Highways Heroes announce date and venue for 2023 event
Industry's blue ribband awards ceremony announces date for 2023 event.
Highways Heroes have announced that the date for the 2023 ceremony will be 30th November and be held at the DeVere Grand Connaught Rooms in Covent Garden.
The event, which now enters its third year, will again be a glorious celebration of the unsung heroes of our sector.
Following the event's tradition of being held at the most iconic venues in London, the Grand Connaught Rooms is is a Grade II* listed building with a history dating back to 1775.
The building which has long been an important event venue, and was once home to the original Freemasons’ Tavern before becoming a hotel in 1909.
Since then, the venue has hosted some of the world‘s leading politicians, royalty and celebrities with its grand Georgian architecture and art-deco interiors.
With arched ornate ceilings, beautiful wood-panelling and dramatic chandeliers, the Grand Hall creates an impressive event space for up to 750 guests and is the room which will play host to this year's glittering ceremony.
Speaking about the announcement of the date and the new venue, founder of the event and managing director, Kevin Robinson said,
"The Highways Heroes is a fantastic celebration and part of our ethos has long been to ensure that, every year we create a brand new experience for the unsung heroes in our industry.
"Each year the search for an original and iconic venue is something which brings something new to the event is an extremely challenging one.
"The event has, by default almost become our industry's annual celebration, so therefore the venue is a vital part of the experience for attendees and we firmly believe that the Grand Connaught Rooms are a showstopping venue for a show stopping event
Entries for the Highways Heroes 2023 will open in early March and close at the end of June with a judging day taking place in July and the shortlisted individuals notified in early August..