased to other WSA Members as exemplar models for the sector.

Don’t forget, x2 FREE tickets are available should you be shortlisted for an Award! 

Who Can Apply?

All member organisations of the Welsh Sports Association on or before 1st March 2023 are eligible. WSA member organisations can also apply on behalf of their own members. For more detail on our eligibility criteria, visit our terms and conditions.

What makes a winning entry?

The judging panel will need as detailed information as possible within the application guidelines. The judging panel recognise that the WSA Membership is diverse and resources differ greatly from one organisation to another. However, video entries bringing projects to life will be advantageous.

Work should have the potential to create significant impact for the sector. This impact will demonstrate a combination of positive outcomes. Impact might be achieved by the growth of the organisation applying, or by the spread of their ideas to its members or other organisations.  Applicants should also show good governance and management. 

How do I attend the WSA Sports Industry Awards 2023?

Tables sit ten people and are priced at £750 – a fee that includes a drinks reception as well as a three-course meal while we celebrate the best within the Welsh sport and leisure sector! So don’t miss out, click below to book your place!

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