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CIH South East Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner

9 March 2016, The Grand Hotel, Brighton

Brand new for 2016 - Conference dinner and awards ceremony

The annual conference dinner will now include an awards ceremony to celebrate all those whose resilience and dedication have made a real difference to the lives of their residents and their local communities.

On the evening there will be a pre dinner drinks reception, followed by an awards ceremony and gala dinner with entertainment, providing you with the perfect opportunity to celebrate your organisation’s achievements with colleagues and residents.

Taking part in the awards

The awards are an opportunity to showcase the innovation, creativity and passion of housing professionals and organisations in the south east.

The 7 categories for the 2016 awards are:

1. New professional of the year (open only to CIH members)
2. Apprentice of the year
3. Exceptional contribution by a CIH member (open only to CIH members)
4. Innovator or innovation of the year
5. Excellence in work and learning
6. Best outcomes achieved for residents
7. Development of the year

Find out more about the awards

The deadline for entries is 29 February 2016.


The awards ceremony and conference dinner will be held at the Grand Hotel in Brighton. The Victoria hotel is situated opposite the Brighton sea front and offers a 5 star service. The conference dinner is a great opportunity to network with people in the industry in a relaxed atmosphere.

The Grand Hotel, Kings Road, Brighton BN1 2FW


With such a wide range of guests attending and the chance to sponsor one of the many awards during the evening, this will be an excellent opportunity for your organisation to be represented and to promote your products and services to key organisations. The awards dinner offers a variety of sponsorship opportunities to help you create a lasting impression on a wide variety of housing professionals.

If you are interested in a sponsorship opportunity at this event please contact Kirsty Bates who will find an opportunity that fits your branding and organisational strategy.

How to book

Prices include a pre- dinner drinks reception, attendance at the awards ceremony and 3 course meal with wine on the table and entertainment:

  • £90 +VAT per ticket (£10 per ticket goes to charity)
  • £810 +VAT per table of 10 (£90 per table goes to charity)

You can book onto the awards ceremony and conference dinner in the following ways:

  • Via the online form, please click on the book icon below
  • Download a booking form and return via email on or by fax on 024 7642 1973.
  • Or call the CIH events team on 024 7685 1722.

Please read our terms and conditions before making your booking.


If you need accommodation during the South East Conference, please visit the online booking system for further details or contact Conference Care on 02476 369 726 or by email at

Joining instructions

Please click here to access your joining instructions for the South East Conference Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner



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