Welcome to the home page for iNetwork’s Ninth Annual Innovation Awards. The 2022 iNetwork Innovation Awards are a fantastic opportunity to celebrate, learn, and share innovation across the local public sector, and its partner organisations. 


Since 2014, the iNetwork Innovation Awards have successfully cast a light on projects and teams that have delivered transformation and excellence in public service delivery. By highlighting outstanding projects across the sector,  the Innovation Awards represent the perfect opportunity to come together and celebrate the brilliance and dedication of public servants, and their partners, as they strive to deliver more effective, and better value services for their communities.

Key Dates

The Innovation Awards nominations will launch on Tuesday 6th September 2022 and all nominations will be entered into the public vote in January 2023 and then go through the judging process. The shortlisted finalists will be announced on Friday 03rd February 2023 and all shortlisted finalists will be invited to the Awards Dinner and Ceremony on Thursday 16th March 2023.

Top Tips for Submitting A Nomination

from iNetwork Director Shelley Heckman

If you are thinking about nominating a project for the Innovation Awards 2022, take a look at the video where Shelley Heckman, Director at iNetwork discusses the criteria that the judges are looking for and offers hints and tips to submitting the best nomination.

Further Information

Take a look below at some of the past winners and view all the nominations submitted into the iNetwork Innovations Awards, to see examples of some fantastic projects from across the sector.

View the Awards Brochure 2022.

View the Awards Brochure 2021.

View the Awards Brochure 2020.

View the Awards Brochure 2019.

View the Awards Brochure 2018.