Ei Group launches revamped national awards scheme

By Stuart Stone contact

- Last updated on GMT

Recognising excellence: Ei Group has refreshed its national awards scheme
Recognising excellence: Ei Group has refreshed its national awards scheme

Related tags: Award

The pub company behind 4,600 sites across the UK is launching a revitalised awards programme in order to recognise the work of outstanding publicans in its estate, operational excellence and pubs that are the focal point of their communities.

Launching on 4 January, the Ei Group Awards for Excellence will be open to publicans across the UK that are part of the Ei Publican Partnerships Business Unit.

A number of industry experts have been invited to judge the awards, which are split into 13 categories including best newcomer, best turnaround, best community hub and headline award, Ei Group Pub of the Year to be picked by judges from the individual categories and awarded to the best all-rounder.

Award categories

Best Community Hub

Best Marketing Initiative

Best Food Offer

Best Sports Venue

Excellence in Cellar Standards

Best Joint Investment

Best Newcomer

Best Live Music Venue

Best Turnaround

Best Multiple Operator

Best Outdoor Area

Lifetime Achievement Award

Ei Group Pub of the Year

Ei Group commercial director Paul Harbottle commented: “Our new awards programme is an opportunity for us to celebrate the most outstanding operators across our estate, learn from the best and inspire other publicans to further raise retail standards and business performance.

“We look forward to reviewing the entries and discovering more about the many fantastic pubs we have across the country, and celebrating with our publicans at the awards night next summer.”

Entries for the The Ei Group Awards for Excellence awards close on 13 April, with winners to be announced at a gala ceremony at Coombe Abbey, Warwickshire, on 10 July. 

Related topics: Ei Group

Related news

Show more