2023 Security Awards

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The 2023 Security Awards have closed, visit the new Security Awards page for further entry and updates for 2024 and beyond.

Before You Enter: What You Need To Know

Free entry in all sectors and categories

We know that many small business owners, entrepreneurs and larger organisations don't like to pay up front for awards, where fees range from £99 to more than £250 per category. With us, all your entries are free.

You only pay a fee if you win an award

Unlike other programmes, you only pay a fee if you are selected as a winner. There's only one Award Acceptance Fee to pay regardless of how many awards you win, and 1x personalised Winner trophy is included*!

Publicity Package

As a winner or finalist, you get credible industry recognition & publicity from National press releases, Google and Yahoo! News features, content marketing and case studies.

Social Marketing

Social media marketing is important for all businesses, which is why we announce your accolades on social platforms, and regularly engage with you and your followers.

Interviews & PR

We can create quality, in-depth content with your team, making you a trusted voice in your industry, and highlighting the achievements & success of your business or enterprise**.

Publicity and PR Package


Was £425
Was £425
£375 +VAT
(Award Acceptance Fee)
(Free Forever)
£99 +VAT
(per additional trophy)

* Trophy included: The Award Acceptance Fee includes 1x Winner’s trophy only. If you win multiple awards, additional trophies may be purchased at £99 +VAT.

** Interviews & PR: We will contact you regarding all publicity and PR opportunities based on the options you select in the entry form

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UK Business Experts

Our judging panel are business experts with a wealth of knowledge in various industries. They lend their experience and business acumen to the many award sectors we cover.

Our panel consists of dozens of private & public guest judges; below are a few of our business experts who will be selecting shortlists, winners and finalists in our awards!

Interested in being a guest judge? Contact us here.

Our Judges

Security Awards Categories

TypeCategoryDescription / Criteria
PrimarySecurity Company of the YearRecognising a security company that has demonstrated excellence in providing comprehensive security services, delivering innovative solutions, and maintaining a high level of professionalism and client satisfaction.
PrimaryBest Security Technology InnovationAcknowledging a groundbreaking technological innovation that has significantly advanced the field of security, introducing new capabilities, enhancing efficiency, and improving overall security measures.
PrimarySecurity Consultant of the YearCommending an individual or consultancy firm that has demonstrated exceptional expertise, professionalism, and strategic guidance in providing security consulting services, assisting organisations in mitigating risks and improving security posture.
PrimaryOutstanding Cybersecurity SolutionHonoring a cybersecurity solution that has demonstrated excellence in protecting against cyber threats, providing robust defense mechanisms, advanced threat detection, and effective incident response capabilities.
PrimaryPhysical Security Project of the YearCelebrating a physical security project that has achieved exceptional results in implementing comprehensive security measures, safeguarding assets, and creating a safe and secure environment through innovative strategies and technologies.
PrimarySecurity Training Provider of the YearRecognising a training provider that has demonstrated excellence in delivering high-quality security training programs, equipping professionals with the necessary skills, knowledge, and certifications to excel in the security industry.
PrimaryMost Innovative Biometric Security SolutionAcknowledging a biometric security solution that has demonstrated exceptional innovation in utilising unique human characteristics for authentication and access control, providing enhanced security and convenience.
PrimarySecurity Manufacturer of the YearCommending a manufacturer that has consistently delivered high-quality security products, demonstrating innovation, reliability, and performance in meeting the diverse needs of the security industry.
PrimaryExcellence in Risk ManagementRecognising an organisation that has demonstrated exceptional practices in identifying, assessing, and mitigating risks, implementing effective risk management strategies, and ensuring the overall security and resilience of the organisation.
PrimarySecurity Project Manager of the YearHonouring an individual who has demonstrated exceptional project management skills, leadership, and success in delivering complex security projects on time, within budget, and to the satisfaction of the clients.
PrimaryOutstanding Security IntegrationCommending an organisation that has demonstrated exceptional expertise in integrating various security systems and technologies, ensuring seamless operations, effective communication, and enhanced overall security effectiveness.
PrimaryBest Security Guarding CompanyRecognising a security guarding company that has consistently delivered exceptional security services, deploying well-trained and professional security personnel to protect assets, people, and properties.
PrimarySecurity Software Solution of the YearAcknowledging a software solution that has demonstrated excellence in addressing security challenges, offering advanced features, usability, and scalability to effectively manage and monitor security operations.
PrimarySecurity Start-up of the YearCelebrating a newly established security start-up that has demonstrated exceptional innovation, disruptive ideas, and growth potential, bringing new perspectives and solutions to the security industry.
PrimaryExcellence in Video SurveillanceHonouring a video surveillance solution that has demonstrated excellence in capturing, analysing, and managing video data for enhanced security, offering advanced features, clarity, and scalability.
PrimaryAccess Control System of the YearRecognising an access control system that has demonstrated exceptional effectiveness in managing physical access, providing secure and seamless entry, and offering advanced authentication and authorisation capabilities.
PrimarySecurity Installer of the YearCommending an installation company that has demonstrated exceptional skill, expertise, and professionalism in implementing security systems, ensuring proper installation, integration, and functionality for clients.
PrimaryMost Innovative Drone Security SolutionAcknowledging a drone-based security solution that has demonstrated exceptional innovation in leveraging unmanned aerial vehicles for surveillance, threat detection, and enhanced security monitoring in various environments.
PrimarySecurity Product of the YearRecognising a security product that has demonstrated exceptional quality, innovation, and effectiveness in addressing security challenges, providing advanced features, reliability, and user-friendly functionalities.
PrimarySecurity Awareness Campaign of the YearCelebrating a comprehensive and impactful security awareness campaign that has effectively educated individuals and organisations about security risks, best practices, and promoted a culture of security consciousness.
PrimaryBest Managed Security Service ProviderHonoring a managed security service provider that has demonstrated exceptional expertise, reliability, and effectiveness in delivering comprehensive security services, monitoring, and responding to security incidents on behalf of clients.
PrimaryOutstanding Physical Security ProductCommending a physical security product that has demonstrated exceptional innovation, reliability, and effectiveness in enhancing physical security measures, protecting assets, and ensuring the safety of individuals and properties.
PrimaryExcellence in Crisis ManagementRecognising an organisation that has demonstrated exceptional preparedness, responsiveness, and resilience in managing and mitigating crises or emergency situations, ensuring the safety and well-being of individuals and maintaining operational continuity.
PrimaryBest Home Alarm ProviderCelebrating a home alarm provider that has demonstrated exceptional reliability, effectiveness, and customer satisfaction in providing home security systems and monitoring services, ensuring the safety and peace of mind for homeowners.

