Celebrating UK industry skills champions

Welcome to the 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 are available until Sunday, 31st March 2024

Join Enginuity as we celebrate our 10th annual Skills Awards. Each year, leaders from across the UK’s engineering and manufacturing industries gather to celebrate the best talent, and the organisations championing skills development to ensure a bright future for these vital sectors in the UK economy.

This year, the awards evening will be taking place during the Smart Manufacturing and Engineering Week on 5th June 2024, in Birmingham. 

  • Earlybird Individual Ticket: £175
  • Standard Individual Ticket: £190
  • Earlybird Table of 10: £1,570
  • Standard Table of 10: £1,675

We look forward to seeing you there!

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of award winners were female at our 2023 awards.


guests attended the event in 2023.


businesses represented in 2023.


entrants across all awards in 2023.

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

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

Positive impact on employee morale

Our awards event supports climate change initiatives

Networking opportunities

Why sponsor the Enginuity Skills Awards?

Associate your brand with excellence

Spotlight on best practices

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.

Measurable business benefits

In 2023, 100% of our sponsors, including BAE Systems, EAL, Innovate UK, Lloyds Register, Qinetiq, Rolls-Royce, Siemens, and University College Birmingham, unanimously endorsed sponsoring the Enginuity Skills Awards, attesting to the measurable business benefits. Download our Sponsorship Pack below, or get in contact to find out more at [email protected]

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Thinking of becoming a sponsor?

Download our 2024 sponsor pack to see the many ways you can support this prestigious event and how it can benefit your company.

Sponsor Pack 2024

Thanks to our sponsors

The Enginuity Skills Awards is an annual celebration of the best UK engineering and manufacturing talent and the people and organisations committed to developing the UK's engineering and manufacturing skills.


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