Celebrating UK industry skills champions

Welcome to the Enginuity Skills Awards 2024

This annual event is organised by Enginuity, the charity dedicated to supporting UK engineering and manufacturing employers by finding new ways to close skills gaps and open opportunities.

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Table sales now open

Earlybird tickets available until Friday, 26 April 2024!

Each year, leaders from across the UK’s engineering and manufacturing sector gather to celebrate the best talent, and the organisations championing skills development. 

This year's awards evening will be taking place during the Smart Manufacturing and Engineering Week on 5th June 2024, in Birmingham – a great opportunity for you to attend both!

  • Earlybird Individual Ticket: £175
  • Standard Individual Ticket: £190
  • Earlybird Table of 10: £1,570
  • Standard Table of 10: £1,675
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Enginuity Skills Awards 2024: Birmingham

Getting there

Discovering the Enginuity Skills Awards 2024 venue is hassle-free, ensuring you can fully enjoy the celebration of excellence in UK engineering and manufacturing. Here's your guide on how to get there!


Hilton Birmingham Metropole
National Exhibition Centre (NEC)
Pendigo Way

B40 1PP


Arriving by train? Birmingham International Station is your destination. Plan your journey effortlessly with Trainline, offering comprehensive information on trains departing from Birmingham New Street.


While our event venue, Hilton Birmingham Metropole, may currently show no availability, additional rooms might be released within the two weeks leading up to the awards night. Meanwhile, explore this interactive map of nearby available hotels that are just a short walk from the venue, ensuring a convenient and comfortable stay.









of award winners were female at our 2023 awards.


guests attended the event in 2023.


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entrants across all awards in 2023.

Finalists announced

The finalists have been selected for their exceptional contributions and achievements, highlighting the talent and innovation driving the industry forward. From apprentices to seasoned professionals, these finalists represent the best and brightest in the UK's engineering and manufacturing landscape.

Meet our finalists

Five reasons why it's a great opportunity

Increased visibility and credibility

By entering the Enginuity Skills Awards, your company will gain visibility and credibility among engineering industry peers, customers, and potential partners. Winning an Enginuity Skills Award can also help your company stand out in a crowded marketplace, as it demonstrates that your business is dedicated to excellence and success.

Validation of your company's achievements

Skills Award shows that your business is not only successful, but also recognised by experts in the field. It is a measure of success to the hardwork and dedication of you and your team and something that can be shared with the wider community.

Positive impact on employee morale

The process of entering awards can be a great way to get employees involved in the business and to focus on key areas of success while attending a prestigious ceremony such as the Enginuity Skills Awards is a source of great pride for employees.

Our awards event supports climate change initiatives

Enginuity Skills Awards 2024 is helping to combat climate change by offsetting 59 tonnes of carbon dioxide by supporting a Global Portfolio of Verified Carbon Reduction Projects via Carbon Footprint.

Networking opportunities

The 2023 Enginuity Skills Awards provide the perfect opportunity for winners and finalists to network with other successful companies and industry leaders. This can help you connect with potential partners, customers, and investors, and also learn from the best in the engineering industry.

Award categories 2024

Winners of the two apprenticeship categories (Graduate Degree or Higher Level Apprentice & Advanced Level Apprentice) and the T Level Student category will receive a £1,000 prize, with two runners-up for each category receiving £500.

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Advanced Level Apprentice

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Equality, Diversity, & Inclusion

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Graduate, Degree or Higher Level Apprentice

Large Employer Skills Champion

Large Employer Skills Champion

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SME Employer Skills Champion

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T Level Student

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Training Partner Skills Champion

Skills Award Gallery

Sponsor the Enginuity Skills Awards 2024

Illuminate best practices, earn recognition for valuing people and customers, and championing equality, diversity, and inclusion. The Enginuity Skills Awards play a crucial role in bolstering the UK's engineering, manufacturing, and science sectors — showcasing role models, exemplifying the sustainable returns on skills investment, and celebrating the accomplishments of dedicated individuals, employers, and training partners.

Download our 2024 sponsor pack below to see the many ways you can support the event and how it can benefit your company, or get in contact to find out more at skillsawards@enginuity.org

Sponsor Pack 2024

Thanks to our sponsors

Discover our sponsors, driving change and making an impact in the engineering and manufacturing sector, and related industries.

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BAE Systems

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Innovate UK

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Teesside University

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Thanks to our supporting partners

Discover our supporting partners, helping make the Enginuity Skills Awards 2024 possible.

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The Manufacturer

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Manufacturing Technology Centre

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