Partnership Awards 2023

The Partnerships Awards are the industry’s biggest and most prestigious celebration of excellence in the public–private partnership (PPP) industry. These Awards have been running for over 20 years, and are recognised around the world as a watermark of excellence within the PPP industry.

Our panel of expert judges are constantly on the lookout for what is new and different, and where organisations and individuals have gone above and beyond the norm to create an innovative approach that can provide a blueprint for the delivery of new projects in the future. Winners will be pushing the market forward and delivering significant benefits to the public who use the infrastructure are key markers for winning projects, organisations and individuals.

The Partnerships Awards are open to all projects, companies, teams and individuals from around the globe, excluding the Americas regions. For any entries from the Americas please visit

Message From The Editor

Year after year, the PPP industry produces some remarkable innovation and makes incredible progress, which is why I am always excited to see the Partnerships Awards entries.”

Paul Jarvis

Managing Editor

Why Enter

World-class judging panel

Your expertise will be recognised by our panel of over 30 judges, made up of the industry’s most respected and experienced professionals. 

Momentum matters

Win or lose, being involved or shortlisted puts big smiles on people's faces. Success always requires hard work, and entering will let your employees know that you recognise and value those efforts.

Strive for award-winning work

We believe that collaboration is critical to achieving great results. Get your whole team involved in the entry process.

Use your entry to create case studies

Entering allows you to take a step back to analyse and review your projects. Use this to craft case studies for new and potential clients. It’s time well invested. 

Important dates for the diary

Key Dates:

Early Bird deadline: 12 January 2023

Standard deadline: 26 January 2023

Shortlist announced: 1 March 2023

Awards Ceremony: 4 May 2023


Early Bird Entry Fee: £360 +VAT

Standard Entry Fee: £460 +VAT

Our 2023 Categories include..


Best Financial Structure

Best Healthcare Project

Best Operational Project

Best Social Infrastructure Project (not including Education and Healthcare)

Best Road Project

Best Transit Project

Best Utilities Project (Waste/Energy/Water/Telecoms)

Companies and Teams

Culture and Diversity Award

Debt Provider and Sponsor/Developer

Environment, Social and Governance of the Year

Financial Advisor of the Year

Future Leader of the Year

Legal Advisor of the Year

Public Sector Promoter/Procurer of the Year

SPV Management Company of the Year

Technical Advisor of the Year

Leading Woman in Infrastructure


The Entry Kit

It has all the information you need including our criteria and key dates.

Register Your Entry 

Using our dedicated entry platform. Remember to include your employee engagement survey.

Submit Your Entry 

By the required deadline. You will be able to find these on the information section of the site and in the entry kit.

Top tips to remember!

Identify the best fitting category

Download the entry kit and use it to your advantage! It contains everything you need to know about writing your entry and what needs to be included.

Be clear with your message

The judges want to see innovative, engaging and inspirational submissions, and they want you to be clear about what sets your project apart from the rest. Focus on what is new and different.

Give yourself the time

Give yourself as much time as possible to write your entry. Try to get people from across the partnership involved and share with your teams to make sure you’ve had as many people as possible to collaborate and read over it.

Nominate A Judge

The Partnerships Awards matter because they are judged by the toughest critics, your peers. Our expert judging panel is made up of over 30 industry professionals representing both the public and private sector. The judges are selected based on their expertise, experience and integrity in the PPP market and we pride ourselves on our rigorous and objective judging process.

Nominations to get involved are welcome from across the sectors, either for yourself or a colleague using the link below. The final judging panel will be comprised of an inclusive range of individuals to fully represent the industry. Our aim is to give as many diverse voices (women, BAME, LGBTQ+, different ages / seniority, people with disabilities) a chance to determine the results of this industry-leading event.

About Partnerships Bulletin

Partnerships Bulletin provides intelligence to leaders in the public and private sectors that form partnerships to design, build, finance, operate and maintain public infrastructure.   

Through our editorial coverage, database and market-leading events we provide platforms to learn about the projects, partners and policies that will shape the transport, social and utility infrastructure sectors.

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