AMBA Excellence Awards and Gala Dinner 2019

Excellence Awards and Gala Dinner

Online booking is now closed however if you are interested in attending, please email Leah Carter, Head of Events at



The AMBA Excellence Awards and Gala Dinner celebrates the quality and achievements of post-graduate business education at the forefront of leadership excellence, recognising the talents and contributions made by AMBA-accredited Business Schools, their students and graduates.

For questions or comments related to the Excellence Awards, please contact: 

Leah Carter
Global Head of Events
+44 (0)20 7246 2694 |

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This year’s awards and gala dinner will have the added fun factor of having a photo booth available throughout the evening which you will be able to use and share socially. You can check out their website ( for photo booth hire in London- get practicing your poses!

Group Bookings

A discount of 10% is available to any organisation booking three or more places. We are delighted to say that one Dean per accredited Business School can attend the event free of charge; this place is transferable. For information on how to book your free place, please contact Leah Carter on Whole tables are available at a discounted rate seating 10 people (excluding the free place) for £1500 plus processing fees.

Please note that all ticket prices displayed do not include processing fees.


The finalists for each award are shortlisted by AMBA’s senior management team who review all the entries. Our independent panels of pre-eminent judges will then review the chosen applications, select a winner and, if appropriate, choose a ‘Highly commended’ finalist for each award.

Our judging panel comprises AMBA board members, business experts, Deans and management leaders. All of our judges are selected based on their experience and qualifications.


Entrants must complete and submit the entry form, which can be found at the bottom of this page, by 14 September 2018. The shortlisted candidates will be announced November 2018. The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony in London on 1 February 2019 in front of an audience comprising prestigious business leaders, international Deans and Directors, distinguished MBA alumni and journalists.

The winners will receive a trophy and all the finalists will gain media coverage as well as being featured in AMBA’s magazine, AMBITION.


Candidates can be nominated by completing and submitting the application form to AMBA no later than 14 September 2018.

Entrants or nominees can enter a maximum of two award categories.


  • Employer and Business School Partnership Award
  • MBA Innovation Award
  • Business School Impact on Community and Society Award by an AMBA-accredited Business School

Business School:

  • MBA Student of the Year Award
  • MBA Entrepreneurial Venture Award (private sector)
  • MBA Entrepreneurial Venture Award (charity / third sector / community interest company / social interest group)

Data Protection

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Location: London, England
Date: 01 February 2019
Time: 18:30 to 23:00
Contact email:

Address: London Marriott Grosvenor Square Hotel
Grosvenor Square
Mayfair, London

Is this event for me: All AMBA accredited Business Schools are welcome to attend this event.