The RTPI has won a 'Mark of Excellence' award at the prestigious Association Excellence Awards 2015. The Institute was runner up in the category for the Best Association Awards for the RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence.
The awards were hosted by Michael Portillo at a lunchtime ceremony today at the QEII Centre in London.
Andrew Taylor, Chair of the RTPI Board of Trustees (pictured) said:
"It was fantastic to receive the Mark of Excellence award on behalf of the Institute. The award recognised the success of the new style RTPI Planning Awards which are the leading awards event for the built environment and an excellent opportunity to showcase projects and network with 500 like minded people. The award is recognition of the hard work and commitment of the staff and volunteers involved in re launching and organising the awards".
The awards bring together an outstanding panel of judges, representing associations from every sector, and highlight excellence in how associations operate and serve their members. Specifically, the Association Excellence Awards. The awards celebrate best practice in all areas of running a successful, responsible and sustainable association or professional body – focused on serving members needs and delivering value to members.
It was fantastic to receive the Mark of Excellence award on behalf of the Institute. The award recognised the success of the new style RTPI Planning Awards which are the leading awards event for the built environment.
The Awards for Planning Excellence highlight exceptional examples of planning and celebrate the contribution that planners and planning make to society.
The RTPI was represented at the ceremeony by Andrew Taylor and Rosslyn Stuart, Director of Professinonal Standards and Development