The IGD Leading Light Award

About the Award

Do you know someone who’s made a real difference in their role over the past year? Are they an up-and-coming talent who deserves an opportunity to showcase their progress and gain industry recognition?

The winner will take home £2,000, plus a free one-day ticket to our IGD Live event in November. And he or she will get the chance to sit on the judging panel for this award in 2020.

What the judges are looking for

Rising industry talent that can demonstrate:

  • How they performed over and above their normal job role
  • Evidence of desirable behaviours and/or use of their skills
  • How their achievement has made a difference to any of the following:
    • Your business
    • Consumers
    • Trading partners
    • The wider industry

Entries have now closed

If you would like to attend the IGD Awards evening on 7th November, book your place here.

Questions or comments

If you have any questions on the IGD Awards, please contact us at [email protected] or call +44 (0)1923 857141.



Closing date for entries

Friday 31 May 2019


Finalists announced

w/c Monday 1 July 2019


Presentations to judges

Thursday 12 September 2019


IGD Awards Ceremony

Thursday 7 November 2019