Events & key dates
Launch day and Entries Open
Entries for the 2023 Best Practice Awards will open on 3 May
Entries close for 2023
This is the final date to submit your entries for the 2023 Best Practice Awards. In previous years the awards have closed on 30 June.
Quantative analysis by university business schools
All of our self-entry awards entires are scored against our awards criteria to produce long shortlists, and analysed by Lancaster and Manchester University Business Schools
Self-entry shortlists announced
Now in their 23nd year, our prestigious Best Practice Awards celebrate the achievements of companies that wish to demonstrate their commitment to delivering best-in-class investor communications.
Voted awards shortlists announced
The IR Society, in partnership with Institutional Investor, will announce the shortlists for the Voted Awards categories of the 2023 Best Practice Awards.
The Voted Awards recognise excellence in individual and team investor relations and excellence in engagement by investment management companies.
Judging panel convened
Our esteemed judges meet to evaluate the shortlisted entries to determine our eventual self-entry winners.
Winners announced at awards event!
Join us on 21 November when the winners will be announced at the annual awards dinner.
IR Society Best Practice Awards Dinner
Tuesday 21 November 2023
Royal Lancaster, Lancaster Terrace, W2 2TY