Thu, Apr 23 2020

Engineering Talent Awards 2020,

Leonardo Royal London City, England, United Kingdom Leonardo Royal London City, England, United Kingdom
5 Sponsors Confirmed

  • About the event

    The Engineering Talent Awards 2020, powered by EqualEngineers is a new set of awards to celebrate the diversity of the engineering and technology profession.

    The awards will raise the profile of the engineering and technology profession across the UK and highlight diversity in engineering on a national platform. Through showcasing role models and inspiring people to consider a career in engineering and technology, we will celebrate the diversity of organisations and engineers.

    Category winners of the Engineering Talent Awards 2020 will be announced on the night along with the Overall Excellence in Engineering award.

    Why should you sponsor?

    • Raise the profile of the engineering and technology professions across the UK and highlight diversity in engineering on a national platform.
    • Through elevating positive role models, inspire people to consider a career in engineering and technology.
    • Celebrate the value that engineers bring to society in improving everyday life.
    • Connect people in engineering and technology to foster greater collaboration.
    • Champion the diversity of organisations delivering excellent engineering projects

    Mark McBride-Wright

    Mark McBride-Wright, PhD, CEng, IChemE is a recognised diversity and inclusion leader. He is Founder and Managing Director of EqualEngineers, a company focused on connecting inclusive employers with diverse talent in the engineering and technology sectors and offering a wide array of D&I consultancy services alongside annual careers fairs and networking events. He is also Chair and Co-Founder of InterEngineering, a non-profit industry body that connects, informs and empowers LGBT+ engineers and supporters with a membership of over 1,000 engineers across 4 regional groups across the UK. Mark is Founding Member of the Diversity and Inclusion Working Group for the Institute of Chemical Engineers (IChemE), External Advisor to the Metropolitan Police, sitting on their Strategic Inclusion Diversity & Equality (STRIDE) Board, Diversity Board Member for the University of Kent, and Advisory Member to the Diversity & Inclusion Steering Committee of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

    In recognition of his diversity work, Mark won the coveted 'Corporate Rising Star' award at the 2016 British LGBT Awards and was ranked #2 in the 2015 Financial Times Future LGBT Leaders list (#6 in 2016). In addition, he was 'Highly Commended' at the Inclusive Networks Awards (2015), shortlisted for the 'Corporate Equality Award' by PinkNews (2016), and is a regular speaker at the London Business School. He has worked with many Fortune 50 companies on D&I programs and talent engagement strategies and has also authored a white paper for the UK Government on tackling homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying in engineering. Mark is a Chartered Engineer (IChemE) by training with a focus on health and safety, having worked at KBR Inc (2013-2017) and ERM (2012-2013) before pursuing his work in diversity. He also holds a doctorate (PhD) in chemical engineering at Imperial College London (2009-2013).

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  • 251-500 attendees expected

    50% Male Attendees

    50% Female Attendees

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2 available packages from £3000 to £10000

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Includes opportunity to present the award, logo affiliation, and three tickets to the evening meal reception and awards ceremony, and extensive coverage in our social media campaign in the lead-up, during and post-event. Categories remaining: Engineering Society of the Year; Chartered Engineer of the Year; Executive Leader of the Year; Large Employer of the Year; Small-Medium-Enterprise of the Year; Best Inclusion Programme of the Year; Best Recruitment Team of the Year; Best Project of the Year

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1 x table of 12 at the event; Branding at the drinks reception and logo on event flyer

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