20th Annual awards for achievement luncheon 2017

The annual WIBF Awards for Achievement Luncheon is always an inspirational event.

2017 marks twenty years of the WIBF Awards for Achievement and to celebrate this anniversary the Awards and the Luncheon will be bigger and better than ever.

Every year the nominees surpass our expectations with their innovation and creativity and every year we leave the Luncheon inspired by the talented women working in our sector.

On Friday 9th June 2017 shortlisted nominees and their colleagues plus members of the banking and finance industry will come together in the beautiful ballroom of the London Hilton on Park Lane. We will celebrate the individual achievements of the shortlisted candidates and we will celebrate the achievements of our industry in recognising the value of women and diversity in our sector.

Year on year we get better and better. 2017 will be the best yet.

Friday 9th June 2017 – the 20th annual WIBF Awards for Achievement Luncheon.

The Categories

Award for Achievement

Celebrating a woman who has achieved success within a senior role and who displays qualities of dynamism and daring. Candidates have excelled in their professional life and have also shown an ability to use their skills outside of their own career by either serving on boards of other organisation or by being involved in furthering the interests of women in the workplace.

Young Professional Award

Celebrating a woman aged 35 or younger who is making a significant impact in an organisation. The panel look for women whose contribution to date makes her 'one to watch'. Young professionals are shaping their organisation, not just in terms of financial success but also as being an example to others.

Champion for Women Award

Celebrating a seasoned professional, man or woman, who through personal commitment, application and dedication, continuously promotes and inspires women in the workplace to reach their full potential.

Team Award for Diversity

Celebrating team success in promoting diversity in the workplace. The team may be a business line team that has driven and embedded the diversity agenda or a specalist function (such as HR or Diversity & Inclusion) that partners the business to provide vision and framework.


Nominations are now open. Please don’t wait until the last minute to nominate. Think now about the colleagues who inspire you – could one of them be a 2017 WIBF Award for Achievement winner?

Nominations close on 31st March 2017

Nomination form