One of the great things about our conference is the chance to recognise organisations for the good work they do in relation to Suggestion Schemes and Benchmarking. Alongside our Idea of the Year award, we present Accreditation Awards and new for 2012 Benchmarking Awards. Continue reading
Paul Sloane, one of the keynote speakers at our conference has written a blog post of his time at our conference.
It is a very good piece that captures exactly the essence of our event, take a look and see what you think.
The blog and the rest of the resources on Paul’s website can be found here.
Well the beginning of November was our annual Idea of the Year competition, once again this year, the final was held in conjunction with our annual conference.
There were over 100 ideas submitted from all sectors of our membership and indeed from all over the world. Once a shortlist was decided on, we invited the finalists to our conference to carry out a brief interview with the judges to explain the idea and the benefits it has brought to the organisation. Continue reading
With the planning for our annual conference and awards continuing apace we have great pleasure in announcing the sponsors for the Idea of the Year Awards.
Main Sponsor of the conference and Idea of the Year competition:
To complement the main Idea of the Year Trophy there are also several category trophies:
Sustainability Award – Sponsored by Diageo:
Awarded in recognition of the suggestion that demonstrated the greatest contribution to the conservation of natural resources, protecting the natural environment or sustainable project. Continue reading
One of the highlights of the calendar at ideasUK is our annual conference and awards dinner. This year the event takes place in Bristol on the 7th and 8th November and we can honestly say that although this is our 26th conference this year the line up is the best we have ever had. Continue reading
Well it has been a pretty busy time here at ideasUK over the past few weeks. The closing date for entries to the 2012 Idea of the Year Competition came and it was time to shortlist the entries.
This year we had over 90 ideas from all over the world including countries such as Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and of course the United Kingdom. Continue reading
One of the reasons why our Idea of the Year competition is free to enter, is that most of the cost of running the awards are covered by sponsors.
Previous sponsors of our awards have included, HSBC, Bupa, Boots, Legal and General, Lloyds TSB and many others.
As we have changed the structure of our awards this year, we have a number of opportunities available for organisations to sponsor category trophies. The new awards are listed below: Continue reading
It is that time of the year again when the thoughts of all the team at ideasUK are focused on our annual conference.
Have you ever wanted to deliver a workshop or keynote at an International Conference?
YES? Continue reading
When we launched the ideasUK Toolbox back in 2007, we wanted to develop a method of assessing ideas / innovation programmes to ensure consistency throughout organisations.
Our vision for the accreditation model was:
- Maintain a standard of ideas management
- Recognise the best ideas programmes
- Offer recognition to scheme managers Continue reading
Well, the starting point would be to say what we’re not – We are not consultants!
IdeasUK is a not for profit, charity, membership organisation, run by our members for our members.
Our membership ranges from organisations with 250 employees up to 500,000 employees from a wide range of backgrounds and industries.