Federation of Award Bodies shortlisted for 2022 Trade Associations Forum Best Practice Awards – FE News

The Federation of @AwardingBodies is delighted to have been shortlisted in the Digital Innovation of the Year category at the prestigious #TradeAssociation Forum Best Practice Awards.

Now in its nineteenth year, the prestigious 2022 Trade Associations Forum (TAF) Best Practice Awards are supported by the Ministry of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and recognize excellence, innovation and best practices.
among professional associations in the UK.

Federation CEO Tom Bewick said:

“We are delighted to have been shortlisted for the Digital Innovation of the Year award. The Federation has gone through a major digital transformation in the past 18 months to optimize the way we communicate, support and engage with members.

“We had previously planned to be a ‘premier digital trade association’, but the challenge of the pandemic actually helped us put rocket boosters into our plans.

“Our member-led board of directors made the bold decision to create a subdivision of the Federation, ‘Skills World Live Productions’, through which we have successfully hosted virtual conferences and training events for members and the FE skills sector in the broad sense.

“We also engaged more deeply with industry leaders, think tank experts, ministers, MPs and other key decision makers throughout the pandemic, through our popular radio show and podcast Skills World Live. , which, from scratch, has now attracted over 75,000 listeners; help better connect the world of continuing education and qualifications that our small agile industry association represents.

Emily Wallace, Interim Executive Director of the Forum of Trade Associations, said:

“Professional associations, including the Federation of Award Bodies, have played an absolutely critical role in supporting the UK economy through the turbulence of the past two years. As we move forward, it is right to celebrate the achievements of the sector, recognize excellence and collaborate to improve the role associations can continue to play in supporting the economy of the future. ”

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