Associations World Congress awards industry movers and shakers

The Associations World Congress awards in Antwerp highlight some of the sector's leading lights for 2018.

The awards at the 2018 Associations World Congress were announced at a glittering gala dinner in the Horta Grand Café and Art Nouveau room as part of an evening that had a theme based on the Flemish Masters and ground-breaking painters Rubens, Brueghel and Van Eyck.

The award winners were: 

Best Association E-Newsletter: AOSpine

AOSpine is an international community of spine surgeons generating, dis­trib­uting and exchanging knowledge to advance science and the spine care profession.

Best Social Media Campaign: International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis

The International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis advances the understanding, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of thrombotic and bleeding disorders.

Best Association Video: International Federation of Automotive Engineering Societies

FISITA is the international network for automotive engineers, creating pathways for future talent through its established links with the motor industry.


Arty: Flemish Masters theme 

Best Membership Engagement: Institute of Directors in Southern Africa

IoDSA promotes corporate governance to maintain and enhance the credibility of directorship as a profession. 

Executive Director of the Year: Angela Cherrington from Institute of Directors in Southern Africa

Best Website and Integration: Union for International Cancer

The union seeks to unite the cancer community to reduce the global cancer burden, promote greater equity, and integrate cancer control into the world health and development agenda.

Best Conference Development: World Endoscopy Organization

The World Endoscopy Organization is a non-profit organisation that leads on the promotion of high quality and safe digestive endoscopy worldwide.

Young Association Executive of the Year: Drilona Shtjefni from the European Biomass Industry Association

EUBIA supports the EU biomass industries, promoting the use of biomass, developing innovative concepts and fostering international co-operation.

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