Events and awards

Management Today runs a series of conferences and events throughout the year. Featuring the country’s top bosses and thought leaders, we bring you thought-provoking debates and discussion, in-depth panels and case studies, inspiring speeches and stories, practical masterclasses, groundbreaking presentations and hands-on workshops – all designed to help you build a world-class business and become a better leader.

We also want to showcase the best of UK plc. Enter our awards to highlight the brilliant work you’ve done, boost your national coverage, stand out amongst the competition, get noticed by the country’s investors and commentators – and inspire the next generation of leaders.

Upcoming events:

Inspiring Women In Business


Date: 17th March 2021, Online Event


Management Today’s Inspiring Women in Business conference is the vehicle for organisations to motivate and nurture their employees. We are assembling senior female business women from across industry to advise and inspire you - and your team on how to develop your skills and progress your career.

This year's speakers include:

Joanna Place, COO, Bank of England, Adrienne Herbert, podcaster, PowerHour, Catherine Allen, HR director, Ella’s Kitchen and Jeanette Forbes, CEO, PCL Group

Discussions and case studies will cover:

  • How can women be at the forefront of the campaign to build back better?
  • The skills toolkit - what do you need to learn to progress from middle manager to leader?
  • What can political change and recent turmoil mean for the business landscape in 2021?
  • What policies can we learn from around the world to create a more level playing field for women in business?
  • How do we create a culture where women can thrive?

Management Today Business Awards


Date: Virtual awards 31st March 2021; earlybird deadline 18th December 2020


The Management Today Business Awards recognise the organisations and individuals breaking new ground and achieving consistent excellence across any sector of British business. Entries are encouraged from small, medium and large businesses, focusing on your achievements over the last 18 months. The awards will allow businesses to share best practice, showcase your work both to key stakeholders and clients, and compare your company against the very best of the entire UK business community, not just those in your specific industry.


The Future of Work: Reinventing the Workforce


Date: 12th May 2021, Online Event


In the third of Management Today’s Future of Work series, Reinventing the Workforce, is the platform to hear from a range of leaders about what powers your organisation to success - the people and your culture. The workplace has changed significantly over the past 12 months with office workers having to be based from home, profits slashed, redundancies and restructuring. Through all of the uncertainty, the management of your staff is critical. Greater staff happiness and support will lead to stronger business results.


Management Today Women in Business Awards


Inspiring Women in Business Awards & 35 Women Under 35


This year Management Today's Women in Business Awards hosts it's flagship awards, Inspiring Women in Business Awards and 35 Women under 35 in partnership with Capita Consulting.

You only have to look around to realise that the UK is full of talented, often visionary businesswomen, working at every level and in all sectors. These awards are an opportunity to recognise the country's most remarkable businesswomen and help the next generation of female talent reach the top.

Leadership Lessons


Date: June 2021


Join your peers at the next digital Leadership Lessons Conference to hear from some of Britain’s most successful CEOs. This event, brought to you by Management Today, aims to help you get ahead in the business world by sharing insights on how to develop your workforce, position your brand and increase your profits.