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CIH Scotland Excellence Awards 2017

Do you know of any projects or people in housing who truly excel?

CIH Scotland is looking for exemplary individuals and initiatives that deserve to be recognised and celebrated. The 2017 Excellence Awards are now open for nominations and we are inviting entries in the following categories:

The Bob Allan Young Achiever in Housing Excellence Award

Excellence in Scrutiny Award supported by Scottish Government

The Malcolm Smith Award

Excellence in Skills Development Award

The Robina Goodlad Award

Excellence in Sustainable Futures Award

The Margaret Vass Award for Excellence in Frontline Housing supported by Weslo Housing Management

Excellence in Regeneration Award

Apprentice of the Year Award

Outstanding Contribution by a CIH member Award

The Margaret Blackwood Award for Excellence in Housing Innovation supported by Blackwood Homes & Care

Excellence in Leadership Award supported by ALACHO

Excellence in Health & Wellbeing Award supported by River Clyde Homes

Excellence in Development for Affordable Housing Award

Excellence Award for Campaign of the Year

Excellence in the Private Rented Sector Award supported by Scottish Association of Landlords

Housing Team of the Year Excellence Award 

About the Awards

The award winners will be announced at the Excellence Awards Dinner being held at Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh on Friday 27 October 2017. This black-tie event will be hosted by star of radio, panto and now comedy – Grant Stott.

The evening will kick off with a drinks reception before guests are treated to a 3-course dinner, entertainment and the presentation of the awards.

Be sure to send in your nominations by the closing date: Friday 8 September 2017 at 16:00. Nominations will not be accepted after this date.

Make sure you secure your table for the best show in town!

Book your place at the dinner here.

Entering the Awards

Everything you need to know about the awards, including who’s eligible, how to apply and further information can be found by clicking on each award category. To apply, simply complete the on-line application form for the award you want to enter.

If you have any queries, please contact one of the CIH Scotland team on 0131 225 4544 or email us at

*Please note judges reserve the right to move a nomination to another category if they feel it is more appropriate.

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