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2022 Awards Finalists


Our 2022 Awards Programme has been as intense as ever. We received over 50 submissions in all, which is a new record – no doubt reflecting the vibrancy and growth that we've seen in our sector over the last year. As ever, the quality of the nominations has been very high, giving our judges a challenging job to review and select the best to go forward as an agreed shortlist.

Following detailed assessment and discussion by our independent panel of judges, we're pleased and excited to announce the full list of finalists for our 2022 Awards programme.

Under each awards category, the finalists, listed alphabetically, are:

Outstanding Delivery of New Infrastructure

  • B4RN
  • Lightspeed Ltd
  • Mid Sussex District Council
  • Ogi

Technical Innovation

  • Brsk
  • Strategic Imperatives
  • Trenches Law
  • WeLink

Best Rural / Hard To Reach Project

  • Alncom
  • B4RN
  • Truespeed
  • Wessex Internet

Best Public Sector Project

  • LCR Connect
  • Liverpool City Region Combined Authority (LCRCA)
  • Mid Sussex District Council

Best Community Project

  • B4RN
  • Freedom Fibre
  • Grayshott Gigabit
  • Truespeed

Net Zero

  • Glide
  • Lightspeed

Outstanding Contribution by an individual or organisation

  • B4RN
  • Fibrus
  • Sharon McDermott

Rising Star

  • Kennedy Edmed (Giganet)
  • Kelsey Hill (Brsk)
  • Sean Kelly (Makehappen Group)
  • Hussain Mahmood (Brsk)

Congratulations to all that have been shortlisted. Commiserations to those that were not selected to go forward this year. We'd like to extend our great appreciation to everyone who has taken the time to craft and submit their nominations.

The next step in the process is our Awards Ceremony and Dinner, which will be held on the evening of November 16th in the midst of our Annual Conference, which this year is in Liverpool. The winners in each category will be announced at the event. 

If you haven't yet registered to participate in the Conference and Awards Dinner, and would like to be present for the Awards Ceremony, you can find more details and online registration here. Note that you don't need to register for the entire conference if you only wish to attend the dinner.