BCO NextGen Awards 2021 Nominations

Nominations are now open and can be submitted here.

BCO NextGen Award nominations can be submitted by BCO members and non-members, and we also welcome nominations for BCO members and non-members. Submitting is free, quick, and easy - all you need to do is fill in the online form, and provide the relevant supporting statements. 

 



NextGen's Employer of the Year

Recognising organisations that have created a stimulating and supportive work environment and a real commitment to the welfare of its employees, resulting in high staff satisfaction levels and a well-motivated, ambitious, and integrated workforce.

Nominations must demonstrate how the organisation has:

  • Positive leadership and management
  • An integrated ethical and diverse culture across the organisation
  • Engaged their employees with the organisation’s values and strategic goals
  • Provided schemes and training initiatives that have contributed towards the development of its workforce

Judged by:

NextGen Member vote

 



NextGen's PropTech Company of the Year

Recognising the burgeoning presence of PropTech in the commercial real estate market, this award acknowledged organisations that have driven technology innovation in the past year.

Nominations must demonstrate how the organisation has:

  • Introduced an innovative technology product
  • Shown ambition about how technology can transform the property sector
  • Driven innovation and helped to educate the benefits of technology to other individuals.

Judged by:

NextGen Member vote

 



NextGen Rising Star London & South East

Recognising an under 35’s outstanding contribution to the office sector in the region (cross/multi discipline)

Criteria:

  • Must be based in London or the South East
  • Must be aged 35 or under at time of nomination
  • Must have 3 referees who can support the nomination. There must be one internal referee and one external refer to the nominee’s own organisation
  • Nominee must have made an outstanding contribution to their own organisation, evidence required
  • Nominee must have made an outstanding contribution outside of their own organisation, evidence required
 

Judged by:

BCO Representatives

 



NextGen Rising Star Midlands and East Anglia

Recognising an under 35’s outstanding contribution to the office sector in the region (cross/multi discipline)

Criteria:

  • Must be based in the Midlands or East Anglia
  • Must be aged 35 or under at time of nomination
  • Must have 3 referees who can support the nomination. There must be one internal referee and one external refer to the nominee’s own organisation
  • Nominee must have made an outstanding contribution to their own organisation, evidence required
  • Nominee must have made an outstanding contribution outside of their own organisation, evidence required

Judged by:

BCO Representatives

 



NextGen Rising Star Northern England and North Wales

Recognising an under 35’s outstanding contribution to the office sector in the region (cross/multi discipline)

Criteria:

  • Must be based in Northern England or North Wales  
  • Must be aged 35 or under at time of nomination
  • Must have 3 referees who can support the nomination. There must be one internal referee and one external refer to the nominee’s own organisation
  • Nominee must have made an outstanding contribution to their own organisation, evidence required
  • Nominee must have made an outstanding contribution outside of their own organisation, evidence required

Judged by:

BCO Representatives

 



NextGen Rising Star South West England and South Wales

Recognising an under 35’s outstanding contribution to the office sector in the region (cross/multi discipline)

Criteria:

  • Must be based in South West England or South Wales
  • Must be aged 35 or under at time of nomination
  • Must have 3 referees who can support the nomination. There must be one internal referee and one external refer to the nominee’s own organisation
  • Nominee must have made an outstanding contribution to their own organisation, evidence required
  • Nominee must have made an outstanding contribution outside of their own organisation, evidence required

Judged by:

BCO Representatives

 



NextGen Rising Star Scotland

Recognising an under 35’s outstanding contribution to the office sector in the region (cross/multi discipline)

Criteria:

  • Must be based in Scotland.
  • Must be aged 35 or under at time of nomination
  • Must have 3 referees who can support the nomination. There must be one internal referee and one external refer to the nominee’s own organisation
  • Nominee must have made an outstanding contribution to their own organisation, evidence required
  • Nominee must have made an outstanding contribution outside of their own organisation, evidence required
 

Judged by:

BCO Representatives

 



Graduate of the Year

Recognising a graduate who has recently entered the commercial property industry

Criteria:

  • Must have 3 referees who can support the nomination. There must be one internal referee and one external refer to the nominee’s own organisation
  • Nominee must have made a significant contribution to their own organisation, evidence required
  • Nominee must have made a significant contribution outside of their own organisation, evidence required

Judged by:

BCO Representatives

 



Inspirational Leader of the Year

Recognising a senior industry member who has led the next generation of office talent.

Criteria:

  • Nominations welcome from those aged 35 and under
  • Must have 1 referee who can support the nomination. The referee can either be the person who has experienced the inspirational leadership, or alternatively a person who has witnessed the nominee leading others.

Judged by:

BCO Representatives

 



Entrepreneur of the Year

Recognising a Founder or Co-Founder that has developed a product or service that is transforming the commercial real estate sector.

Criteria:

  • Pioneered a new approach or business model
  • Developed a product or service that creates value for stakeholders
  • Demonstrates a strong purpose and inspires positive change
  • Demonstrates the ability to overcome obstacles

Judged by:

BCO Representatives