AMBA & BGA Excellence Awards & Gala Dinner

AMBA & BGA Excellence Awards

The AMBA & BGA Excellence Awards bring together the leading lights of the global business education community to recognise and celebrate excellence among business schools, students & graduates, suppliers and employers who share AMBA & BGA's values of ambition, impact and integrity.


Excellence Awards 2025

Entries now open

This year's awards features a total of 12 categories from which AMBA-accredited and BGA member, validated and accredited business schools can choose to enter, meaning you have more opportunities than ever to showcase your achievements.

Submissions Deadline

The deadline for submissions is Friday July 26, 2024.

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Gala Dinner 2025

This year's winners will be announced at our Gala Dinner on Friday 24th January 2025 at the luxurious Royal Garden Hotel, London.

Bookings for our Gala Dinner will open soon. To help you prepare for an unforgettable evening celebrating business school excellence and exquisite cuisine, highlights from last year’s event can be viewed below.

Excellence Awards & Gala Dinner 2024: Highlights

The Judging Process

In each of the categories, the entries will be shortlisted by AMBA & BGA, before the shortlist of finalists goes before a panel of expert judges.

In the categories for business schools, the judges will decide the outcome from the written entries alone; while in categories for students and graduates the judging panel will conduct short interviews with finalists, via conference call or virtual meeting, to decide the winners.

After consultation, the judges will individually award points to each entry. These points will be totaled and the entry with the highest total number of points will be awarded the gold prize in the category, the second highest scorer will win the silver prize, and the third highest scorer will win the bronze prize.

The judges will score the entries blindly and will not find out the outcome until the Award winners are announced.

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