Entry Form

Security Awards

Entries Closed: Deadline Reached

If you need any assistance completing this form, please contact us:

Award winning entries typically provide over 500 words providing meaningful and relevant details related to the categories they have entered. Telling us why you are entering these particular categories tends to help. Be specific: for example, if the category is Fastest Growing Company, provide details of how your company has grown and include basic revenue figures (eg. YoY £/%) so we can get a feel for the business growth you’re experiencing. Where possible and relevant to do so, including links to reviews/testimonials and digital assets to support your entry will also help.

Example Entry in Travel Awards:

Best Travel Company – Adventure Holidays

Excursionists UK is a travel company that specialises in adventure holidays designed to challenge and inspire our customers. Our range of adventure activities, including mountaineering, trekking, skiing, and scuba diving, are carefully curated to offer unique and unforgettable experiences.

At Excursionists UK, we believe that adventure holidays should be about more than just adrenaline-fueled activities. Our approach to adventure travel is to provide immersive and authentic experiences that connect our customers with local communities, cultures, and environments.

One of our standout adventure holiday packages is our Everest Base Camp Trek. This 14-day trek takes you through the stunning Khumbu region of Nepal, with expert guides and porters on hand to help you navigate the challenging terrain. Along the way, you will experience traditional Sherpa culture, visit ancient monasteries, and enjoy panoramic views of the world’s highest mountain.

Another popular adventure holiday package is our Arctic Expedition Cruise. This 8-day cruise takes you on a journey through the icy waters of the Arctic, with opportunities to see polar bears, walruses, and other Arctic wildlife up close. You will also have the chance to visit remote Inuit communities and learn about their way of life.

At Excursionists UK, we are committed to providing high-quality adventure holidays that are safe, sustainable, and responsible. We work closely with local communities and conservation organisations to ensure that our activities have a positive impact on the environment and the people who live there.

Our commitment to providing high-quality adventure holidays has been recognised with previous accolades including the Best Adventure Travel Company award at the 2020 British Travel Awards and the Best Small Tour Operator award at the 2021 Adventure Tourism Awards.

Rising Star Award:

Samantha Jones, Sales Manager at Excursionists UK

Samantha Jones is a dynamic and innovative sales manager who has helped to establish Excursionists UK as a rising star in the travel retail industry. Her commitment to personalised travel planning and sustainable travel has set her apart and made her a strong candidate for the Travel Retailer Rising Star Award.

Samantha’s innovative approach to travel retail, including her personalised travel planning service, has helped to increase revenue for Excursionists UK. By offering tailored travel solutions that meet the specific needs and interests of our customers, Samantha has been able to drive repeat business and attract new customers, ultimately contributing to our bottom line.