Epra | Leadership and Entrepreneurial Awards

Association Leader Of The Year

This award is open to both teams and individuals, and will be awarded for leadership expertise in overcoming particular challenges, or strategies that have brought proven advancement or benefits to the association and its members. The judges will be looking for:

Long and short term goals to develop the association

Reasoning, strategies employed, and their impact

Breadth, depth and creativity of leadership and management skills

Innovative approaches to leading the association

Success in meeting targets and goals

Further advancement of the aims of your association


Entrants have a maximum of 1,000 words in which to convince the judges that they are worthy of winning this award. 3 files of supporting material of no more than 4 pages each can also be included. Video footage can be submitted but should be sent as a link within the main body of the entry and should be no more than 2 minutes in length.

Suggestions as to what could be covered are listed below. 

Give some background to the entry and context to the leadership displayed

Explain the challenges that needed to be overcome, research done, and any targets set

Explain how the outstanding leadership resulted in, or helped towards, overcoming the problems. Include any feedback and targets met

Outline any specific, innovation, novel techniques, creativity or imaginative problem solving that was inherent to the leadership

What was the resultant benefit to the association and its membership?

Give any other information regarding the leadership which you think would help convince the judges that you should win this award