The awards for 2015 are now closed for entries.

We announced the winners on 26 February 2015 at the awards party. Click here for a list of the winners

For information on the 2015 awards categories and process please read on…

This is the third year for #insidestory awards and each time we learn and adapt to reflect your needs as internal communicators and our evolving profession.

Here are the categories for 2015:

  1. Best example of employee engagement
  2. Best change communication campaign
  3. Best public sector or charity campaign
  4. Best internal event
  5. Best use of video
  6. Best intranet or enterprise social network
  7. Best digital magazine or newsletter
  8. Best print magazine or newsletter
  9. Best in-house team (1-6)
  10. Best in-house team (7 and more)
  11. Best agency
  12. Clare Latham award for the best individual contribution to internal communication

Read more about the categories and criteria for entry here.

How to enter

We’ve made the process of submitting your entry and paying for it simpler.

Simply email your award entry as a pdf to We will acknowledge receipt of your award entry. Once payment is received your award entry submission is complete.

Basic entry guidelines

Keep your entry focussed, and to the word limit of 1,500 words. Plus a short 100 word summary of your award entry that we can publish on the night if you are shortlisted.

Include your name, your email address, a contact telephone number, the organisation / business, award category you are entering on your award entry document.

This year we will be summarising each of the finalists entries in a booklet to share best practice. Please include a summary of 100 words in your award entry that you are happy to be published. This is in addition to 1500 word entry, and required as a part of your entry process.

The Shortlist

We’ll announce the shortlist mid January 2015. All entrants will be notified by email.

The dates and the costs

Deadline for entries 21 November £85 + VAT to enter

Late entries from 21 – 28 November £105 + VAT to enter

How do you pay?

Please pay through Eventbrite. Your award entry will only be submitted for judging once payment has been made. See the awards categories and process page for details.

The Party

This year’s party is at the Weston Roof Pavilion, Royal Festival Hall.

Put the date in your diary and join us to find out who this year’s #insidestory winners will be.

Thursday 26 February 2015, for a drinks and food reception and awards presentation ceremony.


While it won’t be a stuffy sit down three course dinner, you will get plenty of food and drink.

Individual tickets £85 + VAT (early bird) and £115 + VAT (standard rate)

You can book tickets here

Tickets will be available through Eventbrite. More details about the party will be announced on our website in the coming weeks.


If you would like to sponsor the awards, we have a range of categories and options available.


If you have any queries please email us at or call Katie Marlow on 07834 039890