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The International Quality Awards 2024: Part of Quality Live

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Applications for the International Quality Awards (IQA) 2024 are now open.

Submit your entries by Wednesday 24 January 2024.

Apply for the awards

Now entering its seventh cycle, the awards celebrate the achievements of exceptional quality professionals and auditors across the globe.

The awards span eight categories, so there's a category for everyone, regardless of your sector and career level.

Entry fees

The Emerging Talent and Quality Professional of the Year categories are free for individuals to enter. 

If you are applying on behalf of an organisation which is a corporate member or corporate partner of the CQI, entry is also free. 

For all other entries, there is a fee of £299 +VAT which is payable by credit or debit card when you submit your application. 
 

For more information and to find out how you can apply to IQA 2024

The 2024 award categories

Emerging Talent

Emerging Talent category International Quality Awards

The quality professional who, within the first five years of their career, has demonstrated the greatest impact on their organisation through the application of their knowledge and skills in the CQI Profession Map areas of Governance, Assurance, Improvement and Leadership. 

Read more on our previous Emerging Talent winner and finalists here.

Start your application now.

Digital Innovation 

The initiative which best demonstrates the use of innovative digital solutions in quality management to solve business process challenges and improve quality outcomes. 

Read more on our Digital Innovation winner and finalists here.

Start your application now.

Sustainability Impact

Sustainability Impact category International Quality Awards

The initiative which best translates environmental, social and governance policy and objectives to improve process, product and service outcomes for existing and future stakeholders.

Read more on our previous Sustainability Impact winner and finalists here.

Start your application now.

Quality Professional of the Year

Quality Professional of the Year category International Quality Awards

 

The quality professional who has demonstrated the greatest impact on their organisation through the application of their knowledge and skills in the CQI Profession Map areas of Governance, Assurance, Improvement and Leadership.

Entrants must be chartered members or chartered fellows. 

Read more on our previous Quality Professional of the Year winner and finalists here.

Start your application now. 

Quality Team of the Year  

Quality Team category International Quality Awards

The quality team that has demonstrated the greatest impact on their organisation, through the application of their knowledge and skills in the CQI Profession Map areas of Governance, Assurance, Improvement and Leadership.  

Read more on our previous Quality Team of the Year winner and finalists here.

Start your application now.

Quality Organisation of the Year 

Quality Organisation of the Year category International Quality Awards

 

The organisation which best exhibits a culture of quality and puts it at the heart of everything they do.

Read more on our previous Quality Organisation of the Year winner and finalists here

Start your application now.

CQI Volunteer of the Year

Quality Volunteer of the Year category International Quality Awards

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An individual or team whose commitment to volunteering has made a significant impact on the CQI, its members and/or the wider profession.

Applicants can nominate themselves or be nominated by another volunteer, a CQI or IRCA member, or the CQI executive team.

Read more on our previous CQI Volunteer of the Year winner here.  

Start your application now. 

Outstanding Contribution to Quality Management Practice

Quality Management Practice category International Quality Awards

An individual or organisation that has made a significant and lasting contribution to the quality management discipline with clear consequential benefit to society, in any one or more of the following domains:

  • Academic thinking
  • Education 
  • Policy 
  • Practice. 

Nominees do not have to be a member of the CQI or IRCA. This is an honorary award and therefore not open to public entries.

Read more on our previous Outstanding Contribution to the Quality Management Practice winner here

Watch highlights from the previous award ceremony

View photographs from the IQA 2023 ceremony

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