Nominations now open for the IoM/WCB Prizegiving 2023

Nominations are now open for The Institute of Meat and Worshipful Company of Butchers Annual Prize-giving and lunch, which takes place on Thursday 23rd February 2023, at Butchers Hall, London.

As many of the individual awards are given to apprentices the event provides an opportunity for talented apprentices to be recognised for their efforts. With 12 categories to choose from there’s plenty of opportunity for individuals and companies to win.

Categories as follows:

  • Best New Apprentice
  • Best Retail Butchery Apprentice
  • Best Independent Retailer Meat Apprentice
  • Best Multiple Retailer Butchery Apprentice
  • Best Meat Processing Apprentice
  • Best Abattoir Worker Apprentice
  • Best Apprentice Showing Management
  • Potential in a Manufacturing Environment
  • Best Meat Apprentice Showing Retail Management Potential
  • Lord Graham Endeavour Award
  • Best Company Training Scheme
  • Best Meat Training Provider of the Year
  • Champion Meat Apprentice of the Year


Winners cash prizes

Winning apprentices take home a cheque for £250 and a framed certificate detailing their achievement. In addition, the Champion Meat Apprentice of the Year also receives a cheque for £500.

Institute of Meat membership

Winners are also awarded a one year honorary membership of the Institute of Meat.

Publicity for businesses

Professional photography and template press releases are available to all winners to enable employers to generate local publicity for their businesses.


How to nominate your apprentice


For further information about the Prize-giving readers should email Sheryl Horne or call her on 01525 371641.