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Recognition and celebration for the highways industry

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Are you working on an outstanding highways project? Collaborating in a rewarding partnership? Changing thinking with an innovative new product? Reducing your carbon footprint? Nurturing the next Apprentice of the Year, and more?

If so, then the 14th Highways Awards (formerly Highways Magazine Excellence Awards) 2017 offers the perfect opportunity to get your schemes, teams, products and more, recognised and rewarded. The Awards takes place on Wednesday 18th October at the Lancaster London and offer a fantastic evening of entertainment and celebration of an excellent job well done for over 400 key industry guests!

Entering a Highways Award can provide a worthwhile return for the time and energy invested:

  • Recognising the hard work of your staff
  • Boosting your organisation’s morale
  • Giving you the chance to enjoy a night of networking and celebration
  • Attracting high calibre potential employees
  • Bringing your organisation’s good practice and achievements into the spotlight of your customers, potential customers, and your employees
  • Offering you the chance to make a headline or two if your organisation is shortlisted.

Events Producer for the Hemming Group Ltd, Adrian Tatum said: “The Highways Awards (formerly Highways Magazine Excellence Awards continue to grow in stature and this year’s event promises to be our best yet.

“I would encourage anyone thinking of entering to do so. With 12 categories to enter there are opportunities for companies of all sizes and from all sectors to seek recognition for their innovative products and collaborative projects/schemes, and much more.

“Last year’s new category – Apprentice of the Year sponsored by the Institute of Highway Engineers’ National Highway Engineering Academy (NHEA) – proved extremely popular and will also be up for grabs again at this year’s event.”

Just some of the Highways Awards winners summed up their reactions on hearing the news of their victory at last year’s gala dinner:

“ [Highways Awards] are one of the top awards to win and we are so proud to have been here today… to get some true recognition of the excellent partnership work that we’ve done over the last five or seven years has been absolutely brilliant” – Mark Harriman and Harvey Cullen, Tarmac, and Walsall Council – winners of the Highways Maintenance Efficiency Award 2016

“It’s such a prestigious win for our team [Highways Award] – the quality of the entries on health and safety and well being across the Highways industry was so high” – Mark Pooley, Highways England, and Atkins – winners of Site Safety Initiative Award 2016

“It is a great achievement for both Clearview and our partners – a real example of great teamwork [and] of mitigating road safety issues in the future” – Nick Lanigan, Clearview Intelligence, Amey, BEAR, Edinburgh Napier University and Transport Scotland – winners of Road Marking Project of the Year 2016

Don’t miss out on your chance to join them – the FREE online entry system closes on Friday 23rd June.

Check out the 12 categories for 2017 and enter online for FREE at

All results will be given at the gala dinner on Wednesday 18th October. Table bookings are now available here as well as discounted hotel reservations here.

The Highways Awards are part of the Transport Network – a Hemming Group Ltd portfolio –


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