Building Communities Awards 2019

Date: Friday 15th February 2019
Time: 6:15pm for a prompt 7:00pm start
Venue: Athena, Queen St, Leicester LE1 1QD
Call: 01246 395610

Tickets Menu - TBC

Event Host & Celebrity Guest:

Presenting the Building Communities Awards 2019 is the TV personality, actor, presenter, vocalist and professional speaker Des Coleman.

Celebrating 25 years in Film Theatre and Television, Des is a busy man who never stops. You can see him presenting the weather on ITV Central and touring the country as Sammy Davis Jr in The Rat Pack.

He continues to hosts corporate shows and award ceremonies across the UK and you can also booked Des as a singer for your private party or special occasion.


Overnight Accommodation:

We have arranged a limited availability of discounted hotel rooms at Encore Ramada Leicester which is about a one minute walk from the Athena. To book a room at £56+VAT including breakfast please email First come, first served.


The twelve award categories:

▸ Housing Provider of the Year

▸ Tenant Participation *NEW*

▸ Employee Development *NEW*

▸ Apprentice of the Year

▸ Community Impact *NEW*

▸ Social Housing New Build

▸ Environmental Resonsibility *NEW*

▸ Collaborative Working

▸ Project of the Year

▸ Distributor of the Year *NEW*

▸ Innovative Product *NEW*

▸ Contractor of the Year


The 2019 sponsors are

to be confirmed

The 2018 judges were:

Jenny Osbourne - Chief Executive of TPAS - Tenant Engagement Experts
Jayne Gowler - Senior Commercial Manager Police and Fire at the Home Office
Pieter Eksteen  -  Business Training Programmes Manager at the East Midlands Chamber
Rob Mayo - President of the East Midlands Chamber

The judges for 2019 are to be announced soon