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Museums + Heritage Awards for Excellence 2016

Museums + Heritage Awards for Excellence 2016


ENTRY DEADLINE - Monday 1 February 2016

The Museums + Heritage Awards for Excellence celebrate best practice within the cultural sector. These Awards offer everyone the opportunity to enter - no matter what your budgets are, how many visitors you attract or how high profile the project.

So Go for it! Don't miss out on your opportunity to enter these prestigious awards!

The 11 categories for 2016 are:

  • Customer Service sponsored by BDRC Continental
  • Temporary or Touring Exhibition
  • Educational Initiative
  • Project on a Limited Budget
  • Marketing Campaign sponsored by Volunteer Makers
  • Innovation Award
  • Trading + Enterprise with New Criteria
  • International Award
  • Permanent Exhibition sponsored by Martello Media
  • Restoration or Conservation sponsored by The Rochester Bridge Trust
  • Fundraisers of the Year NEW for 2016

Download the Entry Brochure here.

The annual Museums + Heritage Awards for Excellence, now in its fourteenth year, recognise projects of excellence, innovative and groundbreaking exhibitions from galleries and visitor attractions across the UK and Europe. These range from remarkable achievements of national institutions to projects crafted with limited resources and those championing their staff and volunteers who work hard to deliver inspiring visitor experiences.
The Awards are judged by a panel of the sector's leading lights including, Diane Lees, Director General, Imperial War Museum; Bernard Donoghue, Director, Association of Leading Visitor Atrractions (ALVA) and other leading sector professionals.
Enjoy our gallery of images from last year's Museums + Heritage Awards glittering ceremony
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Download your copy of the 2015 Awards Entry Brochure and good luck with your entry! You may even join our Hall of Fame!

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What our guests say

  • "So pleased to be nominated for winstan bond trophy for trading & enterprise @MandHShow"

    2015 Shortlistee

  • “We’re really delighted to have won! We’ve got our award on display and as visible as possible to visitors to the Edinburgh Garden”

    Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
    Winner, Winstan Bond Trophy for Trading + Enterprise 

  • “We are beyond thrilled to have been shortlisted – all sensible work has come to a grinding halt!”

    Museum Manager, Falkland Islands Museum & National Trust
    2015 Shortlistee

  • Here's our #CelebratorySelfie @MandHShow excited about being shortlisted for this years awards.. 

    2015 Shortlistee

  • "So excited to be nominated for the @MandHShow awards for @ShakespeareWeek #CelebratorySelfie #museums"

    Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
    2015 Shortlistee 

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The Museums + Heritage Awards for Excellence can provide you with unique opportunities to promote to a hugely targeted audience.
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Musesum + Heritage Show 2015

When: 29th April 2015 9.30am to 30th April 2015 17.00pm
Where: West Hall, Olympia, London

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