Events & key dates

26 April

Launch Event and Entries Open

Entries for the 2022 Best Practice Awards will open on 26 April

30 August

Entries close for 2022

This is the final date to submit your entries for the 2022 Best Practice Awards. In previous years the awards have closed on 30 June.

1 September

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

4 October

Self-entry shortlists announced

Now in their 22nd year, our prestigious Best Practice Awards celebrate the achievements of companies that wish to demonstrate their commitment to delivering best-in-class investor communications.

11 October

Voted awards shortlists announced

The IR Society, in partnership with Institutional Investor, will announce the shortlists for the Voted Awards categories of the 2022 Best Practice Awards.The Voted Awards recognise excellence in individual and team investor relations and excellence in engagement by investment management companies.

1 November

Judging panel convened

Our esteemed judges meet to evaluate the shortlisted entries to determine our eventual self-entry winners.

22 November

Winners announced at awards event!

Join us on 22 November when we will announce all of the winners. Check back regularly for details of the awards event.