How do I register for the European Wind Investment Awards?

Entries for our inaugural European Wind Investment Awards opened in January. The competition is open to organisations of all sizes from the renewables sector specifically the wind industry.


What are the benefits for A Word About Wind members?

We always prioritise our members when it comes to our events. That’s why if you’re a member of the A Word About Wind community you’ll get some free nominations, number depending on your membership type, and discounted rates on award passes for the awards ceremony and gala dinner;

Silver Members – 1 free nomination 

Gold Members – 3 free nominations 

Platinum Members – 5 free nominations 

Corporate Members – 10 free nominations 


When is the entry deadline?

The call for entries will commence in January, with an early bird closing date of 31st May 2019 followed by a standard entry period until 28th June 2019.


Which category should I enter?

Think carefully about your company. Is there a specific area you feel your company or team has excelled in over the last 12 months? Is there a project which stands out? Or has the whole business delivered excellent growth?

Once you have done that, see the full list of categories and how to apply.


What's the time period?

Entries should relate to work undertaken between 1st January 2018 – 31st December 2018.


Can my company sponsor an award?

Yes - please contact Matt Rollason on +44 (0)207 100 1616 or email him on to find out more.

To see the available sponsorship opportunities, click here.


What are the benefits of entering the European Wind Investment Awards?

•  Endorsement
•  Networking
•  Exposure


Who are the Judges?

Some of the greatest business leaders and industry experts are invited to join our panel of judges. We are delighted to unveil a portfolio of renowned decision makers from major multi-national companies to key figures in wind. To see the list of this year’s judges, click here.


What criteria are the entries judged on?

Additionally to meeting the specific award criteria, there are 4 judging criteria;

•  Ethics
•  Leadership
•  Creativity & innovation
•  Results & growth


When and where will the 2019 gala awards ceremony be held?

The 2019 European Wind Investment Awards and gala dinner will be held on Thursday 31st October 2019 at St Pancras Renaissance in London.


What is the dress code for the awards ceremony and gala dinner?

Black tie


When will I know where I’ll be seated during the awards ceremony and gala dinner?

This event is ticketless. You will receive a confirmation email from your booking, then you simply turn up on the night and your name will be on the table plan with details of your seating arrangement.


Ticket Prices:

VIP Half Table
Members £2,495 | Non-Members £2,995
• ½ x VIP table at awards (5 seats). Includes:
• Pre-dinner sparkling reception
• 3-course dinner and awards ceremony
• Champagne on arrival at the table
• After-party
• Premium position in the room
• Professional group photograph of your table
• 1 x award category sponsorship
• Logo in onsite registration welcome banner
• Logo in pre & post-event communications
• Logo & URL link on sponsors page of website
• Company name featured in awards programme by chosen category
• 1/2-page colour ad in event program book
Standard Half Table
Members £1,250 | Non-Members £1,495
• ½ x standard table at awards (5 seats). Includes:
• Pre-dinner sparkling reception
• 3-course dinner and awards ceremony
• After-party


What’s on the menu?

Guests will enjoy prosecco on arrival to the event. All standard tables include 1/2 bottle of wine and iced water. Our menu is as follows:

Starter - Sweet Potato & Goats Cheese Cake, Chilli Jam, Candied Pecans (v)
Main Course - Aged Beef Fillet, Potato Fondant, Garlic beans, Glazed carrot, Caramelised Shallots, Wild Mushroom jus
Vegetarian Main Course - Roast Mushroom & Courgette Wellington with Roasted Red Pepper Compote, Garlic Green Beans, Herb Oil (v)
Dessert - Strawberry-Pistachio Mascarpone, Bakewell Tart, Pistachio Ice cream


Event timings:

18.30 - Drinks Reception
19:15 - Call for Dinner
19:30 - Welcome Speeches
19:45 - Dinner
21:45 - Awards
22:45 - Close & After Party
00:30 - Event Ends

*These timings are subject to slight amendment.



If you have any questions not answered on this page, please don't hesitate to get in touch with us on or call +44 (0) 207 100 1616.