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Awards & Recognition
As one of the world’s leading esports federations, British Esports is proud to celebrate the recognition we’ve received for our projects, pilots, and initiatives.
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29 Sep 2022
Individual And Team Acknowledgement.
We take immense pride in the collective efforts of our passionate team, alongside our partners, sponsors and wider stakeholders, whose dedication and innovation towards a greater esports eco system has been recognised by wider industries.
Here is a just a selection of our the awards and recognition we have received over the past few years.
British Esports has received numerous awards for its work in esports, education, journalism and more. Browse our collection of accolades and find inspiration for your own journey.
British Esports’ Women in Esports initiative awarded “Aspiring Ally Organization of the Year” at the 2022 The*GameHERs Awards for its work in promoting inclusion in areas beyond gender – promoting the involvement of people of all abilities, sexuality, race, ethnicity, and background to get involved in esports.
British Esports’ Women in Esports initiative was awarded the “Most Inclusive Esports Initiative” at the 2022 Women in Games Global Awards for its continuing work in creating a welcoming community in esports for women and marginalised genders.
Visit Women in Games Global Awards.
British Esports was awarded Runner Up for the “Best Commercial/Association Partnership” at the 2022 Exhibition News (EN) Awards for its work in association with Hyve and Bett at the 2022 Bett Show.
Visit Exhibition News.
British Esports’ Women in Esports initiative was a nominated finalist in the Sports Business Awards, “Womens Sports Business Award” – Governing Bodies and Teams category, for its ongoing work in developing a more equitable and diverse esports industry..
Visit Sports Business Awards.
British Esports’ Women in Esports initiative was a nominated finalist in the International Sports Awards, “Diversity and Inclusion Award” for its ongoing work in creating a more equitable and diverse esports industry.
Visit International Sports Convention.
“We are excited to be developing infrastructure for the UK esports ecosystem, but, as part of the UK’s national levelling up campaign, we are equally thrilled that the people of the North East will have an incredible facility on their doorstep.”
ANDY PAYNE OBE
CHAIR, BRITISH ESPORTS
Celebrating the personal awards and achievement of current and former British Esports staff members.
Head of Education at British Esports, Kalam Neale, was awarded the prestigious “Digital Innovator of the Year” at the 2022 Pearson National Teaching Awards for his ground-breaking work in developing a specialist digital provision focused on educational development.
For more information, visit the National Teaching Awards.
British Esports’ Head of Operations, Alice Leaman was awarded the “Education Impact Award” at the 2023 MCV Women in Games Awards in recognition of her work in developing the UK’s largest amateur grassroots esports tournament for schools and colleges.
For more information, visit the The MCV Women in Games Awards.
Alice Leaman, Head of Operations at British Esports, was nominated for the “Contribution of Gamification in Women’s Sport Award” at the 2023 Everything in Sport Awards having demonstrated exceptional creativity, innovation, and dedication in promoting the use of video games as a force for change in the field of women’s sports.
For more information, visit Everything in Sport.
Current Social Media and Content Manager for College of Esports, and former Content Manager at British Esports, Bryony-Hope Green, was awarded “Journalism Impact” at the 2023 MCV/Develop Women in Games Awards, in recognition of her contribution to delivering impactful, inspirational and sometimes groundbreaking journalism.
For more information, visit MCV/Develop Women in Games.
Head of Operations at British Esports, Alice Leaman has been inducted into the 2022 MCV/Develop 30 Under 30, for her work involving the British Esports Student Champs, coordinating a large network of staff and volunteers to make deliver events, tournaments, and initiatives, alongside her day-to-day efforts.
For more information, visit the MCV/Develop Awards.
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